Press release Donna the Buffalo returns to The Orange Peel on Jan. 18 More energized and focused than ever before in their near 25-year career, roots-music troubadours Donna the Buffalo will debuted their first studio album in five years, Tonight, Tomorrow and Yesterday, on June 18 via Sugar Hill Records. The follow up to 2008’s […]
Revisit Razor & Blade’s’ AHA AVL performance.
Press release Asheville Art Museum receives a grant to support student learning through art The Asheville Art Museum has been awarded a grant of $11,190 by the Perry N. Rudnick Endowment Fund of the Community Foundation of Henderson County. The grant will be used to support the implementation of the Asheville Art Museum’s Literacy Through […]
Press release QC Productions and Emerald Lounge team up for 2014 QC Productions and Emerald Lounge are excited to announce they are teaming up to unveil a COMPLETELY NEW EMERALD LOUNGE in 2014!! QC Productions is permanently partnering with Emerald Lounge and has an incredible list of exciting new changes for the historic downtown music […]
Press release A sparkling display of aluminum Christmas trees has returned to downtown Brevard, adding a splash of tinsel to town during the holiday season. The aluminum tree collection, which has been set out for public view sporadically over about the past 10 years, has returned to the Transylvania Heritage Museum, 189 W. Main St. […]
Press release Synth art pop-up poster show and sale The Bob Moog Foundation will host a two day “pop-up” poster show on Friday and Saturday, December 20th and 21st at the Satellite Gallery in downtown Asheville. The show will feature art posters from previous area electronic music festivals, Moogfest and Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit. […]
Moogfest announces performer lineup Moogfest announces one-third of the musical acts performing at the upcoming technology, art and music festival. The event takes place April 23-27 in downtown Asheville. Headliners include German electronic band Kraftwek (which began in Düsseldorf in 1970). They’ll perform three 3-D shows. Phase two ticket sales begin today with prices ranging […]
Press release Urban farming series begins in January at the Hendersonville Community Co-op In January of 2014, the Hendersonville Community Co-op will once again offer an affordable and fun way to learn more about your own Urban Farming potential. We have gathered a few local experts to help us learn our way to backyard sustainability […]
Press release Winter JAM sessions on Wednesdays in January at Black Mountain Center for the Arts Music fills the air during the holidays. Music fills the air every Wednesday at the Black Mountain Center for the Arts where the next JAM sessions are starting up again in January. Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) are in 3rd- […]
The drum-and-guitar/brother duo from Camden, S.C. return to The LAB on Friday, Dec. 20 for a show with The Go Devils.
If you made a word cloud from a conversation with sisters Leah and Chloe Smith, “community” would be the most heavily weighted term. Music, art, family and travel are all prominent themes, but it’s community that runs like a thread throughout the Smiths’ lives, and the on- and off-stage work of their band, Rising Appalachia. […]
Press release Slice of Life Comedy presents: Home for the Holidays Comedy Showcase featuring Paul Hooper & Eliada Homes Benefit Where: The Orange Peel’s: PULP Lounge in downtown Asheville When: Sunday, Dec. 22nd Doors at 7:30pm/Show at 8pm Gifts are Worth the Ticket Price: Slice of Life Comedy is proud to be hosting a benefit […]
Press release Christmas Eve Breakfast with Santa at Grand Bohemian Hotel This holiday season, Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville is celebrating with a Christmas Eve Breakfast with Santa, on Tuesday, Dec. 24 from 7-10 a.m. Guests dining at the Red Stag Grill will be visited by Santa, Mrs. Claus and Santa’s elf for photos and visiting […]
Press release Local teacher Dylan Hewitt is recognized by the Queen Latifah Show A local 7th grade teacher, Dylan Hewitt, has created a Kickstarter campaign to create a ukulele orchestra for his students at Erwin Middle School. The project has gained national attention; Hewitt was invited to make an appearance on the Queen Latifah Show […]
Local (though usually out of town on tour) musician Woody Pines plays Jack of the Wood on Saturday, Dec. 21.
Four comics from Wilmington perform at The LAB on Thursday, Dec. 19. 9 p.m., $10.
Press release Writers’ Workshop annual Holiday Gathering on Saturday, Dec. 21 The Writers’ Workshop is hosting its Annual Holiday Gathering on Saturday, Dec. 21, from 4-6 pm. It will be held at 387 Beaucatcher Rd., in Asheville. Meet other writers and readers in the area for a cup of cheer and good company! Feel free […]
Press release Eric + Erica, from Oakland, Calif., perform at The LAB on Dec. 18 We are Eric + Erica, a band from Oakland, CA currently on a nationwide record release tour. We’re playing on 12/18/2013 at the Lexington Ave Brewery in Asheville, NC. Show starts at 9pm, and door is $5. We will be […]
Press release Noonday Feast plays a solstice show at White Horse The Winter Solstice marks the shortest, darkest day of the year, and since ancient times it’s been marked by celebrations as the sun makes its slow return. Asheville band Noonday Feast brings the celebration to the White Horse Black Mountain on Sunday, December 22 […]
Press release The 2014 William Matthews Poetry Prize accepts submisisons We are now considering submissions for the 2014 William Matthews Poetry Prize! Final Judge for 2014: Billy Collins First Place: $1,000, publication in Asheville Poetry Review, and a featured reading at Malaprop’s Bookstore in Asheville Second Place: $250, publication, and a featured reading at Malaprop’s […]
Press release Asheville Lyric Opera’s Taste of Opera Winter Gala, Jan. 25 Join Asheville Lyric Opera January 25, 2014 at the Taste of Opera Winter Gala. This magical evening of fine dining and stellar operatic performances now features all table seating. Upon arrival, guests will have the opportunity to meet and mingle as they enjoy […]