The Grey Eagle hosts a rare screening of ‘The Sad and Beautiful World of Sparklehorse,’ BMCM+AC shows a documentary about former faculty member Robert Motherwell and his New York School colleagues and more.
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• A screening of Sweet Dreams at the Fine Arts Theatre on Thursday, April 30, at 7 p.m. benefits Asheville-based cross-cultural partnership Africa Healing Exchange. The documentary is about Kiki Katese, the pioneering Rwandan theater director who started Ingoma Nshya, the nation’s first and only women’s drumming troupe. Treats will be provided by The Hop […]
Still going strong: Christmas Jam celebrates 25 years of benefit concerts with two-night blowout
Reflecting on his 25 years of annual Christmas Jam benefit concerts, Warren Haynes says there’s been “too many highlights to list.” The event’s grown from a small concert at the now-defunct 45 Cherry nightclub into one of the city’s biggest entertainment events, held this year on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13-14, at the U.S. Cellular Center. With proceeds going to Habitat for Humanity, the shows are meant to celebrate Asheville’s philanthropic and artistic values, says Haynes.
August is upon us
Wednesday, Aug. 1, is a big day. First of the month? Dog days of summer? We’re not sure why, we just know there a bunch of events scheduled that shouldn’t be missed: A YA author event, a new wave show and Jerry Garcia’s birthday are among the options. (There’s a ticket giveaway, too!)
Review of Weir, Robinson and Greene acoustic trio
The acoustic supergroup played at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium earlier this week. There was no opener. There was no Wall of Sound. It was evident for the jump that this was going to be an exemplary showing of acoustic singer/songwriters.