Asheville-set satirical web comedy “Transplanting” holds a free holiday party at The Mothlight and the new sci-fi/horror series “Monster of the Week” seeks area writers.
HGTR returns to The Grey Eagle Saturday, Nov. 21, the third show at the venue since the musicians’ relocation a little over a year ago. In that time, the band also produced a full-album cover of Beck’s Midnite Vultures at The Mothlight in July and opened for The Suffers at Downtown After 5 in September.
This week’s roundup includes screenings at Pack Library and The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, clips from the ongoing documentary project Blanket Town, and new classes at the Asheville School of Film.
DJ Rekha makes her Western North Carolina debut with a performance Thursday, Nov. 12, in UNC Asheville’s Justice Gym — complete with a dance instructor to demonstrate some moves — and a master class Friday at Lipinsky Auditorium.
This week’s roundup includes screenings of local student work, an annual outdoor sports project and a new movie series.
Christopher Durang’s Tony-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike opens Friday, Nov. 6 at 35below. Rivalries are sparked, regrets are voiced — and all of it may or may not have predicted by a clairvoyant cleaning woman.
This week’s roundup includes screenings of Frenkel Defects, PlantPure Nation and Monsieur Lazhar as well as a fundraising campaign for the documentary short Love Won: The Fight for Marriage Across the South.
After an invitation from Heather Henson, local puppeteer Hobey Ford adapted his Legend of Sleepy Hollow-inspired production into a seven-minute short film. It premieres locally Thursday, Oct. 29, at The Magnetic Theater.
This week’s roundup includes the Culture Vulture Film Festival, silent movies at the Leicester Public Library, a screening of the documentary Citizen Autistic and news about the the third episode of “Southern Songs and Stories.”
This week’s roundup includes a local team participating in the 48 Day Film Project – 5 Continents, and screenings of the documentaries “Our Daily Dose” and “A Chorus In Miracles.”
“Transplanting” debuted Wednesday, Sept. 30, on transplantingseries.com, and a new installment will be posted each Wednesday, at 2 p.m., through the end of January. Over the first 10 episodes, main character Maeve interviews for various jobs, goes glamping (glamorous camping) and goes on a bad date with a “brogi” (a man-child who practices yoga).
This week’s events include a 40th anniversary celebration of Monty Python and the Holy Grail as well as screenwriting and digital cinematography workshops.
Intending to record an album with a 30/70 vocal/instrumental split, local band The John Stickley Trio — with the help of producer Dave King — came out of the studio with another instrumental project. ” Let’s just say it’s probably the best decision the band has ever made,” says Stickley.
This week’s offerings include a documentary screening at UNC Asheville, the continuation of the Movies that Matter series and Home Movie Day events.
Madison County fiddler Roger Howell is the subject of “A Mighty Fine Memory: Stories and Tunes from the Fiddler of Banjo Branch,” a new documentary film that debuts Saturday, Oct. 3, at the annual Bascom Lamar Lunsford “Minstrel of Appalachia” Festival in Mars Hill.
Twice a month, the Asheville Popcorn Movie Group gathers at a local theater to watch a new release and then discuss the film over a meal at a nearby restaurant. The Meetup.com group began in May 2009 as a way to have fun, discuss movies and meet new people.
While past Barnaroos have unintentionally focused on rock and blues acts, this year includes groups like Les Amis, Danielle Howle and Bare The Traveler. The sixth annual festival is held at Frannie’s Farm Saturday, Sept. 26, and Sunday, Sept. 27.
This week’s round up includes an update on the Grail Moviehouse, the “Jeepers Creepers Theater” series in October, and a screening of “The Mark of Zorro.”
Justin Ray performs a diverse two-set offering Friday, Sept. 18 at The Altamont Theatre. The evening begins with Ray’s half-hour-long ensemble jazz composition, “Casanova and Cleopatra,” which hasn’t been performed live in nearly three years. The show also serves as a release of the album Evil Man Blues, Ray’s first foray into vocals.
Less than eight months after the release of the band’s acclaimed Aaron Dessner-produced album, The Lone Bellow plays Sunday, Sept. 20, at The Orange Peel.
This week’s roundup includes a documentary series at the East Asheville Library, the annual Movies by Movers Festival at Appalachian State University, two special screenings of 20 Feet from Stardom and a workshop for local writers who want to transform prose into a working script.