The festivities — honoring the winners of this year’s Best Of survey and the Xpress readers who voted for said victors — will take place in the Meadow at Highland Brewing Co. on Thursday, Aug. 16.
Bartell will present Later: Readings from then and now, as the final BMCM+AC program at its 56 Broadway space.
Three finalists were recently selected, including Jefferson Pinder; the team of Monique Luck, Flavia Lovatelli and Francisco Gonzalez; and the team of Amir Shakir and Ivette Cabrera.
As podcasts and their on-air partners, broadcasts, gain national and international popularity, plenty of locally produced and focused shows are also winning fans and generating discussion.
After petitioning YouTube to reinstate the powerful work, the media outlet relented and Blackburn’s words are again available to, hopefully, fuel dialog.
On Tuesday, July 24, the pair release their new album, Sugar Daddies, at The Mothlight.
Press release from Flatiron Writers Room: SAVE THE DATES! FALL CLASSES AT THE FLATIRON WRITERS ROOM WRITING HYBRIDS: HOW TO EXPLODE FORM AND GENRE w/MATTHEW VOLLMER-1-DAY CLASS What happens when a story unfolds like a letter—or a police blotter—or a contract—or a sermon? What happens when you write an essay in the form of a […]
On Friday and Saturday, July 13 and 14, Morris’ semi-annual project returns with ’emersion presents: half-light,’ taking place in the woods, near Asheville, at dusk.
Giving a platform to the collection of artists and ideas “was like lighting a match,” Colby Caldwell says. “I thought we’d have one show a month. It became where we could literally have a show every day.”
The richly lit video was directed by Andrew Anderson and features lots of local cameos.
Heynderickx and her band will perform at The Grey Eagle on Saturday, June 30 . The show is part of her first tour across the U.S. — she’s done two solo tours in Europe, but before this month had never traveled through the American Midwest or seen the East Coast.
Eight days of events provide opportunities for connection, celebration and learning around the 1969 Stonewall riots — LGBT community demonstrations against a police raid of the Stonewall Inn in New York City that helped launch the gay liberation movement.
“I feel like it’s confusing to people, who I am, because I’m putting out a lot of different kinds of music,” says De Souza. “But I’m more excited about that than taking a one-sized approach.”
The serene natural setting is crisscrossed with power lines of encroaching development and the sky drips acid pink and green, thanks to videography by Erick Lottary aka SHOT X LOTT.
“Some days I’m like, ‘Nope, not gonna do that. People are gonna think that’s crazy,’” Smith says. “Sometimes it’s like, ‘Just get it down on the page. Let’s see what happens.’”
Worth mentioning, the Hazel Robinson Amphitheater is, itself a character in this production. The setting allows for the actors to dart into the audience, chirping birds add to the ambiance, and when the first stars come out, the spell of a midsummer’s night is complete.
Director Aaron Snook began to search for a time in American history with a similar feel and discovered plenty of parallels in the Reconstruction era — specifically, the legendary Appalachian feud between the Hatfield and McCoy families.
Taylor will celebrate the video release with a performance at Asheville Music Hall on Thursday, May 31.
Press release from the Folk Heritage Committee: The Folk Heritage Committee announces its summer 2018 dates for two celebrated mountain traditions in Asheville, North Carolina: the 52nd season of Shindig on the Green ® and the 91st Annual Mountain Dance and Folk Festival ®. Each event features long-standing as well as the newest generation of […]
The Cabbage School, which describes itself as a “rigorous skill based fool school,” takes inspiration from the rural craft school tradition and educational communities such as Rural Studio and Black Mountain College.
“We always say, ‘It takes a village to run this place,’” says Amy Marshall, who owns the West Asheville venue with her partner, Tamy Kuper.