The exhibition is open to the public on the second Wednesday of each month, December-June, starting Wednesday, Dec. 11.
The event takes place at Downtown Books & News on Friday, Dec. 6.
Not only is purchasing handmade goods more inspirational than stressful, buying local puts more cash into the pockets of area artists and back into the local economy.
The singer-songwriter returns to The Grey Eagle this time each year for his annual Thanksgiving Homecoming Concert.
Local offerings range from classic ballets, poignant soul searches and snarky send-ups of this month of family drama and heightened emotions.
The musician returns to Asheville on Sunday, Dec. 1, for a show at The Grey Eagle with support from local singer-songwriter Christopher Paul Stelling.
The “fabulous night of dancing and joy” takes place at Sly Grog Lounge on Saturday, Nov. 23.
Award-winning journalist and creative nonfiction writer Latria Graham be joined at the Saturday, Nov. 23, Mountain of Words reading and discussion by author and editor Juan G. Sánchez Martínez and spoken-word artist Cara Forbes.
The poet reads from his latest collection, which is a finalist for the National Book Award, at UNC Asheville on Thursday, Nov. 14.
That show — billed as “An Interplanetary Evening” — is set for Saturday, Nov. 9, at Ambrose West.
The original, local comedy runs Nov. 1-24 at The Magnetic Theatre.
When Pattiy Torno (who moved to Asheville in the mid-’80s, attracted by creative culture and health consciousness) purchased the former Standard Oil distribution center, “this was out in the middle of nowhere,” she says.
In his years with RBTS WIN he’s grown into the nuances of his voice and learned where to push, where to hold back. On his solo album, Worsham takes risks that feel not so much risky as realized.
The legendary soul musician and his band, The Expressions, will perform at Salvage Station on Friday, Nov. 1.
Cash came to realize that some of his challenges, such as insomnia, depression and anxiety, could be harnessed to feed his comedy work and to find meaning in confusion and chaos.
With Halloween proper falling mid-week, the opportunities to celebrate span several days leading up to and following the quintessential autumnal observance.
“I don’t know many other flowers that will push up through concrete,” Fox says. “To know the dandelion is to embody earth-strength.”
“I wish I could make a proclamation for Asheville: If you move here, you have to buy local art,” says Sherry Masters of Art Connections.
The 10th annual American Craft Week takes place Friday, Oct. 4-Sunday, Oct. 13.
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.
Another aim for adé PROJECT is to work with as many artists of color as possible, using a cooperative model. “We often are left out of decision-making processes or not invited to the table where decisions are being made,” Cortina Caldwell explains.