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Mary Alice Monroe speaks at Friends of Madison County Library author luncheon, May 28

Mary Alice Monroe, author of the Lowcountry Summer Triliogy, will be the keynote speaker at the 10th Friends of Madison County Library author luncheon. The event takes place on Thursday, May 28 at Mars Hill University’s Redway Dining Room. Tickets are $35. Press release from organizers: The Friends of Madison County Library will host their […]

Attic Salt Theatre Company presents family-friendly folktales, May 23

Attic Salt Theatre Company stages Newly Grown Tales: Improvised Folktales for the Whole Family at Asheville Community Theatre on Saturday, May 23. Press release from the theater company: Newly Grown Tales Improvised Folktales for the Whole Family Produced by Attic Salt Theatre Company at Asheville Community Theatre as part of their Saturdays@ACT Saturday, May 23rd, […]

American Idol winner Caleb Johnson performs at Harrah’s Cherokee, May 2

American Idol winner and local musician Caleb Johnson will perform at Harrah’s Cherokee. The May 2 show kicks off Johnson’s headlining tour across the Southeast. Press release from organizers:  Season 13 American Idol Winner CALEB JOHNSON has announced his first-ever headline tour which is set to begin Saturday, May 2nd  with a hometown show at […]

WPVM-FM will air “Asheville Theater Radio” every Thursday

New program “Asheville Theater Radio” will broadcast live every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. The show, presented by Jeff Catanese, will include guests from the theater community, call-in segments and local show, event and audition info. Press release from Catanese: WPVM 103.7 FM, Asheville’s listener-supported, community radio station is proud to announce the addition of “Asheville Theater […]

Warren Wilson College hosts a concert of world music and dance, April 23

Balinese Gamelan, Mongolian throat-singing and an Asian-Appalachian fusion will all be part of a free concert, held in warren Wilson College’s in Kittredge Recital Hall, on Thursday, April 23. Press release from the college: “A Concert of World Music and Dance,” a display of music and culture from Central and Southeast Asia, will be presented April […]

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Michael Reno Harrell & Abby the Spoon Lady perform at storytelling series, April 27

The monthly Black Box Storytelling Theater storytelling series next takes place on Monday, April 27, 7 p.m. at New Mountain’s Ridge Room. The featured performers are Michael Reno Harrell and Abby the Spoon Lady. Press release from organizers: Black Box Storytelling Theater Presents it’s Monthly Storytelling Series: Award winning songwriter, storyteller and author MICHAEL RENO […]

Altamont Theatre presents singer-songwriters Karla Bonoff and Cheryl Wheeler, April 25

Singer-songwriters Karla Bonoff and Cheryl Wheeler will perform at The Altamont Theatre on Saturday, April 25, at 8 p.m. Bonoff has written songs for Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt and Wynonna Judd; Wheeler’s song have been covered by Dan Seals, Peter Paul & Mary, Kenny Loggins, Garth Brooks and others. Press release from The Altamont Theatre: […]

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Multicultural Folk Fest at Haywood Street Congregation, April 25

Joe Rob stages “Diamonds in the Rough,” a multicultural showcase at Haywood Street Congregation (297 Haywood St.) on Saturday, April 25, at 4 p.m. The show includes performances by Merlefest alumns George and Brooke Buckner, among others. Press release from organizers: Joe Rob, whose “Tales on Market Street” recently opened as his first Restored Dreams […]

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Hope for Agoldensummer returns to Asheville April 23

Athens, Ga.-based indie-folk band Hope for Agoldensummer returns to Asheville on Thursday, April 23. The group, fronted by sisters Claire and Page Campbell, performs at New Mountain‘s SOL Bar with The Resonant Rogues. Press release from the band: HOPE FOR AGOLDENSUMMER THE RESONANT ROGUES performing live: Thursday – April 23, 2015 New Mountain Asheville – […]