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August 2018

In Times of Seismic Sorrows

August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - January 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Center for Craft, 67 Broadway St.
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free & open to the public.

When reflecting on the current state of the environment, it seems that we have entered into times of seismic sorrows. Carbon emissions, water pollution, fracking, and changing climate patterns all point to a troubling reality with serious consequences for human and non-human populations. Through weavings, installations, sculpture, and print, artists Rena Detrixhe and Tali Weinberg (Tulsa, OK) explore the complex relationship between humans and the planet, offering insights, expressing grief, and creating space for resilience and change. In Time of…

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September 2018

STATE ARCHIVES EXHIBIT TO OPEN SEPT. 1ST AT MOUNTAIN GATEWAY MUSEUM

September 1 @ 9:00 am - December 21 @ 5:00 pm
Mountain Gateway Museum, 24 Water Street
Old Fort, NC 28762 United States

A map used as evidence in the famous 1867 murder trial of Tom Dula, the earliest will known to exist in North Carolina, and audio recordings of World War I soldiers’ oral histories are some of the highlights to be found in Treasures of Carolina: Stories from the State Archives, a traveling exhibition set to open Saturday, Sept. 1st, at the Mountain Gateway Museum & Heritage Center in Old Fort. Featuring a total of 26 rare documents, photographs, and other…

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Defining America

September 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - May 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Western Carolina Fine Art Museum, 200 Centennial Drive
Cullowhee, 28723
Free

Inspired by Western Carolina University's 2018 Campus Theme, Defining America brings together artists with different perspectives on the concept of "America" and asks visitors to reflect on the values, definitions, and assumptions attached to this concept. The exhibition will be on view throughout the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters at Western Carolina University, beginning September 11, 2018 and closing May 3, 2019.

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October 2018

Asheville Farmstead School: 2nd Annual Howl-O-Ween Festival

October 31 @ 10:00 am - December 31 @ 2:00 pm
Asheville Farmstead School, 218 Morgan Cove Road
Candler, NC 28715 United States
Free

Our Howl-O-Ween event was a huge success last year so we are doing it again and even bigger! Join us for some day time, outdoor, fun in your costumes! We will have areas for learning about how other cultures around the globe celebrate this holiday. We will also have a photo booth, halloween themed games, crafts, halloween sensory bins. We will also have a table that features the Teal Pumpkin Project and how you and your house can help make…

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November 2018

Eat, Drink & Be Merry

November 10 @ 10:00 am - December 31 @ 5:30 pm
Grovewood Gallery, 111 Grovewood Road
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
Free

Grovewood Gallery invites you to Eat, Drink & Be Merry - a showcase of artfully curated table settings for festive holiday entertaining, on view November 10 through December 31, 2018. Works will include ceramic tableware, wooden cutting boards, one-of-a-kind serving pieces, drinking vessels, and more - all displayed on handcrafted tables throughout the gallery. An opening celebration will take place on Saturday, November 10 from 2-5pm, where guests can enjoy locally crafted beverages from Noble Cider and Troy & Sons,…

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December 2018

Wild Awake: a collection of small spells

December 14, 2018 - January 12, 2019
Flow Gallery, 14 S Main Street
Marshall, NC 28753 United States

Wild Awake: a collection of small spells by Abacus Corvus is Flow Gallery's last art exhibit for 2018.  Opening reception is Friday, December 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 during Jingle Mingle on Main event in Downtown Marshall (14 S Main Street). Show runs until January 12th.  649-1686. Jocelyn Mosser and sister Corina Dross - the dynamic duo behind Abacus Corvus - began creating limited calendars in 2012.  Beginning in 2017, they began to pair images and words (small spells) to…

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Hannah Kaminer and JP Parsons

December 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$12.0012.00

An evening of heart-stirring melody and evocative lyrics about love, loss, and home from Asheville songwriter Hannah Kaminer and Bristol troubadour JP Parsons.

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FREE Santa Pet Photos at Asheville Outlets

December 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Asheville Outlets, 800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
Free

Asheville Outlets invites area pets (dogs and cats) and their families to visit with Santa on Thursdays, November 29, December 6, December 13 and December 20, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and receive two FREE photos and a digital download. Pets must be managed by owners on a leash or in a carrier. Pet owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets and only allowed in designated Santa photo area. If interested, pet owners can make a…

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Brian Ashley Jones (Duo with Percussionist Patrick Stacey)

December 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$12.0015.00

Brian Ashley Jones returns to Isis Music Hall for an evening of original “guitar driven” Americana music accompanied by the solid drumming and vocal harmonies of percussionist Patrick Stacey. Don’t miss this rare intimate duo show in the lounge!

