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August 2019

The Magnetic Theatre proudly presents INDECENT by Paula Vogel, A North Carolina Premiere

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Magnetic Theatre, 375 Depot Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$23

The Magnetic Theatre Company is proud to present the regional premiere of Paula Vogel’s Tony Award-nominated play, Indecent, with performances running August 2 – August 25, 2019 at the theatre’s intimate venue in the heart of Asheville’s River Arts District. For tickets, go to themagnetictheatre.org, or call 828-239-9250. In Indecent, an ensemble of 10 actors and musicians follow the trajectory of Sholem Asch’s controversial play God of Vengeance, the first play by a Jewish playwright to open on Broadway. Asch’s…

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Brew Davis

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$12.0015.00

Do people actually grow up in Nashville? Brew Davis did. His debut album came in at #64 on WNCW’s 2018 Top 100 and he’s quickly gained a following for his raw lyrics, honest voice, and wry wit.

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Al Petteway

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$20.0025.00

Don’t miss your chance to hear Al Petteway, one of the most respected fingerstyle guitarists in the world.

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Oliver the Crow with Hoot and Holler

August 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0015.00

Hailed as an “inspired collaboration” by NPR, the Nashville-based duo Oliver the Crow (cellist Kaitlyn Raitz and fiddler Ben Plotnick) deliver a minimal yet expansive brand of orchestral folk. Hoot and Holler is prize winning old time prowess on fiddle, banjo, guitar, and vocals. Observant, expressive, and fresh original songwriting. This duo reveres the music of old and forges the music of new.

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Bobbie Pyron launches Stay (Children’s Event)

August 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

Piper's life is turned upside down when her family moves into a shelter in a whole new city. She misses her house, her friends, and her privacy--and she hates being labeled the homeless girl at her new school. But while Hope House offers her new challenges, it also brings new friendships, like the girls in Firefly Girls Troop 423 and a sweet street dog named Baby. So when Baby's person goes missing, Piper knows she has to help. But helping…

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Fresh Air Outing or Come Paint with Me!

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

The Haywood County Arts Council is proud to announce our 2019 Nature/Art Day at Cataloochee Ranch. We invite all artist and nature lovers to join us at the Ranch for a day of bird-watching, hiking, reading, painting and relaxing. If you are a painter, quilter, knitter, sculptor, writer, poet, reader, hiker, birder or even an all-around nature lover, you don't want to miss this relaxing day in this beautiful spot. Advanced reservations are due no later than August 5. For…

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Advanced Alcohol Ink Class with Dominick DePaolo

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Haywood County Arts Council Gallery, 86 N. Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786 United States
$50 – $55

You will use layers of ink to create values and textures to complete a painting during this advanced workshop. Advance reservations are due no later that August 4. Cash or check are accepted - no credit cards. For more information and reservations please call 828-452-0593.

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Megan Shepherd launches Midnight Beauties

August 14 @ 6:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

The witches, beasties, goblins, and Royals return in this spellbinding conclusion to New York Times best-selling author Megan Shepherd's Grim Lovelies duology. Wicked and delightful, this spellbinding sequel and conclusion to Grim Lovelies is perfect for fans of The Cruel Prince and The Hazel Wood. Join us to celebrate. There will be cupcakes! Megan Shepherd is the acclaimed author of The Madman's Daughter trilogy, The Cage trilogy and the middle-grade novel, The Secret Horses of Briar Hill. She lives and…

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Lauren Anderson & Meg Williams

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$10.0012.00

Move over boys, cause the women just rolled into town. Based out of Nashville, TN, between Lauren’s soulful, rockin’ vocals and Meg’s high-energy, bluesy guitar, this is a show you won’t wanna miss!

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Lauren Anderson & Meg Williams (americana duo)

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Isis Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
$10

Move over boys, cause the women just rolled into town. Lauren Anderson and Meg Williams are two front-woman based in Nashville, TN who joined forces on the road. Between Lauren’s soulful, rockin’ vocals and Meg’s high-energy, bluesy guitar this is a show you won’t wanna miss.

