The Last Ecstatic Days documents a young man’s final days, with live music score at the White Horse Black Mountain. Plus: Monument honors crew of Asheville gunboat, Connie Bostic retrospective and more!
Executive Director Katie Cornell provides updates on the designated arts agency for Buncombe County.
Story Medicine Worldwide founder passes the torch to new spiritual teachers. Plus: Casting call for Asheville Musical Theatre, passion mapping at the Art Garden and more!
Local resident Scott “Doc” Varn co-hosts a new PBS show. Also: Nina Simone’s brother performs at Warren Wilson, Asheville’s Franklin School holds TED talk and more!
Local creatives find various means to afford staying in Asheville — but is it worth the effort?
‘Valenween’ benefit merges Valentine’s and Halloween to fight period poverty. Plus: Valentine’s Day card drive for senior citizens, Black History legacy month events and more!
Longtime and recent transplants from New Orleans discuss Asheville’s appeal to creatives relocating to Western North Carolina from the The Big Easy.
The Black Experience Book Club prepares for 2024 with its latest gathering. Also: Catherine Bostic Southern remembers her late mother, Anna Victoria celebrates her debut album and more!
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center is ringing in 2024 with its latest exhibit, “Vera B. Williams/Stories.” Plus: The Orange Peel hosts a Taylor Swift dance party, Tyger Tyger Gallery puts out a call for submissions and more!
Citizen Swing brings live jazz to Citizen Vinyl twice a month. Plus, Asheville inspires award-winning author, Canton’s library earns national designation and Wedge Brewing Co.’s Grove Arcade location hosts a Cabin Fever Party.
Painter Melanie Norris shares her top picks for upcoming local arts events and releases.
A local improv veteran will present a one-man show at Asheville Masonic Theater. Plus, an Asheville author releases a poetry collection, a local group honors MLK and The Orange Peel highlights local bands.
The exhibit, The Colors of Pink, runs through Sunday, Feb. 25, and features 18 of the building’s 30 artists. As its title suggests, the collection explores the studio’s unusual name as well as the role color plays in each individual work.
A Cherokee potter will teach art students at UNCA. Plus, Jim Lauderdale headlines a benefit concert for the Junior Appalachian Music Kids of Henderson County, the Museum of the Cherokee People looks back to the 1990s and Arts AVL announces local grants.
A doll show at The Odd. Plus, whirling dervishes at Warren Wilson; the return of Swannanoa Winterfest; and more.
Christmas Jam returns for its 32nd year. Plus, SART offers “pay-what-you-wish” tickets for its annual Christmas revue; 250 nativity sets on display; and more.
An Asheville arts collective launches a virtual gallery. Plus, a rock-and-roll exhibition returns for round two; UNCA’s art sale; and more.
Asheville sumi-e artist releases a children’s book. Plus, a local teen will dance in the Big Apple; one more weekend to visit a Cherokee mask exhibit; and more.
“Both collaborations with the Vance Birthplace and the Mountain History and Culture Group have been the purest representations of the work we want to do, existing in the intersection of art and activism,” says Aaron Snook, co-founder and curator of America Myth Center
The nonprofit’s writing, craft and visual arts groups forge a strong sense of belonging among participants.
A local rock band’s musical circus at Asheville Music Hall. Plus, Asheville’s annual holiday parade; a new album from Blue Ridge Music Trails; and more.