Folkmoot expands programs, adds Asheville events

Folkmoot USA — an annual cultural festival, now in its 33rd year — brings about 200 folk dancers and musicians from around the world. The chock-full schedule, which includes the Many Cultures Kids Carnival, a global issues forum and a number of Asheville-based happenings (a parade, a theater performance and a dance party) runs from Friday, July 22 to Sunday, July 21.

Mardi Gras comes to Asheville

On Jan. 21 I attended Asheville Mardi Gras’ Cajun Cookoff with Art and Oddities Auction at Tressa’s and it was fabulous! The place was dripping in purple, green and gold, and packed with friendly folks of all ages and backgrounds in costumes from lavish to frivolous, sampling sumptuous dishes that rivaled the fare at our […]

Wondering what to do this Saturday?

November 20 is one of those days when everything is happening all at once. Lots of good stuff, too, so you’ll probably have to pick and choose. Or ace your time management skills. Offerings include a parade, a rare Stephaniesid (pictured) performance, singer/songwriter E-S Guthrie (formerly of The New Familiars) playing solo and steampunk at the Boiler Room. And more. So much more.