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Asheville Outlets Presents Pints & Poses

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Asheville Outlets, 800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
$10

Unleash your inner yogi with us at Asheville Outlets for ‘Pints & Poses’, a 45-minute yoga class led by instructors from the WNC YMCA, which includes a craft beer from UpCountry Brewing. Pints & Poses will be held at Asheville Outlets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Dates include: May 16, June 13, July 18, August 15, September 19 and October 17, 2019. Class cost is $10 at the door with ticket sales benefitting the WNC…

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ASAP’s Local Food Experience

August 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
New Belgium Brewing Company, 21 Craven St.
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
$30

Treat yourself to a fun and delicious evening celebrating where our food comes from at ASAP’s Local Food Experience. Meet local chefs, artisans, and farmers while sampling small plates highlighting seasonal foods grown and raised in the Southern Appalachians. Cast bids in a silent auction to win private farm-to-table dinners, farm tours, workshops, farm stays, and other fabulous local food experiences. Enjoy connecting with your local food community at the beautiful New Belgium Brewing Co. Brewhouse overlooking the French Broad…

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Andy Parker presents For Alison: The Murder of a Young Journalist and a Father’s Fight for Gun Safety

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

On August 26, 2015, Emmy Award-winning twenty-four-year-old reporter Alison Parker was murdered on live television, along with her colleague, photojournalist Adam Ward. Their interviewee was also shot, but survived. People watching at home heard the gunshots, and the gunman's video of the murder, which he uploaded to Facebook, would spread over the internet like wildfire. In the wake of his daughter's murder, Andy Parker became a national advocate for commonsense gun safety legislation. The night of the murder, with his…

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Nikki Talley + Jason Sharp

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0015.00

Along with her guitar & clawhammer style banjo, Nikki Talley‘s musical partner & husband Jason Sharp adds resonant lush guitar tones as well as harmonies to round out this duo’s sound.

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Josh Okeefe

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$12.0012.00

“He seems to turn a light bulb on in your head and seems to say what is on the tip of everyone’s tongue. Is he the next commentator for this generation? Only time will tell.” (Huffington Post)

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The Magnetic Theatre proudly presents INDECENT by Paula Vogel, A North Carolina Premiere

August 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Magnetic Theatre, 375 Depot Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$23

The Magnetic Theatre Company is proud to present the regional premiere of Paula Vogel’s Tony Award-nominated play, Indecent, with performances running August 2 – August 25, 2019 at the theatre’s intimate venue in the heart of Asheville’s River Arts District. For tickets, go to themagnetictheatre.org, or call 828-239-9250. In Indecent, an ensemble of 10 actors and musicians follow the trajectory of Sholem Asch’s controversial play God of Vengeance, the first play by a Jewish playwright to open on Broadway. Asch’s…

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Moonlight Street Folk :: Debut Album Release

August 16 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$10.0015.00

Moonlight Street Folk has grown from a femme forward acoustic folk-duo to a divergent five piece ensemble hellbent on emphasizing original content.

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Riders In The Sky

August 17 @ 9:00 am - August 18 @ 6:00 pm
Tweetsie Railraod, 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane
Blowing Rock, NC 28605 United States
$30 – $50

Come hear Grammy-winning music and comedy from America's Favorite Cowboys! Shows at noon and 3 p.m.

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Celebrating the Pawpaw

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bullington Gardens, 95 Upper Red Oak Trail
Hendersonville, NC 28792 United States
$25.00

Pawpaws, the largest edible tree fruit native to North America, is making a resurgence. Join Craig Mauney, Area Specialized Extension Agent, pawpaw aficionado and farmer as we celebrate the pawpaw with information about how to cultivate trees, how to use the fruit and a taste testing of prepared foods using pawpaw fruit. $25 Limit 50.

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Asheville Farmstead School: Family Discovery Day – Space

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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 SPACE! Come learn more about our moon, and the night sky. It is bound to be morning filled with learning that you can explore deeper when the sun goes down! 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 exploration prompt, an engagement activity to further explore the…

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Come To Leicester Studio Tour

August 17 @ 10:00 am - August 18 @ 6:00 pm
Addison Farms Vineyard, 4005 New Leicester Hwy
Leicester, 28748
Free

Join us for the 14th Annual Come to Leicester Studio Tour! Artists will be selling and showing their work in their studios, at the local vineyard, and at our Community Center. We invite you to Come to Leicester, enjoy our scenic countryside, meet our artists, learn about their work, and be inspired. August 17-18 from 10am -6pm.

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Friends of the Library Concert

August 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Haywood County Library- Waynesville Branch, 678 S. Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786 United States

The Haywood County Arts Council is proud to sponsor a concert featuring One Let Up. This concert is free and open to the public.

