The Magnetic Theatre’s One Act Play Festival, which began during COVID restrictions, returns as an annual event. Plus, a documentary about the Haywood Street Fresco is streaming, an Asheville author launches a YA fantasy series at Malaprop’s, and Pink Dog Gallery hosts an exhibit by local artists.
Actors and directors discuss the importance of pushing boundaries in local theater.
The Haunted Trail brings family-friendly fun to The Adventure Center Of Asheville. Plus, horror is on the bill at Cat Fly Or Die, a new trail and website honor an African-American builder and The Magnetic Theatre brings Frankenstein to life.
A new book of photos and poems explores the emotional toll of the pandemic. Plus, the Vance Birthplace teams with the American Myth Center to present stories of enslaved people, the Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center helps make memories, and the Magnetic Theatre holds a carnival.
A new podcast series will try to unravel a 50-year-old Madison County murder mystery. Plus, the Western North Carolina Civil War Roundtable explores the war along the Tennessee border, Henderson County’s Historic Johnson Farm celebrates Mother’s Day and The Magnetic Theatre presents a play written by an Asheville writer.
The Grovewood Gallery marks 30 years with a two-day celebration. Plus, a local teacher releases his debut novel, the Black Mountain Center for the Arts presents an exhibit focused on climate change and the Magnetic Theatre’s Mainstage season gets underway.
A local musician will hike 3,000 miles to raise awareness of recovery issues. Plus, Asheville Community Theatre hires a new artistic director, Magnetic Theatre tackles worker struggles and Asheville Gallery of Art highlights a local artist’s bird paintings.
ARTSVILLE Collective launches podcast to spread word about Asheville art scene. Plus, local author chronicles history-making indie label, Asheville Art Museum show highlights Wyeths, and Magnetic Theatre presents a domestic comedy.
The Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center offers a workshop on finding stories in the natural world. Plus, the Western North Carolina Historical Association presents a talk on African American music traditions, and musicians band together to help the Sly Grog Lounge.
Checking in with the executive directors of the Asheville Area Arts Council, Magnetic Theatre and Asheville Writers in the Schools and Community.
A new walking tour explores Asheville’s rich musical traditions. Plus, Rabbit Rabbit hosts a holiday tree event, The Magnetic Theatre travels back to the 1920s and a local author offers unreleased Beatles songs.
Nadazul Gallery presents an exhibit highlighting death and remembrance. Plus, BlackBird Frame & Art extends Emil Holzhauer exhibit, Hendersonville filmmaker gets PBS deal and local author publishes pharmaceutical thriller.
The Magnetic Theatre, Mountainside Theatre, Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre and Parkway Playhouse host new seasonally appropriate productions.
Augmented reality art exhibit Living Images comes to the RAD; plus theater, a festival, a photography show and more.
Multidisciplinary artist Kira Bursky celebrates her first print collection. Also: new theater, live music, books, exhibits and more!
A new initiative more sustainably helps nonprofits and artists, more live theater returns and other area happenings.
Rise Up: A Celebration of African American History and Culture returns for a second consecutive year with a virtual twist. Also: Asheville Wisdom Exchange launches; The Magnetic Theatre celebrates its first live performance of 2021; and plenty more.
The N.C. festival is increasing access with a weeklong virtual event, outdoor entertainment ramps up in October and more area arts news.
The Magnetic Theatre stays innovative, local filmmakers release new works and other area arts news.
Hosted by Wolfe Lanier, The Magnetic Theatre’s latest offering debuts July 12 with Adam Brock’s comedy “The Drunken City.”
Representatives from The Magnetic Theatre, North Carolina Stage Company and Asheville Community Theatre discuss their plans during uncertain times.