Press release: The Western Carolina University Fine Art Museum is pleased to present a live performance by animator, director, designer, and performance artist Miwa Matreyek, who interacts with her animations as a shadow silhouette. Matreyek will perform two pieces on Thursday, March 16: “This World Made Itself” and “Myth and Infrastructure.” A pre-performance reception will […]
Press release: ContinuuCon, the Second International Haken Continuum Conference, will take place in Asheville, North Carolina, on June 8–10, 2017. The festival’s organizers are issuing a Call for Presentations to anyone interested in presenting a program, staging a workshop, or giving a demonstration directly related to the Haken Continuum Fingerboard. Scheduled presenters include Lippold Haken, […]
Press release from Asheville Sister Cities: Asheville Sister Cities and the Asheville Breakfast Rotary Club invite you to, “La Noche de Mexico,” a fundraising event for the 2017 Wheelchair Project, providing 110 wheelchairs for those in need of mobility in Valladolid and San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico and for student travel scholarships. Friday, March […]
It was Josef Albers who invited the Lawrences for the 1946 summer session. They were provided with private transportation to shield them from segregation.
Press release from Our Carolina Foothills: Our Carolina Foothills is pleased to announce the return of ART OF THE HORSE. In commemoration with the World Equestrian Games that will take place at Tryon International Equestrian Center from September 10-23, 2018 and bring in nearly 500,000 people to the area, the second edition of this eighteen […]
Press release from UNC Asheville: UNC Asheville Lecturer in Music Matthew Richmond, composer and percussionist, will present a free public lecture, “Rhythm in Science and Spirituality,” in the next installment of the university’s spring Music Faculty Lecture Series. This event is free and open to everyone at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at UNC […]
The production will open at Toy Boat Community Arts Space on Friday, Feb. 24.
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.