Grindfest AVL returns for three days in the River Arts District. Plus, Dirty Logic celebrates five years; Indigenous Writers’ Workshop; and more.
Different Strokes Performing Arts Collective presents Abe Lincoln and Uncle Tom in the White House. Plus, Grail Moviehouse screens Wattstax, an Asheville author recounts her experience reporting on cults and Historic Johnson Farm’s History Bites series returns.
Asheville’s historic Burton Street community will be the focus of Community Work Day. Plus, a Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center class teaches storytelling, a local author writes about zero-waste activities and TedX Asheville returns.
The Asheville Symphony hits to road to perform at various local venues. Also, the Asheville Art Museum acquires work by Cherokee artists, local singer Jordan Scheffer celebrates her new album at Isis Music Hall and a mind-reading show comes to the Wortham Center for the Performing Arts.
A virtual celebration aims to educate Western North Carolina about Kwanzaa. Also, A Swannanoa Solstice returns to the Wortham Center, a new group show tackles post-pandemic life and a visit to Santa tries to help the homeless.
A new Asheville Art Museum exhibition explores how Cherokee artists incorporate the tribe’s written language into their works. Plus, a new novel uses Asheville as a character, a Christmas tradition returns to Flat Rock and the Wortham Center for the Performing Arts offers multiple takes on a holiday classic.
Ten local arts leaders comprise the inaugural Arts Coalition leadership team. Also, Folkmoot returns to in-person events, plus more area arts news!
The move drew mixed feelings from some board members, driven not by the project itself but by what they suggested was an unclear process for distributing funds.
The Different Strokes managing artistic director discusses her theater company’s plans to sustain momentum built during summer 2020’s BLM protests and enact lasting change.
The Center for Cultural Preservation is hosting A Special Evening with Dom Flemons. Plus, the Folk Art Center marks National Quilting Day, Kim Ruehl celebrates the release of her debut book, “A Singing Army: Zilphia Horton and the Highlander Folk School”; and more!
Nationally recognized wildlife artist Bob Travers returns with his latest batch of students for the 15th annual Emerging Artists exhibit. Also: Wortham Center for the Performing Arts extends free online workshops through the spring; the Center for Craft partners with Mountain BizWorks for a new online series; and more!
Local live event and entertainment professionals lit up their businesses in red to bring awareness to a struggling industry.
The Asheville native is hard at work on her next major project, plus other recent news from the local arts scene.
The limited-seating, outdoor series opens the weekend of July 17 with performances by The Moon and You, Chuck Lichtenberger and his Trio and Becky Stone.
The Peruvian-born, Asheville-based artist plays an EP release show Feb. 29 at the Tina McGuire Theater.
The weekend-long gathering focuses on seven films’ potential for social change.
The popular contest, now in its 12th year, returns to the Diana Wortham Theatre stage, at the Wortham Center for the Performing Arts, on Saturday, Nov. 2.
Combining dance, speaking and singing (to pre-recorded music), the one-woman show is “designed to push the edge of personal and collective freedom,” performer Elle Swan explains.
The Philly contemporary ballet company performs Oct. 11-12 at the Wortham Center.
The diversity of Western North Carolina’s business community comes through in this week’s business roundup. From a new luxury campground to equitable business contracting opportunities, check out what’s new.
Different Strokes is the first resident theater company at The Wortham Center (formerly known as The Diana Wortham Theatre). That partnership and the Tina McGuire Theatre debut with the premiere of Different Strokes’ production, ‘The Education of Ted Harris,’ on Thursday, Sept. 12.