Tag: performers

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 […]

Around Town.

Around Town.

Love this city! The people, the air, the energy…It fuels me. It inspires me 🙂

REIGN @The Marketplace Restaurant, Asheville

REIGN @The Marketplace Restaurant, Asheville

The Marketplace Restaurant on Wall Street in downtown Asheville plays host to a new monthly late-night event called REIGN. Inspired by a photograph Image Asheville photographer Micah Mackenzie posted on facebook,  and prompting discussions with PUSH Productions’ Sonia Hendrix, Asheville local, Amanda Swafford, and Marketplace Owner/ Chef, William Dissen, REIGN has evolved into an open collective. Participation […]

Word Slam 2012

Word Slam 2012

Poetry runs through all cultures.  I was lucky enough to be witness to some of the youth poets of Western North Carolina on this sunny Saturday afternoon.  Each of these students spoke with meaning and heart and idealism and intellect…all of the adjectives you can use to describe a passionate teenager.  Remember that?  When nothing […]

{Re}Happening 2012

{Re}Happening 2012

One of the things I really love about living in Asheville is its wonderful arts community, which encompasses everything from street performance, freak festivals and circus cabaret to artisan crafts to fine arts and opera. I have never felt more immersed in a vibrant arts culture, and the great thing is that all the events […]

Ashtoberfest 2011

Ashtoberfest 2011

The fifth-annual Ashtoberfest brought un-dead fun to nearly 3,000 attendees at a very different, and at first for some an unwelcome, venue, the Biltmore Square Mall. All doubts about the venue seemed to fade as corpses of all ages were seen shambling around the food court, the stores and shopes, and the parking lot. For […]

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo Hop Party

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo Hop Party


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Secret Agent 23 Skidoo and friends, Adam Strange and Debrissa McKinney, had big and little kids up and moving Sunday at The Hop Ice Cream Cafe on Merrimon Avenue. The party was a thank you to fans for recently voting Skidoo the number 1 hip hop band in Asheville and also a fundraiser for the […]

Ami and Krekel Unplugged at the Hop West

Ami and Krekel Unplugged at the Hop West


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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.