Haywood Community College visiting artist lecture series hosts Erin Castellan, May 4

Press release: Haywood Community College will host Asheville artist Erin Castellan as part of the Visiting Artist Lecture Series Thursday, May 4, at 4:00 p.m. The event will be held in room 7105 of the Creative Arts Building on the main campus. Castellan creates colorful, painterly collages using hand-embroidery, knitting, crochet and various found and […]

Boo Velvet. Photo by Rodney Smith/Tempus Fugit Design

The Great American Strip-Off! at The Magnetic Theatre, May 12 and 13

Press release: When The Magnetic Theatre debuted The Great American Strip-Off! for three weekends this past January, it proved an immediate sensation, not to mention its sold-out houses. Boo Velvet’s outrageous creation thrilled and delighted audiences, who begged for more. And now, Boo and The Magnetic are more than happy to oblige with a two-night return, […]


Brevard College professor launches a historical fiction book on April 28

Press release: Historical fiction meets environmental science in the latest book by Brevard College Professor Jennifer Frick-Ruppert. A launch party for “The Legend of Skyco: Spirit Quest” is slated for Friday, April 28, at 5:30 p.m. at Highland Books in Brevard. “I see ‘The Legend of Skyco’ as an entertaining form of teaching, of turning […]

Photo by Rodney Smith/Tempus Fugit Design

The Magnetic Theatre presents John Crutchfield’s “Malverse,” May 11-June 3

Press release: John Crutchfield, one of the founding artistic associates of The Magnetic Theatre, has returned to Asheville after a two-year sojourn in Berlin, and he returns The Magnetic as a playwright with Malverse, an urban myth in two acts, directed by Magnetic artistic director Steven Samuels. The fruitful collaboration between Crutchfield and Samuels began […]

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Midsummer solstice concert with Jamie Laval, June 9

Press release: Midsummer Solstice Concert with Jamie Laval Friday, June 9, 7pm Isis Restaurant and Music Hall 743 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC Info: https://jamielaval.com/events Tickets: http://isisasheville.com/event/jamie-laval-celtic-music-stories-midsummer/ Most of us associate Celtic music with toe-tapping rhythms, bouncy jigs, galloping reels. Jamie promises both the warmly familiar and the bracingly surprising in this program themed towards Celtic […]


Stephen Lynerd Group performs a sacred jazz concert, May 11

Press release: St. Mark’s Lutheran Church 10 North Liberty Street, Asheville Thursday, May 11, 7 pm (828) 253-0043 www.stmarkslutheran.net The Stephen Lynerd Group presents old and new hymns with a contemporary jazz flair featuring vibraphone, piano, bass, and drums. These instruments blend together to create an innovative concert experience enjoyable for all generations. This show […]