This year, 82 videos were reportedly turned in this year, and the anonymous selection committee has been working hard to decide which ones will make the cut.
The second iteration is slated for Monday, April 22, at The Mothlight with Chris Rodrigues and Abby the Spoon Lady, Laura Blackley and Tina & Her Pony; Forty Fingers & a Missing Tooth; Hilliary Begley; Tom Peters; Josh McClure of Jus Twerk; Kathleen Hahn of Danceclub Asheville; Kevin Evans and Lauren Napoli of Aerial Space.
The Chicago horror-comedy ensemble brings its brand of horror-comedy to The Mothlight on April 23.
UNCA students will stage a Black Mountain College-inspired theatrical production in April, then take it to the Edinburgh Fringe Festive in Scotland this summer.
Headlined by Perpetual Groove, the Franklin music festival runs April 19-21 to Altered Frequencies.
“We were activists before we were musicians,” says Chloe Smith. “So there’s always been a natural instinct for us to be aware of what’s going on in our surroundings and take part in movements and missions to make the world a better place.”
Carsie Blanton makes what she describes on her Facebook page as, “music for smart, ferocious, muffin-hearted libertines.” It’s as fun as it is revolutionary.
The magical combo of wistful nostalgia mixed with a hint of the comically absurd makes this show is a charmer, whether the viewer is a dog lover or not.
The local instrumentalist/producer/DJ opens for Little People on April 18 at Asheville Music Hall.
Emily Easterly’s skills have shone brightly since her first release, Assembling Emily, in 2001.
Artists who show up on a regular basis have the opportunity to sell their creations at the Mending Art showcases and keep 100 percent of the profits.
The Artistic Horizons program “gives local artists the opportunity to pursue new creative paths in the theater,” says the ACT website. “The 2019-20 Artistic Horizons season will consist of three shows performed in 35below; each of these three shows will receive three performances over one weekend.”
‘Sorry’ is a consistently engaging collection of songs that work on their own.
Friends and band mates encouraged Ryan RnB Barber. “They told me, ‘People really need to hear your type of r&b and hip-hop funk right now,’” he says.
The improvisational jazz ensemble stops by The Mothlight on April 17.
The group playes The Crow & Quill on April 12 and will swing back through Asheville, for a stop at ZaPow Gallery, on Friday, April 26.
The acclaimed soul singer performs at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium on April 15.
Willey says people started gravitating to the project as soon as he started to work. “I’d turn around as I was painting, and there’d be a grandfather and a young girl with face piercings that didn’t know each other until they started talking about bees,” he says. “There was this connection that was happening.”
The prolific Asheville hip-hop duo celebrates its latest collaboration with an April 12 show at The Mothlight.
Four accomplished comics — two from Western North Carolina and two based in Colorado — bravely bring their humorous stand-up to The Magnetic Theatre.
The photo essay exhibit of seemingly healthy women secretly battling chronic pain opens April 13 at The Block Off Biltmore.