“I’ve always felt like it’s important to use this platform for good,” says producer Madame Onça. “This is social justice wrapped up as a party.”
More than 40 local and national acts are scheduled for this year’s Asheville Fringe. The four-day ticketed portion of the festival runs Thursday-Sunday, Jan. 23-26, with additional parties and free events taking place now through Sunday, Jan. 26.
Robert Dale Walker (of Rough Play theater company) has done an extremely sound job of directing such a bleak play. He has the show stripped to the bare essentials, allowing it to challenge ideology and faith.
The team of elite dunkers and Guinness World Record holders plays the U.S. Cellular Center on Sunday, Jan. 5.
On Monday, Jan. 6, storytellers from across the region will present true stories at the Henderson County Library’s Kaplan Auditorium.
The holiday tradition returns to Asheville Community Theatre on Dec. 28.
The 50th edition of the annual folk dance camp returns to Blue Ridge Assembly, Nov. 28-Dec. 1.
The annual celebration of storytelling takes place Nov. 24 at the Folk Art Center.
Kristin Reitter brings her cabaret show to The BLOCK off Biltmore on Nov. 16.
The popular contest, now in its 12th year, returns to the Diana Wortham Theatre stage, at the Wortham Center for the Performing Arts, on Saturday, Nov. 2.
The original stage show that inspired the cult classic film heads to The Grey Eagle for two performances on Oct. 26.
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.