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.
New York City- and London-based company Aquila Theatre presents its modernization of the timeless tragedy at Diana Wortham Theatre Saturday, Feb. 6.
Scheming leads to misdirect and deception as Jeeves juggles the lives and ambitions of the characters who always circle back to him for guidance and enlightenment.
“Will the America of the future — will this vast, rich Union ever realize what itself cost back there, after all?” – Walt Whitman In January 1863, at the height of the Civil War, Confederate soldiers of the 64th North Carolina Regiment, composed mostly of men from the western counties, marched into Shelton Laurel. Their […]
The raucous 1980s jukebox musical is a love story full of elaborate, high-energy dance numbers. It’s set to some of the biggest glam rock hits of the MTV generation, including songs by Poison, Styx, Twisted Sister and others. The show opens Thursday, Feb. 4, at the Masonic Temple.
North Carolina Stage Co., hosts the English comedy from Jan. 27 to Feb. 21, Wednesday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Special event nights include pay-what-you-wish tickets, pre-curtain hors d’oeuvres, $1 beers, actor Q&A and post-play dessert and champagne toast with the cast and crew.
If you like a healthy dose of the unusual and quirky, when it comes to live entertainment, the 14th annual Asheville Fringe Arts Festival has just what you are looking for. Fringe, by definition, is on the outer edges of the mainstream, so it is safe for audiences to expect the unexpected.
The Asheville Fringe Arts Festival, which runs Thursday to Sunday, Jan. 21-24, features more than 30 local and imported performing artists.
As written, Oleanna forces us to contemplate our thoughts on other cases of sexual harassment and alleged rape. Where should the line be drawn, and what is going too far? What truths do we not see behind the closed door?
The play, about how the 29-year resident of New York City’s East Village became a mime and where that life has led him, debuts in Asheville Saturday, Jan. 9, at Asheville Community Theatre.
The Magnetic Theatre performs Beer and How To Drink It at Magnetic 375 on Thursdays-Saturdays, Jan. 7-16, at 7:30 p.m., and Friday-Saturday, Jan. 15-16, at 10 p.m.
Standouts include An Iliad, Art, Young Frankenstein and more.
This is the last week to donate to the Give!Local campaign! So far there have been over 290 donations made, with an average donation of $89. The largest donation so far has been for $2,100 and the campaign has made over $26,000 (as of Monday Dec. 21). Thanks to all those who have donated so […]
ART/CRAFT FAIRS Caldwell Arts Council 601 College Ave. SW, Lenoir, 754-2486 • Through WE (12/23) – “Satie’s Holiday Sale,” 75 crafters and artists exhibiting. Mon.-Fri.: 9am-6pm. Sat.: 10am-3pm. Free to attend. BENEFITS Dancing, Drums, and Dreams Benefit AshevilleRhythm.org • TH (12/31), 8:30pm – Tickets to this New Year’s Eve celebration with music by Free Planet Radio and Kevin Spears benefit […]
North Carolina Stage Company’s sparsely staged production of All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914, written by Peter Rothstein, tells the tale of these men and these moments with epic emotional impact.
On the evenings of Thursday, and Friday, Dec. 23 and 24, Lex 18 holds a White Christmas Radio Dinner Show, an evening of fine dining, live holiday music, and the re-creation of actual radio plays and commercials from the Prohibition era and jazz age.
ART/CRAFT FAIRS Caldwell Arts Council 601 College Ave SW, Lenoir, 754-2486 • Through WE (12/23) – “Satie’s Holiday Sale,” 75 crafters and artists exhibiting. Mon.-Fri.: 9am-6pm. Sat.: 10am-3pm. Free to attend. Holiday Craft Bazaar ashevillemusichall.com • SA (12/19), noon-6pm – Local art and craft vendors with live music. Free to attend. Held at One Stop Deli & Bar, […]
The mark of a great holiday show is finding one that is both entertaining and heart warming. Asheville Community Theatre has just such a show with its latest offering, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. It runs through Sunday, Dec. 20.
This world premiere of Flat Rock Playhouse’s dazzling new musical, Chasing Rainbows: The Road To Oz, embodies the classic Hollywood movies of the 1930s. It looks and feels like Broadway musicals of old, while also being fresh and new.
There is no shortage of holiday events in Western North Carolina in the coming weeks! Asheville has everything ranging from holiday craft shows to volunteering opportunities to theater productions. In order to help you navigate your way through this busy season we will be sharing a roundup of holiday oriented events every week until the […]