HAPPENINGS

Medieval Market
We're featuring the inaugural Medieval Market and so much more! Happy weekend!

P.T.P. (Peter the Poet). Design: Emma Sharon
Check out a hip-hop showcase this Friday at downtown's Static Age Records featuring P.T.P., SIYAH, and more.

Isa's seafood bouillabaisse
Dinner in France, without leaving the south.

Best Short Documentary
Dayna Reggero and Andrea Desky win Best Short Documentary at the Belize International Film Festival for their film, "The Wood Thrush Connection." Celebrate this Thursday, November 16th, at the Climate City Soiree, hosted by The Collider and Asheville Affiliates.

Cotton Mill Studios
This weekend, check out the official RAD Fall Studio Stroll, then head to the After-Party at the Cotton Mill! Plus a whole lot more. Presented by Grail Moviehouse.

Time of the Apes
A Japanese rip-off of Planet of the Apes is heading your way with live commentary from three comedians, free popcorn, and more. It's Spoiler Alert! Plus, how to win two tickets!

Tin Foil Hat. Credit: Sarah Hooker Photography
Local producer, musician, and vocalist Tin Foil Hat recently released his EP, Dance w/ You. Here's why you need to listen to it.

EarthCry. Photo: Pierce Photo (2016)
EarthCry, feat. Mike Healy, brings experimental electronic to Isis on Saturday, 11/11. We talk with Anthony Thogmartin, founder of EarthCry and member of Papadosio, about what to expect. Kri Samadhi and Illumination Station also perform.

It's a beautiful fall weekend, y'all! Check out our video and event roundup.

Phuncle Sam. Photo: Caleb Calhoun
Reflections on a Halloween night spent feeling the love with Phuncle Sam at Pisgah Brewing Company.

angels at play
Self-taught painter Tyler Whitlock draws inspiration from the Old Masters to digital art. His show opens this Friday at Satellite Gallery.

Tina & Her Pony. Photo courtesy of the band
We talk with Appalachian indie folk duo Tina & Her Pony, who play a show at the Mothlight this weekend to celebrate their upcoming album, Champion.

Hatch This
Over the first weekend in November, teams will vie for seed money and support to create a brand new business in Asheville.

GritVegas Halloween
It's Halloween weekend! We've got you covered from now through Tuesday. Plus, we peek into the void at five famous ghosts of Asheville.

Jen Kirkman. Photo:  Robyn Van Swank
The fabulous Jen Kirkman is bringing her "All New Material, Girl" comedy tour to the Orange Peel on Thursday, November 2. Jeff Mason and Grayson Morris pick her brain about all the things.

Supper, People on the Move. Image: Bill Hebert
Supper, People on the Move is an immersive dance performance and a shared meal that brings people together to talk about immigration.

Palimpsest. Art: Megan Lee
An Asheville duo has teamed up to create a podcast that tells the story of one young woman living with a quite a few ghosts. The first episode drops this Halloween.

It's a beautiful fall weekend in Asheville. Celebrate with our weekend roundup!

Thievery Corporation. Photo: David Simchok
A life-changing experience with Thievery Corporation last week at the Orange Peel. Story by Micah Buckner. Photos by David Simchok/Front Row.

Credit: Anthony Easton
Still having fun over the age of 30

Rooftop Bars
We take you on a tour of our favorite rooftop bars in Asheville. Plus a whole bunch of stuff happening this weekend. Presented by Grail Moviehouse.

Carly Taich. Photo: Nathan Rivers Chesky. Dress: SOMOS by CocoNuco
Carly Taich's new music video, directed by Nathan Rivers Chesky, celebrates connection with self.

Toybox the Cartoon Witch. Photo: Paige Sandbank
“Life is a journey, life is an adventure; let’s be grateful for this opportunity we have to create, to share, and celebrate.” Fall LEAF 2017 is almost here.

Tocadores de Marimba; Antigua, Guatemala. Source: Alfredobi, Wikimedia Commons
LEAF International and musician David LaMotte collaborate on a special evening of music, dance, culture and more this Sunday, October 15th, in Black Mountain.

