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December 2019

Comedy at Fleetwoods: Petey Smith McDowell

December 29, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fleetwood’s, 496 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
$10

Local legend Petey Smith McDowell is headlining for one killer night of comedy at Fleetwood's Asheville native Peter Smith-McDowell has been traveling around the country telling jokes since 2009. He has opened up for Hannibal Buress, Trevor Noah, and Rory Scovel just to name a few. Tickets $7 advance, $10 day of https://www.eventbrite.com/e/comedy-at-fleetwoods-petey-smith-mcdowell-tickets-83367756203

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Nerdy Talk Trivia

December 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Highland Brewing Co., 12 Old Charlotte Hwy #200,
Asheville, NC 28803 United States

Are you ready to show off your meticulous knowledge of useless facts? This is your chance! Nerdy Talk Trivia will be hosting our weekly trivia night with $3 Gaelic pints. Gift card prizes will be awarded weekly to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place.

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Thirsty Monk’s 7th Annual New Year’s Eve Keg Drop & Flask Luau

December 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 11:55 pm
Thirsty Monk Biltmore Park, 2 Town Square Blvd #170
Asheville, NC 28803 United States

Our two-story golden keg will be lit up and glowing on New Year’s Eve, descending at midnight as we tap a keg of Must Love Coconut IPA, and toast to the New Year! Monk's Flask will be joining the festivities with a Luau New Year complete with tiki cocktails and tropical vibes! The Keg Drop Celebration is free to attend and ample parking is available for guests.

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NYE Featuring Beatles Music

December 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, 87 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with your Asheville Symphony and the Classical Mystery Tour band — including cast members from the Broadway smash Beatlemania! The first half of the concert features the unforgettable Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album in its entirety, performed exactly as it was recorded. The second half will include hits from throughout the Beatles’ career. Hear “Penny Lane” complete with a live trumpet section, the beautiful “Yesterday” with an acoustic guitar and string quartet, and the…

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Capella on Cloud 9 NYE 2020

December 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - January 1, 2020 @ 1:00 am
capella on 9, 10 Broadway St.
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$75

Ring in 2020 in the clouds! Join us for our Capella on Cloud 9 New Year’s Eve celebration on Tuesday, December 31 from 8 p.m. - 1 a.m. Tickets include a welcome cocktail, extensive hors d’ourves, live music, a champagne toast at midnight and a chance to win a staycation package at AC Hotel Asheville. No weather refunds will be granted. We hope to see you at Capella on Cloud 9 for the celebration of the decade!

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New Years Eve with Ellis Dyson & the Shambles

December 31, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$2020

Come for the Food, Stay for the Party Our New Year’s Eve Dinner menu is brought to you by our new Executive Chef Neal Mitchell. The menu for the evening will be limited and will consist of special features created by Neal and our staff. After dinner service ends (around 9pm), we present Ellis Dyson and the Shambles for you to ring in the new year. We’ll have room to dance, late night menu and champagne available to toast at…

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January 2020

New Year’s Resolution Run

January 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Pack Square Park, 121 College St
Asheville, NC 28801 United States

The 6th Annual Resolution Run 10 Mile Run & 5k Run/Walk races through the streets of Downtown Asheville, NC on New Year’s Day, at a reasonable 10:00 am. Start 2020 off with a bang! This race welcomes families and participants of all ages to come run or crawl their way to completing their first resolution! Bring warm layers of clothes, tie up your running shoes, and get ready to ‘run into’ 2020!

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Malaprop’s Special New Year’s Day Sale

January 1 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

Happy New Year! We don't know what 2020 will bring, but we know that life is better with books! Malaprop's will be open from 12 noon to 5 pm and every item in the store will be 25% off!

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Michael Diettrich-Chastain presents Changes: The Busy Professional’s Guide to Reducing Stress, Accomplishing Goals and Mastering Adaptability

January 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

Why do people struggle with creating the changes they say they want? With over a decade of work with thousands of clients in the fields of organizational consulting, executive coaching and psychotherapy, author Michael Diettrich-Chastain reveals the seven life dimensions that impact our ability to make professional and personal changes...as well as why we succeed at making certain changes and fail at others.

