The Unchained Tour makes its way to Asheville tonight!

George Dawes Green, founder of storytelling network The Moth, got the idea for the Unchained Tour while on his own book tour through small-town Georgia. There, he was surprised to find independent book stores still in business. Inspired by what he calls “noble bastions against the electronic media,” he bought a Bluebird school bus and loaded it up with authors, storytellers and musicians (his raconteurs). The current tour, which stops off at Asheville’s Diana Wortham Theatre on Sunday, Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m., includes fiction/graphic novel author Neil Gaiman, Moth GrandSlam champion Peter Aguero and actor/poet/performance artist Edgar Oliver. The musical act is Rachel Kate and Joel T. Hamiliton from Charleston. Tickets are $20. http://www.dwtheatre.com.

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Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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