Folkmoot USA — an annual cultural festival, now in its 33rd year — brings about 200 folk dancers and musicians from around the world. The chock-full schedule, which includes the Many Cultures Kids Carnival, a global issues forum and a number of Asheville-based happenings (a parade, a theater performance and a dance party) runs from Friday, July 22 to Sunday, July 21.
Playwright Nat Allister tweaked Tarocco following its 2015 debut, and now the emboldened work is set for a tour, beginning at Diana Wortham Theatre on Friday-Sunday, July 22-24.
The Magic, Mirth & Meaning variety show “does act as a fundraiser for The Vanishing Wheelchair,” co-founder T.J. Shimeld says, “but the main purpose is to give an opportunity for people with disabilities to display their talents.” The next performance is scheduled for Friday, July 22, at 7 p.m.
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.
“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.
Kathleen Hahn moved back to Asheville from New York City with a vision: to open a dance studio that empowers all dancers. When Hahn offered a free week of classes at her studio off Riverside Drive before the Thursday, June 23, grand opening of Danceclub Asheville, I decided to shake the dust off my dancing shoes and […]
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance’s artistic response to House Bill 2 and Local Cloth’s plans to furnish their new studio space with equipment for community dyeing classes.
Dance theater performances re-envision the children’s classic story with showings from May 20-29.
In its third year, the spiritually infused lakeside retreat offers magical moments for all ages at Highland Lake Cove from Saturday-Sunday, May 21-22.
Weaverville Yoga hosts Barratt as she presents an art project that harnesses the self and the natural world as inputs for multi-modal expression. Events take place Saturday-Sunday, May 14-15.
Yumiko Yoshioka performs at BeBe Theatre on Thursday and Friday, April 7-8, at 7:30 p.m. Plus, she’ll lead two workshops there on Saturday and Sunday, April 9-10, from 1-5 p.m., before local performers display Asheville’s take on butoh.
From Asheville on Bikes annual Bike of the Irish to a DJ dance party at Lexington Avenue Brewery, Mountain Xpress has a roadmap so you can snake across the long St. Patrick’s Day weekend.
The Dr. Seuss-inspired musical runs on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 2:30 p.m., until Sunday, March 6.
This year’s theme was saints and sinners, and the 2016 Asheville Mardi Gras parade brought thousands out in sunny weather to watch the spectacle.
From partner yoga to an adult prom and from self-love workshops to chocolate decadence, there’s something for every kind of Valentine.
Diana Wortham Theatre hosts the all-ages whimsical mime show on Thursday, Feb. 11, at 8 p.m.
After long months of obtaining the proper permits and some serious renovations, Heather Maloy realized her dream. The Academy at Terpsicorps opened in mid-September at 1501 Patton Ave.
The Rotary Club of Asheville-Metro’s inagural Beat the Winter Blues Ball is a themed event offering music, dancing, drinks and prizes in exchange for supporting the Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust and ABCCM’s Veteran’s Restoration Quarters and Transformation Village.
The Asheville Fringe Arts Festival, which runs Thursday to Sunday, Jan. 21-24, features more than 30 local and imported performing artists.
The Philadelphia-based touring ensemble begins its residency at Diana Wortham Theatre runs Thursday to Saturday, Jan. 21-23.
Asheville DJs Justin Mitchell and Marley Carroll will spin at the after-party for the 2016 Cyclocross National Championships in Asheville. Event planner Megan Archer has also arranged a bike-themed raffle to benefit Trips for Kids WNC.