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Celtic Christmas with The Reel Sisters

December 20 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$18.0020.00

Experience the magic and joy of the season with the Reel Sisters as they present their Celtic Christmas Concert. The stage is set for holiday fun with beautiful harp, Scottish smallpipes, whistle, and song. Seasonal favorites pair with traditional tunes and songs from the British Isles and Appalachia to leave your heart full and your toes tapping! The Sisters’ approachable, lighthearted personalities create a unique musical experience and will leave you feeling uplifted and full of good cheer.

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Highbeams

December 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$10.0012.00

Highbeams are bringing their high-energy Folk-Rock to Isis Music Hall for the first time on December 22nd! This band of brothers have shared the stage with acts like Brothers Osborne, Vertical Horizon, Chase Bryant, Col Bruce Hampton, and more!

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The Zuzu Welsh Band with The Pam Taylor Duo

December 22 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$10.0012.00

The Zuzu Welsh Band and Pam Taylor bring a 1-2 punch of blues, rock and soul, mixed in with holiday cheer!

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Holiday Swing with Queen Bee and the Honeylovers

December 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$12.0015.00

Come get your Christmas music fix with Queen Bee and the Honeylovers in the lounge followed by Russ Wilson’s Swingin Christmas on the main stage! A sweet evening of classic holiday standards with a few original Asheville-inspired tunes thrown in.

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Russ Wilson “Have Yourself a Swinging Little Christmas”

December 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0015.00

An evening of swinging Christmas classics from Russ Wilson And His Famous Orchestra and Guest Stars. Remember the days when TV was actually GOOD? And remember all those great Christmas music spectaculars hosted by Bing Crosby, Perry Como, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and so many others? RUSS WILSON AND HIS FAMOUS ORCHESTRA are presenting that same great musical entertainment at the Isis Restaurant and Music Hall on December 23RD in their 6th Annual Holiday Extravaganza. “HAVE YOURSELF A SWINGIN’ LITTLE…

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Winter Break Family Fun

December 26 @ 2:00 pm - December 31 @ 2:30 pm
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, 431 Main St NC 28720 United States

Winter is the perfect time for exploring the Park. Leafless trees make for more places to enjoy the views and picture taking. Chimney Rock celebrates this winter break by offering our popular Family Animal Encounters for this one week, too. Join us daily at 2pm to hear what our Animal Educators would be doing if they were still living on the wilder side during these chillier months ahead. Cost: Included with admission

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Christie Lenée LIVE @ Isis Music Hall

December 27 @ 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
$1212 – $1215

2017 International Fingerstyle Guitar Champion “Christie Lenée” is a captivating performer with a devoted following among instrumental, folk-pop and rock band audiences. Combining guitar mastery, contemporary singer/songwriter and a passion for storytelling, she thrives on bringing people together through the language of music.    Christie’s unique guitar work and profound instrumental compositions are well described as ‘Michael Hedges meets Joni Mitchell and Dave Matthews.’ Among the vast community of fingerstyle and tapping guitarists, her niche is the integration of melodic pop lyricism with catchy hooks that…

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EJ Jones and Frances Cunningham

December 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$10.0012.00

Bagpipes and bouzouki – as much fun as a big festival but not as loud! Join Asheville bagpiper and small-pipe maker EJ Jones and Nashville-based chord phenomenon Frances Cunningham, seen recently at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games and Merlefest, play tunes and songs to make you both dance and cry.

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Dangermuffin and Fireside Collective!

December 28 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$12.0015.00

Tagged every style from jamband and southern rock to acoustic folk and bluegrass, Dangermuffin has consistently shattered all categorizations and defied pigeonholing. While “Roots-Rock Americana” might be the most fitting and recurring label for the band, no designation perfectly characterizes Dangermuffin and its sound. “We’re the American Experience, which is a melange of styles, including roots, rock, bluegrass, reggae, island, and many other influences. We’re multi-genre.” Hailing from the musically rich Blue Ridge Mountains, Fireside Collective is an up-and-coming newgrass…

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Naturalist Niche: Winter Tree ID

December 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, 431 Main St NC 28720 United States

Of course, we are known for our amazing views, but some of the most incredible aspects of this area are often overlooked. Local naturalist Clint Calhoun has spent decades researching and studying what makes the ecology of Chimney Rock State Park and Hickory Nut Gorge so unique. Join him for this moderate hike to learn so much more about what makes our area so special. Cost: Includes Park admission: $23 Adult, $8 Annual Passholder, $13 Youth (ages 5-15), $6 Rockin’…