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The Blue Eyed Bettys (w/ South For Winter)

January 2 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
$15

With Daniel Emond on banjo, Sarah Hund on fiddle, and Ben Mackel on guitar, The Blue Eyed Bettys delight with their powerful vocals in three part harmony to create an indie-folk popgrass sound. All actors, The Blue Eyed Bettys met while doing a new play together at the Florida Studio Theatre in Sarasota. With home bases in Asheville (Mackel), Brooklyn (Emond) and everywhere else (Hund), The Bettys have cultivated followings in Florida, New York, North Carolina, and the Midwest for…

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Asheville Gallery of Art January Show 2020

January 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Asheville Gallery of Art, 82 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

Asheville Gallery of Art January 2020 Show “A Life of Art” “A Life of Art” for January at Asheville Gallery of Art Asheville Gallery of Art’s January show, “A Life of Art,” features exciting, harmonious works by three new members, Robin Wethe Altman, Tina Honerkamp, and Deb Sholly. The show runs January 1-31 during gallery hours, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. A reception for the artists will be held January 3, 5-8 p.m. at…

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Mark Powell presents Firebird

January 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

In this stunning new literary thriller, a U.S. arms deal gone south takes you into the underground world of political operatives, Ivy League criminals, and a hedge fund billionaire with eyes on the presidency. Mark Powell has been called the " best Appalachian novelist of his generation" by Ron Rash, and a writer "on the verge of greatness" by Pat Conroy.

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New Year, New Crew, Local Comedy Showcase

January 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
LaZoom Room, 76 Biltmore Avenue, LaZoom Room: 76 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$12

So many amazing new comics have popped up in Asheville in the last year and we want to celebrate the best way possible, with a giant new faces showcase!!! Join Kenny Stempien, Derek Boskovich, Marlene Thompson, Corey Smathers, Kelsey Rosen and so many more!!! Sponsored by BRÖÖ Craft Beer Hair Tickets $10 advance, $12 day of https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-year-new-crew-local-comedy-showcase-tickets-83489257617

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Poetrio: Three Poets in One Afternoon

January 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

Join us for our monthly poetry event featuring three poets. In January we welcome Brit Washburn, author of Notwithstanding, Katie Bowler Young, author of Through Water with Ease, and Jennifer Sperry Steinorth, author of A Wake with Nine Shades. All books will be available to purchase at the event.

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Ian Ridenhour in Concert

January 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
White Horse Black Mountain, 105 Montreat Rd
Black Mountain, NC 28711 United States
$12

Ian Ridenhour returns from Boston to lay down some blazing piano-driven rock in his hometown venue. Come out for established favorites and some brand new tunes! With Brennan Dugan, James Kylen, and Jamieson Ridenhour.

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Giggles and Wiggles: Comedy and Burlesque

January 5 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fleetwood’s, 496 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
$12

Our second Giggles & Wiggles show is coming back to Fleetwood's!!! We had so much fun the last time we’re doing a sequel! Join us for an evening of comedy and irreverence with Giggles & Wiggles Vol II. This amazing cast of comedians and hilarious burlesque performers is sure to be a night of laughs. Join us at Fleetwood's on Haywood Rd. on January 5th! Comedy by Becca Steinhoff, Craig Holcombe & Grayson Morris Burlesque: Gwen Sidious, Seraphina Syren, Ven…

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Sandra E. Johnson presents The Mind-Body Peace Journal: 366 Mindful Prompts for Serenity & Clarity

January 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

What a great way to start the year! This 366-day journal, filled with inspiring quotes, tips, and prompts, will help you achieve deeper clarity, serenity, and introspection. Reduce anxiety, relieve stress, and live a calmer, more balanced life. The practice of mindfulness has been gaining popularity amid our fast-paced world, and this entry in our successful gilded and guided journal series will help you reconnect with the earth and nature. Featuring writing prompts and daily words of wisdom from popular…

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Cuba Agroecology Tour

January 7 @ 8:00 am - January 16 @ 5:00 pm
Havana, Cuba Cuba

Cuba Agroecology Tour www.organicgrowersschool.org/events/travel-to-cuba Organic Growers School in partnership with Food First is offering a nine-day tour of Cuba with a focus on the country's intensive sustainable agriculture practices. The tour will show you the country's dramatic transition into agroecological and organic farming practices and the institutions that made this shift possible. We will see firsthand what happens when national policy prioritizes organic farming and remediating hunger. Learn more on the website. Register: www.organicgrowersschool.org/events/travel-to-cuba/register Full Itinerary: www.organicgrowersschool.org/events/travel-to-cuba/itinerary Read more about…

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Tuesday Bluegrass Sessions hosted by The Darren Nicholson Band

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

Darren Nicholson is a Grammy Award Nominee and a recipient of 5 International Bluegrass Music Association’s Awards. Including Entertainer of the Year (2014), Song of the Year (2011), and Album of the Year (2006).

