Press release from American Folk Art: The 13th Annual Miniature Show February 7- February 27, 2017 Show Online: Tuesday February 7, 2017 In the Gallery: Thursday February 9, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday February 10, 2017 5- 7 PM The highly anticipated 13th Annual Miniatures Show at American Folk Art will feature 14 of the gallery’s […]
Press release from event organizer: The final Sunday of each month in 2017, two groups of WNC-based musicians and their ensembles will each perform a benefit concert to rise funding for WNC non-profits. The music performed each week will fluctuate between, jazz, rhythm & blues, soul, jazz funk, jazz fusion, and swing. Each event will […]
Press release from Asheville Symphony: The Asheville Symphony Orchestra (ASO) announced on Monday the six finalists for its music director position. The finalists are Jacomo Bairos, Darko Butorac, Nicholas Hersh, Rei Hotoda, Jayce Ogren and Garry Walker (biographical information below). Each finalist will visit Asheville and will conduct a Masterworks concert in the 2017-18 season. […]
Press release: Asheville artist Macon York, 31, has been through many life changes in the seven years since starting her bold and colorful line of hand-cranked letterpress greeting cards and stationery known as Macon York Letterpress and Design. Over the years, she began to feel confined by sharing her personal name with her business’ brand, […]
Press release from White Horse Black Mountain: It seems a wonder that the walls of the White Horse Black Mountain have been able contain the the sheer mass of talent that has appeared on its stage over its eight years of operation. That ability may be put to the test on Saturday, January 28th at […]
The free workshop is led by nationally touring poets Angel Nafis and Shira Erlichman.
Press release: Asheville readers: your next favorite author could be your next door neighbor. Bibliophiles now have a new resource for finding local books and authors in the form of an ongoing initiative called Hometown Reads, launched earlier this year by book marketing company Weaving Influence. Weaving Influence has selected authors in Asheville with published […]
Press release: On Thursday, January 19, 5:30-6:30 PM, The Magnetic Theatre, Asheville Creative Arts, and many more local theatres, join hands with countless companies nationwide to declare themselves “brave spaces,” where “It is safe to be who you are, regardless of race, class, religion, country of origin, immigration status, (dis)ability, gender identity, or sexual orientation,” […]
Press release: Live Nation welcomes DAVE CHAPPELLE to Thomas Wolfe Auditorium at the US Cellular Center Asheville on Monday February 6th at 7:00pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 13th at 12pm. Tickets start at $67.50 and are on-sale Friday, January 13th at 12pm noon. Tickets are available for purchase at livenation.com, the US Cellular […]
The event, now in its second year, showcases Asheville’s soul musicians. The production takes place at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall on Friday, Jan. 13.
Word in the Street is volunteer-run. A $500 grant from All Souls Cathedral Outreach Committee helped with the purchase of simultaneous interpretation technology — headsets so that everyone can understand what’s being said.
Press release from event organizers: Next week, on January 18th, The SuperHappy Trivia Challenge returns to Magnetic 375!!! This month’s theme: Elvis & Company. Come join hosts Adam Arthur and Troy Burnette as they take you on a wild comic adventure featuring trivia, improv, ridiculousness, and Peanut Butter, Bacon, and Banana fried sandwiches. Prizes will […]
Press release from White Horse Black Mountain: Oleanna, playwright David Mamet’s explosive exploration of power and gender politics in academia, debuted in 1992 in the wake of, and partially in reaction to, the Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill hearings. The issues Mamet probes are as relevant today as they were then, and the two-character play […]
Press release: Asheville’s Oldest Institution Celebrates 180 Years What: Tours for the Community of Historic Central UMC Where: Central United Methodist Church, 27 Church Street Asheville, 28801 When: February 8th and March 8th, from 6pm – 7pm Who: Open to the Community Central United Methodist Church, Asheville’s first church, has a rich history as Asheville’s […]
Press release from U.S. Cellular Center: Astrophysicist and New York Times bestselling author Neil deGrasse Tyson will give a science talk in Asheville’s Thomas Wolfe Auditorium Tuesday, June 13, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, January 13, at 10 a.m. at the U.S. Cellular Center box office, online at Ticketmaster.com, and by phone […]
Press release: Asheville, NC-based band Laura Blackley & the Wildflowers won first place in the 2016 North Carolina Piedmont Blues Society’s 31st Annual Blues Challenge. They will travel to Memphis, Tennessee from January 31-February 4 to compete in the International Blues Challenge with musicians from all over the world. IBC gathers the best of the […]
Press release from UNC Asheville: Drawing Discourse, UNC Asheville’s annual juried international exhibition of contemporary drawing with works by 41 artists, will open Friday, Jan. 20 in the S. Tucker Cooke Gallery in Owen Hall, with a 5 p.m. lecture in Humanities Lecture Hall by juror Scott Noel and a 6 p.m. reception in the […]
Press release from Transylvania Community Arts Council: The Transylvania Community Arts Council will host an open art exhibit with the theme “Folk Art.” The exhibit will run from February 10 – 28 at the TC Arts Council Gallery. A public reception to meet the artists will be held on Friday, February 10 from 5 pm-7 […]
R&B artist Ty Young, aka The Gift, recently dropped a video for his song “Doin the Most.” Featuring KJ Carter, is was shot on Wall Street in downtown Asheville.
The soul-searching and beat-savvy four-song collection came out of four- or five-day writing and recording session. Spaceman Jones and Chachillie perform a show at The Odditorium on Saturday, Jan. 21.