Category Archive: Photo Essays

UNCA Jazz and Contemporary Music Ensembles

UNCA Jazz and Contemporary Music Ensembles

After a semester’s worth of diligent practicing and motivating instruction, the UNC Asheville Jazz and Contemporary Music Ensembles put on a diverse array of performances at Isis Music Hall on the evening on April 17. The performances were part of the UNC Asheville Jazz Showcase which included Bluegrass Ensemble, ECM Ensemble, John Coltrane Ensemble, Ellington […]

Syto Jeff at Sly Grog Lounge

Syto Jeff at Sly Grog Lounge

  Imagine a dark, quaint room with calm vibes and a positive atmosphere and you will start to see what the room felt like on Saturday, March 19 when the band Syto Jeff performed at a private club in Asheville. This fully licensed entity is called Sly Grog Lounge. It started off a few years […]

Royal Peasantry Series (1 of 5…maybe more ;)

Royal Peasantry Series (1 of 5…maybe more ;)

Asheville allows people to come together and create magic. This is a shoot that happened out of no where with some amazing results from one of Asheville’s own creative muses. Daniella Miller.             More to come.

Cane Creek Airsoft

Cane Creek Airsoft

Cane Creek Airsoft has set the stage for war as weekend warriors, gaming fanatics and ex-military battle it out for possession of the coveted nuclear bomb.   It’s early morning in the mountains of Fletcher, North Carolina and the troops have assembled. Briefed shortly on the importance of safety they fall into teams and receive […]

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

The second annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes started this year in City-County Plaza and with beautiful weather, drew 350 people to the start. Participants ranged in age from 4-90 and styles were all over the map, from casual to formal. Understated, sensible shoes were in a definite minority. This is a flash/glam event, […]

The Bboy Massacre

The Bboy Massacre

Bboy crews from around the Southeast gathered Saturday night on the ground floor of Asheville’s Masonic Temple to battle it out for a chance to win an all expenses paid ticket to New York where they will represent their region in an official BBoy Massacre.   Contact photographer before downloading images or for licensing in […]

Roots Cafe Delivery Truck Project

Roots Cafe Delivery Truck Project

Matt Parris’ cafe, Roots Cafe, is near the bottom of Chicken Hill – famous for its Trackside Gallery of graffiti artists. His big white boxy delivery truck was a target for passing taggers, and so Matt decided he’d invite the more creative taggers to cover the truck and have an artistic delivery truck and prevent […]

The Gypsy Queen Cuisine hits West Asheville

The Gypsy Queen Cuisine hits West Asheville

She wants a place that loves food, but without the hassles they have run into downtown. Huh. Seems like a fit for West Asheville. And as a West Ashevilleite, I welcome it. And encourage everyone to get there if you can. Across from Haywood Rd. Ingles, today and tomorrow from 11:30 till the food runs […]

Asheville Poetry Slam Grand Slam

Asheville Poetry Slam Grand Slam

Over 125 poetry fans helped select Asheville’s first Poetry Slam Team in nearly a decade. Eleven finalists with the highest cumulative score from previous jams were admitted as a field. Five would leave as the Asheville Poetry Slam Team. After a wonderful musical start by Alex Williamson (Deb O Naire) and a solid opening reading […]