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Rita Sims Quillen presents Wayland, in conversation with Abigail DeWitt

January 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

Rita Sims Quillen will be in conversation with Abigail DeWitt (News of Our Loved Ones). Set in southwestern Virginia in 1930, Wayland is the story of a perfect life interrupted by a chance encounter with pure evil. Eva and Andrew Nettles are a couple who found each other in the unlikeliest of circumstances and married in mid-life, now living a blissful country life with their adopted daughter--until one day a hobo happens by. Buddy Newman cannot believe his good fortune:…

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The Justin Ray Big Band CD Release

January 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
$20

On holiday break from a 100-city world tour, Justin Ray is home in Asheville for the release of his first big band recording. Join us for this live performance from Justin & his 18-piece orchestra! The Justin Ray Big Band plays original music deeply rooted in the swing of Ellington and Basie, with lyrical themes that are both current and timeless. Justin Ray started his musical career as a bebop trumpet player, performing in venues all over the country. In…

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The Justin Ray Big Band CD Release

January 8 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$2025

On holiday break from a 100-city world tour, Justin Ray is home in Asheville for the release of his first big band recording. Join us for this live performance from Justin & his 18-piece orchestra!

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Dr. Kathleen Smith presents Everything Isn’t Terrible: Conquer Your Insecurities, Interrupt Your Anxiety, and Finally Calm Down, in conversation with Joanne O’Sullivan

January 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

Kathleen Smith will be in conversation with Joanne O'Sullivan, author of Between Two Skies. In the spirit of You Are a Badass and The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck, a helpful and humorous guide to shedding our anxious habits and building a more solid sense of self in our increasingly anxiety-inducing world. Licensed therapist and mental health writer Dr. Kathleen Smith offers a smart, practical antidote to our anxiety-ridden times. Everything Isn't Terrible is an informative and practical…

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Stevie Tombstone American Songwriter

January 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$1215

Best-kept secret, Stevie Tombstone, is a quintessential troubadour, a veteran musician who crafts powerful folk songs tinged with classic country and vintage blues influences.

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Sierra Club Jan. 9: 20th Anniversary of Gorges State Park

January 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville, 1 Edwin Place
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

Sierra Club of Western North Carolina (WENOCA) will honor the 20th anniversary of Gorges State Park with a presentation by Bill Thomas, the environmentalist who fought to create it. Thomas played an instrumental role in protecting Gorges State Park, which a t the time was almost a zone of hydroelectric dams. A part of the Lake Jocassee watershed, the land that became Gorges State Park was originally owned by Duke Energy. Duke had plans to use the elevation change across…

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Stop The Crossroads Mega Development

January 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$10

West Asheville artists come together to raise money to help prevent over development in our neighborhood. This Fundraising Event will feature Marisa and Josh Blake, Jeff Thompson, Juan Holiday, CaroMia, Eleanor Underhill, Taylor Pearson, and Queen Bee and the Honeylovers.

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Terrarium Workshop

January 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bullington Gardens, 95 Upper Red Oak Trail
Hendersonville, NC 28792 United States
$50.00

Enjoy the warmth of our greenhouse while you create your own miniature garden in a glass jar with Mary Martin. All materials will be supplied. $50.

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Highbeams

January 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$1215

Highbeams return for another night of incredible harmony, hilarious crowd interaction, and energy that will light up the evening!

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Cassidy and The Music

January 10 @ 7:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15 – $18

Cassidy Catanzaro sold over a million records as the lead singer and creative engine of the Lava/Atlantic group Antigone Rising during their most successful years, (2000-2008). She has toured with The Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, The Allmans and has appeared on the Tonight Show, A&E's Breakfast With The Arts and on VH1 as a commentator on the popular "I Love..." Series in multiple episodes.

