Creation Care Alliance of WNC hosts two screenings of a new coal documentary, Transmission presents a film on transgender elder and activist Miss Major Griffin-Gracy and more.
Memories provide the foundation for Katz’s current “music and conversation” tour, which includes a Thursday, June 22, date at The Orange Peel. The evening before, Katz will give a reading at Malaprop’s.
A new online resource for the local independent filmmaking community debuts, June’s Israeli Film Series selection follows a trio of gay Palestinian friends and more.
Each of the four acts profiled in this edition is highly respected in its respective field. All are nationally-touring acts. And all are most certainly worth your time and heard-earned entertainment dollar.
The Orange Peel hosts the Saturday Spectacular, featuring headliner Sydni Deveraux, the Golden Glamazon.
This time around, all four featured acts are nationally touring artists. Funk, pop, rock and rockabilly are on the musical menu.
The Orange Peel hosts the fashion show on Friday, April 28.
The second season of The Girl From Carolina debuts online, YWCA of Asheville screens a documentary on women’s body image and more.
In the penultimate stop on their U.S. tour, the L.A. rockers maintained a high level of showmanship.
Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, Acid Mothers Temple, Adrian Belew Power Trio and Electro-Music Asheville are in this week’s roundup.
Noname will perform her coming-of-age hip-hop at The Orange Peel on Friday, April 14.
Blues that isn’t blues; goofy, fun-filled rock; a guitar legend and darkly psychedelic music … those are among your concertgoing choices over the next 30 days in Asheville.
“I’m super thankful to the musical community of Asheville for being part of the Skidoo project throughout its whole [development]. I’m part of a community, and I know that.” Skidoo returns to Asheville on Sunday, March 19 for a performance at The Orange Peel.
Australian duo Oh Pep! opens June’s show at The Orange Peel on Monday, March 6.
For the fifth year, Planned Parenthood South Atlantic will promote safe sex at its Condom Couture fashion show. The event features garments made with hundreds of condoms each and takes place at the Orange Peel on Saturday, March 11.
The local production, benefiting Helpmate, takes place at The Orange Peel on Saturday, Feb. 25.
All four of the acts spotlighted in this edition are American; none is from Asheville, but all are musically adventurous and intriguing enough to justify a trip out on a potentially wintry February (or early March) Asheville evening.
The nearly four-hour show, with DJ Plain Ole Bill scratching next to Ant, was a vibrant bravura for Atmosphere’s Rhymesayers Entertainment label, home to Aesop Rock’s critically acclaimed latest release (The Impossible Kid) and the proving ground of the beloved late rapper Eyedea.
“A lot of these younger bands, you know, they tend to sound alike,” says Del McCoury. “But those boys, they have their own sound.”
This week’s roundup includes Dweezil Zappa, Wendy Jones, Airpark and The Legendary Shack Shakers.
For those of us who want to kick this year to the curb and see in — albeit with some trepidation — 2017, here’s where to sip some bubbly, wear a wacky hat, dance like no one’s watching and party like it’s 1999 (there’s no shame if you secretly wish it was).