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UNC Asheville artists featured in new exhibitions
Art by alumna Celia Gray and student Lily Furniss to be highlighted.
Woolworth Walk features Nichols, McCollum in May exhibition
The work of an encaustic artist and a jewelry designer will be on display in the exhibition that opens May 4.
Disc golf tourney will celebrate improvements at Lake Julian course
The April 14 event will serve as a fundraiser for the nonprofit Green Built Alliance.
Comedian Jim Tews at The Southern on March 31
Tews is the creator of "Felines of New York" and a regular at the Comedy Cellar in New York.
Oh Lucy! (2017): Movie Review
An intriguing character study of a lonely Japanese woman on a quest to find meaning.
New Asheville theater company features familiar faces
The Sublime Theater's first production will start previews at The BeBe Theater April 19, with the production running weekends through May 5.
Students examine the state of housing in Asheville
A group of 11th-grade students at Franklin School of Innovation have started a multi-faced project to examine the issue of housing insecurity.
Short film premiere set for Sunday at Wedge
All Around Artsy Productions will hold a secret short film premiere screening party Sunday at Wedge at Foundation.
Asheville playwright to make debut off Broadway
"Starbright" by Sean David Robinson, a first-time playwright, will be performed over the course of three weeks as part of the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival.
F-Word (Feminist) Film Festival brings documentaries to UNC Asheville
The 17th annual film fest will feature topical documentaries including one delving into the impact of the Pulse nightclub shooting, as well as one examining trans life.
Eyes Up Here Comedy featuring Erin Terry returns to West Asheville
Along with host, Terry there are five other fantastic women in this show, including locals Moira Goree and Kelly Morgan.
Asheville Vaudeville returns with burlesque, puppetry, aerial arts and more
It's Asheville's largest vaudeville show, and it's mostly snake-free.
Americana Burlesque & Sideshow Festival returns to Asheville on Memorial Day weekend
The festival brings out both beloved bohemians from the local arts community, as well as award-winning stars from the world outside.
'Figures, Feathers and Forms' set to open at Woolworth Walk
Local artists Kyle Keeler and Laurie Yeates Adams will be featured in the FW Gallery at Woolworth Walk in April.
Black Panther (2018): Movie Review
Social consciousness doesn't get much more fun than this. Black Panther is not just for fans of the genre, but a must-see for everyone.
Movie Review: The 2018 Oscar Nominated Shorts
An interesting mix of short films that will surely have something for everyone
UNC Asheville hosts art exhibition celebrating middle school student works
The Celebrating Middle School Success exhibition will feature works by students from four area schools.
Performance to support Black Mountain poet's Asheville Lyric Opera debut
Gavin Geoffrey Dillard will premiere his new opera with the Asheville Lyric Opera on May 11, 12 and 13.
Asheville poet, playwright and painter set to open new exhibition
David Hopes is one of Asheville's most powerful, and prolific, creative forces.
Asheville Music Weekend: The Travers Brothership returns, Free Mondays at Mothlight, more
The Travers Brothership plays the Asheville Music Hall, and The Mothlight kicks off a Free Monday series.
New Center for Craft workshop series aims to advance emerging makers
The inaugural Craft Your Commerce workshop series is aimed at elevating emerging makers and designers with craft-inspired businesses.
Asheville entrepreneurs team up to tell stories with conscious purpose
Marisol Colette is a therapist. Rose Kaz is a photographer. Together, they work to create "Image with Intention."
Asheville playwright lampoons local politics in 'The Mountain Political Action Committee'
Following the stunning 2016 presidential election results, a group of mismatched but committed Asheville residents look to make a difference.
Asheville Creative Sector Summit set for April 20
Bob Boilen, creator and host of NPR's All Songs Considered and Tiny Desk Concert, will deliver the keynote speech.
Comic Andy Woodhull set for Grey Eagle show Friday
Woodhull has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places
Sure, sex is intimate, but have you ever tried believing in aliens?
Tesla Quartet to perform rare composition at Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center
Black Mountain College was a haven for many European refugee intellectuals and artists displaced by the rise of Nazi Germany.
