There isn’t a title track, but the poetry of the album’s moniker warrants reflection. The names of the album’s eight tracks almost make up a story — that kind of surreal, late-night whisper session between good friends as sleep closes in. “Underneath,” “Coyote,” “November” … is this part of the list from the narrator who was trying to describe one person to another?
The local group will play an album release show at The Mothlight on Saturday, March 14.
Poets are asked to submit work around the theme of a famous or noteworthy person/personality in Western North Carolina.
Artistic modalities aren’t gendered any more than, say, cuisines, dance styles or literary genres. Yet, historically, certain forms of making have been more associated with female-bodied people (fiber arts and jewelry design among them) while other skill sets, such as electronics, blacksmithing and welding, have been associated with male artists. “I really like being able […]
Desmelik has parlayed his years as a songwriter into sussing language from the non-verbal compositions.
“One of the reasons I felt comfortable living [in Asheville was because] there are some amazing musicians here who I’ve become friends with,” says Mike Savino. “I’ve felt very welcomed in this community [and] I’ve been very inspired by a lot of musicians here.”
“I’ve always felt like it’s important to use this platform for good,” says producer Madame Onça. “This is social justice wrapped up as a party.”
The author will present her book and give a lecture at Asheville Raven & Crone on Friday, Feb. 7.
More than 150 local artists contributed 659 works of art to the hospital’s North Tower.
The show is set to open on Friday, Jan. 24. A wide array of accompanying programs, from music and spoken word to workshops and film screenings, run through April 25.
Local singer-songwriter Matt Townsend just returned from hiatus with a new band and new songs.
“When I see pets, they’re the purist form of unconditional love and joy,” says Angela Alexander. “When I look at them, I feel those things.”
Of the exhibition #HUMAN, Singh notes, “This is probably the only time in my life I’ve created political or social [commentary] pieces. If you look back at my work, it’s nudes and romantic, lots of sensual energy, which is really important to my creative process. But I’m definitely finding spaces for broadening the conversation.”
The event at Malaprop’s on Jan. 12 also includes readings from Eric Nelson, Meagan Smith Lucas and Benjamin Cutlers.
The S.C.-based author presents the 366-day ‘Mind-Body Peace Journal’ at Malaprop’s on Monday, Jan. 6.
The team of elite dunkers and Guinness World Record holders plays the U.S. Cellular Center on Sunday, Jan. 5.
On Monday, Jan. 6, storytellers from across the region will present true stories at the Henderson County Library’s Kaplan Auditorium.
Reasonably Priced Babies return to Ambrose West on Friday, Jan. 17. The troupe also performs at Black Mountain Center for the Arts on Friday, Jan. 24.
The party takes place at Eleven on Grove on Monday, Jan. 6.
Matt Williams featuring Royal Suits share the feel-good single, “2020.”
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