Gus Cutty opens a new collection of works in aerosol at The Satellite Gallery on Nov. 1.
Artist Andrea Kulish opens her new design space, Studio A, as part of the River Arts Districts’ Studio Stroll on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 9 and 10. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. According to a press release, “Andrea creates the shades for her handmade lamps using an array of unique handmade paper, photographs […]
Top dancers from across the U.S. descend on Asheville to battle for over $2,000 in cash and prizes. Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Masonic Temple.
Local singer-songwriter Aaron LaFalce has just completed his new album, “Kairology.” He’ll play a launch party on Friday, Nov. 1 at Seacoast Church (123 Sweeten Creek Rd.) 8 p.m. coffee and dessert reception, $10. Proceeds benefit the A21 campaign, fighting human trafficking. From a press release: The new project , “KAIROLOGY” (kye – rah – […]
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This weekend is all about electronic music and pumpkin trails. Podcast hosted by Theresa Amandi of Asheville Free Media’s Bombshell-ter Radio.
The local band-art store is open throughout the weekend with unique music-related apparel.
The N.C. Arts Council’s Artist Fellowship program named 15 artists from across the state who received awards. Among those were three Buncombe County residents: Keith Flynn, John Cloyd Miller and Catherine Reid. About each of the artists: About Keith Flynn (Literature, Poetry) “Because poetry is language with a shape, and requires constant improvisation, its challenges […]
Children’s bookseller Spellbound Bookshop holds a grand reopening ceremony on Saturday, Oct. 26. 1-3 p.m. The business has relocated to 50 North Merrimon Avenue, Suite 107 in The Lofts at Reynolds Village. New store hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday and 1-6 p.m. Sunday. From a press release: ” There’s a […]
Leading up to the inaugural Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit, we’re running a series of Q+A interviews with the festival’s artists. Check out what two local performers have to say about their sets.
ArtFields 2014, an art festival held in Lake City, S.C., put out a call for submissions from artists in 12 Southeastern states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia). 400 piece will be accepted for a jurried competition with $100,000 in total cash prizes. According to […]
The EMErgence: Electronic Music Experience, with the aim of connecting local youth with music and technology, takes place in Asheville from Oct. 22-24. It closes with an EMErgence Music Showcase at The Mill Room on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 6 p.m. That event kicks off the Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit and will be lead […]
Vocalist Valerie Sneade, who has been compared to Liza Minnelli and Bette Midler, takes on another diva: Babs. “A Tribute to Barbra Streisand,” which has its local debut at Asheville Community Theatre, was first staged in 2000. The show has already received raves in Bay Windows and Edge Magazine. According to a press release, songs […]
Leading up to the inaugural Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit, we’re running a series of Q+A interviews with the festival’s artists.
There’s an ongoing argument about whether opposites attract. While the collaborations set to appear on Mountain Oasis’ various stages might not settle that age-old question, they’re likely to prove that disparate forces can, together, make beautiful (ethereal/edgy/thought-provoking/eerie/revelatory) music. One of the odd couples who will take the stage is Zola Jesus (the project of Nika […]
The music festival extends beyond the scope of its three-day lineup with a number of smaller-venue showcases, featuring local and regional acts. Shows at The Emerald Lounge, The Mill Room and The LAB are open to both passholders and non-passholders, which means even if you don’t want to shell out for a Mountain Oasis ticket, […]
Sixteen Buncombe County organizations will receive 2013-14 North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program grants. According to a press release, they are: “Amici Music, Anam Cara Theatre Co., Asheville Area Arts Council, Asheville Choral Society, Asheville City School Foundation, Asheville Community Theatre, Asheville Fringe Arts Festival, Asheville Lyric Opera, Asheville Puppetry Alliance, Black Mountain Center […]
The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, a non-profit, state-of-the-art recording and video studio, makes its way back to Asheville this week. The bus that travels to schools, festivals and conferences around the U.S. According to the website, “In its sixteenth year, with the very newest technology and gear, the Bus continues to be dedicated to […]
Leading up to the inaugural Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit, we’re running a series of Q+A interviews with the festival’s artists. Photo by Keith Martin.
Country music The LACS (Brian King and Clay Sharpe) have been making a name for themselves with songs like “Shake It” and performing the opening theme for reality show, “Mud Lovin’ Rednecks.” They” perform at The Showtime Saloon (97 Underwood Rd., Fletcher) on Friday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m. From a press release: “The LACS […]
Magnolia Restaurant (72 Weaverville Hwy) hosts a special fashion show to benefit the domestic violence programs of Pisgah Legal Services. Passion for Fashion takes place on Monday, Oct. 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m. For reservations, contact Virginia Kaufmann at 258-5228 or email@example.com. From a press release: “The Fashion show will feature the designs of J Monet (JMonetBeauty.com). […]