The River Arts District’s new Salvage Station outdoor music and events venue that keeps food and drinks in the spotlight.
Marshall-based folk trio Honey Be Nice shares three songs in advance of a Wednesday, Aug. 24 show at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall.
Giving the typical summer outdoor theater experience a twist, director Scott Keel chose to stage the production with the audience on two sides of the cast. The actors played the show mostly on the new lower stage area.
After the fourth annual showcase on Aug. 19, over 75 musicians will have represented their city as an Asheville All Star.
The series will be on display at PUSH Gallery through Oct. 4, with an opening reception held Friday, Aug. 19.
The party is at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall on Saturday, Aug. 20.
The production, a satire about the “manosphere” (or men’s rights movement), takes its name from the The Red Pill online community, hosted on Reddit, “where men go to air their toxic views about women,” according to The Guardian. It was inspired by the events that unfolded around Waking Life Espresso.
Apparently, he lived on gin and beer – that is what he drank all the time I was there. I have no idea how much gin he averaged a day, but it was plenty.
In the 21st century, Wilson — working with his own group — doesn’t shy away from his ambitious studio creations of the mid 1960s; in fact, he embraces them.
Salvage Station hosts the riverside shindig, which features six local music acts, on Saturday, Aug. 20.
This is the story of three Mississippi sisters who’ve drifted apart, but when Babe shoots her abusive husband, tongues start wagging all over town. This stirs wild, wandering songstress Meg homeward to their grandfather’s house where their faithful sister Lenny has been a caregiver.
The river was filled with colorful and creative float inventions. Spectators lined the river’s edge to take in the sights.
Parish and Oslance play a free show with Ava Mendoza and Jessica Pavone at The Mothlight on Monday, Aug. 22.
The Mothlight hosts the release party for Erica Russo’s new album Honey on Saturday, Aug. 20.
Packway Handle Band performs songs from their recent album, a collaboration with Jim White, at The Grey Eagle on Saturday, Aug. 20.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features an art print project plus a local nonprofit’s efforts to raise awareness of the Alexander Technique to combat Parkinson’s disease.
“I love playing Asheville. … The audience there is into it in a way I wish I could take as a training video to train audiences in other parts of the country.”
The latest edition of Acoustic Asheville features Oh, Jeremiah, a folk duo from Mississippi.
A multitude of outdoor water games, including a 20-foot tall slide, plus live music and food make the second Slide the Fletch fundraiser appropriate for adventurers and spectators alike. Hall Fletcher Elementary hosts the benefit event on Saturday, Aug. 20.
Arthur Miller’s first big-hit play, All My Sons from 1947, is an intimate and moving tale of a munitions manufacturer in Ohio following World War II.
Performing aerial arts — aka aerials — such as silks, trapeze and hoop may seem to require an almost superhuman amount of strength. But as new circus-arts studios and collectives have opened throughout Asheville in the past decade, opportunities for both serious performers and beginners have grown.