To focus resources on larger regional branches, a proposed Library Master Plan would close three existing libraries in Black Mountain, Oakley/South Asheville and Swannanoa. Neighborhood groups in those areas fiercely oppose the changes, as they’ve made clear in recent community listening sessions hosted by the county.
BMCM+AC concludes its Jacob Lawrence exhibition with a trio of short documentaries, the Weaverville library screens an Australian western and more.
The Fine Arts Theatre screens Black Mountain College alumnus Arthur Penn’s “Bonnie and Clyde,” The Grey Eagle combines “Spice World” with a Spice Girls dance party and more.
Pack Library celebrates the Chinese New Year with Stephen Chow’s “The Mermaid,” Mars Hill University kicks off its Reel Appalachia film series with a Ralph Stanley documentary and more.
Four Seasons presents a documentary on patients facing serious illnesses, the Fairview Library hosts an evening with documentarian Jamie Ross and more.
A Great American Tapestry has its first screening in over two months, The Joseph Initiative’s film students share their documentary feature and more.
Hi-Wire, Green Man and the West Asheville and Weaverville libraries are among the sites hosting free screenings this week.
UNCA screens a Marsha P. Johnson documentary, the Weaverville Library show the pollinator film “Wings of Life” and extras are needed for Martin McDonagh’s new film in Sylva.
This week’s roundup includes screenings of Frenkel Defects, PlantPure Nation and Monsieur Lazhar as well as a fundraising campaign for the documentary short Love Won: The Fight for Marriage Across the South.
This week’s roundup includes summer film series and special screenings. There’s also a locally scored showing of David Lynch’s Eraserhead.