Smart Bets: Norse Folk Rave

BET Norse Folk Rave

Curious Folk — organizers of Viking Fight Nights and the seasonal Medieval Markets — brings back another fan favorite with its latest Norse Folk Rave. On the docket for The Grey Eagle on Friday, May 18, are performances by three local groups, among them a morbid twist on Norse storytelling from puppeteer Toybox Theatre and music from ethereal folk duo Brief Awakening and dark folk band Grendel’s Mother. Period garb is suggested, and armorers and clothiers will be in attendance with new creations. All ages are welcome, though the content will be adult in nature, including rough language. The event gets underway at 7 p.m. and runs until 1 a.m. According to the event’s Facebook description, a portion of proceeds will be donated to the Southern Poverty Law Center “to help purge the lands of vile racism.” $10 advance/$13 day of show. thegreyeagle.com. Photo by Donnie Rex

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Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for ashevillemovies.com and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

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