Winchester (2018): Movie Review
What do we get in this movie? Bland screenwriting, one-dimensional characters, and a mysterious dearth of screen time for its main character.
Asheville designers chosen for annual Color Me Goodwill Fashion Show
Each designer will dress six models; the winner will be awarded $500.
Solo show celebrating Open Hearts artist begins Feb. 10
The show, called "Creative License: Expression in Color," will also include a Valentine's pop-up shop and paper flower market.
Asheville Music Weekend: JBOT, Poetry at Revolve, Empire Strikes Mardis Gras
Friday night at the Grey Eagle offers the kind of music event that defines Asheville's music scene: local, collaborative and featuring some of the best musicians in the country.
Asheville food service workers shine in new photo exhibition
The exhibition, a meditation on service and selflessness, remains up through February at Over Easy Cafe.
A West Asheville baker and her business savvy
Susannah Gebhart of OWL Bakery says she received critical advice and mentoring from the Western Women's Business Center.
Asheville creatives, consider taking this survey
The Arts Market Survey is the next step in catalyzing an effort to build affordable housing and affordable space options for Asheville's creative sector.
New Asheville festival and conference aims to connect creatives
Connect: Beyond the Page will bring together musicians, including special guest Ben Sollee, writers, filmmakers, media personalities and activists to examine how art inspires us.
Rare Asheville silent film to be screened at Grail Moviehouse
The “Silent Sunday” program at Asheville’s Grail Moviehouse on Feb. 4 presents rare films produced in North Carolina between 1902 and 1921.
Asheville music weekend: Hustle Souls, Maggie Valley Band, Fleetwoods
The Maggie Valley Band and Hustle Souls both celebrate CD releases this weekend, and more.
Music Video Asheville issues call for 2018 submissions
The annual music video showcase highlights the collaborative work of local musicians and filmmakers.
6 Asheville public art projects to know about
A new African-American Heritage Trail and a new public art piece in the River Arts District are two projects in the works.
Asheville Mardi Gras parade route moves to South Slope
South Slope businesses are getting behind the parade with a slew of events.
Asheville entrepreneur to launch new clothing line, Big Boi Fly
Joe Greene will celebrate the launch of his new line on Jan. 27 at Ellington Underground.
5 New Year's Resolutions that are Actually Just Awesome Things to Do Anyway
5 things that are A.) attainable and B.) good for you.
4 Life Changing Steps To Becoming The Exact Same Person You Were Before
I'm not getting hotter, I'm just getting older.
New Year's Eve: Your GritVegas Roundup!
We've got the official countdown of all the fun happening in town this New Year's Eve!
AC Hotel & Capella on 9 // Rock & Rye New Year's Eve: The 12th Day of Gritmas
We're closing out Gritmas with a celebration of the all that's past—and all that's yet to come: We've got 2 tickets to AC Hotel's Rock & Rye New Year's Eve Bash! Enter through midnight.
Liquidlogic: The 11th Day of Gritmas
On day 11 of Gritmas, we've got a prize pack of apparel and gear for all of your adventures, on the water and off, from local kayak company Liquidlogic.
Winter Dance Wonderland: Studio Zahiya Throws Benefit Dance Showcase for LEAF Community Arts
Next Tuesday, head to the Orange Peel at 7 p.m. for a night of dance from all over the world, benefitting LEAF Community Arts.
Diamond Brand: The Fifth Day of Gritmas
Today, we're giving away a $50 gift certificate to long-time outfitter and local favorite Diamond Brand.
Rockgeist and Recover: The Third Day of Gritmas!
Two local companies are outfitting you with the coolest gear for everything from bikepacking to hiking your favorite trail on the third day of Gritmas.
The WNC Nature Center and Grail Moviehouse: The Second Day of Gritmas
On the second day of Gritmas, we've got another sweet pairing for you. Enter today for passes to visit the WNC Nature Center AND a gift certificate + swag from our dear friends at Grail Moviehouse!
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