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Matt Nakoa: The Casting Shadows Tour

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0015.00

“A hot-handed phenom who can go from Chopin to beer-drenched honkytonk in one set.” – The Boston Globe “The music was of symphonic scale and showstopping, cosmic proportion.” – Elmore Magazine

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The Magnetic Theatre proudly presents INDECENT by Paula Vogel, A North Carolina Premiere

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Magnetic Theatre, 375 Depot Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$23

The Magnetic Theatre Company is proud to present the regional premiere of Paula Vogel’s Tony Award-nominated play, Indecent, with performances running August 2 – August 25, 2019 at the theatre’s intimate venue in the heart of Asheville’s River Arts District. For tickets, go to themagnetictheatre.org, or call 828-239-9250. In Indecent, an ensemble of 10 actors and musicians follow the trajectory of Sholem Asch’s controversial play God of Vengeance, the first play by a Jewish playwright to open on Broadway. Asch’s…

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Shawn James Live

August 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave.
Asheville, 28801
$15

Independent troubadour Shawn James is currently touring in support of his fourth album, The Dark and The Light (released March 22). Born and raised in Chicago, James’ music exudes a gritty-rock/blues sound that showcases his powerful and distinctive voice, an instrument he honed while singing in gospel choirs in his youth. Creating songs that are both relatable and vulnerable, his music features honest songwriting, with lyrics that have often been shaped by painful life experiences. Reflecting the genuine emotions and…

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East Meets West: An Evening with Raquy Danziger

August 17 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0018.00

Asheville Rhythm brings Raquy Danziger from Istanbul to play music that crosses cultural bridges: from Classical to Middle Eastern. With Chris Rosser, River Guerguerian, Beth Heinberg, & Brian Carter.

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Marriage Enrichment Retreat

August 18 - August 20
Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center, 91 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 United States

Based on the research and clinical work of Dr. Sue Johnson, Created for Connection combines the best modern insights about love and bonding with the deep wisdom of Christian tradition. Distance, frustration, and disconnection can enter through any number of life’s events. This workshop will help you to better understand your partner, and learn to cultivate a warmer, more joyful and loving relationship.

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Small Batch Bagel Pop-Up

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Corner Cup, 148 East Main Street
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States

Lazy Lady Baking Co & Heartwood Forge bring fresh artisan bagels to Jonesborough, TN. These are the real deal, the kind that are hand shaped and proofed overnight, boiled in the early morning while most of us are still fast asleep before being baked to a brown luster, and served oven warm with a dollop of cream cheese.

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Asheville Outlets Presents Monthly Cruise ‘In Car Show

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Asheville Outlets, 800 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806 United States
Free

Do you love cars? If so, then join us at Asheville Outlets (ShopAshevilleOutlets.com) for Cruise ‘In, a monthly car show featuring an exciting display of cars, trucks, motorcycles and special interest vehicles behind the Food Court on Sundays, May 19, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20 and November 17, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Cruise ‘In is free to car owners and spectators.

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Marla Milling presents North Carolina Day Trips by Theme

August 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

If you've ever asked, "What should we do today?" then you've never seen North Carolina Day Trips by Theme. This comprehensive guide to the Tar Heel State is jam-packed with hundreds of North Carolina's top spots for fun and entertainment. Take a simple day trip, or string together a longer vacation of activities that catch your interest. Destinations in the book are organized by themes, such as Lighthouses, Festivals, Outdoor Adventures, and Natural Wonders, so you can decide what to…

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The Magnetic Theatre proudly presents INDECENT by Paula Vogel, A North Carolina Premiere

August 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Magnetic Theatre, 375 Depot Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$23

The Magnetic Theatre Company is proud to present the regional premiere of Paula Vogel’s Tony Award-nominated play, Indecent, with performances running August 2 – August 25, 2019 at the theatre’s intimate venue in the heart of Asheville’s River Arts District. For tickets, go to themagnetictheatre.org, or call 828-239-9250. In Indecent, an ensemble of 10 actors and musicians follow the trajectory of Sholem Asch’s controversial play God of Vengeance, the first play by a Jewish playwright to open on Broadway. Asch’s…

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On the Road: Pop Up Exhibition Party

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Little Jumbo, 241 Broadway St.
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

Join Little Jumbo as we welcome watercolor artist Natalie Ray and the pop up exhibition "On the Road" on Sunday, August 18th. This exhibition features a series of large scale watercolor and gold original paintings featuring both locally and internationally known jazz musicians, many of whom have performed here at Little Jumbo! Performers such as The Core, Justin Ray, Jacob Rodriguez, Zack Page, Bill Bares, and many other Asheville musicians are the subjects in this series. Also featured in this…

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Taylor Martin

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0015.00

“Taylor Martin is a singer-songwriter who will remind you of everything good from Tom Waits to the Everly Brothers or the Avett Brothers with some surf rock thrown in. Well-sung, well-played, well-written and relevant…” – Asheville Citizen Times

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Marriage Enrichment Retreat at Lake Junaluska

August 18 @ 7:00 pm - August 20 @ 12:00 pm
Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center, 91 N Lakeshore Dr
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745 United States

These three-day retreats teach couples how to forge stronger relationships through meaningful conversation. Retreat leader Ned Martin (M.Div., M.A., LPC) will use emotionally focused therapy and a faith-based approach to explain the psychology of successful relationships and guide couples through a series of conversations to help them connect.

