The film, directed by Daniel Judson, features a number of artists from the Asheville music scene and is set in part at Edisto Island.
There are countless ways to see out the old year and welcome the new one. Read on for parties, concerts, dances and more.
While this city still has a long way to go to when it comes to equity and representation of diversity within the local art scene, 2018 showed strides in that direction.
The work, filmed between Harold’s Cross and airports in Dublin, New York, Charlotte, and finally at Fornoff’s child hood home in Asheville, North Carolina, contrasts the excitement of going home with the mixed melancholy of returning.
Renegade reindeer, a wintery romp and a rocking tune put a new spin on the holiday soundtrack.
“People are saying their deepest fears, people are challenging the system … but at the same time they’re also getting scored,” says Justin Blackburn. “Not only is it this empowering performance, [but it’s also] a game.”
The dreamy, softly glitchy song “Late Bloomer,” by local musician Jared Hooker — aka Tin Foil Hat — is well paired with a lush and surreal stop-motion film.
“Asheville Through Brown Eyes,” with work by Joseph Pearson, Jenny Pickens, Valeria Watson, Noel Jefferson, James Love, Viola Spells and Cleaster Cotton, opens Friday, Dec. 7, in the Asheville Area Art Gallery’s Thom Robinson and Ray Griffin Exhibition Space.
In the surreal and sometimes disturbing video, Lichtenberger “does battle with a dog that morphs into a human, himself on the basketball court and tax documents,” the musician explains.
Ammerman will launch the album at The Mothlight on Thursday, Nov. 29.
This year, the 17th for the event, features the work of local designer Denise Carbonell.
FTO performs at Timo’s House, 5 Biltmore Ave., on Friday, Nov. 16, at 9 p.m.
Victor and his collaborators will hold a single release party for at The Mothlight on Saturday, Nov. 10.
Eric Baden saw the opportunity to “take another issue of urgency, which has to do with care for the environment,” he says, “and the fact that, just like Asheville has a big craft community, there’s also a really important climate-based community.”
The local festival runs Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 25-28, with three performances and two workshops.
“Our goal was to showcase Asheville over the years through these different authors so [people] could see it from a slightly different perspective,” says Asheville Literary Tour co-founder Sarah Giavedoni.
While in Cotignac, France, this summer, Colie had a show at Cercle des Arts, the gallery attached to her village’s 16th century church. Now back in Asheville, she is readying a collection that will hang in ananda hair studio for three months.
The collection of artists slated to appear at the Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13 and 14 festival in the River Arts District is fringey, women-led, often queer-identifying, and less white-centric than the typical Western North Carolina music festival.
Press release from Appalachian Barn Alliance: Beautiful fall colors will highlight the barns in the rural landscape. If you missed your chance to take a tour of historic barns in the Madison County area this summer, be sure to catch the last scheduled tour of 2018. The popular Appalachian Barn Alliance 12-passenger van tour for […]
The video drops just before the duo’s EP release show at The Mothlight on Friday, Oct. 5, with with Effigy, Sk the Novelist, Kingdom Kome and Musashi Xero.
Episodes include topics such as racism, police misconduct, suicide, rape culture and toxic masculinity. “All the conversations are tough — it won’t be celebrity gossip,” Weighs says.