Press release from UNC Asheville: UNC Asheville’s Dance Program will present two performances – the Fall Dance Sharing, both beginning at 7 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, in Belk Theatre on campus. These performances are free and everyone is welcome to attend. Student and faculty works will be presented, with […]
Some Asheville-based arts organizations are focused on more than teaching technique to those in search of a new skill. Sure, learning how to use the tools is no small accomplishment, but these initiatives use artwork to expand horizons, explore self and community and heal wounds both physical and emotional.
Press release from Pat Franklin, organizer of Madison Has Heart: Like the steep and winding roads through his childhood home place of Walnut, NC, Michael Cody’s career path has followed a rambling, roundabout route. From a child of the hills, to a brush with songwriting fame in Music City USA that produced a Glen Campbell […]
He’ll lead the symphony on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 8 p.m., at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.
The concert, with compositions spanning 300 years, takes place Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Thomas Wolf Auditorium.
HomeWord’s monthly slams are open to all interested students and the slam team is selected, based on points accrued, from those events. A pool of 50-75 youth poets is culled to the six who represent Asheville on the national level.
Press release from the Grove Arcade: The historic Grove Arcade in downtown Asheville is a distinctive place to visit any time of year. From Nov. 17 to Jan. 4, Grove Arcade guests also can recapture the holiday magic of yesteryear with the annual Winter Wonderland celebration. The Nov. 17 opening-night festivities from 5-8 p.m. include […]
Information from mountainofwords.org: Why are these amazing authors and community advocates donating their time to support the work of Asheville Writers in the Schools and Community (AWITSC)? Why should you sponsor one (or more!) of them with a tax-deductible donation? Because AWITSC ignites social change through the power of the arts, culture and restorative self […]
Press release from WNC Historical Association: The Western North Carolina Historical Association is pleased to host the 62nd annual presentation of the Thomas Wolfe Memorial Literary Award honoring 2017 winner, Julia Franks for her debut novel Over the Plain Houses! 2017 Finalists for they award are: Wilma Dykeman, Family of Earth; Daniel Pierce, Hazel Creek; […]
Press release from Cody Blackbird: Multi-award winning fusion musician Cody Blackbird and his band have received the prestigious “Group of the Year” award at the 2017 Native American Music Awards, and will be bringing their unique style of music to White Horse Black Mountain in Black Mountain NC on November 18th 2017 with the show […]
Press release from David Joe Miller: David Joe Miller continues his ever popular WORD! series with Michael Reno Harrell’s “Home For The Holidays” show on Wednesday December 13th at Habitat Tavern and Commons, 174 Broadway St. in downtown Asheville. Doors open at 6:15pm for seating and the show will begin at 7pm. This show will […]
Press release from Warren Wilson College: The last time alumna Elizabeth Kostova lectured at Warren Wilson College, her discussion focused on Eastern Europe and her first book, “The Historian.” Twelve years later, The New York Times bestselling novelist returns as the Harwood-Cole Memorial Lecturer. This time, Kostova will present “The Moral of the Story: Research, […]
Press release from Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center: With help from the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority (BCTDA), we will be moving to 120 College Street in September 2018 with the opening of Between Form and Content: Perspectives on Jacob Lawrence and Black Mountain College. We are very grateful and pleased to announce […]
Press release from Mountain BizWorks: The RFP process serves to identify speakers for the creative entrepreneurship workshop series. As speaking opportunities emerge, applications will be considered from RFP respondents on topics identified by 300+ maker business owners in the region. Topics include: scaling your business, e-commerce, product photography and exporting (see Workshop Schedule below for […]
Press release from David Joe Miller: David Joe Miller’s WORD! series of spoken word events will feature the newly crowned champions of the National Story Slam in Jonesborough Tennessee. Held this past October. This was the National Festival’s fifth National Story Slam and was held at the prestigious 45th annual National Storytelling Festival where David […]
From purple suits to singing eyeballs to handfuls of gold glitter, the song dips and sways for four-plus minutes and does a fine job of showcasing Barber’s prowess as a songwriter, front man and funk force.
Press release from Dixie Deerman and Steve Rasmussen: Can a magic ritual change the course of history? Two famous local Witches say it did in Asheville, in one of two new illustrated books they will debut at Malaprops Bookstore on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 at 6 pm. Dixie Deerman and Steve Rasmussen — also known […]
Press release from Free the Optimus: On November 25th, the Orange Peel will play host to a raw display of “The Elements of Hip Hop.” Organized by Asheville’s own award winning hip hop group Free The Optimus (FTO), the show will demonstrate the core foundational elements of hip hop—DJing, breakdancing, MCing, and graffiti—while also spotlighting […]
Press release from Warren Wilson College: Warren Wilson College painting professor Lara Nguyen is accustomed to creating murals. Her art adorns walls across campus and covers the entire outside of a building in downtown Asheville. But her most recent project is unique, even for her. This time, she worked alongside more than 600 people to […]
Press release from Pan Harmonia: Portraits of Langston Music by Valerie Coleman • Poetry by Langston Hughes Join us for music that will move, groove and thrill you! Friday, November 10, 7:30 PM • St James Episcopal Church, Black Mountain Sunday, November 12, 3 PM • Biltmore United Methodist Church, Asheville Hwa-Jin Kim, piano • […]
Press release: Our VOICE is pleased to announce the 16th Annual Heart Works, Survivors’ Arts Show November 9th from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, 38 Biltmore Avenue. The annual arts show is a unique event that features visual and performance art created by survivors of sexual assault. The first Survivors’ […]