The New York City standup comedian plays The Southern on Jan. 20.
Plays like this one are typically confined to academic settings these days, but for those who love this sort of thing, I can’t imagine it being done any better than it is here.
In conjunction with a new exhibition showcasing seven decades of his work, the Black Mountain College alumnus gives a gallery talk Jan. 19 at the BMC Museum + Arts Center.
The two-day comedy/variety extravaganza to benefit Arms Around ASD takes place Jan. 19-20 at The Magnetic Theater.
Twice monthly, my blog 30 Days Out spotlights upcoming music shows and events of note, shining a light into some less well-lit corners, where some fascinating artists schedule performances. I do my best to give ample advance notice so that you can adjust your budget and calendar in a way that lets you get to […]
Christie Lenée got her first guitar at the age of 12 and has not looked back.
Mountain Xpress is now accepting art, photos, essays and poetry from K-12 students for the 2018 Kids Issue. The deadline is Friday, Feb. 9. The theme: “Let’s fix it!”
Above and beyond being a writer, Charles Blount sees himself as an African-American writer and part of a tradition that is “always about sharing, sacrificing and standing for what you believe in, and knowing that you might have to be the one to step up and do it.”
In his latest project, Asheville-based rapper Larry “Po’Folk” Williams blends hip-hop and gospel to talk about the belief in himself and a higher power that helped him through his hardest times.
The Asheville-based ensemble performs its first show of 2018 on Jan. 13 at Salvage Station.
“I thought it would be cool if the line went out the door and people were fighting over artwork,” organizer Kristin Schoonover says of last year’s inaugural exhibition. “That’s exactly how it was. The space was so packed.”
The New York City “Brass House” returns to Asheville Music Hall on Jan. 13.
The author presents his new book on the craft of writing resiliency in conversation with Sara Gruen at Malaprop’s on Jan. 12.
“The whole point of this event is to build community,” says Juan Holladay. “To really do that, you have to involve young musicians as well, because that’s as local as it gets.”
The North Carolina hard rockers play The Mothlight on Jan. 12.
WNC Dance Academy’s benefit showcase for MANNA FoodBank takes place Jan. 20 at the Asheville High School auditorium.
Catch the band at Sierra Nevada on Saturday, Jan. 6, at 6 p.m. The Moon and You is also opening for Bombadil at The Mothlight on Friday, Feb. 9. at 9 p.m.
Submissions around themes of sustainability, environmental awareness and/or reverence for nature will be accepted throughout the month of February.
Local comedians talk craft and the potential for Asheville’s comedy scene.
Galena hasn’t been terribly prolific in terms of recording and releasing its music, seemingly favoring quality over quantity. A new three-song EP, Tropic of Prancer, is to date the only official recorded document of Galena’s sound.
Anya Hinkle, Aubrey Eisenman and Amanda Anne Platt will present ‘Women in Music: A Tribute to Iconic Female Artists’ on Saturday, Jan. 6, at Isis Music Hall.