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Jangling Sparrows Duo

December 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$10.0012.00

Fronted by award winning songwriter, Paul Edelman, Jangling Sparrows Duo create crowd pleasing , soul driven Americana. The songs are edgy and misty, tender and tough. Philly Weekly said-“songs as true as any that emerged from the glory days of Nashville (or early Son Volt).” and No Depression says-“We think this is one of the best Americana bands we have heard this year, and would love to see their live performance.” Ambiance and raw energy define a live Jangling Sparrows…

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New Year Yoga on the Mountain Hike

December 31 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Bearwallow Mountain, Bearwallow Mountain Trail
Hendersonville, NC 28792 United States
$45

Unplug, unwind, and reconnect with nature! Hike to nearby local’s favorite, Bearwallow Mountain, for panoramic views on Mon, Dec 31 at 9am. Get your heart pumping with a 1-mile hike to the summit followed by an hour of warming yoga for all levels and ring in the New Year in a unique way. FAQ: Yoga hike in the winter? Really? ANSWER: Yep! We’ve done down-dog in mittens, made our way carefully over icy patches on the trail, and let the…

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New Year’s Eve Masquerade

December 31 @ 9:00 pm
City of Morganton Municipal Auditorium, 401 South College Street
Morganton, NC 28655 United States
$28

Join us for a Masquerade Party to ring in the New Year!! We’re pulling out all the stops with a Champagne toast at midnight, a DJ, Dancing, Heavy Hors d’oeuvres and a Ball Drop! Dress Code: Cocktail or Costume Masquerade Mask Mandatory for entry Age: 21+

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New Years Eve: Yarn with Josh Shilling and Friends

December 31, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - January 1, 2019 @ 1:00 am
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0020.00

New Years Eve with Yarn and Josh Shilling performing an entire set of Yarn’s music along with selections from the The Band’s The Last Waltz. Asheville’s Taylor Martin will open.

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January 2019

Purple Crayon Open House

January 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Purple Crayon, 9 Old Burnsville Hill Rd, Ste 5
Asheville, NC 28804 United States

Come play with us! Purple Crayon offers affordable studio space for women hobby artists, turnkey rental space for creativity-centered events, and a variety of arts and crafts workshops and classes. Comes see what all the excitement is about!

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Low Lily

January 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0015.00

With a vocal blend that has been dubbed “outstanding” and “meticulous,” Low Lily (Liz Simmons, Flynn Cohen & Lissa Schneckenburger) have a cohesive sound which comes naturally for musicians whose lives have been entwined on the road and onstage for almost two decades. Based in VT, the band has crafted a sound which they have shared with enthusiastic audiences throughout North America and the UK, garnering two #1 songs on international folk radio, and two New England Music Award nominations.

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Low Lily LIVE in the Isis Music Hall Lounge

January 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
$15

Start with excellently matched vocals, add some world-class playing, sprinkle with raised-off-grid Americana and you get Low Lily. Flynn Cohen’s deft flatpicking on guitar and mandolin and Lissa Schneckenburger’s virtuosic fiddle-playing are grounded by Liz Simmons’ percussive rhythm guitar playing, the sounds of which combine joyously in this stunning ensemble. With a vocal blend that has been dubbed “outstanding” and “meticulous,” Low Lily (Liz Simmons, Flynn Cohen & Lissa Schneckenburger) have a cohesive sound which comes naturally for musicians whose…

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Dori Freeman

January 5, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0015.00

“A 27-year-old singer-songwriter from Galax, Va., Dori Freeman values her lifelong exposure to living musical traditions, but doesn’t allow her reverence to overshadow her gift for distilling Appalachian melancholy into delicate pop ruminations.”

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Emmy Law

January 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$12.0012.00

Emmy has a uniquely soulful voice and puts on an engaging show performing original indie pop and folk tunes. She’ll keep the audience enthusiastic and enlightened as her music is reminiscent of Wolf Alice, Cat Power, Daughter and Ellie Goulding.

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2nd Annual Woman in Music :: A Tribute to Iconic Female Artists

January 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$20.0020.00

Join us as six of Asheville’s favorite local female singer/songwriters perform the works of iconic female artists. This year’s artists will pay tribute to the iconic works of Dolly Parton, Stevie Nicks and Kate Wolf.

