The senior artistic director at Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre discusses the local scene and the work being done for and about exceptional children.
Actors and directors discuss the importance of pushing boundaries in local theater.
Representatives from Different Strokes, Asheville Community Theatre and NC Stage discuss making their theaters more welcoming spaces.
Danny Ellis, Gareth Higgins and Paula O’Brien discuss being Irish Americans and how that status has influenced their art.
The Parkway Playhouse, Montford Moppets and Flat Rock Playhouse’s Studio 52 instill life skills in local young people through the magic of theater.
A Different Myth and programs at Asheville Community Theatre and the YMI Cultural Center seek to help solve arts equity issues.
Xpress rounds up three local shows that remind us that part of the reason for the season is wonder, laughter and artful stage magic.
Checking in with the executive directors of the Asheville Area Arts Council, Magnetic Theatre and Asheville Writers in the Schools and Community.
Black Mountain will explore some of the town’s ghost stories with downtown walking tours. Plus, FIND Outdoors presents The Legend of Tommy Hodges, a local artist tackles the pandemic with dinosaurs, and the Junior League invites kids to Touch-a-Truck.
The all-star lineup of Asheville musicians features members of Dr. Bacon, Natural Born Leaders, Modern Strangers, Andrew Thelston Band and more.
The Magnetic Theatre, Mountainside Theatre, Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre and Parkway Playhouse host new seasonally appropriate productions.
The yearlong fellowship includes funding for a new work, a full production of her play “Transition,” an internship for youths of color and a public play-reading series.
Aquatic creatures flock to Lake Tomahawk, two pairs of artists form new studios and more area arts news.
Honor Moor, Barbie Angell and Kathryn Langwell reinterpret Grimm’s fairy tales; Concerts on the Creek return to Sylva; plus more area arts news.
Representatives from SART, HART and ACT discuss the novel challenges of planning a theater season during a pandemic.
In 1913, the Majestic Theater opened on the corner of Market and College streets. Some residents bemoaned its early productions as vile and crude, while others cheered them on.
The Fine Arts Theatre, Flat Rock Playhouse and Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville face unique challenges on the road to resuming operations.
Multidisciplinary artist Kira Bursky celebrates her first print collection. Also: new theater, live music, books, exhibits and more!
The Different Strokes managing artistic director discusses her theater company’s plans to sustain momentum built during summer 2020’s BLM protests and enact lasting change.
A new initiative more sustainably helps nonprofits and artists, more live theater returns and other area happenings.
Kimberly Dow will be part of the first group of women to have their art on the lunar surface; SART announces its 2021 season; and more area arts news.