Press release: Makers of the Southern Highland Craft Guild are preparing for the launch of their 2017 special event programming at the Folk Art Center with the second annual Glass and Metal Day. On Saturday, April 1, nearly fifteen Guild members will showcase their skills and techniques of glass and metal in the auditorium of […]
Press release: Haywood County Public Library’s second annual Library-Con will be held on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. downstairs at the Waynesville Library. This Comic-Con-type event is fun for the whole family, and was a great success last year with around 250 visitors attending. With even more events planned for Library-Con […]
Press release: Salvage Station is proud to announce their 1st Annual Spring Arts Festival on Saturday, April 15, 2017 from 1pm-5pm. This outdoor arts festival will welcome local artisans, craft vendors, and artists to showcase their handcrafted items for sale to the public. The cost to attend the event is free, and there are limited […]
Press release: Three Area Writers – A.K. Benninghofen, Lockie Hunter and Beth Keefauver – Present their Works in Next “Writers at Home” Reading on March 19 A.K. Benninghofen, Lockie Hunter and Beth Keefauver will offer a free reading at the next installment of the Writers at Home series, presented by UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing […]
Press release: The Magnetic Theatre is adding two late-night offerings to its lineup, beginning in April: Jeff Messer’s Maintaining an Election and The SuperHappy Radio Hour! Much like his daily iHeartRadio talk show, Jeff Messer’s Maintaining an Election will be a political satire-driven entertainment, with the latest headlines and news as well as interviews with […]
Press release: The Asheville Downtown Association today announced the lineup for the 29th season of Downtown After 5, presented by Prestige Subaru. Downtown After 5 takes place the 3rd Friday of the month May – September and is held on North Lexington Avenue. Events are free and open to the public. Each summer the Asheville […]
Press release: Brevard Music Center (BMC) is pleased to announce that, beginning March 15, single tickets for all 2017 summer festival performances will be released for sale to the general public. In this very special season, BMC Artistic Director and alumnus Keith Lockhart, also Principal Conductor of the Boston Pops and BBC Concert Orchestra, celebrates […]
Press release: On March 22 from 7-8:30 pm, The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design (CCCD) and Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce will host a public meeting on affordable housing solutions for artists, craftspeople and makers. The meeting will provide the public with an opportunity to engage with and learn from Artspace, a national non-profit […]
Press release: The Transylvania Community Arts Council has placed a call for artists to create colorful works of art for their annual Art Spark Art Auction which will be held on Sunday, August 13. “This year marks the fourth year of the TC Arts Council’s art auction/fundraiser and of local artist’s supporting the arts. We […]
Press release: UNC Asheville’s second annual day of Languages and Cultures in Action will take place on Thursday, March 23, with music and foods from many cultures and multilingual performances planned from noon-3 p.m. in the outdoor courtyard between Highsmith Union and Mills Hall. The event, which drew hundreds of people last year, is free […]
Press release: Joseph Mills of Winston-Salem has won the 2017 Rose Post Creative Nonfiction Competition for his essay, “On Hearing My Daughter Trying to Sing Dixie.” Mills will receive $1,000, and his essay will be considered for publication by Ecotone. “At turns funny and contemplative, ‘On Hearing . . .’ asks us to see the […]
Press release: The Lexington Glassworks will serve as a backdrop for the ultimate local music, art and beer experience. We are excited to announce the kick off of the 2nd Annual Glassworks Concert Series with a group of true blue Asheville locals, The Barsters, beer by Burial Beer Co and a limited release of LGW […]
Local singer-songwriter/musician David Earl, who has fronted a number of bands over the years, is set to release his new album at Isis Music Hall on Saturday, March 18.
“In the heat of political frustration and anger, Window Cat expresses its rawest emotions in ‘Agent Orange,’” bassist Brennan Dugan says of the song.
Press release: Winner of American Idol Season 12, Candice Glover, is headed to Asheville to deliver a soulful live performance at New Mountain Asheville on Friday, March 24, 2017. Talented local performers, “Lyric” and “Rhoda Weaver and the Soulmates” will open the show. They will then join Candice Glover on stage for special performances. The […]
Press release: Let’s gather together and create. Impromptu Drawing of US : We Are *Almost All Immigrants is a participatory drawing and improvisational music event, based on the game of Musical Chairs—but in this activity, no one is ever left out. The performance is created in real time by the participants: those feeling marginalized and […]
Asheville Amadeus — held Friday, March 10-Sunday, March 19 — is about music, of course, but it also includes art, wine, comedy, sing-alongs, theatrical productions and a symphony-meets-hip-hop EP.
Press release: Drawing on her years of writing, teaching, and practicing Zen Buddhism, writing teacher and author Natalie Goldberg speaks candidly about her journeys–inner and outer–and how they’ve informed her life and her writing in her new book: The Great Spring: Writing, Zen, and the Zigzag Life. Goldberg will read from and discuss her book […]
Press release: On Saturday, April 15th from 1-3pm, nine female makers of the Southern Highland Craft Guild will be hosting an opening reception for their ongoing exhibition in the Folk Art Center’s focus gallery. The reception is free and open to the public as each of the members will share work, as well as discuss […]
Press release: April 30 marks opening day and a new chapter for Asheville Flea For Y’all. We are pleased to announce the new locations of ASHEVILLE OUTLETS and PISGAH BREWING and a partnership with OpenDoors of Asheville nonprofit for the 2017 season. Asheville Outlets will be our home on the Last Sunday of each month […]
Press release: Beth McKee, the Gulf Coast singer, songwriter and pianist, celebrated for her musical residence “at the edge of the swamp and the city” (posits INDY WEEK, North Carolina’s leading arts & entertainment newspaper), brings a crew of dazzling talent, assembled as The Swamp Sistas Songwriter Circle, to Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, Thurs. […]