Patriotism never goes out of style; nor does fun in the sun. Commemorations of the Fourth are in force — here’s where to celebrate.
A Piece of Sky, A Grain of Rice finds a balance between fact and the malleability of memory by wending, dreamlike, between worlds and timeframes. Author Christine Hale presents the at Malaprop’s on Thursday, June 30.
Highlands’ visual arts center The Bascom will exhibit the contemporary furniture maker’s work from Saturday, July 2, through Saturday, Aug. 27, with an opening reception on Tuesday, July 5.
The show contains adult language and delves into issues of racial relations. HCT is to be commended for its courage, and applauded for the deft execution of such delicate material.
The Asheville native says, “I’ve always been drawn to mountain terrain. …I do like to get back to Asheville. I don’t live there any more, but … I’m still a resident in some sense.” He performs at The Grey Eagle on Friday, July 1.
Warren Wilson College’s 46th Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival celebrates classical music — and its long history at the school — through a multi-weekend, multi-city concert series.
The Satellite Gallery will exhibit Spagnola’s oil on canvas collection, with an opening reception on Friday, July 1.
The group plays a free show at Pisgah Brewing Co. on Thursday, June 30.
The latest EP by local musician Miles Cramer is a collection of “songs about home, death, love and moving forward,” according Cramer’s Bandcamp page.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features ZaPow Gallery’s outreach efforts following a drastic rent spike and Loren Cardeli’s Asheville-based attempt to change the global food system.
Bartell’s shows are in support of his recent release, Light Enough, on Sinderlyn. The label also re-released Bartell’s previous record, Loyalty, which he wrote and recorded in Asheville.
The band invited in a number of friends including local musicians Aaron Woody Wood, Jon Stickley and Billy Cardine.
Asheville-based organizations Tranzmission, QORDS and COLAGE, in association with the Asheville Jewish Community Center, have collaborated to present the 15th annual local commemoration of Stonewall. All events are open to the public.
The free performances take place on the first Tuesday of each month.
Asheville city staffers, downtown stakeholders and local buskers turned out in force for the city’s monthly Public Safety Committee meeting Wednesday afternoon to discuss a city proposal for a pilot program regulating downtown public space. The meeting, which was preceded by a community forum with downtown stakeholders, came amid tensions over pilot program, which would add regulations to several […]
The free day-long West Asheville music festival returns stronger than ever after a year hiatus.
ZaPow gallery owner Lauren Patton found out yesterday that her outreach efforts on behalf of ZaPow artists seem to have resulted in the termination of the gallery’s lease at 21 Battery Park Ave.
That wide-ranging musical approach means that the center’s 80th anniversary season will include performances by classical pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Friday, June 24), contemporary Christian singer-songwriter Amy Grant (Saturday, June 25) and innovative banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck (Tuesday, June 28), as well as major symphonic concerts.
The art of calligraphy takes center stage at a local event, on the campus of Warren Wilson College, from Saturday, June 25 to Sunday, July 2. There, approximately 275 participants will explore the art form.
The US Cellular Center hosts three R&B veterans plus nine aspiring regional openers on Saturday, June 25.
“Because HB2 focuses so much on transgender people, I felt it was important to create something that showed their transformation within a series of other transformations.” says Heather Maloy, artistic director of Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance.