Reviews of the newest albums by Rafe Hollister and The Leigh Glass Band (both of whom perform this Friday).
A trio of green wearers:
Xpress is giving away a copy of Battlefield Band’s albums Out for the Night and Zama Zama, and a copy of the DVD Battlefield Band in Concert at the Brunton Theatre Musselburgh.
Bagpipes have a distinctive sound — that reedy, pulse-racing, ear-splitting squawk; equal parts drone and melody — that make them hard to mistake and easy to classify. And, as Battlefield Band piper Mike Katz notes, "The standard dance forms for traditional bagpipe music, we're quite lucky in that there's probably about four or five different […]
Photographer Halima Flynt captures the folks who own, run and work in Asheville’s boutiques. Hip Replacements (72 North Lexington Ave., Asheville, 255-7573). Minx (64 North Lexington Ave., Asheville, 225-5680). HoneyPot (86 North Lexington Ave., Asheville, 225-0304).
So, Asheville doesn’t have a massive parade and we don’t dye the French Broad River green to commemorate the occasion. But St. Patrick’s Day — the holiday celebrating (historically) a fifth-century Christian missionary in Ireland and (in contemporary culture) Irish heritage — still gets its due.
To describe Dark Horse Theatre’s Alice Underground is tricky business without giving too much of the play away. On the other hand, one would be hard pressed to say exactly what does take place in this visually lush, creatively rich, brilliantly-acted performance.
Got spring (shopping) fever? Want designer clothes on an outlet store budget? Need to clean out the closet before bringing in a new haul? SheTrade’s semi-annual event makes it all possible.
Feeling literary? Or like escaping the rain, drinking a jumbo-sized macchiato and listening to an astute author read to you? This evening through Sunday promise plenty of bookish opportunities.
Seduction Sideshow presents the Corney Island Carnival Sideshow Extravaganza on Saturday, March 20.
Sign, quoting WNC-based author John Ehle, on Patton Ave.
Ami Worthan (of Mad Tea Party) stops at Hi-fi Coffee Bar’s take out window, located in the Downtown Market.
No, the weekend doesn’t begin on Wednesday, but this week’s edition of Weekend on a Shoestring has a few budget-friendly early extras. Pace yourselves, people.
The singer/songwriter/harmonica player/hip-hop artist/bluesman in his own words, tweets, blog posts and videos.
Local author launches her excellent third magical reality novel with a reading at Malaprop’s.
"I would tell little stories to my wife and daughter over the years," says singer/songwriter Danny Ellis. It's what dads do: "Back in my day …" and "When I was your age …" — the sort of dad-isms that make kids roll their eyes. No groans from Ellis' family, though. "The look of horror on […]
Singer/songwriter, harmonica player and friend-to-the-stars G. Love (born Garrett Dutton, hence the "G") might wear his heart on his sleeve. He certainly has little hesitation in putting his likes, dislikes, thoughts and emotions out there for the world — at least in the forms of candid images, video clips and virtual sound bites. Social (networking) […]
"A lot of people think of themselves as entertainers; we don't," says traditional singer Sara Grey. "We think of what we do as sharing songs." Singalong: Sara Grey tours with her son, Kieron Means, and the two encourage audience participation at shows. Grey is talking about her performances with her son, guitarist and singer Kieron […]
Katherine Duncan Aimone and Barbara Nerenz-Kelley show their work at Asheville Area Arts Council’s latest exhibit
Barbara Nurenz-Kelley (right) is one of the artists represented in the current Asheville Area Arts Council exhibit, “In Flux.”