Tangled up in blue: AAAC's color ball returns

Tangled up in blue: AAAC’s color ball returns

Volume
24
/ Issue
7

Cover Design Credit:

Norn Cutson

Cover Photography Credit:

Cindy Kunst
In honor of its original color ball fundraiser, the 2002 Blue Ball, the Asheville Area Arts Council reinstates the multiparty event and calls on the talents of many local entertainers. On the cover: Abby Allen, top, and Alan Malpass of Asheville Aerial Arts, who will be performing at the Indigo Ball.

arts

  • Smart Bets: Heather Bell Adams

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    The Hendersonville native will discuss her debut novel in conversation with Jeremy Jones at Malaprop’s on Tuesday, Sept. 12.
  • Smart Bets: Paa Kow

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    The Ghana-born, Denver-based drummer plays a free show at the Altamont on Sept. 11.
  • AAAC’s Indigo Ball celebrates local creativity

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    If you’re in downtown Asheville on Saturday, Sept. 9, and see people dashing down the sidewalks in blue outfits and other formal attire, don’t be alarmed. These costumed folks are…
  • Floating Action debuts a new album

    -by Daniel Walton
    The Friday, Sept. 8 show at The Mothlight was originally a favor to Spaceface, a band led by Seth Kauffman's friend Jake Ingalls of The Flaming Lips, though Ingalls later…
  • Smart Bets: Asheville Printmakers present GRAIN

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    The opening reception for Asheville Printmakers' exhibit is Sept. 9 at Asheville BookWorks Gallery.
  • Carolina Mountain Literary Festival takes over Burnsville

    -by Thomas Calder
    The list of participating writers is diverse and extensive, featuring local, national and international authors. These individuals range from award-winning poets and historians to first time novelists and cookbook authors.
  • Smart Bets: The Crowin’ Hen

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    Tom Godleski's music-filled comedy returns to the Folk Art Center for four shows, Sept. 8 through 10.
  • Theater review: ‘Unnecessary Farce’ at HART

    -by Jeff Messer
    This production is designed to make audiences howl with laughter, and it more than delivers, including a curtain call with all seven actors racing in and out of doors, chasing…

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movies

  • Screen scene: Local film news

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    The Fairview Library teams with Audubon North Carolina to screen a locally-themed nature documentary, Asheville School of Film students premiere their short films, and more.

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