Juan de Marcos and the leaders of MarchFourth! and Clan Destiny Circus discuss Cuban music and improving relations between the island nation and the U.S.
North Asheville Library screens Elvis musicals, Asheville School of Film offers Film History and Appreciation seminars and registration opens for FierceFlix summer film camp.
The Actor’s Center of Asheville and Asheville School of Film are helping establish the area as a reliable source of film and TV talent.
The Oakley/South Asheville Library hosts Anime and Art Afternoon, Maryedith Burrell leads a screenwriting workshop at NYS3 and Mechanical Eye Microcinema exceeds its Kickstarter goal.
The Fine Arts Theatre hosts a Works in Progress screening, the Asheville Jewish Film Festival announces the titles for its spring film series and Transplanting gets its UK debut.
The Black Mountain brewery has significantly expanded its outdoor concert stage over the past six years and become an annual tour stop for acts like Trampled By Turtles and Dr. Dog.
UNCA screens a Marsha P. Johnson documentary, the Weaverville Library show the pollinator film “Wings of Life” and extras are needed for Martin McDonagh’s new film in Sylva.
LEAD Productions presents 10 plays from across the country, each clocking in at 10 minutes or less and nearly all starring local actors.
Mechanical Eye launches a Kickstarter campaign, Ten Thousand Villages and the Fine Arts Theatre co-host an Earth Day screening and the West Asheville Library screens “Muppets from Space.”
The composer, his laptop armed with Ableton Live music software and flanked by gadgets including synths and a modified tape recorder, will team up with Kiah Abendroth (trumpet/loop pedal) and Victor DiMotsis (drums/percussion) to perform his new album The Sentence.
North Asheville Library hosts David Bowie film series, registration nears for the 48 Hour Film Project and a Brevard-based filmmaker wins an Emmy.
Asheville Brewing celebrates The Silence of the Lambs’ 25th anniversary, the Fly Fishing Film Tour stops at Highland Brewing and Kanuga readies for the Dirty Dancing remake.
“We believe in giving kids access to the arts. Our creative work has been the vehicle for our development as people — I can’t imagine being deprived of the opportunity to engage with it on a regular basis,” says stephaniesid frontwoman Stephanie Morgan. The band’s Saturday, March 19 at Diana Wortham Theatre benefits the Youth Education Scholarship Fund.
UNCA hosts the F (feminist)-Word Film Festival, Mechanical Eye presents expanded cinema performances and sign-ups open for Toy Boat’s Ten Minute Movies.
The Magnetic Theatre hosts a festival of local comedy short films, filmmaker O.K. Keyes presents an installation and workshop at Pack Library and Asheville School of Film holds its spring Open House and Filmmaker Mixer.
The Asheville performing arts collective received playwright David Mamet’s approval for a gender swap production less than 48 hours after contacting his publisher.
Asheville School of Film screens student films and offers new courses, North Asheville Library starts a Raymond Chandler series and a native Ashevillean starts a production studio.
Two documentaries on extreme runners and the Tarahumara Indians, plus a benefit screening for Homeward Bound of WNC.
The Asheville stride pianist’s sixth accompaniment of a silent comedy also includes a short film and a performance by his band, The Roaring Lions.
Coloring intricate designs is helping adults unplug from daily life relieve anxieties, but calling the activity “art therapy” isn’t quite accurate.
Free screenings at UNC Asheville, Mars Hill and the West Asheville Library, plus the Boone Film Festival extends its submission deadline.