Performing aerial arts — aka aerials — such as silks, trapeze and hoop may seem to require an almost superhuman amount of strength. But as new circus-arts studios and collectives have opened throughout Asheville in the past decade, opportunities for both serious performers and beginners have grown.
Productions of the socially charged play are at Toy Boat Community Art Space Friday, July 29 through Friday, Aug. 12.
Toy Boat Community Art Space hosts experimental theatrical ensemble XOXO on Friday and Saturday, June 24 and 25.
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.
From stand-up open mics featuring local talent to national acts, Asheville delivered some big laughs.
Dapper and diabolical master of ceremonies Onkel Woland is part of variety show Asheville Vaudeville, which returns to Toy Boat Community Art Space Saturday, Nov. 28 for a night of clowning, comedy, puppetry and burlesque.
Lack of mobility stemming from a debilitating spinal injury in 1999 has spurred Ray to raise funds to purchase a wheelchair-accessible van — an asset that would enable her continued pursuits of performance and photography.
The inventive new Anam Cara Theatre production of the bloodiest of all of Shakespeare’s plays, Titus Andronicus, owes more than a slight nod to HBO’s Game of Thrones, and may hold the secrets to that show’s origins. Indeed, I spent a good part of the evening wondering if, perhaps, George R. R. Martin saw a […]
Anam Cara Theatre performs the dark comedy at Toy Boat Community Art Space, Fridays and Saturdays, March 21, 22, 28 and 29.
If you’ve got a hankering for a dark comedy about cults that incorporates musical stylings of bounce, country-western and mambo (and who doesn’t?) then you’re in luck: The Comboil Play, a modern-day Faustian tale, will run Aug. 3-5 at the newly opened Toy Boat Community Art Space.
OK, it’s not so much of a surprise now that we’ve told you. But it is today, July 17, at Toy Boat Community Art Space. Photos by Rich Orris.
This weekend brings puppets, festivals and a variety of local music. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost entertainment.