Toy Boat Community Art Space hosts experimental theatrical ensemble XOXO on Friday and Saturday, June 24 and 25.
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 […]
Hop in your pickup truck or smart car and head to The Millroom on Saturday, June 25, to hear three comedians’ stereotype-squashing views on the South.
The collective’s debut album includes work that was contributed remotely, but contributing artists also reunited to record their alternative, psychedelic and sun-warped sounds together. The Mothlight hosts a release party for the self-titled work on Thursday, June 23.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features botanical gardener Joe Hollis’ efforts to disperse his knowledge among online video viewers and hammered dulcimer player Joshua Messick’s new instrumental album.
The band played four songs ahead of its album release celebration at The Mothlight on Friday, June 24.
This week’s suggestions include a Brett Harris and Explorers Club shared bill, The Get Right band, Universal Sigh and Dr. Dog
Deceased author Harry “Cuz” Bagley’s son Rick will gift his dad’s book to any attendee who makes a donation to three nonprofits at an upcoming fundraiser. Battery Park Book Exchange hosts the event on Saturday, June 25.
A conversation with author and publisher Stephen Crimi about his new book, Katabatic Wind: Good Craic Fueled by Fumes from the Abyss, is likely to include discussion of politics, the westernization of yoga, science, myth and more.
The Canton resident has been writing poetry and prose for 60 of his 95 years.
The latest art exhibit at the Pink Dog Creative in the River Arts District seems, in part, a response to all this talking at, rather than conversing with, or, better yet, thinking through.
Gaiser hosts a book release celebration, with a reading and musical performance, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville, 1 Edwin Place, on Sunday, June 19.
Though there’s a carnival theme to Sideshow, the new production by Dark Horse Theatre, onstage at N.C. Stage Company, it’s not intended for children. The series of vignettes, each interpreting one of the seven deadly sins, is dark and disturbing.
Virtuoso violinist Mark O’Connor and his wife, Maggie O’Connor — an acclaimed, conservatory-trained violinist herself — bring a workshop and concert to The Altamont Theatre.
Gregory Alan Isakov will perform at The Orange Peel on Saturday, June 18 with The Ghost Orchestra, his eight-piece band including members of the Colorado Symphony and the Fort Collins Orchestra.
Folk Uke opens for The Jayhawks at The Grey Eagle on Wednesday, June 22.
Connie Regan-Blake offers stories with a glass of wine at Metro Wines, Lex 18 hosts a vintage radio variety show Father’s Day event, Addison Farms Vineyard holds Dinner in the Vines and tickets go on sale for the 2016 WNC Battle of the Burger.
The Blue Ridge BBQ & Music Festival celebrated its 23rd year June 10-11 in Tryon with visitors from North Carolina and beyond coming together to enjoy cold brews, ‘cue and live music. More than 60 barbecue teams from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee were on hand to compete in categories […]
The annual event features an artist residency, an intensive program, public workshops throughout the weekend of June 17-19 at the Odyssey Community School and a June 18 evening concert at Diana Wortham Theatre.
Seventeen locally (and quickly) made films will premiere at Asheville Brewing Co., from Tuesday-Thursday, June 21-23.
Musical collaborators BJ Leiderman, David LaMotte and other special guests will join Ridenhour for his sixteenth birthday performance at White Horse Black Mountain on Sunday, June 19.