Banjoist Jesse Langlais notes that, while previous Holiday Hangs have included some informal onstage collaborations between the featured acts, this year may take things to another level.
Sanders Family Christmas marks SART’s homecoming production. The musical is the sequel in Connie Ray and Alan Bailey’s bluegrass gospel trilogy, Smoke on the Mountain. The show launches Tuesday, Dec. 14 and runs through Saturday, Dec. 23.
The Asheville resident closes out her latest tour with a Dec. 16 show at The Orange Peel.
Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher guide viewers through oddball VHS offerings culled from thrift stores and garage sales on Dec. 15 at The Grey Eagle.
Because of Maria Buchanan’s incredible performance, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better show than ‘The Tweleve Dates of Christmas’ this season.
The nine-piece ensemble of all-star Asheville talent plays Isis Music Hall on Dec. 15.
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.