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Street Performers

Street Performers

  Music and art have often been found on the streets and in the shops of downtown Asheville. Street performers station themselves either individual or in small groups along the sidewalks.  “I think that street performing is harder than any other gig,” said Kaya Nichole, a singer and street performer from New York, “I’ve done wedding […]

Ernest Cline visits Malaprop’s Bookstore and Cafe

Ernest Cline visits Malaprop’s Bookstore and Cafe

Esteemed science fiction and dystopian novelist, Ernest Cline, attended Malaprop’s author signing event toward the end of his tour presenting Armada. His second novel, Armada, was published July 14, 2015. It follows the story of a teenage boy who after playing too many Alien Invader games, got thrust into the reality of UFOs coming to […]

Unchain AVL

Unchain AVL

Asheville has traditionally been a community rich with local business. That trait attracts both locals and tourists to browse the streets of downtown, and venture out to areas like East and West Asheville. “We are all our own businesses, but there is a deep sense of community,” said Savanna McCarthy, a barista at the Double […]

Run for the Paws 5K

Run for the Paws 5K

The 2016 Run for the Paws benefiting Brother Wolf Animal Rescue was held at Fletcher community park. Each year, Brother Wolf hosts the Run for the Paws to remind the owners of previously adopted pets through this rescue center the work and dedication that continues to save hundreds of animals that elsewhere would be euthanized. […]

The Dark Lady Sonnet and Upstart Crow

The Dark Lady Sonnet and Upstart Crow

This past week the Montford Park Players put on their play, The Dark Lady Sonnet and the Upstart Crow. This marked their forty-fourth season of performances since 1973. “There have been hundreds and hundreds of playwrights that are as old or older than Shakespeare,” said Scott Keel, artistic director of the Montford company and director of […]

Asheville Lyric Opera’s Singing in the Park

Asheville Lyric Opera’s Singing in the Park

The Opera community of Asheville showed their support for the Asheville Lyric Opera, April 3, for Singing in the Park, at Pack Square Park. Singing in the Park, a free public performance, debuted in April 2015 and now holds three free concerts during the fall, spring and summer seasons. This free concert featured live performance […]

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Originally a movie released in 1975, “Rocky Horror Picture Show” became to be known as a cult film, meant to be experienced in a large group of people in order to understand the story line. It’s a strange and incredible world for newly engaged couple Brad and Janet, referred to as “asshole and slut;” however […]

Malaprop’s Bookstore hosts Ed Tarkington

Malaprop’s Bookstore hosts Ed Tarkington

Malaprop’s Bookstore, located at 55 Haywood St., delivers fun and interesting adventures for its customers through stories, events and the unique knick knacks they have for sale around the store. Last Wednesday, Malaprop’s author event coordinator, Cindy Norris, scheduled Ed Tarkington for a reading of his debut novel, “Only Love Can Break Your Heart.” Tarkington […]

Erotic Poetry Slam at The Odditorium

Erotic Poetry Slam at The Odditorium

The Odditorium, located at 1045 Haywood rd. in Asheville, North Carolina.