“The glimmer of joy dances in front of you/you latch on with all your might:/maybe there’s a chance for a redo?”
The fundraiser for Asheville Primary School takes place March 25 at The Mothlight.
“How to help: Don’t treat people based on how they look or who they are; respect them.”
“Eat it up or when you’re through, compost it or give it to someone new!”
Phan has a performance planned at Franny’s Farm in Leicester for Pickin’ for Progress on Saturday, March 31.
“A theme I have heard before is ‘ignorance is bliss,’ but the truth is, it’s not, and people suffer from ignorance every day. Stereotypes, bigotry and prejudice are all a type of ignorance, and I refuse to accept these as any form of bliss.”
“Making a difference is hard, but you can do it in your school, work or even your home. You don’t have to be famous to change the world. You can be 11, in school and just an average student.”
On Sunday, March 18, Christian will join three other renowned tellers — David Novak, Elena Diana Miller and Donna Marie Todd — in presenting A Patchwork of Stories at the Folk Art Center.
The Asheville singer-songwriter discusses the areas in which she needed to improve following her 2015 debut and how she achieved those goals for her new LP “Heavy Magnolias.”
Through its outreach to young listeners, Ozomatli has expanded, not changed, its focus. And the social themes that characterize much of the band’s music remain at the collective heart of the group.
Eric Wolf leads a trio of storytelling sessions March 17-18 at Black Mountain’s Earthaven Eco-village.
The Moon and You perform with Amanda Anne Platt and Mimi Bell on March 16 at 185 King St.
The evening-length dance-theater work makes its Southeast premiere March 16 and 17 at Diana Wortham Theatre.
Families with kids should not wait to make reservations as these shows are playing to capacity crowds and tickets are pretty scarce at the door.
Many WNC breweries consider live music to be a main component of their taproom offerings.
Asheville-based R&B artist Leeda “Lyric” Jones debuts the music video for her new single “Focus On Us” at The Social on Thursday, March 15.
The benefit concert for SAFE Water Now takes place March 21 at The Grey Eagle.
A collective of local musicians coming together to help support a good cause, an uncompromising hard rock trio, an intriguing post-rock outfit from Asheville, and an iconoclastic rapper.
Chuck Lichtenberger is about to launch his solo record ‘This Is What Happens When…’ with a special show at The Mothlight on Sunday, April 8.
The activist group Asheville Survivors Coalition has focused in recent months on bringing public attention to claims of unwanted sexual attention by anonymous women against artist Jonas Gerard. While some local organizations and businesses have removed Gerard’s work from their facilities in the wake of the activists’ protests, others have not. The arts community’s response has taken a variety of forms.
After his 1994 graduation, Robb Smith left his hometown. Like a story from an independent gay movie, he jumped on a Greyhound bus bound for Asheville, where he started a new life — complete with a drag persona — with the help of an accepting uncle.