Aloft Asheville’s Live@Aloft Series benefits Asheville Area Arts Council, Sept. 24

Press release: The most scenic live music series in town returns on September 24th when Aloft Asheville Downtown hosts its next Sundays Live@Aloft event from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. featuring live entertainment from The Caribbean Cowboys. The official band of the Western North Carolina Parrot Head Club, the Caribbean Cowboys play a mix of […]

Moscow Ballet artist will be at International Peace Day in Asheville, Sept. 21

Press release: What: Ballerina Olena Pedan performs “Dove of Peace” in honor of September 21 International Day of Peace. The “Dove of Peace” choreography is from Great Russian Nutcracker and portrays Moscow Ballet’s dedication to world peace 2017 Peace Day Theme: Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All, Peace Day Asheville was formed […]

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Parkway Playhouse stages Agatha Christie’s classic, The Mousetrap

Press release: Agatha Christie’s classic, The Mousetrap, is the quintessential murder mystery that has audiences trying to answer the question: who is the murderer? A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm, one of whom is a murderer. The suspects include the newly married couple who run the house, […]

Jordan Ahlers’ Momentum Gallery holds grand opening Oct. 19

PRESS RELEASE: A new art space is scheduled to open soon in downtown Asheville. Momentum Gallery will feature contemporary painting, prints, and sculpture in a 4,000 square foot space, formerly housing the B&J Department Store. The proprietor is Jordan Ahlers, a long-time local art professional well known to artists and collectors alike. Ahlers has developed […]

ReVIEWING Black Mountain College conference will be held Sept. 29-Oct. 1

Press release: The ninth annual ReVIEWING Black Mountain College conference in Asheville, NC, celebrates and bolsters the undying relevance of the spirit of the legendary artistic hub, a forerunner in progressive interdisciplinary education. Black Mountain College’s legacy is wrought from the union of influential American artists and European refugees, who came together and developed new […]

Asheville Juggling Festival, Sept. 22-24

Press release: Jugglers from all around will come together and attempt to defy gravity at the 7th annual Asheville Juggling Festival. The festival is free and open to the public, with a large indoor juggling space, variety shows, workshops, and a “Construction Zone” where the non-juggler can receive instruction from a seasoned practitioner on the […]

“Exploring the Connection Between Art and Spirituality” panel discussion, Sept. 14

Press release: The Diana Wortham Theatre hosts a panel discussion “Exploring the Connection Between Art and Spirituality” with award-winning choreographer and dancer Ronald K. Brown of EVIDENCE: A Dance Company for an intimate discussion about the relationship between art and spirituality on Thursday, September 14 beginning at 3:00 p.m. The “Art and Spirituality” panel discussion […]

Youth OutRight holds its “Young Voices Vaudeville” fundraiser Sept. 28

Press release: Come out to celebrate and support Asheville’s lgbtqia community at Youth OutRight’s 4th annual fall fundraiser! “Young Voices: YO Vaudeville 2017,” will be held September 28, 7:00-9:00PM at the Highland Brewery Event Center, 12 Old Charlotte Highway, Asheville, 28803. Admission: $20.00. Youth OutRight is an advocacy and leadership non-profit that seeks to empower […]

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‘Wicked Plants: The Exhibit’ opens Sept. 16 at the North Carolina Arboretum

Press release: This fall, visitors to The North Carolina Arboretum will be entertained, alarmed and enlightened as they walk through the halls of a ramshackle manor and experience the dangerous world of Wicked Plants: The Exhibit. After five years travelling across the country, Wicked Plants, a one-of-a-kind exhibit designed and created by the Arboretum, will […]

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Rhythm & Brews concert series concludes with Backup Planet, Sept. 21

Press release: Rhythm & Brews Concert Series in Downtown Hendersonville, NC wraps up the 2017 season with an unforgettable night of extraordinary music on Thursday, September 21. Headlining from 7-9 PM is the progressive-funk band Backup Planet, based out of Nashville, TN. Elements of jazz, funk, roots, blues, electronics and rock will emerge during the […]

Local artist Charles Josef will be featured in PLITZS New York City Fashion Week Designer Showcase

Press release: Asheville based designer shows New York how things are made in North Carolina. “Where are you going in that Get Up” is the theme for the 2018 Charles Josef Bridal Collection because it’s all about going somewhere. The Charles Josef Brand focuses on luxury attire for people who are fun loving, confident and […]

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Crafted Strangers, an exploration of identity and alienation, opens at CCCD on Sept. 15

Press release: Questions of immigration, citizenship, belonging, and identity are more pressing and complicated now than ever. Using a variety of mediums, seventeen established and emerging artists from across the United States and Canada will exhibit work that problematizes identity stereotypes and opens up new notions of the self at The Center for Craft, Creativity […]

Isis Music Hall celebrates its 5th anniversary throughout October

Press release: Isis Music Hall and Kitchen 743 celebrate their 5th Anniversary with a star-studded line-up featuring many of the musicians that helped shape the famed music hall’s history. Throughout the month of October, Isis Music Hall celebrates, captivates, and commemorates five years in the West Asheville Community with special guests, door prizes and much, […]

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Poet and UNCA professor Richard Chess will read at Malaprop’s, Sept. 17

Press release: Poet and essayist Richard Chess will read from his new book, Love Nailed to the Doorpost, when the Writers at Home series returns from summer hiatus at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17, at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., in downtown Asheville. This event, hosted by UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program, is […]