Now in its 17th iteration, the three-day event also brings poets A Van Jordan and Ricardo Nazario y Colón, novelists Marilynne Robinson and Silas House, nonfiction authors Cristina Henriquez and Laurie Jean Cannady, creative nonfiction writer Jason Howard and others to Cullowhee, Thursday, March 21-Thursday, March 28.
The hometown hero’s first of two shows with the Asheville Symphony at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium was a terrific rock performance, but light on orchestral contributions.
With the benefit of hindsight, each of Drunken Prayer’s previous albums seems like a step on the road to making Cordelia Elsewhere; the record adds up to a showcase of Morgan Geer’s unique skillset.
David Einzig’s folk/soul ensemble concludes its monthlong Ben’s Tune Up residency on March 20 and 27.
Asheville Drag Brunch is new monthly series raising funds for local nonprofits. Also: The Block Off Biltmore hosts a vegan dessert fundraiser, Ginger’s Revenge hosts an oyster dinner, Manicomio Pizza opens Aunt Mary’s and more local food news.
When she celebrates the release of a new video for her song “Clapback” on Thursday, March 21, Virtuous will take the stage at The Social on Tunnel Road.
“Ever since Trump has come in, the Democrat mafia has been fighting him. These thugs have worked to destroy the U.S. for many years!”
The four North Carolina indie rockers play The Mothlight on March 25.
Archetype’s second location is open, Pisgah cans its Turtleback Brown Ale and more local beer news.
After eight years in self-exile, writer Thomas Wolfe returned to his hometown of Asheville.
It may not have the subtlety and wit of “Saturday Night Live” sketches, which it resembles, but Action Move: The Play, written by Chicago-based playwrights Joe Faust and Richard Ragsdale, is very much in the spirit of The Magnetic Theatre’s original satires.
The comedian headlines an all-Atlanta show on March 23 at LaZoom Room.
“If you take one thing away from this rally, let it be this: You are not as small as you think you are,” said Asheville High School freshman Clay Swan-Davis. The event, part of a global strike involving over 1.4 million young activists, called for “radical legislative action to combat climate change.”
After approving the franchise in a split vote during their meeting on March 5, county commissioners will vote on contract terms to allow private ambulance provider Medic to respond to emergency calls when one of the company’s units is closest to an incident. The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, March 19.
The fundraiser for Planned Parenthood South Atlantic takes place March 23 at Wedge Brewing Co.’s Foundation space.
UNCA hosts its ninth Human Rights Film Festival and the Grail screens a documentary on childhood toxic stress.