Soprano Jennifer Davison performs in ALO’s Pagliacci & Suor Angelica

Soprano Jennifer Davison returns to Asheville Lyric Opera where she will play a nun and clown in the upcoming double bill of “Pagliacci” and “Suor Angelica.” The performances take place Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4 and 5, at Diana Wortham Theatre. 8 p.m., adults $30-$58, students $17-$40. About the show: “This operatic double bill combines […]

Storyteller Lyn Ford at Weaverville and Pack Memorial Libraries

From a press release: “Affrilachian” storyteller Lyn Ford will be at two Buncombe County libraries on Saturday, September 28. First, she’ll be the Weaverville library at 11am to treat us to some traditional stories of the Southern Appalachians through the experience of our African American communities. Later that day at 3pm, Lyn will give a […]

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Boards + Bands + Beers

Local skateboard and apparel company Ashevillian holds a launch party/benefit for non-profit A.skate Foundation that includes a skating competition, live bands, videos and a raffle. Saturday, Sept. 14, 6 p.m. $8 until 8 p.m. on Sept. 14 and $10 after 8 p.m. $2 of each ticket will go to A.skate Foundation. Photos by Ashevillian.

Bender Gallery opens new exhibition, “Through the Future, Brightly”

Bender Gallery (12 S. Lexington Ave., Asheville) announces new exhibition, “Through the Future, Brightly,” a collection of works by Korean-born glass sculptor Eunsuh Choi and New England artist Adam Waimon. The show runs through Dec. 31 with an opening reception on Friday, Oct. 4 from 5-8 p.m. From a press release: The exhibition examines how […]

Sherlock Holmes myster-thriller opens at Parkway Playhouse on Sept. 21

“Sherlock Holmes Returns or the Case of the Bloody Heart ,” starring Rob Storrs, runs at Parkway Playhouse in Burnsville, N.C. from Saturday, Sept. 21 through Saturday, Oct. 5. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Regular ticket prices range from $12-$20 and can be purchased by calling 828-682-4285 or online at […]

Marty Stuart and Amber Hayes perform at the Asheville Fire Fighter Association benefit concert

Five time Grammy-winning Grand Ole Opry star Marty Stuart performs at the US Cellular Arena on Saturday, Sept. 7 in a concert to benefit the Asheville Fire Fighter Association. Doors at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $26 + fees and can be purchased on or directly through the Fire Fighters Association […]

“Scandal” acrtress Bellamy Young talks to “Southern Living” about Asheville

Bellamy Young (born Amy Young) plays Mellie Grant, First Lady of the U.S., on ABC drama series “Scandal.” Young was born in Asheville (she’s an ’87 grad of the Asheville School), and recently spoke to “Southern Living” about her hometown. Her “Paper Napkin Interview” is featured in this month’s issue. A couple of Young’s responses, […]

Pan Harmonia announces an October concert

Professional chamber music collective Pan Harmonia announces a concert on Sunday, Oct. 13, 5 p.m. at the Altamont Theatre (18 Church St., Asheville). The performance will feature “the sublime piano artistry of Kimberly Cann,” according to a press release. “In a rare local appearance, pianist Kimberly Cann presents solo works by Claude Debussy, Igor Stravinsky […]

Indigo Shibori craft group at the Forum at Diana Wortham Theatre

The Intersections Craft Group, held at the Forum at Diana Wortham Theatre, offers a workshop on indigo shibori. “The Shibori workshop will cover four ancient resist techniques with a modern twist. After creating the resist patterns, participants will dye a cotton scarf in indigo,” says a blog about the event. “In this workshop participants will […]