Diamond Brand’s “Step Out & Shop” to benefit Diana Wortham

On Thursday, Nov. 15, Diamond Brand Outdoors (2623 Hendersonville Road) holds a fundraiser to benefit the ongoing programs of Diana Wortham Theatre. According to a press release, “Step Out & Shop at Diamond Brand Outdoors to benefit Diana Wortham Theatre, with a one-night storewide 20% savings, live entertainment by jazz trio Jazzville, prizes, and Luella’s […]

Race, Truth, and Fiction in Thomas Wolfe’s “The Child by Tiger”

Buncombe County Public Libraries, The Wolfe Memorial and The YMI Cultural Center collaborate on discussion series, “Race, Truth, and Fiction in Thomas Wolfe’s The Child by Tiger.” The two-part series asks questions like, “Is Asheville still segregated? Are race relations in Asheville different from those in other parts of North Carolina? Does the 1906 Will […]

Different Strokes performs “Romeo Loves Juliet,” a new take on Shakespeare’s classic

“In ‘Romeo Loves Juliet,’ the titular star-crossed lovers are both women, and the genders of several other characters have been flipped as well,” says a press release for upcoming performance by Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective. “However, aside from the changing of a few pronouns, Shakespeare’s script has been kept intact, lending the ageless power […]