3Davids_-63-5

The Three Davids (Holt, Wilcox and LaMotte) in Concert, Feb. 21

From a press release: The Three Davids in Concert Who: David Holt, David Wilcox, and David LaMotte What: The Three David’s in Concert When: February 21, 2015 8pm Where: Diana Wortham Theatre Tickets: $35/$25 for students and children under 12 Please join three of Asheville’s favorite award-winning songwriters and entertainers, David Holt, David Wilcox, and […]

The MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College hosts faculty lectures, Jan 4-12

From a press release: The MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College hosts faculty lectures, Jan 4-12 All lectures will be in the Ransom Fellowship Hall behind the Chapel unless otherwise indicated. For more information, call the MFA Office at Warren Wilson College: (828) 771-3715. The schedule is subject to change. Sunday, January 4, […]

Yes the Raven performs at White Horse Black Mountain, Dec. 27

From a press release: Yes the Raven performs at White Horse Black Mountain, Dec. 27 Yes the Raven: A Modern Bard Saturday, December 27 – 8 p.m.- Yes the Raven, Singer-Songwriter, $12 advance/$15 door There’s something almost shamanistic about a Yes the Raven performance as singer-songwriter Alyn Mearns summons up mysterious timeless worlds in his […]

Warren Wilson College MFA program holds public readings, Jan 3-12

From a press release: Warren Wilson College MFA program holds public readings, Jan 3-12 The public is welcome to attend the morning lectures and evening readings in fiction and poetry offered during the Master of Fine Arts Program winter residency. Events last approximately one hour. Admission is free. The schedule is subject to change. For […]

The Omni Grove Park Inn announces winter concert series headliners

From a press release: The Omni Grove Park Inn announces winter concert series headliners The Omni Grove Park Inn is kicking off the new year with its annual Winter Concert Series featuring critically-acclaimed musicians in the genres of Swing, Jazz and Celtic and Comedy. Running from mid-January into mid-March, this year’s series offers great music […]

Annual community Christmas Eve show at White Horse Black Mountain

From a press release: Annual community Christmas Eve show at White Horse Black Mountain A Christmas Eve Gift from the White Horse Wednesday, December 24 – 7 p.m.- Bob Hinkle, Kim Hughes, Joshua Messick, BJ Leiderman and guests. Annual community Christmas Eve show. Free. Black Mountain’s White Horse venue regularly tops polls as a business […]

“Over the Railing and Through the Woods” an evening of holiday travel travails

From a press release: “Over the Railing and Through the Woods” an evening of holiday travel travails Listen to This, stories in performance presents: “Over the Railing and Through the Woods” an evening of holiday travel travails featuring stories by: Ben Atkins (local comedian) Maryedith Burrell (Emmy-nominated writer) Danny Ellis (celebrated Irish singer / songwriter) […]

Morganton band Mipso performs a benefit concert for Casting for Hope, Dec. 19

From a press release: Morganton band Mipso performs a benefit concert for Casting for Hope, Dec. 19 Casting for Hope Presents Mipso in Concert is slated for December 19, 2014 at 7:30 at the CoMMA Auditorium in Morganton, North Carolina. These Carolina foothills will host the poetry of Mipso’s lyrics and the harmonies of music […]

Screen Shot 2014-12-10 at 12.19.58 PM

Happy birthday John Ehle! The author’s renowned novel “The Land Breakers” is reprinted

No mere novelist, Asheville-born writer John Ehle is considered “a master of the American language.” Among his 17 books, including both fiction and nonfiction, seven works of historical fiction were set in the Appalachian mountains. From that collection, The Winter People was made into a film of the same name, staring Kurt Russell and Lloyd […]

carolina_brass068

Holiday brass concert at First United Methodist Church in Waynesville, Dec. 17

From a press release: Holiday brass concert at First United Methodist Church in Waynesville North Carolina-based musicians, educators, and recording artists, Carolina Brass, will perform in the sanctuary of the Waynesville First United Methodist Church on Wednesday, December 17 at 6:30pm. The program, which will feature a variety of holiday and classical songs, is free […]

The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design receives a National Endowment for the Arts grant

From a press release: The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design receives a National Endowment for the Arts grant National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Jane Chu announced on December 2nd that The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) is one of 919 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. […]

Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol opens at NC Stage

From a press release:  Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol opens at NC Stage Ensemble Theatre Company, in conjunction with North Carolina Stage Company, is proud to present Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol! The show is playing exclusively at NC Stage in downtown Asheville, from December 17th- December 28th. Under the direction of Andrew Hampton Livingston and starring […]