“Writing in Circles” contributors lead event at Malaprop’s, July 26

Writer Peggy Millin and other contributors to Writing in Circles will lead a writing exercise, readings, book signings and a Q+A at Malaprop’s on Sunday, July 26. Press release from event organizers: The end of spring this year saw the publication of Writing in Circles from Sunburst Writers, an anthology inspired by Peggy Tabor Millin […]

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Terpsicorps announces affordable dance academy for students of all ages

During this season’s run of shows at Diana Wortham Theatre, Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance founder Heather Malloy announced a new initiative: The local company plans to open The Academy at Terpsiorps, an affordable dance school for students of all ages. Donations totaling $32,000 have already been made toward the $40,000 goal to start the academy. […]

THREEPEAT: Reuniting with Unholy Trio bandmates Lance Wille and David Wayne Gay, singer-songwriter Morgan Geer presents the latest Drunken Prayer songs with a serious side of Asheville music scene nostalgia.

Drunken Prayer returns to Asheville with The Devil & The Blues

Morgan Geer, leader and core member of folk-rock-noir outfit Drunken Prayer, to Asheville on Friday, July 10, for a pre-album release show at The Mothlight. New effort The Devil & the Blues officially drops in August; the local show promises not to be just a homecoming but a reunion of members from alt-country band (and Drunken Prayer predecessor) The Unholy Trio.

Installation and performance “The People’s Cloth Trade Show” at CCCD, July 14-25

Carole Frances Lung presents installation and performance “The People’s Cloth Trade Show” at the Center for Craft, Creativity and Design. The two week residency also includes workshops, an artist talk and a look at textile tourists. Events tun Tuesday, July 14-Saturday, July 25. Press release from CCCD: Frau Fiber is in residence: July 14 – […]

Call to local artists age 60 and older for “Art: The Fountain of Youth” exhibition

Local artists age 60 and older are invited to submit work to “Art: The Fountain of Youth,” set to open at the Arrowhead Annex Gallery in Old Fort on Saturday, Sept. 26. Press release from event organizers: Announcing an art exhibition “Art: The Fountain of Youth” September 26 through October 20, 2015 at the Arrowhead […]

Montford Park Players opens Twelfth Night, July 10

Montford Park Players stages Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, July 10-Aug. 1 at the Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre. Press release from MPP: The Montford Park Players, North Carolina’s longest running Shakespeare Festival, opens Twelfth Night July 10 through August 1 at the Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre. With a manic energy plus a romantic soul, William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night promises […]

Stories on Asheville’s Front Porch returns July 11

Storytelling series Stories on Asheville’s Front Porch returns to Diana Wortham Theatre for a sixth season. The first show takes place on Saturday, July 11. Press release from event organizer: The sixth season of Stories on Asheville’s Front Porch at the Diana Wortham Theater is fast approaching. Here is the schedule. This years theme, “Every […]