The unconventional life of oddball partyer Mame Dennis (played by Lyn Donley) is shaken up when, after her brother-in-law passes away, she’s entrusted with her young nephew, Patrick (Andrew Delbene).
The 35th annual international festival runs July 19-29 in communities throughout Western North Carolina.
The Feminine Faces of God concert takes place July 22 at St. James Episcopal Church in Black Mountain.
After petitioning YouTube to reinstate the powerful work, the media outlet relented and Blackburn’s words are again available to, hopefully, fuel dialog.
The group is led by Gabby Feinstein and Nick Cameron.
On Tuesday, July 24, the pair release their new album, Sugar Daddies, at The Mothlight.
As the city gets ready to meet the latest incarnation of the Asheville Art Museum on Pack Square, Xpress looks at the museum’s history and its plans for the future, along with cost of the building project and its effects on other Pack Place institutions to feel out what the new space will mean to Asheville and the region.
The award-winning violinist and local pianist Kimberly Cann perform July 18 at Biltmore United Methodist Church.
Pack Square Park will be transformed into a handmade hotspot on Sunday, July 15, as The Big Crafty celebrates a decade of independent art and artists.
The biennial painting festival and sale returns to the Jackson County town July 17-21.
Lizzy Ross and Omar Ruiz-Lopez discuss the art of combining their diverse backgrounds and shared musical interests into a dynamic live show.
Asheville Baroque Concerts performs its Bastille Day program July 14 at Oakley United Methodist Church.
On Friday and Saturday, July 13 and 14, Morris’ semi-annual project returns with ’emersion presents: half-light,’ taking place in the woods, near Asheville, at dusk.
The play was written by Larry Larson and Levi Lee nearly 40 years ago. Of course, the Cold War era of the early 1980s informs the anxiety of the world being left a smoldering heap with few surviving. And it still works well today.
The Asheville-based Grateful Dead/Jerry Garcia Band tribute ensemble plays Ambrose West on July 12.
The Totally Rad ’80s Dance Party fundraiser for Attic Salt Theatre Company takes place July 14 at the theatre’s Arts Space.
Shuler will perform as a soloist on Thursday, July 12.
Three nationally-touring acts (indie rock, soul and pop-punk) and a local country-rocking favorite are highlighted in this edition.
Meadows’ latest record, First Cigarette, features 11 tracks that feel almost like his autobiography.
It’s an impressive feat to craft an entire album’s worth of music while limiting the arrangements to little more than two chords for each piece. With the moody and mysterious Skeleton House, Crooked Ghost succeeds, and does so without edging toward monotony in the process.
The series opens on Saturday, July 7, with Abby “The Spoon Lady” Roach, one of the best known buskers in town. She and her musician partner, Chris Rodrigues, will perform stories and songs.