Carole Frances Lung presents installation and performance “The People’s Cloth Trade Show” at the Center for Craft, Creativity and Design. The two week residency also includes workshops, an artist talk and a look at textile tourists. Events tun Tuesday, July 14-Saturday, July 25. Press release from CCCD: Frau Fiber is in residence: July 14 – […]
Asheville Sister Cities hosts a Bastille Day celebration and fundraiser at Metro Wines on Sunday, July 12. Press release from event organizers: The Saumur Committee of local non-profit Asheville Sister Cities, Inc. (ASCI) will host a fundraiser in celebration of Bastille Day, on Sunday, July 12 from 3-5 pm, at Metro Wines, 169 Charlotte Street. […]
Cherokee artists will demonstrate and sell crafts at a marketplace held at the Asheville Art Museum on Saturday, July 11. Press release from the Art Museum: The Asheville Art Museum is excited to host an Authentically Cherokee Native American Marketplace on Saturday, July 11 from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. This event will showcase work by […]
The Sam Holt Band, featuring members of Outformation and Truth & Salvage Co., will play Asheville Music hall on Saturday, July 25. Press release from event organizers: Sam Holt Band is back on the road this July for five shows showcasing new members and a very special guest. The new Sam Holt Band line up […]
Stuart Kestenbaum is the author of four collections of poetry and is this year’s Andrew Glasgow Writing Resident at Penland School of Crafts. He’ll give a talk and reading at the school on Sunday, July 12 at 8:15 p.m. Press release from Penland: Poet Stuart Kestenbaum will speak and read from his poetry at Penland […]
Local artists age 60 and older are invited to submit work to “Art: The Fountain of Youth,” set to open at the Arrowhead Annex Gallery in Old Fort on Saturday, Sept. 26. Press release from event organizers: Announcing an art exhibition “Art: The Fountain of Youth” September 26 through October 20, 2015 at the Arrowhead […]
Crest Mountain Dinner Show stages its own commemoration of country music pioneer Patsy Cline. Local vocalist Liz Aiello channels Cline with help from backing band The Bobcats on Sunday, July 5.
PJ Bond’s catch phrase for his sound is “honest music about real things” — and that’s a damn good summation, but it suggests bit more earnestness than the 11 tracks of Where Were You actually reveal. Not that the songs are without integrity. In fact, with continued play, they seem to peel back layers, revealing strata of meaning, insight and imagery.
Montford Park Players stages Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, July 10-Aug. 1 at the Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre. Press release from MPP: The Montford Park Players, North Carolina’s longest running Shakespeare Festival, opens Twelfth Night July 10 through August 1 at the Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre. With a manic energy plus a romantic soul, William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night promises […]
Storytelling series Stories on Asheville’s Front Porch returns to Diana Wortham Theatre for a sixth season. The first show takes place on Saturday, July 11. Press release from event organizer: The sixth season of Stories on Asheville’s Front Porch at the Diana Wortham Theater is fast approaching. Here is the schedule. This years theme, “Every […]
Jeff Messer turns his focus to the folk and country music contributions of Burnsville native Lesley Riddle. Esley: The Life and Musical Legacy of Lesley Riddle, runs at Parkway Playhouse Saturday, June 27-Saturday, July 11.
Local troupe Trillium Dance Company stages “Rites of Summer” on Saturday, June 27. The show includes performances by The Fox & Beggar Theater with music from Starseed, Morphonic, Earthtone Soundsystem and MeltYum.
Funny Business at The Millroom presents New Orleans native Mark Normand on Saturday, July 11. Press release from event organizers: Comedian Mark Normand comes to Asheville to play Funny Business at the Millroom on Saturday, July 11th with shows at 8:00pm and 10:00pm. Normand is eager to come play Asheville saying, “Can’t wait to get […]
Anam Cara Theatre Company holds Jest Fest: An Open-Mic Comedy Variety Show at Toy Boat Community Art Space on Friday, July 3. Press release from Anam Cara: Anam Cara Theatre Company presents Jest Fest: An Open-Mic Comedy Variety Show Friday, July 3, 2015 at 8:00pm Toy Boat Community Art Space 101 Fairview Rd. Asheville, NC […]
Local organization Asheville Music Professionals teamed up with the Grammy-affiliated Recording Academy for a panel discussion on songwriting, followed by a songwriters-in-the-round performance.
Asheville Radio Group (owner of 96.5 WOXL, 105.9 The Mountain, 98.1 The River and ESPN Radio 1310 & 970) announces a new station, REWIND 100.3 FM. Programming features ’80s music, Press release from Asheville Radio Group: You remember cassette tapes right? Well they may be long gone but the fun and upbeat music from that […]
Painting and wine have long gone together. It’s arguable that many of the world’s great art works (not to mention literature) would not exist without the nudge of the grape. Painting with a Twist Asheville is a new business that pairs art enthusiasts, instructors, adult beverages and snacks for an entertaining night out. The franchise, […]
Montford Park Players will stage Shakespeare’s Richard III at the Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre, Aug. 7-29. Performances are at 7:30 p.m., Fridays-Sundays. Press release from the theater company: The Montford Park Players will present Shakespeare’s “Richard III” at the outdoor Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre in August. The play is free to the public. Actors pass a hat […]
Local electronic music family band The Volt per Octaves will release its fourth studio album with a show at The Grey Eagle on Friday, July 17. Bernie Worrell of Parliament/Funkadelic will join the group onstage. Press release from the band: Funk keyboard legend and two time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Bernie Worrell […]
The magic of The Wood Brothers — who return to Asheville for a show at Pisgah Brewing Co. on Thursday, June 25 — are at work on new album, Paradise. Due out in October, it’s the first record the band has produced itself, and the first its members made while all living in the same town.
Make Music Day began in France as Fête de la Musique more than 30 years ago. The annual music event finally comes to Asheville with an inaugural festival set for Saturday and Sunday, June 20 and 21. Free events are held at Moog Music, the Asheville Percussion Festival and The Mothlight, and can be tuned […]