Held every other month at The Mothlight, the latest Hex dance party takes place Dec. 16 and raises funds for The Steady Collective.
Separate incidents in Canton and Buncombe County over the past week highlight the racial tensions that have dominated headlines throughout 2017 in WNC and across the country.
Shouting, fighting and a 7-year-old smoking cigars in the bathroom, which leads to a visit from the fire department, before the chaos resolves into a happy and poignant ending.
With an uncommon arrangement of piano, violin and drums, they create a sound so full that it’s hard not to get immersed in it.
“Zolas Embrace (peaceful earth)” is the latest mural at Pink Dog Creative. The image is a call for love and unity.
The latest galleries to arrive in Asheville focus on a number of different medias, from acrylic paintings to sculpture and functional glassware to lettering.
There’s certainly no shortage of Christmas songs, but Griffin’s original contribution to the genre is a pleasing addition.
A trio of Australia-based scholars and artists discuss and perform works at Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center on Dec. 13.
’Tis the season for holiday art and craft pop-up shops. Bookmark this post: We’ll add others as we find out about them.
Curated by Joshua Marc Levy, the group show of gig posters by local illustrators runs through Sunday, Jan. 7, at Push Skate Shop and Gallery.
Asheville artist Tim Arem’s one-man Japanese-themed family circus theater experience will be performed Dec. 10 at The Altamont Theatre.
McDaniel has also published two books, including the 2014 poetry and short-story hybrid Misty’s Blues, and is currently at work on a novel. “My community, the African-American community, has been supportive,” she says. “You have to build up your fan base — you have to leave your readers wanting more.”
The holiday classic returns to Diana Wortham Theatre Dec. 8-10.
The skits include a poke or two at Donald and Ivana Trump, unhappy reindeer, a self-help Santa who ends up on a rant about fallen celebrities, and the appearance of an overgrown Baby Jesus, portrayed, as usual by Marshall in a diaper.
On Saturday, Dec. 9, Christine Garvin, her dance students and her professional dance troupe will be bringing back a much-loved seasonal tradition, Ho-Ho-Holiday Rewind — a hilariously entertaining holiday-themed variety show that’s had Asheville audiences giggling since 2012.
The evening of Cherokee music and dance takes place Dec. 7 at Blue Ridge Community College’s Thomas Auditorium in Flat Rock.
The 24-hour Dungeons & Dragons game to benefit Levine Children’s Hospital runs Dec. 8-9 at The Wyvern’s Tale.
This week’s roundup inlcudes Indigo Girl Emily Saliers, saxophonist Kamasi Washington, Zeppelin tribute Brown Sabbath and Jamie Laval’s Celtic Christmas show.
Ghost of Paul Revere was in Asheville on a recent tour stop at Isis Music Hall and took time out to give an exclusive, three song performance for Xpress and Acoustic Asheville. Included in the set is the new, unreleased song “As We Know.”
The holiday tour builds upon the Zippers’ 1998 Christmas Caravan album. “It was my favorite Zippers record,” Jimbo Mathus says, “because it has that great functionality to it, being a seasonal thing.”
“What I like about writing the songs is a journey — bringing people through a subject,” Taylor says. “Either expanding on one emotion or bringing something full circle.”