Asheville Symphony’s Free Symphony in the Park

The Asheville Symphony kicks off its 2023-2024 season on Sunday, August 27, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. with the third annual Symphony in the Park concert in downtown Asheville’s Pack Square Park. The entire community is invited to this free event, and each year over 7,000 people from across Western North Carolina join to enjoy this […]

Every Brilliant Thing Is Moving & Hilarious!

Every Brilliant Thing is an emotional roller coaster of a one-woman show, but that one woman is Erin McCarson. Utilizing her seasoned skills in both drama and comedy, she conducts the ride beautifully. Applying just the right amount of levity as we are coming off a hairpin turn of sorrow and taking us to joyous […]

Pinball Wizard Robert Sharpe Attending Tryon International Film Festival

"Pinball: The Man Who Saved The Game" is a new film that highlights Roger Sharpe's pivotal moment in 1976 when he demonstrated to a skeptical council that pinball is a game of skill.

These Bears in Hendersonville are Extra Docile

The 21st summer outdoor Bearfootin’ Art Walk in Downtown Hendersonville culminates with a live auction on Oct. 21.

The Swannanoa Gathering: A Celebrated Gathering of Music and Culture

History of the Swannanoa Gathering Nestled in the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, the Swannanoa Gathering is an annual event that has become a cherished tradition for music enthusiasts and cultural aficionados alike. Founded in 1991, the Gathering was the brainchild of renowned folk musician and educator, Warren Wilson College professor Doug Orr, […]

Treasure Island: An Exciting Adventure!

It’s a story we all know well. Whether your introduction to Treasure Island was through the 1883 novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, The Muppets film version, or even the Disney animated version, Treasure Planet, chances are this thrilling adventure has been in your life since childhood. For me, seeing it live with my son on […]

Glass Artists Create Exhibit Reflecting Geometry of Nature

Artists have recognized the geometry of nature for thousands of years. Using glass as a media 18 artists have produced stunning works of art which reflect the symmetry in all its beauty, majesty and complexity.

Bat Boy: The Musical Delivers Camp & Advocacy

Don't miss Asheville Community Theatre's hilarious and empowering production of Bat Boy: The Musical, a brilliantly executed blend of satire, comedy, and deeper themes of prejudice, running from July 21 to August 6.

Tryon Supports New Play Ahead of Broadway Debut

For the first time ever, the small town of Tryon, NC played a role in the creation of a Broadway-bound performance. Aanika’s Elephants, a family-friendly, short play from the creative team behind Sesame Street, debuted at the Tryon Fine Arts Center (TFAC) for three shows on July 14 and 15.

Some Notes on Dating during Outbreak Is Much More than Expected

On its surface, Travis Lowe’s Some Notes On Dating During Outbreak is a night of fast-paced, clever dialogue, which drives the three-person play through the world’s worst first date. It is, of course, much more than its surface. Full of completely unexpected twists and turns, delving into the humanity of connection, the fear of trusting […]