This edition wraps up the fourth year of “30 Days Out,” taking a look at a beloved local act; a highly regarded regional musician; an alt-country troubadour who got his start in Western North Carolina; and one of pop culture’s most outspoken, iconoclastic and articulate spokespeople.
The band recently made a tour stop at Asheville Music Hall to promote the release of its third record.
“I’ve been doing this Christmas show for 12 years,” Waters says. “Even when I made all the movies, I use to always do a show called This Filthy World or An Evening with John Waters. It began when I use to tour with the movies to introduce them. I’ve always had a stage show of some kind or other — I never gave up on Vaudeville.”
Backed by her Holy Ghost Tent Revival bandmates, Dulci Ellenberger bids adieu to one of her favorite spaces with a mix of originals and “West Side Story” covers.
As part of the Asheville Poetry Series, the Greenville, S.C. author will read from her debut book of verse Dec. 18 at The BLOCK off Biltmore.
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.