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Best of Asheville Comedy Showcase to benefit family of late local comedian
AVL Cocktail: Three suggestions for summer cocktails in Asheville
New event, photo+sphere, will explore environment through photography
Window art project will mark anniversary with July 26 reception
The Daily Orca - May 14 2018
Itzhak (2017): Movie Review
An engaging portrait of a world-class violinist, who also happens to be a fascinating and kind man who knows how to live.
Ashvegas - May 12 2018
Xpand Fest set for June 15 on Asheville's South Slope
With more than 85 vendors and six performance locations, as well as a new after-party, this year's June 9 event promises a ton of fun.
#AVL - May 9 2018
'Trigger Warning' creatively addresses Buncombe County gun violence
The exhibition at Pink Dog Creative asks 21 local artists to reflect on gun violence.
Ashvegas - May 8 2018
30th anniversary season of Downtown After 5 in Asheville kicks off May 18
The music on a North Lexington Avenue stage happens the third Friday of the month from May through September.
Ashvegas - May 7 2018
Annual Biltmore Concert Series kicks off in August
Creedence Clearwater Revisited and Night Ranger will play on the South Terrace stage at Biltmore House on Aug. 2 to get the summer series started.
Sexistentialism - May 6 2018
The Cult Of Youth
I worry about wrinkles.
The Daily Orca - May 3 2018
Avengers: Infinity War (2018): Movie Review
The Marvel Studios stranglehold continues.
Ashvegas - May 1 2018
UNC Asheville's Concerts on the Quad set to return June 18
The free Monday night music series will feature country, soul, jazz, Latin and funk music.
Ashvegas - Apr 27 2018
Portrait pop-up in West Asheville on Saturday
The event will be held at Flora in West Asheville, where two Asheville women entrepreneurs will help bring out your best.
The Daily Orca - Apr 26 2018
Lean on Pete (2018): Movie Review
A surprisingly moving film that manages to break free of the potential for overdone melodrama.
Ashvegas - Apr 25 2018
Pop-surrealism on full display in new exhibition by three Asheville artists
Fian Arroyo, Rosy Kirby and Julie Armbruster will celebrate the opening of their new show at PUSH Skateshop and Gallery on May 4.
Ashvegas - Apr 24 2018
Charity ball set for May 27 at Asheville Masonic Temple
The event includes a magic show and live princess concert.
Ashvegas - Apr 23 2018
UNC Asheville Department of Art and Art History holds annual spring art sale
The sale will feature a wide variety of pottery, drawings, prints, photography, sculpture and more.
Ashvegas - Apr 22 2018
Special concerts on Earth Day and beyond at UNC Asheville
The April 22 Earth Day performance of Paul Winter's "Missa Gaia" will headline a series of performances and events.
Ashvegas - Apr 21 2018
Asheville Movement Theater Company to premiere original performance May 13
The performance interweaves personal story, movement and multimedia and will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina.
Ashvegas - Apr 20 2018
Stargazing event supports science education in the Smokies
The second annual stargazing event at the Appalachian Highlands Science Learning Center at Purchase Knob is set for May 18.
The Daily Orca - Apr 17 2018
Rampage (2018): Movie Review
A flat and toneless destruction-fest that could have been a lot more with just a tad bit of vision.
Ashvegas - Apr 16 2018
AMOS receives art donation
“Advance” is an art piece that addresses the global nature of the problem of invasive species.
Ashvegas - Apr 15 2018
Thai street food pop-up at District Wine Bar
Chef Dream Kasestatad has been taking his Pranom pop-up across the country and will be in Asheville this weekend.
Ashvegas - Apr 14 2018
Asheville Percussion Festival lineup announced
This year’s theme for the June event is “Celebrating Women in Rhythm."
Ashvegas - Apr 13 2018
Asheville artists DeAngelo, Franklin and Charnell team up for new show
The show, in recognition of national "Stamp out Hunger Day," will support of Manna Food Bank.
The Daily Orca - Apr 11 2018
A Quiet Place (2018): Movie Review
A good old-fashioned nail-biting horror movie that is as scary and tense as it is fun.
Ashvegas - Apr 10 2018
Asheville photographer Wendy Newman featured in new exhibit
Newman's "Asheville Imagined" exhibit at the AC Hotel will display Newman’s fashion designs and photography inspired by Asheville’s skyline and natural beauty.
Sara Bensman - Apr 9 2018
8 ways to deal with an unreasonable co-parent
First off, stop playing the blame game.
Ashvegas - Apr 8 2018
7th Annual AVL Beer Week Kicks Off May 25
Western North Carolina breweries, businesses and non-profits team up with Asheville Brewers Alliance for a week of events celebrating local craft beer.
Ashvegas - Apr 6 2018
Asheville Area Arts Council announces grants
The grants support five innovative, arts-based ideas in the inaugural year of the Arts Build Community grant cycle.
Ashvegas - Apr 5 2018
Open Hearts announces next gallery opening May 4
The opening highlights unique collage and assemblage artworks created by Open Hearts Art Center artists.
Ashvegas - Apr 3 2018
Asheville Yoga Festival announces lineup
The Asheville Yoga Festival is set for July 26-29.
Ashvegas - Apr 2 2018
Asheville Creative Sector Summit to focus on music scene
Bob Boilen, creator and host of NPR’s All Songs Considered and Tiny Desk Concert, will be the keynote speaker.
Ashvegas - Apr 1 2018
Pisgah Legals Services to celebrate 40th anniversary
Hundreds of Pisgah Legal Services supporters will gather at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel on April 11 to celebrate.
The Daily Orca - Mar 31 2018
Ready Player One (2018): Movie Review
Underdeveloped characters with questionable motives maneuver a thin plot that's held together with nothing more than a non-stop barrage of nostalgia.
Ashvegas - Mar 30 2018
UNC Asheville to host Biennial Queer Studies Conference April 5-7
The UNC Asheville Queer Studies Conference began in 1989.
Ashvegas - Mar 29 2018
UNC Asheville Earns Bee and Tree Campus USA Recognition
UNC Asheville has met five standards developed by the Arbor Day Foundation to promote healthy trees and student involvement on campus.
Ashvegas - Mar 28 2018
YWCA of Asheville announces Stand Against Racism events
Voting rights and civic engagement are key components of this event.
Ashvegas - Mar 27 2018
Manheimer to present new book, 'Growing Up Existentially'
Ronald Manheimer explores situations from the lives of prominent existentialist philosophers and uses those biographical stories to shed light on key existentialist ideas.
Ashvegas - Mar 26 2018
Arts Fest at UNC Asheville will feature exhibitions, music, storytelling and more
The theme of this year's event is intersections through the arts.
Ashvegas - Mar 25 2018
Stefani exhibition to open at The Refinery in Asheville April 6
The exhibition ponders the phrase "I am" and examines the constant moral battle between self and other.
Ashvegas - Mar 24 2018
Asheville Museum of Science Receives Grant for a Makerspace
Thanks in part to the grant, the museum has a fully operational makerspace, which includes 3D printers, a laser cutter and more.
The Daily Orca - Mar 23 2018
Tomb Raider (2018): Movie Review
A nearly pointless adventure film that really wants to be something it's not.
Ashvegas - Mar 21 2018
UNC Asheville to commemorate Rosenwald Schools
The special events on April 5 and 6 are free and open to the public.