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Hand Building with Templates and Models

August 19 @ 9:30 am - August 23 @ 4:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$640

Hand Building with Templates and Models Eric Knoche 5-Day Workshop Monday- Friday, 9:30am-4:30pm August 19-23 In this workshop we will combine simple hand building techniques such as pinching, coiling, modeling and slab construction with the use of models and several different kinds of templates. Emphasis will be placed on gaining a deeper understanding of the clay itself, establishing a paradigm of creative problem solving and developing a personal set of integrated building methods that accomplishes each students’ artistic goals. Level:…

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Hand Building with Templates and Models

August 19 @ 9:30 am - August 23 @ 4:30 pm
Odyssey ClayWorks, 236 Clingeman Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$645

Hand Building with Templates and Models Eric Knoche 5-Day Workshop Monday- Friday, 9:30am-4:30pm August 19-23 In this workshop we will combine simple hand building techniques such as pinching, coiling, modeling and slab construction with the use of models and several different kinds of templates. Emphasis will be placed on gaining a deeper understanding of the clay itself, establishing a paradigm of creative problem solving and developing a personal set of integrated building methods that accomplishes each students’ artistic goals. Level:…

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Joshilyn Jackson presents Never Have I Ever

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

New York Times bestselling author Joshilyn Jackson--"an admired writer who deserves to be a household name" (Kirkus Reviews)--displays her masterful talent in this dark and deliciously addictive tale of domestic suspense. Amy Whey is proud of her ordinary life and the simple pleasures that come with it. Her greatest joy is her family: her devoted professor husband, her spirited fifteen-year-old stepdaughter, her adorable infant son. But Amy's sweet, uncomplicated life begins to unravel when the mysterious and alluring Angelica Roux…

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Summer Family Program – Chimney Rock State Park with “Animals of Appalachia”

August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lanier Library, 72 Chestnut Street
Tryon, NC 28782 United States
Free

Get personal with some of Chimney Rock’s resident animal ambassadors while learning about the wildlife that roams our region. Participants will gain knowledge on habits, adaptations and animal characteristics during this exciting session. All ages! This program is made possible with the support of the Kirby Fund at the Polk County Community Foundation.

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Pardee in the Park – Walk & Talk, August 21

August 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Park at Flat Rock, 55 Highland Golf Drive
Flat Rock, 28731 United States
Free

Walk the trail with a Pardee provider, hear about their area of expertise and ask questions. This month will be led by providers from Pardee Cardiology Associates. Pardee UNC Health Care is partnering with the Flat Rock Park Foundation to introduce “Pardee in the Park,” a new initiative that will offer programs for the public to meet Pardee medical providers and staff, get active, and learn more about health and wellness topics. This Walk & Talk will be led by…

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Asheville Youth Choir Auditions

August 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Academy for the Arts, 5 Oak Street NC United States

Asheville Youth Choirs are community choirs open to children and youth in Kindergarten - 12th Grade. The Asheville Youth Choirs include the High School Chorale (grades 9-12), Middle School Chorale (grades 7-8), the Concert Choir (grades 3-6) and the Prelude Choir (grades K-2). These choirs sing in area churches, civic functions, seasonal concerts, and summer tours, offering the opportunity for children and teenagers to come together to traverse the false boundaries of school choice, race, family structure, or socio-economic status…

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Asheville Youth Choir Auditions

August 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Academy for the Arts, 5 Oak Street NC United States

Asheville Youth Choirs (AYC) are community choirs open to grades K – 12. AYC includes the High School Chorale (grades 9-12), the Middle School Chorale (grades 7-8), the Concert Choir (grades 3-6) and the Prelude Choir (grades K-2). AYC sing in area churches, civic functions, seasonal concerts, and summer tours, offering the opportunity for children and teenagers to come together to enjoy the challenge and friendship found in creating beautiful music, thereby making a positive impact in our community and…

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Eugen Bacon presents Claiming T-Mo, in conversation with Alexandra Duncan

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Malaprop’s Bookstore & Cafe, 55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

In this lush interplanetary tale, Novic is an immortal Sayneth priest who flouts the conventions of a matriarchal society by choosing a name for his child. This act initiates chaos that splits the boy in two, unleashing a Jekyll-and-Hyde child upon the universe. Named T-Mo by his mother and Odysseus by his father, the story spans the boy's lifetime--from his early years with his mother Silhouette on planet Grovea to his travels to Earth where he meets and marries Salem,…

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Karyn Oliver CD Release

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15.0015.00

Karyn Oliver returns to Isis Music Hall with her big, soulful voice and her new, critically acclaimed fourth release.

