For Rumbough

Lindsey Kelley Dance presents ‘For Rumbough,’ July 21-23

Press release: Join Asheville’s professional modern dance company, Lindsey Kelley Dance, for its third and final evening-length production, “For Rumbough, “ on July 21st and 22nd at 8:00pm and July 23rd at 3:00pm at The Academy at Terpriscorps. LKD will present an evening of eclectic works by artistic director, Lindsey Kelley Brewer, and dancers, plus […]

Asheville Lyric Opera stages ‘Elixir of Love’ at the Diana Wortham Theatre, July 14 and 16

Press release: Asheville Lyric Opera is pleased to announce our brand new production of Donizetti’s Elixir of Love at the Diana Wortham Theatre on July 14 (8 PM) and July 16 (3 PM). One of the world’s most beloved operas, “Elixir of Love” is centered on a country bumpkin in love with a girl out of […]

The Art of the Middle: A Novel Writing Class at Flatiron Writers Room, Aug 23.-Sept. 27

Press release: The Art of the Middle: A Novel Writing Class with Catherine Campbell, Aug 23.-Sept. 27 There are plenty of classes on how to write dynamic first sentences, opening chapters, and closing lines, but very few resources to help an author conquer the hardest part of a book: the middle. Encountering the depressing middle […]


WCU Fine Art Museum receives $25,000 grant from the NEA for Native American art exhibit

Press release: The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded a $25,000 grant in support of a contemporary Native American art exhibit scheduled for display at the Western Carolina University Fine Art Museum from Aug. 21 through Dec. 8. It is the first NEA grant awarded to the museum in its 12-year history, after opening […]

Kim Weitkamp

Kim Weitkamp presents a storytelling and story-writing workshop on July 8; performance on July 9

Press release: David Joe Miller’s WORD series welcomes internationally acclaimed storyteller and writer, Kim Weitkamp for a weekend of WORD! The story journey begins on SATURDAY JULY 8th at 1pm. with a four-hour storytelling and story-writing workshop at Thomas Wolfe Center for Narrative at Lenoir-Rhyne University, 36 Montford Ave. in Asheville and is being co-sponsored […]

Female Authors Writing America between the World Wars series launches Aug. 10

Press release: Female Authors Writing America between the World Wars Lecture and Film Series at West Asheville Public Library Free evening events at 5:30-7:00 PM with refreshments When “experts” talk of the United States’ 20th century literary flowering, they refer primarily to males writing during the 1920’s and 1930’s: Sinclair Lewis, William Faulkner, Thomas Wolfe, […]

The Magnetic Theatre launches ‘The Off-Off Broadway Project’

Press release: Free! The Magnetic Theatre presents rehearsed readings of astonishing plays! Performances Saturdays at 10:30 PM at Magnetic 375 (375 Depot Street in the River Arts District). Ever wonder what the sources are for any number of The Magnetic Theatre’s world premieres (and, for that matter, contemporary plays worldwide)? Wish for a chance to […]

Philadelphia-based choreographer Meg Foley, photo by Lindsay Browning Photography

July events at Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center

Press release: July 8—PERFORMANCE + ARTIST TALK: the undergird (action is primary #4) Philadelphia-based choreographer Meg Foley will present the undergird (action is primary #4), a dance and spoken performance about mortality, birth, earth monuments, and the immediate, omnipresent body, alone and in congress, and all that it’s not. the undergird stems from Foley’s seven-year […]


David LaMotte performs at White Horse Black Mountain on July 1

Press release: Black Mountain singer-songwriter David LaMotte is often spotted wearing his trademark bush hat, but in reality he wears many hats: singer-songwriter, speaker, author, workshop leader, humanitarian activist and more. He’s been a force on the local scene and beyond for over two decades, not only for his acclaimed songs but as a voice […]

Visionary art exhibit and benefit for The BLOCK off Biltmore, June 23

Press release: Celebrating Visionary Art, Activism and Spirits: An Event to Keep THE BLOCK off biltmore’s Doors Open What: Visionary Art Exhibit/Reception/Sale/Door Prize. Art donated by Tobey Pierce. Music by Albi and The Lifters. Food donated by Corner Kitchen Catering. Cash bar. Children welcome. Free. Where: THE BLOCK off biltmore, 39 S. Market St. Asheville, […]