Press release: Have you visited the otters at the Nature Center lately? Checked out what’s blooming at the NC Arboretum? Seen the new AMOS science center in downtown Asheville? There’s so much to do in Buncombe County and you can now use your library card to do it for free. Buncombe County Public Libraries have […]
Press release from the North Carolina Writers’ Network: The North Carolina Writers’ Network will host its 2017 Spring Conference on Saturday, April 22, in the MHRA Building and Curry Auditorium on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The depth and generosity of North Carolina’ literary community, and its legacy of great […]
The album, recorded at Echo Mountain, includes contributions from Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band and a host of other local musicians.
The next dance takes place on Tuesday, Feb. 14, with a Valentine’s Day theme and music by The Lovebugs.
Press release: WHAT: SPRING LEAF FESTIVAL WHEN: THURSDAY, MAY 11 – SUNDAY, MAY 14, 2017 WHERE: LAKE EDEN | BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC TICKET INFO: Advance ONLY – Averaging at $40 for the day or $177 for the weekend. Kids under 10 FREE. TICKETS AVAILABLE AT: http://www.theleaf.org/tickets ORGANIZATION WEBSITE: http://www.theleaf.org LEAF Community Arts is thrilled to announce […]
Through text and photography, Christina Geneve and Makeda Sandford seek to “reach the young, vibrant, artistic underground culture and amplify voices from people of color.”
in and around Asheville, there’s also plenty of music, comedy, dancing, dining, volunteering and even Drag Queen Bingo to commemorate the occasion.
Press release: She electrified the Brevard Music Festival audience last summer, and now is your chance to see her again. On Sunday, February 26th at 3pm, pianist and international recording artist, Joyce Yang will bring her colorful musical personality to the Porter Center at Brevard College. She will join the Brevard Philharmonic playing Rachmaninoff. According […]
Press release: The musical Songs For a New World opens Friday, March 3 for an extraordinary intimate evening in 35below at Asheville Community Theatre. This powerful show weaving characters, locations and time periods, stars local musical heavyweights Mark Jones, Kelli Mullinix, Nana Hosmer-Griffin and Dwight Chiles. The musical opens Friday, March 3 and runs through […]
Press release: Don Harris, Hendersonville, NC resident and first-time author, tells the story of an Appalachian Mountain family, their survival of the Historic Flood of 1916 and what life was like at that time in his new, fully-illustrated children’s book, Mama’s Quilt & Blizzard the White River Otter. Follow the adventures of Buck, a 10-year-old […]
Press release: The 10th Annual Asheville Mardi Gras Parade will be rolling down the streets of downtown Asheville on Sunday, February 26th at 3:05pm, rain or shine. This year’s parade theme is “X” (for the roman numeral, of course) and will feature live bands, festooned floats, and costumed revelers. The parade will start at the […]
Press release from the Bardo Arts Center: The WCU Bardo Arts Center Performance Series presents bluegrass superstars Rhonda Vincent and the Rage on February 24, 2017 at 7:30PM. This is a ticketed event, purchasing details listed below. Dubbed “the new queen of bluegrass” by the Wall Street Journal, Vincent began her professional musical career at […]
Press release: An evening with BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet Thursday February 9th doors at 7pm / show at 8pm PURCHASE TICKETS For the past 37 years, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet has been making some of the most potent and popular Cajun music on the planet. Born out of the rich Acadian ancestry of its members, […]
Press release: Join the Asheville Lyric Opera (ALO) Saturday, February 25, at the Biltmore Village DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel at 6 P.M. for the 2017 Winter Gala. This special event is the biggest fundraiser of the year for ALO and ensures musical and theatre traditions continue for audiences across Western North Carolina. The gala features […]
Press release from American Folk: Posts On-Line/Sales Begin by NOON Tues Feb 7: WWW.AMERIFOLK.COM Opens in the gallery: Thursday, February 9: 10 AM Reception: Friday, February 10; 5 – 7 PM.
Press release: Celebrating its 30th anniversary, MerleFest takes the show on the road. MerleFest on the Road, featuring Mark Bumgarner, Locust Honey, and Jonathan Byrd and the Pickup Cowboy will make a pit stop at Isis Music Hall Thursday, March 2. “It’s truly a mosaic of what is going to be happening at MerleFest,” said […]
Press release: Visitors to Kilwin’s Chocolates, Fudge & Ice Cream in downtown Asheville often spot the colorful book covers framed on the wall. That’s when to their surprise, they discover that husband-wife shop owners Tom and Marcy Gallagher are writing romance novels when not working on a vat of double dark chocolate fudge. “It’s a […]
Press release: Emmy-winning writer-producer Patricia Green will teach this intensive 12-week workshop on writing professionally for the screen, designed to result in a first draft screenplay or television pilot. Limited to ten (10) students to be chosen from writing samples, the class will cover how to decide which screen to aim for, pitching ideas, story […]
Press release from UNC Asheville: UNC Asheville will present a variety of special programs in February for Black History Month, including a gospel music performance and lecture, an exhibition by Asheville-based photographer Micah MacKenzie, a discussion on the theme, A Reintroduction: Black Lives Still Matter, and more. The following Black History Month events are free […]
Press release from The Madison County Arts Center: The Harris Brothers in concert Saturday, February 25, 2017 7:30 pm $15 The Madison County Arts Center 90 S. Main Street Marshall, NC 28753 www.madisoncountyarts.com (828) 649-1301 Reggie and Ryan Harris are a real brother duo born and raised in Western North Carolina where they were exposed to […]
Press release from Voices in the Laurel: Saturday, Feb 11th, 2017 at HART Theater, Waynesville 3:00 pm “My Funny Valentine” Concert – a program of jazz, popular and show music celebrating love and friendship accompanied by Laurel Strings Ensemble and local professional musicians Tickets are $10 in advance $15 at the door (pending availability) Purchase […]