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Fiery Folk Singer Karyn Oliver brings CD Release show to Isis Music Hall

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$15

Karyn Oliver has been described a ‘fiery folk singer’ (The Alternate Root) and ‘one of the most incredible voices on the acoustic music scene’ (WFDU.) Isis Music Hall is continuing a tradition of bringing the best in national touring music acts to downtown Asheville by inviting Oliver for a return performance, this time in support of a brand-new CD, ‘A List of Names,’ on Thursday, August 22nd. Oliver’s performances bring to mind a touch of Janis Joplin, a dash of…

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LaZoom Comedy: Jim Tews

August 22 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
LaZoom Room, 76 Biltmore Avenue, LaZoom Room: 76 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$8

Comedian and writer Jim Tews is the creator of the New York Times Bestseller “Felines of New York.” He made his stand-up television debut on Last Comic Standing. He's been seen on FX, NBC, SeeSo, and TBS. Previously he was one of 2011’s New Faces at Just For Laughs Montreal and has performed in the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, as well as SF Sketchfest. His recent comedy album “I Was In Band” debuted at #3 on the…

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Up/Rooted: A Southern Equality Studios Exhibition

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Revolve Studio, 821 Riverside Drive, #179
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
Free

Campaign for Southern Equality is excited to invite you to the opening reception for Up/Rooted--the culmination of this Summer's Southern Equality Studios residencies. Artists Liz Williams and Al Murray along with artist-participants will discuss the work behind Up/Rooted and guests will have time to talk to the artists. The exhibition will feature photography, sculpture and digital works. Light refreshments provided The exhibition will run August 23-September 3. If you can't make it to the opening, contact Al (al@southernequality.org) or Liz…

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Up/Rooted: A Southern Equality Studios Exhibition

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Revolve Studio, 821 Riverside Drive, #179
Asheville, NC 28801 United States

Campaign for Southern Equality is excited to invite you to the opening reception for Up/Rooted--the culmination of this Summer's Southern Equality Studios residencies. Artists Liz Williams and Al Murray along with artist-participants will discuss the work behind Up/Rooted and guests will have time to talk to the artists. The exhibition will feature photography, sculpture and digital works. Light refreshments provided The exhibition will run August 23-September 3. If you can't make it to the opening, contact Al (al@southernequality.org) or Liz…

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The Magnetic Theatre proudly presents INDECENT by Paula Vogel, A North Carolina Premiere

August 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Magnetic Theatre, 375 Depot Street
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$23

The Magnetic Theatre Company is proud to present the regional premiere of Paula Vogel’s Tony Award-nominated play, Indecent, with performances running August 2 – August 25, 2019 at the theatre’s intimate venue in the heart of Asheville’s River Arts District. For tickets, go to themagnetictheatre.org, or call 828-239-9250. In Indecent, an ensemble of 10 actors and musicians follow the trajectory of Sholem Asch’s controversial play God of Vengeance, the first play by a Jewish playwright to open on Broadway. Asch’s…

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Third Nature Album Release

August 23 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd.
Asheville, 28806
$7.0010.00

Celebrate Third Nature’s self-titled album release! Lead female vocals entice and a synth-heavy rhythm section electrifies on stage. Two years in the making, their best work yet is ready for you!

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LaZoom Comedy: Kenny DeForest (Friday Night)

August 23 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
LaZoom Room, 76 Biltmore Avenue, LaZoom Room: 76 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
$10

Kenny DeForest is a stand-up comic, comedy writer, and actor best known for his appearances on Late Night with Seth Meyers, HBO’s Crashing, TruTV’s “Friends of the People”, and as a former producer and co-host of “Comedy at the Knitting Factory”, widely considered to be one of the best independently run comedy shows in the country. In 2017, he recorded his debut stand-up album "B.A.D. Dreams" with Comedy Dynamics, which debuted #1 on iTunes, and in 2015 he was named…

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