From a press release: Dog Day Afternoon at carrier Park, Sept. 28 On Sunday, September 28th Carrier Park will be home to Asheville’s only outdoor festival created for dogs to benefit dogs. The 3rd annual Mix 96.5 Dog Day Afternoon festival will take place at the East Green of Carrier Park in West Asheville from […]
From a press release: Mastin Kipp, the founder of TheDailyLove.com, holds a book launch at Malaprop’s, Sept. 15 Mastin Kipp, the founder of TheDailyLove.com – a website, daily e-mail, and twitter account that serves soulful inspiration to a new generation is coming to Asheville, North Carolina to celebrate the launch of his highly anticipated book, […]
From a press release: The Asheville Chamber Music Series presents Festival Pablo Casals Prades Collective, Oct. 17 The Asheville Chamber Music Series (ACMS) will present Festival Pablo Casals Prades Collective, Friday, October 17th at 8:00 PM at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, corner of Charlotte Street and Edwin Place in Asheville. Individual tickets are $38 and […]
From a press release: Wide Open Bluegrass StreetFest in Raleigh includes local acts, Oct. 3-4 The full schedule of artists and performances for Wide Open Bluegrass StreetFest, the free street festival portion of Wide Open Bluegrass, has just been announced. The roster of artists performing at Wide Open Bluegrass StreetFest, held October 3 and 4 […]
From a press release: Inaugural performance of “Story For Life” at ACT, Sept. 20 Asheville’s most beloved playwrights and favorite actors come together to perform the stories of Asheville’s local senior citizens. Join us to celebrate the start of STORY FOR LIFE, a storytelling initiative designed to pair young people with Western North Carolina’s elderly […]
From a press release: Art Adventurers day trip to Cherokee, Sept. 13 The Asheville Art Museum is pleased to host an Art Adventurers Day Trip to Cherokee, held in conjunction with the new exhibition Hands, Heart, Mind: Cherokee Artistry. On Saturday, September 13, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., adventurers will experience a day of art, music and […]
From a press release: Exhibition honoring photographer Chuck Marting opens at UNC Asheville, Sept. 29 Honoring Chuck Marting, Photographer, an exhibition of black-and-white photographs by the Asheville Traditional Photographers Group, is on display through September 29 in Ramsey Library Blowers Gallery. A reception with the artists will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4 […]
Mutual Benefit are currently on tour in support of the re-release of the 2011 EP, The Cowboy’s Prayer, and will appear at the Mothlight on Friday, Sept. 5.
From a press release: Bookopolis 2014, Sept. 19-21 Bookopolis 2014: Printmade Artist Books Free and open to the Public on Friday, Sept. 19, 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, September 20, 1-5 p.m. at Asheville BookWorks, 428 1/2 Haywood Rd., West Asheville. 828-255-8444. Regular Studio Hours: M-F 1-5 p.m., Sat 1-4 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org BookWorks is excited to […]
Labor Day is behind us, but there is still plenty of fair weather ahead. In fact, it’s easy to make the argument that October’s crisp air and bright foliage make for some of the year’s best days — that’s why it’s perfect timing for New Mountain to launch its outdoor stage series.
The Brown Bag Songwriting Competition is held every Monday for 11 weeks, starting Sept. 8. New and seasoned musicians showcase original songs in front of an audience and panel of judges, and the finale sees each round’s winner back to compete (possibly in front of a celebrity judge) for prizes and bragging rights.
As Stephen Colbert said, “a young adult novel is a regular novel that people actually read.” So no need to feel guilty about indulging in Isla and the Happily Ever After, the just-published YA romance by local author Stephanie Perkins. The summer before her senior year in high school, Isla (pronounced eye-la) bumps into her […]
The Larry Keel Experience kicked off New Mountain‘s outdoor stage series last weekend. In advance of that show, the band performed a song for Acoustic Asheville. Video by Jesse Hamm.
Mutual Benefit is an ironic name for a band that’s singular rather than plural. Singer-songwriter Jordan Lee is the project’s sole permanent member. Then again, the benefit in question might be shared with Lee’s many collaborators — he assembles a group for each album he puts out. The most recent release, the dreamy and transcendent […]
For those celebrating the 10th anniversary of Harvest Records by attending all or part of Transfigurations II (read about here, here and here) — or for those who can’t make it to the shows but want to live vicariously — there’s this: First, Rich Orris is shooting photos and took over the Harvest Records Instagram […]
From a press release: Harris Brothers perform at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, Sept. 17 Wednesday, Sept. 17 Isis Restaurant and Music Hall 743 Haywood Rd. $8 in advance / $10 at door. General Admission. Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, 828-575-2737 (for reservations) Seated concert with limited tables available with dinner reservations. There is also theater- […]
From a press release: UNC Asheville presents Cherokee stickball demonstration, Sept. 4 UNC Asheville will also host a Cherokee stickball demonstration by members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4 on the UNC Asheville Intramural Fields. The event is free and open to the public. Stickball, which is similar to […]
From a press release: Robin and Linda Williams play Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, Sept. 11 Robin and Linda Williams Thursday, Sept. 11 Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd. $20 in advance / $25 at door. Doors 5pm, Show 8:30pm, 828-575-2737 (for reservations) Seated concert with limited tables available with dinner reservations. There […]
From a press release: Mountain Heritage Day at WCU, Sept. 27 Thousands gather on the Western Carolina University campus in Cullowhee each year on the last Saturday in September to be a part of the region’s rich history of mountain culture at Mountain Heritage Day. This year, those attending on Saturday, Sept. 27, can be […]
From a press release: Bobcat Goldthwait performs at The Millroom, Sept. 12 & 13 Friday and Saturday, 7 & 9:30 p.m. Tickets: $20 in advance $22 at the door Phone: 828-225-2585 The Millroom is located at 66 Asheland Ave Funny Business at The Millroom in Asheville, NC is proud to present the one and only […]
Asheville’s a great place to live, unless you suffer from FOMO (fear of missing out). Even if you catch the drum circle, a gallery crawl, three bands and a late-night DJ, your Twitter feed will still be full of reports and photos from the indie-film screening, book launch, poetry reading and symphony concert that you […]