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Transition From Figurative To Abstract Sculpture

January 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$425

Transition From Figurative To Abstract Sculpture Leonid Siveriver Mondays 6-9pm January 7- February 25 The objective of this course is to develop a basic understanding of the human form in three-dimensions based on work with a live model, and then utilize that knowledge for abstraction. By combining the human figure with geometric forms you will expand your palette of techniques, and create some truly dynamic, inspired work. Level: All Levels Tuition: $350 + $75 Lab and Live Model Fee

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Post Firing Sculpture Repair

January 8, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$360

Post Firing Sculpture Repair Molly Morning-glory & Mac McCusker Tuesdays 10:30am-1pm January 8- February 26 Have broken projects piling up in your studio? Perhaps the piece you worked on for ages didn’t come out how you wanted? Join Molly Morning-glory and Mac McCusker to learn about cold finishing techniques and materials. Bring in your duds and we’ll help you make them beautiful! Sand blasting, epoxies, acrylic paint, spray enamel and more will be covered in this 8-week class. We will…

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You got Served! Handbuilt Tableware

January 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$365

You got Served! Handbuilt Tableware Tyler-James Anderson Tuesdays 6:30-9pm January 8- February 26 In this class we will be focusing our efforts into creating beautiful plates, platters, and assorted dishes to liven up your serving game at home. Implementing plaster mold making and slab construction, we will be making both loose and refined forms that showcase surface design and fluidity. This class takes a fun, whimsical, and creative approach to forming and decorating, while providing students with solid fundamentals for…

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Bowled Over: How to Create Visual Interest on Simple Forms

January 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$360

Bowled Over: How to Create Visual Interest on Simple Forms Laurie Caffery Harris Wednesdays 6:30-9pm January 9- February 27 Bowls are often overlooked by potters because they are such a simple form, but they have so much potential! In this intermediate level class, we will explore bowls of all sizes and shapes on the potter’s wheel to create forms that reflect your unique style. We will also discuss and practice surface design through mishima (slip inlay), painting, and sgraffito carving.…

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Beginning Knitting Workshop

January 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Purple Crayon, 9 Old Burnsville Hill Rd, Ste 5
Asheville, NC 28804 United States
$65

Who doesn’t fantasize about sitting in front of a fireplace (or gathering around Purple Crayon’s Stitching Circle!), in the dead of winter, knitting? Whether you’re completely new to the craft, have tried to learn to knit and failed, or simply want a refresher, this fun, four-week course is for you! Camille Daunno has been knitting since she was old enough to hold a pair of needles, and teaching folks—both kids and adults—how to knit for almost as long! (Not really,…

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Alternatives To Glaze

January 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$360

Alternatives To Glaze Cynthia Lee Thursdays 3-5:30pm January 10- February 28 Consider experimenting with some unorthodox surface treatments for a new look in your work. Using tiles, we will play with materials rolled on wet clay and cold surface techniques on bisque clay. Demonstrations and discussions will include applying these concepts to functional and sculptural work. Come with imagination, without reservations and a yearning for creative research! Level: Intermediate Tuition: $310 + $50 Lab Fee

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Finding Home: What if you were forgotten too?

January 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Phil Mechanic Studios, 109 Roberts Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$150

Having a home, living indoors, is a basic human right, one that 500 or more individuals do not have on any given night in the Asheville area alone. Finding Home, a collection of songs, new and found monologues, scenes, and dance will tell the true stories of our neighbors who have lived for years without a home and through the work of Homeward Bound have been able to feel safe and supported for the first time in their lives. Through…

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Kinky Boots

January 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
City of Morganton Municipal Auditorium, 401 South College Street
Morganton, NC 28655 United States
$58 – $60

KINKY BOOTS is Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father’s expectations and continue the family business of…

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CHARLIE TRAVELER PRESENTS: An Evening with Robin & Linda Williams

January 11, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$27.0032.00

Robin & Linda Williams return to Asheville, for the first time in two years, appearing at Isis Music Hall on Friday January 11, 2018! Robin & Linda have been performing for more than four decades now and they perform the music they love, “a robust blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country that combines wryly observant lyrics with a wide-ranging melodicism.” These dynamic live performers and awesome human beings were also the House band on Prairie Home Companion for…

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Asheville Farmstead School: Family Discovery Day – Winter

January 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Asheville Farmstead School, 218 Morgan Cove Road
Candler, NC 28715 United States
Free

Who: All ages and all families! Theme: This month we will be exploring the theme of WINTER. We will be exploring ice and hibernation through crafts and learning activities. While this can be a brown and down time of the year in our minds nature is still alive and has a lot to teach us! What: Family Discovery Day is an opportunity to come explore the Farmstead with family for FREE. At each event we will provide a craft, forest…

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Introduction To The Potter’s Wheel

January 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$330

Introduction To The Potter’s Wheel Alyssa Ruberto and Halima Flynt Saturdays 10am-12:30pm January 12- March 2 Get ready to throw! This 8-week beginner’s course is designed to teach new potters the fundamentals of wheel-throwing, trimming, and glazing to make a variety of complete, food-safe and functional wares. By the end of this course, students will be able to confidently make pottery in any studio setting. Seasoned beginners are also encouraged to try new techniques to reach an intermediate level. Level:…

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Finding Home: What if you were forgotten too?