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Odyssey Co-op Gallery’s Annual Seconds Sale

January 11
Odyssey Co-Op Gallery, 238 Clingman Ave
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

January Seconds Sale! Saturday-Sunday, January 11-12 Visit our Gallery during our annual seconds sale! for great bargains, artist demos, food, and music January 11-12, 11am-5pm

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Featured Artist Reception & Exhibition Emily Powell

January 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North Carolina Glass Center, 140 Roberts Street, Suite C
Asheville, NC 28801
Free

No stone left unturned: an interactive exploration of cairns I am fascinated with rocks and their significance, specifically when stacked as cairns. Historically, cairns have been used as a way to memorialize deceased loved ones and mark important spots in the landscape. The direction of this interest has led me to create rocks made of glass and then stack them as cairns. As a glass blower, I have been able to take this historical and meaningful activity and add an…

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Tall Tales

January 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$1518

Lyrics that resonate, melodies that linger, an occasional left turn that stretches the ear… that’s where Tall Tales lives. C’mon out and and share the adventure with us!

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Fringe Festival Preview Party

January 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fleetwood’s, 496 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
Free

Party + Performances + Installations Get a taste of Fringe and grab one of the freshly printed festival guides! Co-hosted by sponsor AshevilleFM, one week ahead of the festival, you'll get a chance to talk to artists and organizers, and plan which of the 100+ shows, 55+ artists and 15+ venues you will visit. We recommend fully immersing yourself! It's a community, an international movement, an adventure!

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3rd Annual Women in Music Series (Saturday)

January 11 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$2020

Amanda Anne Platt, Aubrey Eisenman, Jane Kramer, Laura Blackley, Tina Collins and Quetzal Jordan make a special two night tribute to iconic female artists for this third annual, sold out series.

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Pancake Apocalypse (a night of sketch comedy)

January 11 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
LaZoom Room, 76 Biltmore Avenue, LaZoom Room: 76 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$12

A night of sketch comedy starring Cameron Davis, Carin Metzger, Jared Eriksen, Jessica Barlow, Joe Carroll, and George Awad. Tickets $10 advance, $12 day of https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pancake-apocalypse-a-night-of-sketch-comedy-tickets-85835649739

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Andrew Clark launches Jesus in the Trailer: Poems with Eric Nelson, Meagan Smith Lucas, and Benjamin Cutler

January 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

Join Andrew Clark, Eric Nelson, Meagan Smith Lucas, and Benjamin Cutler, as they celebrate the launch of Clark's book, Jesus in the Trailer. They will be joined by event MC, Lockie Hunter. Jesus in the Trailer is an intimate and sobering look at the South, at faith, at youth and aging. Clark’s poems are as tangible as red clay, with an appreciation for the rustic and reverence for time. From start to finish, this is a truly captivating collection. You’ll…

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3rd Annual Women in Music Series (Sunday)

January 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$2020

Amanda Anne Platt, Aubrey Eisenman, Jane Kramer, Laura Blackley, Tina Collins and Quetzal Jordan make a special two night tribute to iconic female artists for this third annual, sold out series.

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Queer Comedy Party ft. Dwayne Duke

January 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fleetwood’s, 496 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
$10

Asheville's monthly all Queer stand up comedy showcase! Our Jan. headliner is Dwayne Duke Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Dwayne Duke has honed his craft at venues across the nation. Dwayne's act is not a leap into debauchery, more a gentle nudge into the profane. He's been part of multiple comedy festivals including Cleveland Comedy, Broken Record, Burning Bridges, and Whiskey Bear. His second album "Shame Flashbacks" (2018) is available now. Dwayne is also the founder/ executive Producer of the Midwest…

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Tuesday Bluegrass Sessions hosted by The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers

January 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
Free

The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers draw freely from old-time, bluegrass, country, jazz, rockabilly and swing styles to create their tight, high-energy string band music.