Photo: Sgt. Jose Ahiram Diaz-Ramos/PRNG-PAO (Wikimedia Commons)
Want to help with hurricane recovery? Here's where to start. We'll update this, so please loop us in if you know about local relief efforts or other ways to help!

3DL. Credit: Black Creek Photography
We're giving away two tickets to Three Days of Light (3DL), a mountain festival happening next weekend near Asheville.

Post-race flexin'
How a not so athletic broad ran a five miler.

This weekend, we got a sneak peek of the now sold-out CiderFest out at Salvage Station with friends from Urban Orchard and Daidala Ciders.

National Storytelling Festival. Source: Photo
This weekend, the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, TN, invites you to slow down and sit a spell.

Marcus King. Photo: Emily Butler
The Marcus King Band Family Reunion happens over two days at Pisgah Brewing this weekend.

Cat Fly Friday the 13th Fest
The Cat Fly Indie Film Festival returns with a special spooky edition!

Woods & Wilds
Get in the mood for this Sunday's Woods & Wilds Storytelling and Music Festival by reading about why we love forests.

Black Mountain Songs. Source: YouTube
We talk with Arcade Fire's Richard Reed Parry about the experience of creating Black Mountain Songs, which will be performed at Diana Wortham Theatre this Friday and Saturday.

Asheville Coffee Expo
We talk to Asheville Coffee Expo founder Stu Helm about the most caffeinated event of the year.

Factory Theatre; Spacing's Theatre Architecture 2013. Source: kaykaybarrie (Flickr)
How you can enjoy the art of the stage for the small price of your time.

Vintage bottles. Source: Nancynance, 2012 (Flickr)
Growing up on the thrifty side of life.

Weyes Blood. Source: Artist's Facebook
On Monday, Weyes Blood brings her melancholic, dreamy love songs to Diana Wortham when she opens for Father John Misty.

GritVegas
We're back, and it's that weekend! Check out the full write-up here to see what's going down in the 828.

Chupacabre's sweet potato enchiladas.
This month, local restaurants, including Chupacabra Latin Cafe and Sonora Cocina Mexicana, have been celebrating the sweet potato.

Madame Onca sings, February 2017
The strange, the sexy, and the spectacular come together in this Grand Revue of Asheville Vaudeville.

Black Mountain Songs. Source: BMCM+AC
BCMC+AC's ReVIEWING conference happens next weekend, and brings two new interdisciplinary special events and exhibitions with it.

2016 Asheville Coffee Expo. Photo: David W.
Get caffeinated at the second Asheville Coffee Expo, happening Saturday, September 30, in the River Arts District. Free! Caffeine!

Hopscotch 2017
Since Moogfest’s move to Durham in 2016, local fans of multi-night, multi-venue festivals packed with top experimental rock and hip-hop acts have had no choice but to head to the flatlands to get their fill. Our next opportunity awaits us this weekend (Sept. 7-10) at Hopscotch Festival in Raleigh.

Goombay Stilt Walkers. Credit: Go Diva Photography
This year, Goombay—the area's premiere celebration of Afro-Caribbean culture—goes local.

Mobley
Mobley and Professor Toon headline this month's BEAT LIFE at Asheville Music Hall (9/1).

LAAF 2017
Downtown's festival is back this weekend; here's what to get excited about.

MOB 2017
Are you the next Mayor of Brewgrass? Enter our Instagram contest and see if you'll be crowned! The winner gets amazing prizes and VIP access at this year's Brewgrass Festival on September 16th.

Spoiler Alert! Invasion of the Bee Girls
SPOILER ALERT! is back on August 31st at Habitat Brewing with Invasion of the Bee Girls. Find out what happens when science creates an army of women who seduce men TO DEATH.

Photo: Pierre Pastel // Dominar Films
Atlanta-based StarBenders bring their witchery to Asheville's Odditorium.

Eclipse Screenshot
Ok, so it's technically not happening on the weekend, but we'd be remiss not to dedicate this weekend update to the Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017.

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