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.
Nye and Terran discuss their labor of love and launching a new inclusive theater company.
Rise Up: A Celebration of African American History and Culture returns for a second consecutive year with a virtual twist. Also: Asheville Wisdom Exchange launches; The Magnetic Theatre celebrates its first live performance of 2021; and plenty more.
Bob “Zuzu” Welsh, Barrie Barton and Jeff Catanese share their experiences with COVID-19 and its lingering effects.
Local arts leaders in various mediums identify up-and-coming or underseen peers that readers should be on the lookout for in 2021.
The festival’s 19th edition features shows designed for online presentation, plus a few socially distanced outdoor events.
Lee Isaac Chung’s ’80s-set drama wins four awards from the NCFCA, Jonathan Ammons releases a new album and more area arts news.
“It’s a Wonderful Life” gets a pandemic twist, the Arboretum’s holiday lights show becomes a drive-thru event and more area arts news.
It has been inspiring to see the acting community continue to come together [for virtual programs]. There’s nothing like standing next to someone, but we’re finding new ways to reach out and connect with people. Not to mention the donations we’ve gotten. It’s reassuring to see that people in the community love the arts and […]
Open Hearts and Ian Wilkinson collaborate, ACT premieres Maria Young’s new play and more area arts news.
The Porch, Street Creature Puppets and Asheville Improv Collective are among the area organizations that have been displaced since March.
The Flat Rock campus adds an exciting piece of pottery-making equipment, SoundSpace@Rabbit’s opens and more area arts news.
The immersive theatrical event runs weekends through the end of October at Hawk & Hawthorne in Barnardsville.
From spooky tours to costume-friendly concerts to at-home options, there’s something for nearly everyone in search of holiday festivities.
The Magnetic Theatre stays innovative, local filmmakers release new works and other area arts news.
Deni and Will McIntyre’s streaming series explores how area performers and venue owners are coping with COVID-19 challenges, both personally and creatively.