The Apothecary hosts eccentric and intriguing artwork by four local artists.
The Asheville Area Arts Council hosted the Tangerine Ball at the Orange Peel on Saturday, Sept. 15. Attendees were decked out in their finest tangerine outfits. The theme was 1920s, with a hint of Great Gatsby, a dash of burlesque and all that jazz. Check out photos from the night.
The Urban Trail offers a journey through historic Asheville, highlighting the many strange and entertaining stories of the region and its memorable characters. Join tour guide Brenda Seright-Williams this summer and venture through the sites of the Gilded Age in WNC. Here are some photos from a recent tour.
In celebration of Bob Moog, the Bob Moog Foundation and Early Girl Eatery joined together and threw quiet the birthday bash on Wednesday, May 23. There was synth music by Marc Doty, a raffle and delicious food, of course. Early Girl donated 20 percent of restaurant profits to the Bob Moog Foundation. The restaurant was buzzing with conversation about the musical innovator, Moog, and the foundation that shares his ideas with the world. Here are some photos from the party.
The Asheville Mardi Gras Parade kicked off the party on Wall Street Sunday afternoon. Everyone in the parade was dressed from head to toe in colorful outfits. The streets were filled with dancing and cheering despite the drizzling rain. The theme of this year’s celebration was “The Royal Wedding.” There were “Royal Wedding Bridesmaids” with crazy hats, masks and beads, and even a real wedding. John ‘Hobbit’ Hawes and Tamra Fountain tied the knot and waved to the crowds from the top of a wedding cake parade float.
These two well-dressed ladies handed out holiday supplies to couples around downtown Asheville. Pink and red gift bags included chocolate and condoms.
Akron/Family and Bad Weather California lit up the stage at The Grey Eagle on Sunday, Jan. 8. The two groups made the crowd jump when they came through Asheville. First Bad Weather California hit with melodic indie-rock and a surf-pop undertone, followed by Akron/Family’s experimental harmonic spunky rock.
The Asheville Playback Theatre held a couple performances at N.C. Stage over the weekend. On Saturday, Jan. 7, the crew of six helped to showcase personal stories presented by volunteers from the audience with the overall theme “The First Time I Ever.” Using improvisation and comedy, the troupe reenacted comical and heartfelt first times.
Photos from Saturday’s Trashion runway show, featuring recycled and upcycled apparel.
Photos from the River Arts District’s biannual gallery crawl this past weekend.
A slide show of Halloween costumes from this weekend’s festival.
One more look at the many alter egos of Moogfest
More costumes, more Moogfest, more fun!
Halloween costumes and festival wear on the streets of downtown Asheville.
Goombay Festival, held by the YMI Cultural Center, is happening Aug. 27 – 29 in downtown Asheville. Check out a photo gallery from the festival! Photos by Halima Flynt.
Two parrots (and their people) enjoyed the Friday evening festivities in downtown Asheville.
Pictures from the kid friendly activities happening in The Civic Center, July 24. From face painting to laser tag, see what’s fun and out of the sun! Check out the photo gallery! Photos by Halima Flynt.
A good find: music and kava! Dashvara plays at the Vanuatu Kava Bar Downtown Asheville on Friday, July 23. Check out the photo gallery! Photos by Halima Flynt.
Bele Chere festivities in the heart of Asheville on Friday, June 23. Check out a photo gallery from day one! Photos by Halima Flynt.
The crew from Tupelo Honey Cafe volunteers in the garden at the YWCA, caring, weeding and planting. They are working to help encourage and educate kids on how to grow, prepare and eat healthy. Photo by Halima Flynt.