Many of the festival’s participants come from places where the arts may be overshadowed by political controversy. This year’s lineup includes the Turkish multi-instrumentalist Omar Faruk Tekbilek and his son Murat Tekbilek, the Iranian percussionist Naghmeh Farahmand and the Lebanese drummer Yousif Sheronick with his wife, violist Kathryn Lockwood.
More creative work from the 2016 Kids Issue, including this jewel: “I’m from a beer-guzzling city with bluegrass tattooed bodies and acupuncture for adults, kids and dogs.”
Sponsoring organization Odyssey Community School hosts the three-round literary throw-down, which benefits charities of the winners’ choosing, on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 7-9:30 p.m.
This week-long rhythmic event runs from Monday, June 15 to Sunday, June 21, with the bulk of activity taking place at the Odyssey Community School.
Odyssey Community School’s students have been doing a lot more than traditional reading, writing and arithmetic lessons. The institution’s middle schoolers recently spent two weeks of their semester devoting all of their time and energy into creating a collaborative music video. The song, “Soaring on Strings,” and video were written, performed and edited by the […]
A group of middle school-age yogis from Odyssey Community School busted out their downward-facing dogs and tree poses in a student-organized flash mob downtown on Oct. 31 at the Vance Memorial.
Odyssey Community School will host a silent auction fundraiser on the theme of “Dreams and Chocolate Trois” on Sunday, March 10.
Spring has sprung, so enjoy it while you can! This weekend, we bring you outdoor festivals, live music, art openings and more, all reasonably priced and guaranteed to please. While you’re here, check out Clubland for a full schedule of weekend music.
For a small Southern city, Asheville has quite a diverse collection of schools (and pre-schools) for parents to consider. In addition to your traditional public schools and classical private, college-prep institutions, there are arts- and environment-based charter schools, magnet schools, family in-home daycares and Montessori schools that stress learning and hands-on experiences as opposed to […]