The Asheville Police Department is looking for tips in the May 22 robbery of Black Bird Frames on Merrimon Avenue. Two paintings were stolen, including “Two Red Maples” by Jerry Cram.
Before and after all the free music going down at the Mountain Sports Festival, check out some of these other free and cheap events, from art openings to country rock.
Get your budget weekend entertainment here: A little art, a lot of music and a dance party thrown in for good measure. Oh yeah, and a comic books convention. And a bird house auction. Yeah, that’s right: All of that and money left over for an iced coffee.
It’s that time again: low-cost entertainment options, and lots of ‘em (including a free Eliot Lipp show).
There’s kind of a theme to this weekend’s Shoestring feature: Free art openings on Friday, free festivals on Saturday. Plus, lots of live music both days.
Last week Xpress ran a list of upcoming gallery and studio tours. Here are a couple additional tours to add to your calendar (along with the original list).
More daylight, warmer weather, and even more to do. Bands, art, a market opening, free burgers, a costume sale and plenty more. All for cheap or — even better — free.
Photographer Rebecca D’Angelo opens Studio 103 Fine Art Gallery in Black Mountain on Friday.
There’s only one week left to submit for RiverLink’s 3rd Annual Earth Day Art and Poetry Contest! Submission deadline is Wednesday, March 17, say contest sponsors RiverLink. Pictured here, Olivia Soosar, a second-grader at Veritas Christian Academy, offers her vision of Earth Day.
By the time this weekend rolls around, we’ll be two weeks shy of Spring. I, for one, have been counting down the days ever since December 21, so T minus two weeks seems like reason to celebrate. On that note, here’s where to party, while spend wisely. Gotta save up for sandals and sunscreen, right?
She’ll talk about her current exhibit, Mourning Portrait, up at the Center for Craft, Creativity and Design; part of which is a series of memorials to New Orleans communities, drawing on the tradition of hairwork and incorporating human hair.
It’s that time again. Budget-friendly bands, benefits, openings, art, CD releases, soul food and a film screening… better make it a three day weekend.
See video samples and photos from the 8th annual Asheville Fringe Festival!
It’s still January, but what with the warmer temps and glut of shows it feels like the year is really taking off. (As illustrated here by Moonlight Bride. Read on to see where they’re playing.) So much so that this edition of Shoestring gets a Thursday start and runs all weekend, with art openings, theatrical readings, a brewery anniversary and loads of budget-friendly music.
The renowned painter, whose work hangs at the Asheville Art Museum, was 85.
Local (at least for the summers) artist Miguel Paredes introduces his Miami/N.Y., lush/urban, complex/stark collection of oils, acrylics, and mixed media on canvas at The Satellite Gallery.
By the time the weekend rolls around, you’ll probably have spent your cash on Phish or the Beastie Boys. Or maybe you’re saving up for a long weekend at the beach. Whatever. Here’s the Shoestring lowdown of nearly everything you can do (legally) for five bucks or less.
Cupcakes have become the “in” thing in the culinary world: They’re sweet, have lots of gooey frosting, are easy to eat and hassle-free, no plate or fork required. They do, however, lack the elegance of a torte or the substance of a pound cake. But what does all this have to do with the local […]
In case you never noticed folk artist Eric Legge’s downtown Asheville studio and gallery, here’s your last chance before he moves shop.
Photographer Michael Oppenheim shows images from the upcoming book Look Up Asheville. The opening is Friday at Lola Salon.