A 25th anniversary concert celebrating the Asheville Gay Men’s Chorus. Plus, the 26th annual Bluff Mountain Festival; The Big Secret returns; and more.
A traveling Jewish history museum exhibit comes to Asheville’s Congregation Beth Israel. Plus, The Snozzberries bring back Psychedelic Circus, a local author pens his life story, and Art in Bloom returns to Black Mountain.
The Queer Girls Literary Reading moves to Rabbit, Rabbit. Plus: railroad laborers are honored at Andrews Geyser; the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands returns to downtown Asheville; and more!
Black Mountain Center for the Arts continues a long-running tradition while the Madison County Arts Council starts a new one.
Nationally recognized wildlife artist Bob Travers returns with his latest batch of students for the 15th annual Emerging Artists exhibit. Also: Wortham Center for the Performing Arts extends free online workshops through the spring; the Center for Craft partners with Mountain BizWorks for a new online series; and more!
There are plenty of free virtual and in-person exhibits and educational opportunities in and around Asheville. Poets and visual artists are also being called to submit works for a pair of contests.
The N.C. festival is increasing access with a weeklong virtual event, outdoor entertainment ramps up in October and more area arts news.
Proceeds from local ceramicist Libba Tracy’s series benefit Bounty & Soul and the Black Mountain Center for the Arts.
Though both ensembles are working within the jazz idiom, the styles of music they create as worlds apart.
The latest effort — onstage through Sunday, Oct. 30, is the product of the well-known folks behind Asheville’s Improv Comedy troupe, Reasonably Priced Babies. Fully Committed, by Becky Mode, is a tour de force one-character play that takes us through a day in the life of a struggling New York actor, working in the call center of a trendy restaurant.
“We need programs like JAM in our community.”
There is one place where the holidays work out perfectly (or perfectly imperfectly): on the stage. And this year, local theater companies are pulling out the stops.
The Black Mountain Center for the Arts hosts this ninth annual fundraiser, which features a variety of artwork specially cultivated from regional galleries for display in its Upper Gallery.
The acclaimed roots musicians — O’Brien boasting a Grammy Award and Statman a coveted National Heritage Fellowship title — have been meeting up around the country for special one-off jams for years now.
What better way to celebrate art than to highlight the natural beauty that surrounds us? Art in Bloom is Black Mountain Center for the Arts’ biggest yearly fundraising event. This year’s three-day flower fest includes a gala preview party with a seated catered dinner, a gallery display of 22 ikebana and Western floral designers interpretations of […]
The Black Mountain Center for the Arts and BMCM+AC collaborate at an opening reception on Sunday, July 7. Image courtesy of Black Mountain Center for the Arts.
This weekend offers astronomy, comedy, exotic sounds and more. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost weekend events.
This weekend brings local music, educational presentations, seafood and film. As always, Xpress highlights the best in low-budget entertainment.
Go for a hike, browse antiques, check out local music or contribute to a community darkroom, all for less than a fast food value meal. As always, Xpress brings you the best in low-cost weekend entertainment.