While it’s near impossible to see all the productions our wonderfully artistic town has to offer, this one is essential.
Want to add an extra layer of intrigue to your recreation? Try a costumes community bike ride, an LGBTQ+ walking tour, an escape adventure or a figure drawing salon.
The Mothlight hosts the 11th annual showcase of established and emerging voices on Sept. 29.
Dogwood Alliance’s annual storytelling fundraiser takes place Sept. 27 at The Mothlight.
The Asheville Area Arts Council’s latest color ball spotlights grant recipients in South Slope and River Arts District venues.
Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher bring their latest oddball video findings to The Grey Eagle on Aug. 30.
The interactive performance by Grayson Morris, Daniele Martin and Edwin Salas runs Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at Revolve Gallery.
The collaborative meditations on Lillith shares a bill with Okapi and Edwin Salas on Aug. 24 at BMCM+AC.
As in ‘Alice in Wonderland,’ things aren’t always what they seem.
The Brooklyn-based stage magician performs at The Odditorium on Aug. 11.
The fundraiser for Haywood Street Congregation’s fresco takes place Aug. 4 at Diana Wortham Theatre.
The local multifaceted entertainer’s next pro wrestling match takes place Aug. 3 at the Fairview Community Center.
Empyrean Arts observes its fourth anniversary with Freakshow, a showcase of student performances (and birthday cake) on Saturday, July 27.
The 36th annual celebration of dance, music and culture from around the world runs July 18-28 across Western North Carolina.
The musical shares the story of misfit refugees and performers who band together for survival in a war-torn world.
Becky Stone, a professional storyteller in Asheville for 30 years, organizes SAFP for the Asheville Storytelling Circle. “We want to showcase story in all of its forms,” she says.
The staged reading of Barbie Angell’s play opens The Magnetic Theatre’s New Play Development Program on June 27.
The dance party fundraiser for local LGBTQ nonprofits takes place June 21 at Eleven on Grove.
This year’s Xpand Fest takes place Saturday, June 8, in the South Slope neighborhood. Nashville-based funk-rock collective Dynamo headlines a lineup of otherwise Asheville-area entertainment.
“We all know burlesque is sexy, but for me, having a joyful pairing of sexy with comedy and other skills is really important,” Madam Onca says.
The second iteration is slated for Monday, April 22, at The Mothlight with Chris Rodrigues and Abby the Spoon Lady, Laura Blackley and Tina & Her Pony; Forty Fingers & a Missing Tooth; Hilliary Begley; Tom Peters; Josh McClure of Jus Twerk; Kathleen Hahn of Danceclub Asheville; Kevin Evans and Lauren Napoli of Aerial Space.