A former business owner’s musical theater debut. Plus, a live dating game for singles; a “trashy” art exhibition; and more.
Asheville gets its very own Nerd Nite. Plus, Bettye LaVette headlines Cold Mountain Music Festival; a new local literary podcast; and more.
The Museum of the Cherokee Indian holds a two-day event celebrating the Cherokee language. Plus, a fashion show honoring Black leaders; “The Granddaddy” of all festivals at UNCA; and more.
Disability Pride Month is celebrated with an art show in West Asheville. Plus, Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance turns 20; a parade of lake monsters in Black Mountain; and more.
An art exhibit reflecting on the pandemic at Pink Dog Gallery. Plus, the 76th Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands; the art of Dr. Seuss comes to town; and more.
The self-taught artisan has spent years perfecting her craft, and her studio is filled with finished products.
Downtown Dillsboro hosts eighth annual Front Street Arts & Crafts Show. Plus, a local author is featured on a new PBS series; the Congressional Art Competition’s NC 11th congressional district winner is announced; and more.
Central United Methodist Church of Asheville concert series kicks off with performance by three women musicians. Plus, Asheville poet explores mental health in new collection, Asheville Symphony relocates shows and Love Bubble celebrates new album.
The Steep Canyon Rangers’ Graham Sharp on hometown shows. Plus, Citizen Vinyl gets a new producer in residence; a new art exhibition at Wedge Brewing Company; and more.
Local artists help transform Jones Park into the new Candace Pickens Memorial Park. Plus, Asheville documentary filmmakers take home on Emmy, Grovewood Gallery hosts an exhibit by Bakersville wire sculptor Josh Coté and Black Mountain’s free annual Park Rhythms concert series returns.
A week of events to celebrate Juneteenth. Plus, a new rom-doc’s premiere episode set in Asheville; and a Blue Ridge Heritage festival.
Sekou Coleman, Jenny Pickens and Lau Malintzin discuss what’s changed and what’s stayed largely the same over the past three years.
“I want people to know that they have a community, that they have resources,” says singer and producer Allison “A.G.” Hammond. She emphasizes that domestic violence and sexual abuse are directed not only at women in heterosexual relationships. “It’s all across the board.”
A 25th anniversary concert celebrating the Asheville Gay Men’s Chorus. Plus, the 26th annual Bluff Mountain Festival; The Big Secret returns; and more.
Haywood County high school students create a mural in Clyde. Plus, novelist sets new book in Asheville, Foundy Street hosts a dance party and Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center opens exhibit about the college’s Mexican connection.
Grindfest AVL returns for three days in the River Arts District. Plus, Dirty Logic celebrates five years; Indigenous Writers’ Workshop; and more.
The Americana Burlesque & Sideshow Festival, on hiatus since 2019 due to COVID safety concerns, returns to Asheville. Plus, author’s memoir explores WNC ‘ghost lights,’ Asheville Music School holds a fundraiser and First Presbyterian Church Asheville presents a one-woman show about the life of medieval mystic Julian of Norwich.
Previous and current Wedge artists come together to celebrate the life of fellow artist Carrie Cox.
The journalist discusses leaving BPR for podcasting — and why he’s confident his new project will succeed.
Artéria Collective, a nonprofit arts and culture organization, will hold Sugarbush Showcase. Plus, The Grey Eagle starts an all-ages Sunday music series, Frame It highlights local artists and Johnson Family hold Mother’s Day event.
The Airing of the Quilts honors a rite of spring in the mountains. Plus, Biltmore Lake presents an art stroll, Asheville gets a history museum, and a Black Mountain poet releases a new collection.