Dryman Mountain Artists’ Collective is opening at the Crest Center, with studios available beginning April 1. Press release from collective organizer: Artists: Looking for Studio Space? Dryman Mountain Artists’ Collective! Would you like to work in a beautiful tranquil location in a community of other artists? A quick 10 minutes from downtown on the north […]
Comedian Lisa Landry, a Louisiana native who was featured on the Brett Butler’s Southern Belles of Comedy DVD makes an appearance in Asheville on Friday, March 20. She performs at The Millroom at 7 and 9:30 p.m.. $15 advance/$17.50 at the door. Press release from Funny Business at The Millroom: On Friday, March 20th, Lisa […]
The community is invited to submit fanart to “an exhibit that pays tribute to cultural heroes and media makers.” The exhibition will be on display at Downtown Books and News, May 1-June 30. Submission can be dropped off at the bookstore April 20-27. Press release from Ursula Gullow: All members of the community are invited […]
The ongoing Sunday Jazz series at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall features UNC Asheville musicians on March 1. Press release from event organizer: Sunday Jazz Showcase Hosted by Dr. William Bares Here’s the perfect cure for your winter doldrums: the Isis Sunday Jazz Showcase spring schedule is out—featuring a balanced lineup of local heroes, regional […]
Two showings of The World Made Straight, the motion picture based on Ron Rash’s novel of the same name, are scheduled for Monday, March 23 at the University Center Theater on the campus of Western Carolina University. Read about the local production of the film here. Press release from WCU: WNC Premiere of The World […]
The 7th annual Asheville Art in the Park will take place at Pack Square, Saturdays, June 13, 20, 27 and October 3, 10 and 17. Press release from event organizer: Welcome to the Seventh Year of Asheville Art in the Park: Bringing hundreds of artist to Pack Square each June and October. Our 2015 dates […]
Author Wiley Cash, a North Carolina native and UNC Asheville grad, is a finalists for an Edgar Allan Poe “Best Novel” award from the Mystery Writers of America. The nomination is for Cash’s sophomore work, This Dark Road to Mercy. Press release from Southern New Hampshire University: Several months after Wiley Cash won a second […]
It’s the story of Anna Münster and Armand Jacoubovitch that Mouillot recounts — or, rather, unearths. The couple survived the Holocaust only to sever all ties with each other shortly after the end of World War II. Mouillot also weaves her own story into the text. “A lot of what I was grappling with in the book is the daunting realization that life is always very complex,” she says.
Buckner had shared stages with the likes of Dierks Bentley, the Zac Brown Band and Blackberry Smoke and won the 2014 Asheville Talent Search. He also fronts his own group, Southern Soul Campaign.
Sublime tribute band Badfish returns to Asheville on Wednesday, march 4. The group will perform at The Orange Peel. 8 p.m., $14. Press release from Concord Music Group: WHO: Badfish (Tribute to Sublime) WHERE: The Orange Peel ~ Asheville, NC WHEN: March 4, 8 p.m. $14, Ages 18+ On April 13, 2001, […]
Press release from Asheville Sister Cities: The San Cristóbal de las Casas committee has announced a delegation to this beloved Sister city for May 13-20, 2015. The estimated cost per person is $1,650, which includes round-trip airfare from Charlotte to Tuxtla Gutiérrez, the state capital. It also includes ground transportation to San Cristóbal, plus visits […]
Asheville Bookworks hosts “Renaissance: A Book & Print Arts Collective Member’s Show,” with an opening reception on Friday, March 6, 6-8 p.m. Press release from organizers: Renaissance: A Book & Print Arts Collective Member’s Show Exhibition Dates: March 3 – April 24, 2015 Opening reception: 6-8 pm, Friday, March 6, 2015. The Renaissance is a […]
Asheville Lyric Opera produced the Broadway musical West Side Story. The show will run at Diana Wortham Theatre on Friday and Saturday, April 24 and 25 at 8 p.m., and Sunday, April 26, at 3 p.m. Press release from Asheville Lyric Opera: Asheville Lyric Opera is excited to welcome the cast of West Side Story. […]
The Brevard Music Center and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute team up to present a special free event. The concert takes place at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center on Wednesday, March 4, at 3 p.m. Press release from Market Connections: The Brevard Music Center (BMC) in partnership with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents its […]
No stranger to fawning lists, Asheville ranks no. 1 on this roundup. Why? Location, community and Southern culture.
Local musicians and videographers are invited to submit music videos for the annual Music Video Asheville awards show. The event, now in its eighth year, will take submissions through Friday, March 13. Press release from Music Video Asheville: We are thrilled to announce a call for submissions forthe 8th Annual Music Video Asheville (MVA), the […]
Anam Cara’s experimental theater ensemble Accordion Time Machine presents new production Clockwork Creep at Toy Boat Community Art Space on Friday and Saturday, March 27 and 28. Press release from Anam Cara: Accordion Time Machine, Anam Cara’s Experimental Theatre Ensemble, presents Clockwork Creep Friday, March 27th AND Saturday, March 28th at 8:00pm Toy Boat Community […]
WHEE Fresh, works by students in Western Carolina University’s Master of Fine Arts Program, opens at the Asheville Area Arts Council on Thursday, march 5. A reception takes place on Friday, March 6, 5-8 p.m. Press release from AAAC: The Asheville Area Arts Council will be presenting WHEE Fresh: A collection of works by local […]
Jill Andrews return to The Grey Eagle on Friday, opening for Sean Watkins of Nickel Creek (currently on his solo tour), was — not surprisingly — pretty comfortable.
From the knuckle-pop percussion and the fuzzed-out opening lyrics of “The Kids,” Fashion Bath‘s newest release, Sunday Best is full of intrigue, dark shimmer and reticent importance. The EP is a mix of astute alt-pop (like “The Kids,” with its almost-slowdance beat and buzzy, heady melody) and explosive, driving noise-rockers (like “Funny Feeling,” with its […]
There are really strange things on YouTube. You try find Kanye’s latest rant and before you know it, you’ve lost half a day down the rabbit hole of fashion shows, cartoon horses, Kid ‘N Play videos and “Alf” reruns. In a way, that’s the premise for Everything is Terrible!, “the internet sensation video collective responsible […]