From purple suits to singing eyeballs to handfuls of gold glitter, the song dips and sways for four-plus minutes and does a fine job of showcasing Barber’s prowess as a songwriter, front man and funk force.
Press release from Dixie Deerman and Steve Rasmussen: Can a magic ritual change the course of history? Two famous local Witches say it did in Asheville, in one of two new illustrated books they will debut at Malaprops Bookstore on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 at 6 pm. Dixie Deerman and Steve Rasmussen — also known […]
Press release from Free the Optimus: On November 25th, the Orange Peel will play host to a raw display of “The Elements of Hip Hop.” Organized by Asheville’s own award winning hip hop group Free The Optimus (FTO), the show will demonstrate the core foundational elements of hip hop—DJing, breakdancing, MCing, and graffiti—while also spotlighting […]
Press release from Warren Wilson College: Warren Wilson College painting professor Lara Nguyen is accustomed to creating murals. Her art adorns walls across campus and covers the entire outside of a building in downtown Asheville. But her most recent project is unique, even for her. This time, she worked alongside more than 600 people to […]
Press release from Pan Harmonia: Portraits of Langston Music by Valerie Coleman • Poetry by Langston Hughes Join us for music that will move, groove and thrill you! Friday, November 10, 7:30 PM • St James Episcopal Church, Black Mountain Sunday, November 12, 3 PM • Biltmore United Methodist Church, Asheville Hwa-Jin Kim, piano • […]
Press release: Our VOICE is pleased to announce the 16th Annual Heart Works, Survivors’ Arts Show November 9th from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, 38 Biltmore Avenue. The annual arts show is a unique event that features visual and performance art created by survivors of sexual assault. The first Survivors’ […]
Press release: Nationally recognized figurative artist Melinda Borysevicz comes to Asheville to teach a 3-day workshop: Form and Spirit, Painting the Portrait in Oil. January 18, 19 & 20 Thursday, 2pm- 5pm Friday and Saturday: 10am-5pm (one hour lunch break) At the studio of Skip Rohde 2004 Riverside Drive, Unit DD in The Mill at […]
Press release: The Asheville Area Arts Council (AAAC) is excited to announce the Buncombe County North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program subgrant awards to 15 organizations in fiscal year 2017-18. Since 1977, the North Carolina Arts Council’s Grassroots Arts Program has provided North Carolina citizens access to quality arts experiences. Using a per capita […]
In the Tuesday, Oct. 31, episode of “Adventure Capitalists,” airing at at 10 p.m. on CNBC, two Asheville-based entrepreneurs showcasing their products for a potential investment. Adam Masters presents the Bellyak, a lay-on-top Kayak. Nathan Masters demonstrates the Hammer, a customizable slingshot. Press release: CNBC has renewed its original series, “Adventure Capitalists,” for a sophomore […]
The musician describes her sound as “whimsical, fervent and, at times, spooky” — another reason it’s perfect for Halloween week.
Press release: Orison Books is pleased to announce a reading by 2016 Orison Prize-winners Rebecca Aronson & David Ebenbach at Malaprop’s Bookstore on Tuesday, November 14 at 6:00 pm. David Ebenbach will also give a presentation at the Asheville Jewish Community Center on Wednesday, November 15 at 7:00 pm, based on his book The Artist’s […]
Press release: Diversity Productions presents the 100 Musician Improvisational Music Night Thursday, November 9th 7:30 PM at Salvage Station, 466 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC. This event is the first in the series of Concerts For Racial Harmony. This event honors improvisational music pioneers Sun Ra and Jerry Garcia and is dedicated the life and works […]
Here’s a selection of costumed capers, ghoulish gatherings and pumpkin-spiced parties. From autumnal festivities to puppet shows, there’s a celebration for nearly every reveler.
Press release: After a long and varied career in the New York City music business, Asheville native Bob Hinkle returned to the mountains. There he found a new calling when he and Kim Hughes opened the White Horse Black Mountain in the old Chevy dealership in the heart of the town. The listening room’s debut […]
Press release: From now through December 20, folks who visit Riverview Station in the River Arts District can do much more than browse and buy: Bluebird Designs is offering jewelry workshops every Wednesday for the holiday season. The classes are open to the public, and all attendees get the chance to make a one-of-a-kind enamel […]
Press release: The City of Asheville in partnership with the Asheville Downtown Foundation wants feedback on the proposal designs for the Lexington Avenue Public Art Project. The City will gather residents’ ranking of these projects and comments through November 1. The City launched a survey on Open City Hall Asheville to help in the selection […]
Press release: WHAT: ArtLab grand opening activities October 27 (during the Brevard Fourth Friday Art Walk), October 28 (during Halloween Fest) and October 31(Halloween Trick-or-Treat) ArtLab will offer classes, workshops, private instruction, and special events related to a wide variety of creative endeavors. WHERE: 156 South Broad Street, Brevard, N.C. WHEN: Friday, October 27, at […]
Press release: The historic Grove Arcade in downtown Asheville is a distinctive place to visit any time of year. From Nov. 17 to Jan. 4, Grove Arcade guests also can recapture the holiday magic of yesteryear with the annual Winter Wonderland celebration. The Nov. 17 opening-night festivities from 5-8 p.m. include a Deck the Halls […]
There are familiar formats such as linoleum block prints and silk screens, but also laser-cut plexiglass, shadow boxes, colored etchings, weavings and photogravure, among other mediums. “We’re selecting the artists based on the diversity we’re looking for,” says Blue Spiral 1 director Michael Manes. “It’s an exciting time: We can show off the best of the best.”
Press release: Congratulations to the Steep Canyon Rangers who will be inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame today, Thursday, October 19th, 2017 in Kannapolis, North Carolina. From the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame website: On Thursday, October 19, 2017, the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame will hold it’s 2017 Induction […]
Press release: November is National Novel Writing Month! Whether you’ve accepted the NaNoWriMo challenge to write 50,000 words in November, or you’ve set another goal, join us at the Flatiron Writers Room on Sunday, November 19th from 1pm to 4pm to make your daily word count. Bring your own snacks, beverages, pen and paper or […]