R&B artist Ty Young, aka The Gift, recently dropped a video for his song “Doin the Most.” Featuring KJ Carter, is was shot on Wall Street in downtown Asheville.
The soul-searching and beat-savvy four-song collection came out of four- or five-day writing and recording session. Spaceman Jones and Chachillie perform a show at The Odditorium on Saturday, Jan. 21.
Press release from event organizers: David Joe Miller continues his ever popular Spoken Word OPEN MIC! at Buffalo Nickel, 747 Haywood Road in West Asheville. The January 18th show kicks off the 3rd season of quality Spoken Word shows in Asheville. This show will be hosted by storytellers and retired educators, Kathy Gordon and Debbie […]
Press release: WNCW is proud to again partner with the Foundation Performing Arts Center to present “Goin’ Across the Mountain Live.” WNCW’s acclaimed bluegrass show “Goin’ Across the Mountain” is a favorite of traditional and contemporary bluegrass fans across the region every Saturday afternoon. Now it comes to life on stage as we bring together […]
Press release: The American Museum of the House Cat is opening near Dillsboro, North Carolina on April first 2017. I started collecting items related to the house cat long before I opened the Catman2 shelter. My mission now is to display my collection in a museum where these items can be shared and enjoyed by […]
Press release from Pan Harmonia: All Kinds of Beautiful Sunday, February 5, 4 pm Pan Harmonia offers a mid-winter Sunday afternoon concert in a cozy North Asheville bungalow. This show features Demeler, a cafe and salon music duo made up of husband and wife, guitarist Andy Jurik and vocalist Rachel Hansbury, along with flutist Kate […]
Press release from Blue Spiral 1: Film Screening and Panel Discussion with Andy Farkas January 14, 2017 , 11am at the Fine Arts Theatre Followed by a panel discussion and reception at Blue Spiral 1. Glimpse into the life and creative process of internationally renowned printmaking artist, Andy Farkas as he leads us through the […]
Press release: Last year artist Angela Alexander, who specializes in pet portraits, partnered with Brother Wolf Animal Rescue (BWAR), a no-kill shelter in Asheville, NC, to begin working on a series of paintings entitled “Forget Me Not.” This ongoing project features portraits of dogs who have been under Brother Wolf’s care for an extended period […]
Press release from event organizers: Celebration Singers of Asheville will honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a concert on Sunday, January 15, 2017, at First Congregational Church, 20 Oak St., downtown Asheville at 4:00 p.m. Admission is free (donations are appreciated at the door.) The youth chorus will perform with piano and flute accompaniment […]
Press release from The Altamont Theatre: An Evening With Robin & Linda Williams FRIDAY JANUARY 6TH doors at 7pm show at 8pm For more than four decades now, Robin & Linda Williams have made it their mission to perform the music that they love, “a robust blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country that […]
The band holds an album release party at The Mothlight on Saturday, Jan. 7, 9 p.m.
Press release from the Thomas Wolfe Memorial: The Thomas Wolfe Memorial announced their upcoming 2017 schedule of short story discussions. Many readers fall in love with Wolfe’s sprawling sentences, and his expansive view of American life, while others struggle with the enormousness of scale. Discussing Thomas Wolfe’s short stories is a wonderful way to discover […]
For those of us who want to kick this year to the curb and see in — albeit with some trepidation — 2017, here’s where to sip some bubbly, wear a wacky hat, dance like no one’s watching and party like it’s 1999 (there’s no shame if you secretly wish it was).
Press release from Asheville Area Arts Council: The Asheville Area Arts Council (AAAC) is proud to announce the 2017 Professional Development Grant for Artists. These resources will be granted to individuals to attend professional development courses to aid them in reaching their business goals. This new grant program is offered to Buncombe County artists to […]
Press release from event organizers: The Vanishing Wheelchair Little Theatre is the permanent home of the 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity for people with disabilities, The Vanishing Wheelchair, Inc. The Little Theatre at 175 Weaverville Highway, Suite K, in Asheville is the venue for several magic and variety shows for the public and is available for […]
The band recently released two videos that showcase energy and funk, and a creative mashing of styles into something that feels fresh.
Press release from White Horse Black Mountain: Guitarist extraordinaire ZuZu Welsh and band are no strangers to the White Horse Black Mountain, but the New Year sees some new faces in the lineup. Guitarist/vocalist Mark Kadowaki adds his fresh energy and attitude to the tight sound of longtime core members Johnny Haisman (drums) and Dana […]
Press release from Asheville Poetry Review: The editors at THE ASHEVILLE POETRY REVIEW are currently reading for the esteemed WILLIAM MATTHEWS POETRY PRIZE— DEADLINE: January 15, 2017. First Prize: $1,000, publication in Asheville Poetry Review, and a featured reading in Asheville, NC at Malaprop’s Bookstore. Second Prize: $250, publication, and a featured reading in Asheville […]
Press release from LEAF: National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $30 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is an Art Works grant of $12,500 to LEAF Community Arts for the Legends of Africa project occurring […]
Press release from Southern Highland Craft Guild: After undergoing an extensive eight-month rebranding process, Southern Highland Craft Guild has released a new logo and supporting messaging. The 86-year-old nonprofit organization boasts over 850 members from 293 counties that span the mountains from Maryland to Alabama. In April 2016, the organization employed consultants Lisa and Dean […]
Press release from Anam Cara Theatre Company: ANAM CARA THEATRE COMPANY seeks actors for Pulse, an ensemble-created musical performance, directed by Jenna Tamisiea. Thursday, January 5, 6pm-9pm Saturday, January 7, 12pm-3pm All at Toy Boat Community Art Space (101 Fairview Rd., Asheville, NC 28803) Performance Dates: February 24 & 25, March 3, 4, 10 & […]