Class act: Whether it’s clothing or drink or his innovative-meets-preservationist, self-coined “riverboat soul,” Asheville busker-turned-Third Man-recording-artist Pokey LaFarge is about quality. Photo by Joshua Black Wilkins

Time management

“People think, with me, that it’s a dress-up contest or a history project,” says dapper roots musician (and former, albeit briefly, Asheville resident) Pokey LaFarge. “I just choose to look nice. When I dress nice I feel good and hopefully that passes on to other people.” In the instance that LaFarge’s sharp suit, shined shoes […]

She Walks On Water is the tale of two people on opposite sides of the world who learn they can communicate with a special group of sea creatures.

Pod people

Following the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti, a girl called Annejoule wakes with a terrible headache to find her home reduced to rubble, her mother and brother dead, and mysterious voices speaking to her. This is the beginning to She Walks On Water, a new novel by writer/editor/City Council member Cecil Bothwell; a book that […]

Playing dress up: The CostumeDrama fashion show returns by popular demand on Monday, July 8. Photo by Lee Ann Donnelly

Dramatic rendition

Why hold just one fundraiser when you can hold seven? Seven times the funds raised, and seven times the fun. “The idea behind DramaRama is to offer many different events at many different price points,” said Susan Harper, managing director of Asheville Community Theatre, in a press release.  “We wanted to create a fundraiser that […]

Photo by Zaire Kacz

Dance dance evolution

The spark for Reborn came by way of a number of sources, from a bag of pantyhose to a photography series to the birth of Heather Maloy’s son. But Maloy, artistic director of Asheville’s Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance, says that she doesn’t set out to collaborate with artists of various media when she’s creating a […]