Photo by Jamie Parlier
Asheville rockers return to their original trio formation and play the LAB on Friday, July 16.
Photo by Steve Shanafelt
Two very different reads for your summer book list: Nicholas Sparks’ romantic novel The Lucky One is released in paperback; Waynesville-based author Mary J. Messer published her memoir Moonshiner’s Daughter; local author Lawrence Thackston reads from the Devil’s Courthouse at Malaprop’s on July 31.
Ten ways to work out for free, or almost free. (Have more ideas? Add them in the comments section, below.)
Things to do this weekend: Stay hydrated, stay in the shade, stay coated in sunscreen, stay cool. Oh, and take in some good, budget-friendly entertainment. Got you covered there. (Know of other shows or events that cost $5 or less? Add them below.)
Craft fairs, despite the deceptively straightforward name, sweep the spectrum from the cutesy (macrame owls! crocheted toilet paper covers!) to the quirky (monster dolls! recycled metal buckles!); from the high-end (handmade books! blown glass!) to the down-home (strawberry preserves! coffee mugs!). And rightly so: There's a craft aesthetic not just for every maker, but also […]
Check out the “Taste of PUSH Asheville Fashion” preview show, held yesterday in Weaverville.
Her hat is from Ten Thousand Villages (10 College St., Asheville, 254-8374).
A recap of some favorite summery looks from Asheville Streetstyle.
Her hat is from Cosmic Vision (34 N. Lexington Ave., Asheville, 285-0073).
Country rocker John Brannen’s Bravado is immaculately-produced, sometimes-predictable and full of swagger.
Death, loss, mother-in-laws and the Bible. All that, and RUTH manages to be a surprisingly light, beautiful and moving play.
A little explanation: Don Clark here has, for 20 years, “made it his personal mission to spread the joy of American music through his Bluegrass Bus Museum.” The bus stopped off in Asheville on the way to the Red, White & Bluegrass Festival.
Winning films screened at the Fine Arts Theatre last night. Didn’t get to go? We have some the award-garnering films right here.
The indie-rock trio may not have been with winning act, but their Wednesday, June 23 performance is worth revisiting.
Yes, the whole week kind of funnels toward the 4th of July, with its sparklers and hot dogs and patriotic brass bands. But there’s also plenty to do before hand. Art openings, a local social and free music top this Weekend on a Shoestring top 10 list. Know of more $5 and under events? Add them below.