PAPERCUTS: Small Collage Works on Paper opens at 5 Walnut, Oct. 3

From a press release: PAPERCUTS: Small Collage Works on Paper opens at 5 Walnut, Oct. 3 A CO/LAB Production — Curated by Travis Medford & Nicole McConville This will be Medford and McConville’s third collage collaboration at 5 Walnut Gallery. In the past two shows they showcased work created in a collaborative fashion. This show […]

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The Village Potters are finalists in national competition

From a press release:  The Village Potters are finalists in national competition The Village Potters has been selected by Martha Stewart and her panel of judges as Finalists for the nationally acclaimed American Made Awards in the Crafts category. Martha Stewart’s American Made Awards spotlight the maker, support the local, and celebrate the handmade. The […]

WNCW celebrates 25th anniversary at Pisgah Brewing Co.

From a press release: WNCW celebrates 25th anniversary at Pisgah Brewing Co. Pisgah Brewing Company will close their outdoor stage season on September 27 with a with a concert to celebrate 25 years of local public radio from North Carolina’s 88.7 WNCW, and spotlighting local non-profits, Funding America Through Entertainment (FATE), as well as Habitat […]

Montford Park Players announce 2015 season

From a press release: Montford Park Players announce 2015 season The Montford Park Players, North Carolina’s longest running Shakespeare Festival, are proud to announce their 2015 Theatre Season: Noel Coward’s Private Lives opens March 12 – 29, 2015 in the historic Asheville Masonic Temple. Private Lives is the story of Elyot, Sybil, Amanda and George, […]

Soulspeak Asheville hosts youth poetry slam, Sept. 27

From a press release: Soulspeak Asheville hosts youth poetry slam, Sept. 27 SOULSPEAK ASHEVILLE will be kicking off the autumn season of youth poetry in a big way! SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 27th They will welcome award winning poet, teacher and author MATTHEW FOLEY from Charleston, SC.  Foley, author of We Could Be Oceans, is an amazing […]

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Five questions with Water Liars

The Water Liars take Instagrams of album covers, muscle cars, breakfast specials and random signs. They write the kind of songs that you get instantly and understand later. From Mississippi, Water Liars was originally singer-guitarist Justin Kinkel-Schuster and drummer Andrew Bryant, and their combined vision. Constantly productive and constantly on the road, the duo eventually […]

PLEIN AIR PERFORMANCE: “I didn’t expect the response on the street to be so similar to the response in venues,”  says To All My Dear Friends violinist Marc Hennessey. Photo by Taylor Johnson

To All My Dear Friends funds new album through busking

If the band name To All My Dear Friends doesn’t ring familiar, the music will: It’s the indie-classical project of violinist Marc Hennessey, who performs on the streets of Asheville. He works loops and effects to create emotive melodies that soar above the busy streets. Bolstered by the passionate reactions of passersby, he decided to finance his new album, Bloom, with money earned from busking.

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Award-Winning songwriter offers workshop to Asheville teens, starting Tuesday, Oct. 7

From a press release: Award-Winning songwriter offers workshop to Asheville teens, starting Tuesday, Oct. 7 Award-winning singer-songwriter Cary Cooper will teach a four-session songwriting workshop starting Tuesday October 7, 2014 from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Hyphen Coffee (81 Patton Ave, Asheville).  The workshop costs $100 and is open to any high school student interested in the […]

Radical Something open for Matisyahu at The Orange Peel, Sept. 17

From a press release: Radical Something open for Matisyahu at The Orange Peel, Sept. 17 Matisyahu performs at The Orange Peel on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 9 p.m. Radical Something opens. $28 advance/$30 day of show California’s Radical Something – Alex “Loggy” Lagemann, Josh “Cocktail” Hallbauer, and Michael “Big Red” Costanzo – will bring their […]