A longtime resident of Chapel Hill, Daniel Wallace (who penned Big Fish: A Novel of Epic Proportions, which director Tim Burton made into a 2003 movie of the same name) was once the assistant director for the literacy council in that city. “I was in my 20s. It was a fluke, really,” says the author, […]
Immediate Theatre Project’s annual autumn show returns to Isis on Oct. 23.
Combining dance, speaking and singing (to pre-recorded music), the one-woman show is “designed to push the edge of personal and collective freedom,” performer Elle Swan explains.
“I don’t know many other flowers that will push up through concrete,” Fox says. “To know the dandelion is to embody earth-strength.”
The Greenville, S.C.-based funk/jazz collective plays Asheville Music Hall on Oct. 19.
The 11-piece band reworsk dance tracks with brass, woodwinds and percussion.
Judy Calabrese’s Asheville Fringe hit heads to the Tina McGuire Theatre, Oct. 18-19 and 25-26.
The Southern Highland Craft Guild’s 72nd annual event returns to the U.S. Cellular Center, Oct. 17-20.
Baker re-emerged recently with his fifth studio album, Morning Light.
The Asheville Art Museum re-opens with two major exhibitions, Intersections in American Art and Appalachia Now!
Perhaps the Asheville bluegrass duo hasn’t explicitly set out to make a politically themed album with their third album, I Am Your Neighbor. But, while it’s certainly true that this new collection of original and traditional music can be richly enjoyed simply on a musical level, there’s more going on here than fine musicianship and vocal work.
On Saturday, Oct. 12, The Village Potters Clay Center will celebrate its eight year anniversary with a new exhibit, Women of Influence: Honoring Women Who Shape Us.
The Philly contemporary ballet company performs Oct. 11-12 at the Wortham Center.
On a bill that includes Angelique Kidjo, The Wood Brothers, Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles and more than 30 other acts, La Santa Cecilia is in keeping with the festival’s stated mission of being an “intergenerational celebration of world culture.”
The Asheville-based brass/funk/rock band plays an album release show Oct. 11 at Isis.
While it’s near impossible to see all the productions our wonderfully artistic town has to offer, this one is essential.
The Fairview-based author reads from a revised edition of his memoir “Mayhem in Mayberry” on Oct. 10 at Malaprop’s.
Asheville-based artist Coco Villa launches her new brand on Oct. 10 at Revolve Studios.
The pair recently made their Asheville debut at The Grey Eagle and gave an exclusive, two-song performance before their concert.
Thanks to new grant funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission and Community Foundation of Western North Carolina, says BRNHA Executive Director Angie Chandler, counties in WNC’s High Country are next on the list for craft tourism development and its projected economic benefits.