New Web series Transplant­ing lovingly satirizes Asheville life

“Transplanting” debuted Wednesday, Sept. 30, on, and a new installment will be posted each Wednesday, at 2 p.m., through the end of January. Over the first 10 episodes, main character Maeve interviews for various jobs, goes glamping (glamorous camping) and goes on a bad date with a “brogi” (a man-child who practices yoga).

Justin Ray shares first DVD and vocal album at The Altamont Theatre

Justin Ray performs a diverse two-set offering Friday, Sept. 18 at The Altamont Theatre. The evening begins with Ray’s half-hour-long ensemble jazz composition, “Casanova and Cleopatra,” which hasn’t been performed live in nearly three years. The show also serves as a release of the album Evil Man Blues, Ray’s first foray into vocals.