Category Archive: performances

Ballet Conservatory of Asheville Nutcracker

Ballet Conservatory of Asheville Nutcracker

The third annual Ballet Conservatory of Asheville presentation of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” was staged at Diana Wortham Theater December 16 and 17, 2011. These images are from the dress rehearsal, December 15. The dress rehearsal featured Elianah Vargas in the role of Clara, who also shared the role with Jullia Fleming in the final production. […]

Snow Princesses and Angels

AshevilleFM Live Broadcast

AshevilleFM Live Broadcast

At Bobo Gallery, Jon Reid performed a live version of his show “Race to the Bottom” thru AshevilleFM.org. musician Stephanie Morgan, Mad Tea Party, comedian Tom Scheve and Moses Atwood all contributed sounds and conversations to the event which helped raise money for AshevilleFM.

Tom, Stephanie and Jon

TEDxAsheville 2011

TEDxAsheville 2011

This year’s TedxAsheville (an independently organized TED event), was held in the Diana Wortham Theatre, on Sunday November 13th. The event ran from 1 till 6, in three segments with 2 intermissions designed to allow audience members to “engage” with each other in the atrium while being surrounded by both audio and visual art. The […]

Adam Baker speaks at TEDxAsheville

Moogfest 2011

Moogfest 2011

Moogfest 2011, the electronic music festival, was held in downtown Asheville from Oct 28th-30th 2011. Big crowds, great costumes, famous musicians, partying, hipsters, DJs, archival footage of Bob Moog, hands on time with Moog instruments- all those things were on full display during the weekend. You can read more on the official Moogfest website.

Moby at Moogfest 2011

Ami and Krekel Unplugged at the Hop West

Ami and Krekel Unplugged at the Hop West

Ami Worthen and Krekel, AKA The Mad Tea Party played an enjoyable set of music in a West Asheville favorite intimate setting, the Hop West. Helped by Ami’s sister, Jennifer, on a couple of songs, the duo ran down original songs, covers and old timey string songs to the enjoyment of all present.

guitar wide

Emperor X Rocks Harvest Records

Emperor X Rocks Harvest Records

Emperor X blew into town with a couple of guys from Johnson City, TN that had only met a few hours before. For most bands/singer-song-writers, this would be a disaster. For Emperor X, it is routine–a welcome way to keep his wits fresh and mind sharp. As he travels around the country he buries tapes […]

Jake on saw

Helpmate Benefit at Westville Pub

Helpmate Benefit at Westville Pub

The third-annual Come-Together Benefit for Helpmate was a great success, raising several thousand dollars for Ashevile/Buncombe County’s primary resource for victims of domestic violence. Bands, BBQ, and beer all flowed freely though the beautiful afternoon and into the night. Kids met a big snake, got their faces painted and bounced in the bounce house. Teens […]

cool view

Zen Plays The Beatles

Zen Plays The Beatles

Our own Zen Sutherland playing a sing-a-long of Beatles songs at the Hop West. Fun for all ages. And ice cream, too!

a little help from my friends

Rabbit at the Hop

Rabbit at the Hop

Is it raining candy? Are you sipping on sunshine? Then you must be listening to “Rabbit!”.Taking a musical cue from the bubblegum scene of the late 1960’s and marrying it with a quirky combination of acoustic and electronic instruments, Rabbit! creates indie pop for the new millennium. Rabbit is a quartet out of Florida on […]

ice cream and band