January 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Phil Mechanic Studios, 109 Roberts Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$150

Having a home, living indoors, is a basic human right, one that 500 or more individuals do not have on any given night in the Asheville area alone. Finding Home, a collection of songs, new and found monologues, scenes, and dance will tell the true stories of our neighbors who have lived for years without a home and through the work of Homeward Bound have been able to feel safe and supported for the first time in their lives. Through…

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CHARLIE TRAVELER PRESENT: An Evening with Frank Vignola’s Hot Jazz Guitar Trio

January 12, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$27.0032.00

Frank Vignola’s Hot Jazz Guitar Trio returns to Asheville for the first time in three years! One of the most extraordinary guitarists performing before the public today, Frank Vignola’s stunning virtuosity is truly something that has to be experienced in the live setting. This will be the debut of Frank’s new Trio, after spending the last couple years recuperating from a bad ATV accident. Grab some dinner at Isis and enjoy an intimate, seated show with this incredible live act!

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ACMS Presents Trio Karénine (piano trio)

January 13, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville, 1 Edwin Place
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$40

Schumann: Piano Trio in F major, Op. 80 Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Piano Trio, Op. 24 Ravel: Piano Trio in A minor Founded in Paris in 2009, Trio Karénine is lauded for its musical integrity and joie de vivre by critics and audiences alike. Top prize winner at the ARD International Competition in 2013, the ensemble has performed in major halls including Wigmore Hall in London, Salle Pleyel and Auditorium du Louvre in Paris, Musée des Beaux-Arts in Montréal, Palazzetto Bru Zane…

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Tall Tales

January 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0015.00

It starts with good songs — lyrics that resonate, melodies that linger, an occasional left turn that stretches the ear… that’s where Tall Tales lives. We’re all over a wide range of American and international influences, and we love to sprinkle that magic dust over a good song just to see where it’ll go. C’mon out and be surprised with us!

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Finding Home: What if you were forgotten too?

January 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Phil Mechanic Studios, 109 Roberts Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Based on Donation

Having a home, living indoors, is a basic human right, one that 500 or more individuals do not have on any given night in the Asheville area alone. Finding Home, a collection of songs, new and found monologues, scenes, and dance will tell the true stories of our neighbors who have lived for years without a home and through the work of Homeward Bound have been able to feel safe and supported for the first time in their lives. Through…

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The Sam Bush Band

January 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$30.0035.00

Isis is proud to welcome back the “King of Newgrass” – Sam Bush and his band.

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Finding Home: What if you were forgotten too?

January 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Phil Mechanic Studios, 109 Roberts Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Based on Donation

Having a home, living indoors, is a basic human right, one that 500 or more individuals do not have on any given night in the Asheville area alone. Finding Home, a collection of songs, new and found monologues, scenes, and dance will tell the true stories of our neighbors who have lived for years without a home and through the work of Homeward Bound have been able to feel safe and supported for the first time in their lives. Through…

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What’s In The Kitchen?

January 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - February 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$225

What’s In The Kitchen? For Kids Ages 6-12 Sara Ballek Tuesdays 4-6pn January 15- February 19 Learning about foods and objects in your kitchen can be exciting and fun to explore, but what if you had the chance to make some of your own? In this class students will develop work relating to items they use in their kitchen while learning more about sculpting and decorating clay. We will be focusing on using the wheel and a variety of hand…

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Caitlin Canty presented by Americana Music Association with special guests Oshima Brothers

January 16, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0015.00

Americana Music Association presents Caitlin Canty with special guests Oshima Brothers as part of the Americana Tour Blueprint. Caitlin Canty is a Nashville-based singer/songwriter whose music carves a line through folk, blues, and country ballads. Her music was called “dreamy and daring” by Rolling Stone and she on tour in support of her latest album, Motel Bouquet.

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Americana/Bluegrass Band The Devil Makes Three At The Orange Peel

January 17, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, 28801
$27.50

Americana triumvirate The Devil Makes Three — featuring Pete Bernhard, Lucia Turino, and Cooper McBean – will be headlining the Orange Peel on January 17 as part of their much-anticipated Winter 2019 Tour. Supporting the recent release of their album Chains Are Broken, which debuted in the Top 10 Bluegrass Album Charts and Paste Magazine hailed as “an album imbued with solid hooks, catchy choruses and irresistible refrains,” this promises to be one show music lovers won’t want to miss.…

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