PRESS RELEASE FROM UNCA: UNC Asheville’s music faculty members are launching a new lecture series to share insights into the music they perform, study and love. Musical excerpts will be used as illustrations, and the lecturers will welcome audience questions and discussion at the end. The lectures are free and open to everyone at 7 […]
PRESS RELEASE FORM EVENT ORGANIZERS: With more ubiquitous access to technology comes a higher margin for “error,” a premise which prompted the concept behind AVLGLITCH, a three-venue exhibition focused on Glitch Photography – experimentation through manipulation of an original image using creative post- photography processes. Glitch is rooted in transience and imperfection, and the recent […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM ASHEVILLE MUSIC SCHOOL: Asheville Music School presents an evening workshop and live music performance with bass virtuoso, Tony Grey on Tuesday, October 4th at 6pm. Tony Grey is a multi-instrumentalist, master bassist, composer, producer, published author and award-winning music educator who has collaborated and performed with some all-time greats, such as John […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM ASHEVILLE LYRIC OPERA: The Asheville Lyric Opera (ALO) is presenting a multitude of performances, lectures, and public concerts in their 2016/2017 season. From Singing in the Park to Cavalleria Rusticana, there is an event for everyone with ALO. On September 30th, 3-5PM, at the UNC-A Reuter Center, Artistic Director David Craig Starkey […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: Charleston’s John Duckworth is the featured artist at a new pop-up gallery in the John Duckworth in Asheville’s River Arts District. After a successful public opening Saturday evening, Duckworth at the Wedge will now be open to the public throughout the week. The pop-up gallery includes works from Awake, Duckworth’s […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: In what is becoming an annual tradition for the Atlanta-born, Appalachian-bred, grassroots justice-seeking Folk/World troubadours, Rising Appalachia has just announced their 2016 Winter Solstice performance dates. Scheduled for two nights at the Orange Peel in Asheville, NC, and one night at Atlanta’s Variety Playhouse, the band will wrap up an […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM ASHEVILLE VAUDEVILLE: Asheville Vaudeville is going to get a little bit political with our next two shows on Saturday, October 8th, 2016 at Toy Boat Community Artspace in Biltmore Village. Allow us to entertain you! Your host for this show is the mesmerizing master of motion and amazements – Walter Beals of […]
Since Amos Lee first surfaced with tracks like “Keep It Loose, Keep It Tight” and “Sweet Pea” his voice and easy delivery have felt, from first listen, familiar. That was clearly the case at The Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, where Lee performed to a crowd that was, if not at capacity, at least fully devoted to the singer-songwriter.
PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: Professional drummer Nikki Glaspie of The Nth Power has teamed up with Independent Arts and Music of Asheville (IamAVL) to create an online tutorial designed to offer aspiring percussionists tips, techniques, and tricks of the trade. The instructional drum workshop, presented by Echo Mountain Recording Studios and Guitar Center, is […]
The roster includes Ben Fountain who reads on Thursday, Sept. 22, at the Reuter Center.
PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: Marion, North Carolina celebrates the arrival of autumn in the Blue Ridge during their annual Mountain Glory Festival. For 33 years, beautiful downtown Marion has hosted this popular celebration on the 2nd Saturday in October. This year, make plans to visit on October 8th between 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM. […]
Boo Ray is no stranger to Asheville — he’s spent time here, lived down the road in Athens, and launched his current career trajectory at the Town Pump a few years back when he was touring his Bad News Travels Fast album. That title track, swaggering, driving and full of attitude, also appears on his new record, Sea of Lights. It’s a good fit, too — the new record is full of that same kind of assurance, edge and self direction.
PRESS RELEASE FROM UNCA: The eighth annual Black Mountain College Conference, co-hosted by the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center and UNC Asheville, will include panel discussions, featured speakers, workshops and performances from Sept. 23-25, 2016, at the Reuter Center on UNC Asheville’s campus, with a reception at the Black Mountain College Museum + […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: The first Tennessee Pirate Fest is on the horizon. This daytime family-friendly costume-play event is being produced by Darkhorse Entertainment, LLC, and will be held at the Tennessee Medieval Faire site in Harriman–just 30 miles west of Turkey Creek. Patrons will feel transported to the fictional town of Port Royale […]
The local singer-songwriter and bandleader launched her new album, today. She also shares a video for the title track.
The group has already made impressive in-roads, contributing an original song to Son of Rogue’s Gallery, a collection of pirate songs produced, in part, by Johnny Depp. And they’ll appear throughout the forthcoming PBS/BBC special “American Epic,” which is produced by Jack White, Robert Redford and T Bone Burnett.
Rash will read from and discuss his new novel at UNC Asheville’s Humanities Lecture Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 21.
PRESS RELEASE FROM LEAF COMMUNITY ARTS: Today, LEAF is honored to announce Detroit Tigers’ center fielder and Asheville native Cameron Maybin is leading the effort for creation of the LEAF Endowment in support of community development through cultural arts education and preservation here in Buncombe County and around the globe. LEAF is pleased to announce […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM THOMAS WOLFE MEMORIAL: “All things on earth point home in old October” October is Thomas Wolfe Month in Asheville Thomas Wolfe one of the greatest American novelist of the early 20th century was born October 3, 1900 in Asheville, he was, he wrote in Look Homeward, Angel – “the tiny acorn from […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: Do you have any great photographs of barns? The Appalachian Barn Alliance hosts the Historic Barn Photo Contest each year in conjunction with the Madison County Fair. Cash prizes for first second and third places are provided by a grant from the Madison County Tourism Development Authority. Deadline for submitting […]
PRESS RELEASE FROM EVENT ORGANIZERS: EVENT TITLE: Cuba in Focus: A Multi-Media Presentation of Three Ashevilleans’ Journey to Cuba LOCATION: The Millroom in Downtown: Wednesday, Sept. 28th — FREE PARKING is available for this event directly across the street from The Millroom. EVENT DESCRIPTION: With public interest in Cuba at an all-time high, a local […]