Category: Arts & Entertainment

Smooth Urban-Jazz Vocalist Kellylee Evans

With a smooth style that slides through jazz, soul, R & B, blues, and world music rhythms, Kellylee’s sound has been compared to Sade, Erykah Read more »

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Renowned Dance Company Pilobolus to Perform

The Diana Wortham Theatre at Pack Place presents the unique and imaginative award-winning modern dance company Pilobolus at 8 p.m. February 24-25. A decidedly unusual Read more »

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‘Street Corner Blues’ Runs Encore Performances

Asheville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts will extend the run of the original play, “Street Corner Blues,” with performances at Asheville Community Theater (A.C.T.) located Read more »

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Killing Me Softly with His Song

SouthernSilk Duo – JoAnn & Tony Kemp. Photo by Bob Pazden @ BobPazden.com She said he had a smile — and it was love at, Read more »

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‘The Glory Road’

“Glory Road” cast members sing praises.  Photo by U.N.I.T.Y Productions U.N.I.T.Y. Productions will present a gospel musical, “The Glory Road,” at the the Lipinsky Auditorium Read more »

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‘Street Corner Blues’ Receives Rave Reviews

by Don C. Locke W. LaVonne Griffin, Director of the W.C. Reid Center of Performing Arts, and producer of “Street Corner Blues.” The stage of Read more »

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Danny Ellis, Irish Musician Extraordinaire

Danny Ellis by Joy Smith Last weekend I attended the U.S. premiere of 800 Voices, My Life in an Irish Orphanage, a concert by Asheville Read more »

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Asheville Playback Theatre Invites You to Three Performances

Members of Asheville Playback Theatre. On Sunday, November 16 at the YWCA on South French Broad at 3 p.m. the first Community Concerns series event Read more »

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If It Takes All Summer: Martin Luther King, the KKK, and States’ Rights in St. Augustine, 1964

Written by Dan R. Warren, foreword by Morris Dees. Published by the University of Alabama Press, 2008, 210 pages. Book review by David L. Swain Read more »

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smArt speak Distinguished Artist Series presents Award-Winning, Multi-Faceted Artist Faith Ringgold

"Faith Ringgold: More Than 50 Years” opens Tuesday, November 18, 7 p.m. at Diana Wortham Theatre. from staff reports Faith Ringgold, photo by Grace Matthews. Read more »

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