These excellent vintage shoes came from Ragtime (20 E. Walnut St., Asheville, 225-8889).
The Discordian Society’s Primordial Soup is a heady brew of styles, influences, serious musicianship and sometimes downright silly lyrics.
This week’s roundup starts with Thursday, April 1, but it’s no joke. A down-right exhausting list of budget-priced shows awaits your perusal. Read on!
Walk this way by A.M. The following galleries will be participating in the art walk. Exhibits opening concurrent with the event are noted. • Aesthetic Gallery (fine art from around the world), 6 College St., Asheville, 398-0219. • A Boy & His Dog Fine Art (representing styles including abstract, bronze sculptures, contemporary realism, drawings, landscapes, nature photography, […]
Sure, pottery was sexy before that scene in Ghost (where overalls-wearing Demi Moore worked at her wheel while a specter of Patrick Swayze cuddled up to her). But chances are that getting frisky while surrounded by buckets of slip or, handmade, voluptuous sculptures probably weren't what American Folk Art & Framing had in mind when […]
Though technically Blue Spiral 1 holds the receptions for its new exhibits on the first of the month, gallery director Jordan Ahlers points out that the art walk will be like a second opening night. And, with multiple shows on display throughout the sprawling three-floor gallery, a second opening night seems like a good idea. […]
Consider the April 2 Art Walk as a test run, a training session, a priming of the gallery crawl pump. Yes, this is the first chance of the season to tour studios, but it's hardly the last. In fact, some of the area's tours are so popular/extensive/awesome that they happen twice a year. Read on […]
Director Jack Lindsay says that playwright Waylon Wood "has a lot of insight to human nature." To that, Wood says, "The characters are wise, but I don't know about me. I guess I was raised by some wise people and they figure into it." Wood's play, Chipola, runs through most of April at Asheville Community […]
Candid photos from shows at The Orange Peel. View more at at The Orange Peel’s Facebook page. Photos courtesy of friends, fans and employees of the Orange Peel.
If Galen Kipar’s The Scenic Route — a name which at first seems vague, but, on closer examination, proves apt — is not a work of mastery, it’s damned close.
Boo Ray’s Bad News Travels Fast plays like a guilty pleasure, all boozy and rough-edged and filled with promises of trouble and ruined reputations. But the thing about Bad News is there’s nothing bad about it.
Photographer Halima Flynt captures the folks who own, run and work in Asheville’s boutiques. Union (18 Haywood St., Asheville, 259-3300) Urban Outfitters (15 Haywood St., Asheville, 232-4153)
Singer/songwriter Tom Fisch turns out a seamless ode to nostalgia and the bittersweet progress of time on October Boy.
More daylight, warmer weather, and even more to do. Bands, art, a market opening, free burgers, a costume sale and plenty more. All for cheap or — even better — free.
Local playwright Elizabeth Schell contacted planetary astronomy professor Michael E. Brown — the scientist who discovered dwarf planet Eris in 2005 — to tell him she'd penned Pluto v. Eris: The Trial of Discord (in Schell's words, "a theatrical response to the conflict over the change in Pluto's planetary status and in celebration of the […]
New springtime-y photos by Björn Luminaire, Halima Flynt and others.
Images by Björn Luminaire of Bearz Images
The Asheville Twitter Festival gathering on Thursday, March 25, raises funds for Concern Worldwide and benefits the cause of education.