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Snapshots from a mountain town.
Cindy Wilson of the B-52's to Play The Mothlight
Wilson will bring her new subtle and psychedelia sound to Asheville for one night, this Tuesday, June 27, at The Mothlight.
Fringe Celebrates Friends and Opens 2018 Submissions
On June 28th, the Asheville Fringe Arts Festival celebrates community supports and fans of the Fringe at the Crow & Quill, and opens submissions for the 2018 Fringe Festival.
I, Daniel Blake (2017): Movie Reivew
Pointless bureaucracy and amazing performances take center stage in this moving film about people who are just trying to get by.
Feel the Beat at the Asheville Percussion Festival
From June 26 to July 2, dance to the beat of your own (and some internally renowned others') drum at the Asheville Percussion Festival.
emersion: Interactive + Immersive Theater on the GritVegas Weekend Update
This weekend, we head to a 100-year-old house in Montford to check out an immersive theatrical performance.
Shane Mauss Brings Science, Comedy, and Psychedelics to the Mothlight [Interview]
This weekend, comedian Shane Mauss returns to Asheville with a Saturday night show and Sunday live podcast taping on the final stop of his 100 city psychedelic comedy tour, "A Good Trip."
The Bad Batch (2017): Movie Review
A film with a lot of possibilities that are unfortunately never quite realized.
The Buttercup Game
Sometimes, we played the buttercup game. You hold up buttercups beneath each other’s chins and check the reflection’s color. If the buttercup reflects pale yellow, it means that you are in love. My chin was always yellow.
Vision Quest: Traveling the Depths with Samuel Paradise
Samuel Paradise celebrates the release of his new album, Vision Quest, this Saturday at the Altamont Theatre in downtown Asheville, with support from Futexture and EmE. Read our album review here.
5 Reasons to see Constellations at 35Below
Constellations ends this Sunday, 6/18. Get it before it's gone.
It Comes at Night (2017): Movie Review
An intense and truly scary examination of what we all may be capable of
Your Guide to All Go West on the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update
All Go West is this Saturday and Sunday in West Asheville. Here's who we're most excited to see. Plus, your rundown of what else is happening this weekend.
Light On Yoga: The Asheville Yoga Festival Invites Expansion (July 27-30)
This year, the Asheville Yoga Festival would like to introduce you to a few new faces.
It's almost summertime, and that means it's time to visit a swimming hole.
Lukr to Play Timo's House on June 15
In anticipation for Lukr's Asheville debut at Timo's House on Thursday June 15, he was kind enough to answer a few questions for us.
Xpand Fest and More to Do this Weekend in Asheville on the GritVegas Weekend Update!
Your weekend is here! How will you spend it? Asheville Grit will be at Xpand Fest; come say hi!
ZOMBIE POETRY CABARET FUNDRAISER AT THE ALTAMONT THEATRE SUNDAY 6/11
Asheville’s Poetry Cabaret Collective has been accepted into the prestigious Capital Fringe Festival and is raising funds to perform for one week of the festival in July.
FASHMOB IX: Cover Story's Stunning Industrial Backdrop
Revisit—or discover—FASHMBOB IX: Cover Story with this video, produced by Anthony Harden of Alt Media Pros.
Just Brew It: Highlighting Home Brewing on the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update
The weekend is full of fun, including Just Brew It, the homebrewing festival held at the Wedge. Check it all out!
All Go West Returns with a 2-Day Festival
All Go West is bigger and better this year, with a schedule that highlights musical talent from around the region over two days.
Pieces of the Whole (Part 3): Mark Flowers' Signs of Life
The third in Mark Flowers' series for Signs of Life at Pink Dog Creative.
Pieces of the Whole (Part 4): Mark Flowers' Signs of Life
The final entry in "Pieces of the Whole," the series from artist Mark Flowers, whose show opens at Pink Dog Creative on June 2.
Xpand Fest Invites Community Into the Arts
Xpand Fest, happening on Saturday, June 10th on the South Slope, has a unique community focus.
Pieces of the Whole (Part 2): Mark Flowers' Signs of Life
Mark Flowers' Signs of Life opens at Pink Dog Creative on June 2. Here's the second in a series about art-making and memory.
