Highlands’ visual arts center The Bascom will exhibit the contemporary furniture maker’s work from Saturday, July 2, through Saturday, Aug. 27, with an opening reception on Tuesday, July 5.
Warren Wilson College’s 46th Swannanoa Chamber Music Festival celebrates classical music — and its long history at the school — through a multi-weekend, multi-city concert series.
The Satellite Gallery will exhibit Spagnola’s oil on canvas collection, with an opening reception on Friday, July 1.
The group plays a free show at Pisgah Brewing Co. on Thursday, June 30.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features ZaPow Gallery’s outreach efforts following a drastic rent spike and Loren Cardeli’s Asheville-based attempt to change the global food system.
The US Cellular Center hosts three R&B veterans plus nine aspiring regional openers on Saturday, June 25.
Toy Boat Community Art Space hosts experimental theatrical ensemble XOXO on Friday and Saturday, June 24 and 25.
Hop in your pickup truck or smart car and head to The Millroom on Saturday, June 25, to hear three comedians’ stereotype-squashing views on the South.
The collective’s debut album includes work that was contributed remotely, but contributing artists also reunited to record their alternative, psychedelic and sun-warped sounds together. The Mothlight hosts a release party for the self-titled work on Thursday, June 23.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features botanical gardener Joe Hollis’ efforts to disperse his knowledge among online video viewers and hammered dulcimer player Joshua Messick’s new instrumental album.
Deceased author Harry “Cuz” Bagley’s son Rick will gift his dad’s book to any attendee who makes a donation to three nonprofits at an upcoming fundraiser. Battery Park Book Exchange hosts the event on Saturday, June 25.
Folk Uke opens for The Jayhawks at The Grey Eagle on Wednesday, June 22.
Seventeen locally (and quickly) made films will premiere at Asheville Brewing Co., from Tuesday-Thursday, June 21-23.
Musical collaborators BJ Leiderman, David LaMotte and other special guests will join Ridenhour for his sixteenth birthday performance at White Horse Black Mountain on Sunday, June 19.
The gospel group will draw songs from six albums during a performance at The Double Crown on Thursday, June 16.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance’s artistic response to House Bill 2 and Local Cloth’s plans to furnish their new studio space with equipment for community dyeing classes.
A singer and dexterous guitar player, Phan wrote much of his debut album Dreams in Modern Folk while walking solo from Mexico to Canada. He’ll play those songs plus some unheard numbers at a benefit concert for Asheville Community Yoga’s expansion. The Grey Eagle hosts the event on Saturday, June 18.
Brief Encounters: New Magnetic Voices 2016 shows at The Magnetic Theatre Thursdays to Saturdays through June 25.
Tripp presents her fictionalized biography of Georgia O’Keeffe at Malaprop’s on Tuesday, June 14.
Hot Springs Resort and Spa hosts the free, daylong Bluff Mountain Festival on Saturday, June 11.
Fashion consultant Leslie Council recently founded a female-focused branch of mentorship nonprofit My Daddy Taught Me That and will host a benefit to cover year one expenses. The event is at Celine’s on Broadway on Sunday, June 12.