Time and Temperature with Holy Holy Vine and Hospital Call at the Apothecary on Oct. 13

It’s a lineup of intriguing band names: Time and Temperature, Holy Holy Vine and Hospital Call. Even if you don’t know anything about the performers involved, the roster for the Sunday, Oct. 13 show at The Apothecary (39 S. Market St., Asheville) just sounds like it would produce otherworldly sounds and memorable moments. Time and […]

Big Ideas, Small Print: This week sees the launch of two local works — Mindy Meltz’s fantasy-fiction novel Lonely In the Heart of the World and the double-feature poetry and prose collection Far From the Centers of Ambition with Ted Pope’s Varve.

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Magic words Just because there’s a princess, a witch and a guy called Dragon doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a fairy tale. Especially in the case of Lonely in the Heart of the World, a new novel by Mindi Meltz. “It’s being called fantasy, but I actually didn’t think of it as fantasy when I wrote […]

Moog Music launches the Minifooger Analog Effects family

Today, local electronic instrument manufacturer Moog Music Inc. launches the Minifooger Analog Effects family, “a series of compact — easy to use stomp boxes designed primarily for use with electric guitar and bass.” According to press, “Moog is launching The Minifooger Analog Effects family with 5 compact stomp boxes – the MF Drive, MF Boost, […]

Play about WNC’s first Jewish settlers opens Oct. 13

The Asheville Jewish Community Center (236 Charlotte St.) hosts “A Peddler Knocked,” billed as “a sweeping, multigenerational story about the first Jewish settlers in Western N.C.” The event takes place on Sunday, Oct. 13, with refreshments served at 2 p.m. The reading starts at 2:30 p.m. Donations will be accepted. From a press release: “Cultures […]

Thomas Wynn & The Believers play Southern soul at Asheville Music Hall, Oct. 10

Thomas Wynn & The Believers, led by brother-sister vocalists Thomas and Olivia Wynn. They were influenced by their father, Tom Wynn, the original drummer of Cowboy, one of Capricorn Studio’s bands from the ’70s. “His influence, as well as their faith and rearing in church, undoubtedly shaped their songwriting and musical interests,” says press for […]

Colleen Webster’s exhibition, “Slice of Life,” debuts at The Grand Bohemian Gallery

Colleen Webster, an Asheville-based plein air painter, moves in a new direction with her exhibition, “Slice of Life.” The collection focuses on scenes observed around downtown Asheville. The show hangs at The Grand Bohemian Gallery from October 11 – November 21, with an opening reception on Friday, Oct. 11 from 5-8 p.m. From a press […]

ZUMBA Fitness Party on Oct. 15

Learn more about Latin-inspired dance-exrcise at a Zumba Fitness Party, held at Jubilee! Church (46 Wall St.). Tuesday, Oct. 15, 7-9 p.m., $5 donation. From a press release: “Are you ready to party yourself into shape? That’s exactly what the Zumba® program is all about. It’s an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness-party that’s […]

Jeff Coffin and The Mu’tet play Pisgah Brewing Company on Friday, Oct. 11

Saxophonist Jeff Coffin, perhaps best known for his work with Dave Matthews Band (or, as one press release suggests, for always doing the unexpected), alos keeps busy with his side project, The Mu’tet. That group, a rotating cast of musicians, currently includes Felix Pastorious, Roy “Futureman” Wooten, Bill Fanning and Chris “the Pianimator” Walters. Coffin […]