Bryan Divisions and Asheville's Enlightened Hip-Hop Scene
Asheville hip-hop artist Bryan Divisions encourages you to love yourself and embrace your shadow side.
MoogFest 2017 Update
Asheville Art Museum Presents Hear Our Voice
A new exhibition at the Asheville Art Museum explores how visual art can be a powerful platform to promote dialogue. On view May 20 - July 16, 2017
Ice cream is a dessert best served cold—THE REALISTIC JONESES AT 35 BELOW
Meet the Joneses when Will Eno’s odd sitcom, The Realistic Joneses, comes to 35below
ROGUE STYLE EP RELEASE PARTY AT TIMO'S HOUSE - Thursday May 18 - LISTEN NOW!
Based in Leipzig, Germany, the electronic Defrostatica label is hitting Timo's House tonight to debut new tracks from their latest EP, Rogue Style Vol. 1, which features Asheville's own Klose.
Free Hugs on the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update
This weekend, we're featuring the Bliss Mob Hug Parade! But there's also a lot of other stuff happening in and around town. Don't miss it, and let us know what you're most excited about.
Pink Dog Creative Exhibition: Mark Flowers' Signs of Life (June 2)
Signs of Life, a new exhibition at Pink Dog Creative Gallery, opens June 2nd.
MOOGFEST 2017 Picks
In no real order.
The Orbiting Human Circus of the Air: Interview and Ticket Giveaway!
The fantastical podcast, produced by the folks behind Welcome to Night Vale, is on tour and will stop at the Grey Eagle on May 30th. We've got a pair of tickets for a lucky someone!
Camping at LEAF
Citizen Jane: Battle for the City (2017): Movie Review
A eye-opening documentary about what makes a city successful, and what causes its demise.
Window Cat Album Release Party at Asheville Music Hall (May 13)
Asheville-based jazz- and soul-infused rockers Window Cat celebrate the release of their album, Land On Your Feet, this Saturday at Asheville Music Hall, where they'll open for Con Brio.
The WNC Yarn Crawl and More on the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update!
Check out what lies ahead this weekend! We're highlighting everything from the WNC Yarn Crawl to Mother's Day fun.
Holler Brings Community Art Meet-Ups to Asheville in May
On each Monday in May, members of a new arts forum, Holler, will convene at locations around town for an hour of "flash mob-style making sessions" around specific themes. Come out; make art!
Branches Play the Grey Eagle on Monday, May 8
Indie rock/Americana band Branches brings their distinctive sound to the Grey Eagle on Monday, May 8th.
Tracey Morgan Gallery [Interview]
An Hoang and Rob Amberg - Artist Exhibitions May 5 - July 2, 2017
I Called Him Morgan (2017): Movie Review
A beautiful and gripping documentary about a talent whose life was cut short.
T.I. and the Hustle Gang [Review]
Checking out T.I. and his Hustle Gang at the ExploreAsheville.com arena.
Prairie Fire at Toy Boat [Review]
The cast of characters ignites the stage in Prairie Fire, an original play by Ryan Madden.
Eda Rhyne Kickoff Party on the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update!
We're featuring Eda Rhyne Distillery, which is kicking off their Indiegogo campaign with a party on Saturday in their new facility! Check out the write-up for the full details, plus other events that will get you out and about and on the town.
PHOTO:OBJECT OPENING Exhibition - PUSH GALLERY
Check out the First Friday Art Opening at Push Skate Shop!
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Xpand Fest Makes Initial Announcements for Summer Lineup
Xpand Fest, a free arts and music festival in Asheville's South Slope, recently made their first announcement of headliners and sponsors.
Onj. Album Release Show at The Mothlight
"Alone" is the first album by Asheville instrumental post-rock band onj. The release party happens on Friday, May 12, at the Mothlight.
Celebrating One Year of the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update!
Here’s some of what’s happening around Asheville this weekend. Also, Jason Sandford of Ashvegas and I just want to say thank you for watching – this episode of our weekend update marks the one-year anniversary of our video series. Cheers!
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