From a press release: Fee free days at Carl Sandburg Home Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site and national parks across the country are honoring the up-coming Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday by waiving admission fees on Monday, January 19, 2015. Tour fees of the Sandburg Home will be waived for this holiday and eight […]
From a press release: RPM Challenge to make an album in a month begins Feb. 1 The RPM Challenge is simple, but has compelled more than 8,000 bands from all seven continents to join since 2006. As the February 1 start date approaches, musicians across the globe are signing up at www.rpmchallenge.com to participate in […]
From a press release: “Am I a Grownup Yet?” by Grayson Morris to be presented at Asheville Fringe Festival “Am I a Grownup Yet?” by Grayson Morris: This one woman show uses humor and pathos to explore what it means to be a child-like woman living in an adult’s life. A multi-disciplinary artist, Morris uses […]
From a press release: Doris Betts Fiction Prize is open for submissions The 2015 Doris Betts Fiction Prize is now open for submissions. The Doris Betts Fiction Prize awards the first-place winner $250 and publication in the North Carolina Literary Review. Finalists will also be considered for publication in the NCLR. The competition is for […]
“We booked Young and in the Way!” said The Mothlight in a newsletter. “Remember that band that shut down The Lab’s listening room after they covered it and everyone in it in pig’s blood? Them.”
The artist collective, made up of more than a dozen musicians from various countries along the Nile River Basin, is embarking on its first tour of the Unites States with a two-day stop in Asheville.
The local pop-rock act is the new project of Stephen Mortensen.
From a press release: North Carolina native comedian Paul Hooper at The Millroom, Jan. 16 Comedian Paul Hooper, a North Carolina native and nationally-touring comedian, brings his R-Rated comedy show to Asheville at The Millroom for one show on Friday, January 16th. This native of Charlotte, North Carolina, now residing in New York City, has […]
From a press release: Asheville artist Alice Scott is a Niche Award finalist Artist Alice Scott of Asheville, N.C. has been selected as a finalist in the 2015 Niche Awards for the piece entitled Sacred Constellation Pendant, in the Jewelry: Fashion Category. Only 170 entries out of more than 1,000 submission were named as finalists […]
From a press release: Parkway Playhouse students attend national theater festival On Friday, January 16, 2015, 24 students from Parkway Playhouse Junior will head to Atlanta, GA for the 2015 Junior Theater Festival. The National Junior Theatre Festival hosts 5000 performing arts students from across the country. At the festival, in addition to performing selections […]
“From sunrise to sunset, every day in Asheville, N.C. offers so much to discover–from music, art and shopping to local dining, craft beer and historic attractions,” says the ExploreAsheville.com website. “Downtown Asheville boasts one of the largest collections of Art Deco architecture in the Southeast.” Asheville’s charms are captured in time lapse videography (by Jared […]
From a press release: Piper Jones Band performs a benefit concert for Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, Jan. 31 Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 9 PM Piper Jones Band – Benefit Concert for the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games Jack of the Wood, 95 Patton Ave. Downtown Asheville Cover: $10 Jack of the Wood will rock on […]
From a press release: Akira Satake & Duncan Wickel at White Horse Black Mountain, Jan. 17 Saturday, Jan. 17, at 8 p.m. Akira Satake, composer and banjo and shamisen (Japanese banjo) player, and multi-genre violinist Duncan Wickel join forces for an evening of kaleidoscopic original music combining World, Jazz, Celtic and Appalachian traditions. Tickets are […]
From a press release: New Lexington Glassworks, a premier glassblowing studio and gallery, to open in downtown Asheville Lexington Glassworks, located in the heart of downtown Asheville on S. Lexington Avenue is the area’s NEW Premier Glassblowing Studio and Gallery. Lexington Glassworks has fully transformed the old Brown’s Automotive building into a 5000 sq. ft. […]
A story slam is like a poetry slam only — and this is probably the obvious part — with stories rather than poems. The story is rated by the audience or a panel of judges, and prizes (or at least bragging rights) are at stake. To that end, Black Box Storytelling Theater presents two workshops led by Regi Carpenter, a professor of storytelling at Ithaca College.
Weyes Blood makes a stop at Tiger Mountain on Wednesday, Jan. 14, at 9 p.m.
From a press release: Writers at Home reading, Jan. 18 at Malaprop’s Faculty members in UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program will read from their works when the Writers at Home series resumes at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 18, at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., in downtown Asheville. This event is free and open […]
From a press release: Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley album release at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, Jan. 22 Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley “Before The Sun Goes Down” CD Release Thursday, January 22, 2015 Isis Restaurant and Music Hall $10 Advance / $12 Door 5PM Doors :: 8:30PM Show Tickets and information here. This […]
From a press release: UNCA’s Lookout Observatory hosts public viewing of stars and celestial objects, Jan. 23 UNC Asheville’s Lookout Observatory will host a free public star viewing session beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 23. Weather conditions permitting, the observatory’s low-pitched roof will slide back to reveal the moon, constellations, planets, and other […]
From a press release: New Orleans Suspects at The Grey Eagle, Jan. 24 NEW ORLEANS SUSPECTS will perform at The Grey Eagle Music Hall on Saturday, January 24th. Doors open at 8:00 P.M. This is an all-ages show. Tickets are $12.00 in advance and $15.00 day of show. New Orleans Suspects formed in summer of […]