Press release from White Horse Black Mountain: Dr. Bill Bares has already established himself as an innovator on the jazz scene with his monthly Take Two jazz duo concerts at the White Horse Black Mountain. Never one to stay still for long, the pianist/composer has launched a new weekly jazz series at the venue. The […]
Press release: To help celebrate Haywood County Arts Council’s 40th Anniversary, we are planning a new and exciting exhibition as part of our A Ruby Anniversary show in May: an HCAC benefit sale of original, postcard-sized works by established and emerging artists in our region. Any artist can contribute to this sale. The postcard portion of […]
Press release: 362 Depot, a co-op gallery and working studio, recently opened its doors in the River Arts District (RAD), showcasing the work of ten artists. An Artists’ Breakfast, held the last Thursday of each month, offers fellow artists, collectors and art lovers a chance at camaraderie and conversation. The next Breakfast will be held […]
Press release: David Joe Miller’s Spoken Word OPEN MIC! is a big hit reaching a capacity audience for the past two months at Buffalo Nickel in West Asheville. Our apologies for having to turn people away at the door. January’s OPEN MIC! was a great success with 14 participants telling stories or reading/reciting poetry. Our […]
Local hip-hop/indie-soul collective Natural Born Leaders has been not-so-quietly making a name for itself on Asheville stages. The band shared two songs from an Isis Music Hall Show in December.
Press release: On February 15, 2017, Diana Wortham Theatre announced its public campaign, The Next Stage, to raise the final $300,000 of its $3.1 million capital campaign goal to transform into a facility with three distinct performance venues. According to Diana Wortham Theatre Board President Hardy Holland, “We are asking the community to invest in […]
Press release: The Brevard College Art Department is once again showcasing students’ original artwork in the annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. The show will run Feb. 24 through March 31, in the Spiers Art Gallery in the Sims Art Center. The opening reception is Friday, Feb. 24, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the […]
Press release: Ensemble Stage has moved its professional theater productions to downtown Banner Elk, relocating from Blowing Rock to the Historic Banner Elk School. The group, founded in 2009, will set up permanent residence at the historic school and give performances throughout the year. Its previous location at the Blowing Rock School auditorium limited performances […]
Press release: When Gladys Knight and Canton-native William McDowell joined together in marriage, his home became hers. William and Gladys own a property in Fairview just outside Asheville. It’s where their family members gather for special reunions and events and where the couple feel most at home in their lives these days, even amidst Gladys’ […]
Press release: Window (re/production|re/presentation) is pleased to introduce The Archive of Scarcity, a new work by Orlando/Philadelphia-based artist Leah Sandler. Two versions of this work were conceived and produced by Sandler specifically for Window – one for our original location in Asheville, NC, and a second for The Olin Library at Rollins College in Winter […]
Press release from UNC Asheville: Wayne Caldwell and Eric Nelson will offer a free reading at the next installment of the Writers at Home series, presented by UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program (GSWP), at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19, at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood Street in Asheville. This monthly series of free readings […]
Press release from Madison County Arts Council: The 11th Annual The Fiddlers of Madison County Saturday, March 11, 2017 Two shows 3:00 and 7:30 pm $20 advance $25 Day of Show more information at: (828)649-1301 www.madisoncountyarts.com For centuries, literally, folks have been following The French Broad River into Madison County to hear the finest in […]
The show, featuring more than 20 acts and benefiting local nonprofit Bounty & Soul, takes place at UpCountry Brewing Co. on Friday, Feb. 17.
Press release: Have you visited the otters at the Nature Center lately? Checked out what’s blooming at the NC Arboretum? Seen the new AMOS science center in downtown Asheville? There’s so much to do in Buncombe County and you can now use your library card to do it for free. Buncombe County Public Libraries have […]
Press release from the North Carolina Writers’ Network: The North Carolina Writers’ Network will host its 2017 Spring Conference on Saturday, April 22, in the MHRA Building and Curry Auditorium on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The depth and generosity of North Carolina’ literary community, and its legacy of great […]
The album, recorded at Echo Mountain, includes contributions from Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band and a host of other local musicians.
The next dance takes place on Tuesday, Feb. 14, with a Valentine’s Day theme and music by The Lovebugs.
Press release: WHAT: SPRING LEAF FESTIVAL WHEN: THURSDAY, MAY 11 – SUNDAY, MAY 14, 2017 WHERE: LAKE EDEN | BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC TICKET INFO: Advance ONLY – Averaging at $40 for the day or $177 for the weekend. Kids under 10 FREE. TICKETS AVAILABLE AT: http://www.theleaf.org/tickets ORGANIZATION WEBSITE: http://www.theleaf.org LEAF Community Arts is thrilled to announce […]
Through text and photography, Christina Geneve and Makeda Sandford seek to “reach the young, vibrant, artistic underground culture and amplify voices from people of color.”
in and around Asheville, there’s also plenty of music, comedy, dancing, dining, volunteering and even Drag Queen Bingo to commemorate the occasion.
Press release: She electrified the Brevard Music Festival audience last summer, and now is your chance to see her again. On Sunday, February 26th at 3pm, pianist and international recording artist, Joyce Yang will bring her colorful musical personality to the Porter Center at Brevard College. She will join the Brevard Philharmonic playing Rachmaninoff. According […]