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Elwood Watson, PhD presents Keepin’ It Real: Essays on Race in Contemporary America

January 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

The past decade has been one of the most racially turbulent periods in the modern era, as the complicated breakthrough of the Obama presidency gave way to the racially charged campaigning and eventual governing of Donald Trump. Keepin' It Real presents a wide-ranging group of essays that take on key aspects of the current landscape surrounding racial issues in America, including the place of the Obamas, the rise of the alt-right and White nationalism, Donald Trump, Colin Kaepernick and the…

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Andrew Hibbard and Paul Decoster

January 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$12 – $15

Andrew Hibbard and his band is making their debut at the Isis Music Hall in Asheville, NC, with Paul Decoster to open!

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Cashavelly Morrison

January 15 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$1215

Join Cashavelly Morrison for an evening of what Rolling Stone described as “the atmospheric soundtrack to haunting, late-night fever dreams about being on the business end of a murder ballad.”

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HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR RELATIONSHIPS BY LOOKING WITHIN

January 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Montreat College, new location, 1550 Hendersonville Rd, Unit 104, Asheville, NC 28803, 1550 Hendersonville Rd, Unit 104
Asheville, NC 28803

Dear People, The talk I've been giving, "How To Improve Your Relationships by Looking Within" is working. Even (or especially) for experienced, knowledgeable, well-read folks, this material invites deep and real discussion and sharing, and the feedback has been outstanding. So, I'm doing the talk again on Thursday evening, January 16. The first 20 people who respond yes and who attend the event will automatically be entered in a drawing for a kind, funny video by comedian Robert Dubac called…

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The Southern Word Tour feat Kevin Daniel & Seth Power

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$1515

Tarboro’s Kevin Daniel, along with his rip-roaring band The Bottom Line, brings the party to Asheville once again. Jackson, Mississippi soul singer Seth Power, as seen on American Idol, opens.

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LaZoom Comedy: Mo Alexander

January 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
LaZoom Room, 76 Biltmore Avenue, LaZoom Room: 76 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$12

When Mo Alexander hits the stage, it’s clear that you’re in the hands of a man who knows what he’s doing. With comedy influences such as Bill Hicks, Paul Mooney, and Richard Pryor, Mo combines intelligence and debauchery into a product that is just as funny as it is important. With an ability to access both the smartest and the stupidest parts of your brain, there’s a reason this comedy phenom has been headlining comedy clubs nationwide for over 20…

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Lovers Leap & Bill and the Belles

January 16 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$1515

Lovers Leap returns to Asheville! These NC and TN acoustic music powerhouses put on a performance together that is not to be missed. Bill and the Belles will open the evening — their freewheeling, lighthearted approach to music has endeared them to listeners of every generation. With a spirited sound that falls somewhere between old-time country and vaudeville, the group puts its own spin on a golden era of music, specifically the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s.

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Upcoming Public Star Gazes

January 17 @ 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Astronomy Club of Asheville
FREE

17th of January – Friday night The location for this star gaze will be Lookout Observatory on the UNC Asheville campus, with a weather backup date of Saturday January 18th While the event is free and open to the general public, pre-registration is required to attend. To learn more about how to register, please visit the UNCA Lookout Observatory website here

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Dave Curley, Ashley Davis & Colin Farrell

January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$2023

An evening with vocalists and songwriters Dave Curley and Ashley Davis and accompanied by returning multi-instrumentalist Colin Farrell, (Lúnasa) presenting newly composed Celtic and Roots Music.

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South for Winter & The Blue Eyed Bettys

January 17 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15

“Folk-rock with a classical twist” – storytelling lyrics and vocal harmonies meet bluesy guitar, complex classical cello runs, and driving stompbox rhythms in Nashville-based trio South for Winter. Get your indie-folk popgrass fix with The Blue Eyed Bettys too. Banjo, fiddle, guitar, and 3-part harmony to light up your night.

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LaZoom Comedy: Scott Eason

January 17 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
LaZoom Room, 76 Biltmore Avenue, LaZoom Room: 76 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$12

Being from Huntsville, Alabama, Scott Eason knows what you’re thinking…and he’s here to shatter the Southern stereotype. Not your typical good ol’ boy, he brings a new sensibility to Southern comedy. He’s been featured on SiriusXM and the Comedy Central Roast Battle Podcast. He performs regularly at clubs across the southeast. Scott’s performed in clubs, bars, basements and comedy festivals all over the country, such as the Altercation Comedy Festival, Asheville Comedy Festival, Flyover Comedy Festival, Laughing Skull Comedy Festival…

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