10th annual Celebration Israel Festival and Expo, April 26

Celebration Israel Festival and Expo will be held on Sunday, April 26, at Congregation Beth Israel (229 Murdock Ave.) Press release from event organizers: There’s something for everyone at the annual Celebration Israel. This year, Celebration Israel has a new name: Celebration Israel Festival and Expo. The new name reflects the new array of attractions […]

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Asheville Tattoo and Arts Expo, March 13-15

The 4th annual Asheville Tattoo and Arts Expo takes place Friday-Sunday, March 13-15, at Asheville Renaissance Hotel and Asheville Masonic Temple. Food trucks, tattoos, pinups and more. Press release from event organizers: From food trucks and tattoos to hot rods and pinups, puppies and face painting to contests and vendors the 4th Annual Asheville Tattoo […]

Valerie Meiss, Mistress of Ceremonies. Photo by Indulge Images

Asheville Vaudeville returns to Toy Boat, March 14

Asheville Vaudeville announces one night (two shows) of  music, puppetry, comedy and flow art. The event takes place at Toy Boat Community Artspace (101 Fairview Road) on Saturday, March 14. 7:30 and 10 p.m. Press release from event organizers: Asheville Vaudeville continues their Spring shows at Toy Boat Community Artspace! Who: Asheville Vaudeville What: A […]

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Bender Gallery hosts exhibit “Veiled Memories,” April 3-May 31

Veiled Memories is the solo exhibition for Canadian glass and metal artist Carole Frève. It will be on view at Bender Gallery from April 3-May 31. Press release from the Gallery: Bender Gallery is pleased to announce Veiled Memories, a solo exhibition for Canadian glass and metal artist Carole Frève. Carole’s work is distinguished by […]

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Evie Ladin & Keith Terry perform at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, March 26

Evie Ladin, a step-dancer and banjo-player, tours with musician Keith Terry “performing rhythm-based multi-cultural music and dance works,” according to a press release. The duo performs in the Isis Restaurants & Music Hall lounge on Thursday, March 26, at 7:15 p.m. $10. Press release from Isis: Evie Ladin & Keith Terry In the Lounge Thursday, […]

Artist John Haldane announces an exhibit at The Kress Emporium

Press release from John Haldane: HALDANE CREATIVE ART of Asheville is pleased to announce an exhibit of new and original art at The Kress Emporium on Patton Avenue. The exhibit includes highly creative artistic prints made from photographs of people and places in downtown Asheville. Humorous posters, faux magazine covers and movie posters as well […]

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Dryman Mountain Artists’ Collective has studio spaces available

Dryman Mountain Artists’ Collective is opening at the Crest Center, with studios available beginning April 1. Press release from collective organizer: Artists: Looking for Studio Space? Dryman Mountain Artists’ Collective! Would you like to work in a beautiful tranquil location in a community of other artists? A quick 10 minutes from downtown on the north […]

Lisa Landry, the “Southern belle of comedy” performs at The Millroom on March 20

Comedian Lisa Landry, a Louisiana native who was featured on the Brett Butler’s Southern Belles of Comedy DVD makes an appearance in Asheville on Friday, March 20. She performs at The Millroom at 7 and 9:30 p.m.. $15 advance/$17.50 at the door. Press release from Funny Business at The Millroom: On Friday, March 20th, Lisa […]

RuPaul artwork by Ursula Gullow

Call for fan art for exhibition at Downtown Books and News, May 1-June 30

The community is invited to submit fanart to “an exhibit that pays tribute to cultural heroes and media makers.” The exhibition will be on display at Downtown Books and News, May 1-June 30. Submission can be dropped off at the bookstore April 20-27. Press release from Ursula Gullow: All members of the community are invited […]

UNCA Jazz Night at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, March 1

The ongoing Sunday Jazz series at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall features UNC Asheville musicians on March 1. Press release from event organizer: Sunday Jazz Showcase Hosted by Dr. William Bares Here’s the perfect cure for your winter doldrums: the Isis Sunday Jazz Showcase spring schedule is out—featuring a balanced lineup of local heroes, regional […]