Local Fashion Designers to Compete April 19 at The Orange Peel

Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina invites Asheville-area design teams to compete in its popular Color Me Goodwill upcycled fashion show.

Austin Barrett, a prominent local singer-songwriter, Berklee College of Music graduate, and two-time semi-finalist in the International Songwriting Competition, has achieved a significant milestone in his musical career. He has been awarded exclusive studio time in Boston to record his original song, "Porch Light."

The series brings accessible Americana, roots, bluegrass and more to the community.

The brilliant colors of traditional costumes and the songs and folkloric dance of Mexico by local, talented youth will fill The White Horse Black Mountain on Friday, September 8

The previously featured Charlestonian songwriter Pierce Alexander continues to make a name for himself with performances around the Southeast.

The Charlestonian songwriter previously featured on Grit continues to make a name for himself.

The studio album "Buzz of Bees" LP will be digitally released on Friday, December 16th, 2022, by Western Carolina Records through Distrokid.

larry and joe
Together, the two musicians are on a mission to show that music has no borders.

Asheville-based Nicole Lund will release their debut LP Right This Time, produced by Tyler "Falcon" Greenwell (Tedeschi Trucks Band)

midnight walk
Pierce Alexander is excited to announce the release of'Midnight Walk' on Friday September 2nd

Marcus Anderson, jazz musician, coffee enthusiast, and comic creator, sat down with us for a virtual interview about his many endeavors.

Swahili Coast
New Retail Store Swahili Coast celebrates opening downtown, promoting artisan co-operatives in East Africa

Loretta Holloway returns to Diana Wortham Theatre

Peter the Poet
Asheville Grit Blogger Rachel discusses Asheville's hip-hop scene with local musician Peter the Poet.

Local artist Ginger Huebner's TEDx Asheville talk was chosen for the website and the TEDx Editor's choice. She offers the question: What if we had conversations without even saying a word, and instead used imagery and color alone?

Portland, Maine indie-punk/alt-rock trio theWorst are preparing to release their brilliant sophomore LP, Yes Regrets, on June 3rd.

An interview from a musician out of Charleston, Pierce Alexander.

Pierce Alexander
A biography of musician Pierce Alexander

Pierce Alexander
Musician based out of Charleston, SC has just released a new album.

Color me goodwill
Tickets are now on sale for the 6th Annual Color Me Goodwill fashion show!

Shake by Matthew Rentz
Matthew Rentz is an Asheville-based painter who specializes in modern, large-scale oil paintings

Winter of Poetry
Many poetry events taking place this winter at the CCC!

Stay weird
Anyone who’s driven through Asheville has noticed the old silo located by the water in the River Arts District with “Stay Weird” graffitied artfully across the front. Here's a little info on the art piece.

Open Hearts Art Center
Asheville has a thriving creative scene and we wanted to highlight a few art centers that are tying art to community.

Wiley Cash
Blogger and intern Elizabeth Devido follows up her author feature on Wiley Cash with a review on his novel "When Ghosts Come Home".

Montford Park Players
The Montford Park Players welcome Halloween season with a spooky performance wrapped in a delightfully Shakespearean package.

Wiley Cash
Wiley Cash is a North Carolina-based writer and writer-in-residence at the University of North Carolina Asheville. He sat down with us to discuss his newest book "When Ghosts Come Home", a literary mystery set in the 1980s about a mysterious plane crash and the dead man left behind at the scene.

When A Ghost Comes Home
Tuesday, September 21st, UNCA hosts a book launch event for North Carolina-based author Wiley Cash.

Don't miss your last chance to score unique gifts at this very special pop up at the Masonic Temple.

From the director of 'Gravity' and 'Children of Men' comes a beautiful, shining example of what film is capable of. A moving an honest tribute to women everywhere.

This week, film critic James Rosario presents a blast from Gothy past with this 90s, EMO classic to curl up to on a cold start to the weekend.

Asheville Area Arts Council
The Asheville Area Arts Council hosts the 2018 Holiday Market on Saturday, December 8th

"Ad Lucem: Masking and the Resilience of a Human Spirit” - A photo exhibition by local artist Shawn Winebrenner opens December 7

A subtle and powerful debut from director Paul Dano starring Carey Mulligan + Jake Gyllenhaal is now playing at Grail Moviehouse.

Friday Night at the Video store is a review series honoring the long-lost and highly missed art of wandering the aisles of your local video rental shop.

This documentary about self-proclaimed art world rebels plays for one night only in Asheville on 11/29.

Black Swan
Asheville's open mic night for bad dating stories is back with new host, comedian and overall badass, Black Swan.

Denise Carbonell
A powerful exhibition of art from sexual assault survivors in the Asheville community opens Thursday 15.

Asheville River Arts Studio Stroll
November 10 - 11 marks yet another fall Studio Stroll in the River Arts District where you can meet art makers + become an art collector.

A beautifully dark and grim Western fable brought to near-perfect life by the Coen brothers and cinematographer Bruno Delbonnel.

A compelling documentary that falls just short of greatness due to a few missed opportunities.

/ Fleurs / showcases the work of an artist who is French born and loving, living the Asheville life.

A meandering melodrama that's saved (if that's possible) by the performance of Emma Thompson.

It's wild, it's crazy, it's not for everyone - and I dare you to see it.

Miss Gay Latina Asheville 2014 by Abi Fields Photography
In its 11th year the pageant returns to the Diana Wortham Theater on Saturday, November 3rd for an unforgettable night of fabulosity.

Hank Willis Thomas, Black Power
Clear your calendar for the opening of this must-see exhibition that explores the African American experience through contemporary art.

The Pink Panther
Top of the line ensemble comedy with one star shining above the rest (try and guess which one).

Brooklyn based duo headline the legendary Asheville music venue.