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Latest posts from Jeff Mason
Asheville Area Arts Council Point of View Curator Proposal Submissions: Now Open until Jan. 26, 2018
Submissions are now open for area curators to create exhibitions that incorporate local collaborations at the Asheville Area Arts Council. Get all the details right here.
Spoiler Alert! - Santa Claus vs. The Devil - Thu. 12/14, 8pm @ The BLOCK off Biltmore
A Christmas Movie Screening with Local Comedians, Hosted by Kelly Morgan, with Moira Goree & Andrew Cummins.
emersion and Campfireball Present: Acting Like Humans, 12/15 & 12/16
The biannual immersive theater performance art sensation returns to an undisclosed location in downtown Asheville!
Spoiler Alert! Ticket Giveaway: Time of the Apes @ Habitat Brewing Thur. 11/16
A Japanese rip-off of Planet of the Apes is heading your way with live commentary from three comedians, free popcorn, and more. It's Spoiler Alert! Plus, how to win two tickets!
Jen Kirkman @ The Orange Peel: Thursday, Nov. 2 (Interview)
The fabulous Jen Kirkman is bringing her "All New Material, Girl" comedy tour to the Orange Peel on Thursday, November 2. Jeff Mason and Grayson Morris pick her brain about all the things.
CAT FLY HALLOWEEN HORROR SHORTS FEST - 10/13 @ UpCountry Brewing Co
The Cat Fly Indie Film Festival returns with a special spooky edition!
Peebers of the Lost Art: The 2017 PBR Art Showcase — 9/8 at Desoto Lounge
Exhibition Opening + PBR = the best thing to do this Friday, 9/8, at the Desoto Lounge.
SPOILER ALERT! "Invasion of the Bee Girls" — Habitat Tavern & Commons, 8/31
SPOILER ALERT! is back on August 31st at Habitat Brewing with Invasion of the Bee Girls. Find out what happens when science creates an army of women who seduce men TO DEATH.
Lindsey Kelley Dance Presents "For Rumbough" at Terpsicorps 7/21-7/23
“For Rumbough“ is a full-length dance performance on July 21st and 22nd at 8:00pm and July 23rd at 3:00pm at The Academy at Terpsicorps.
SPOILER ALERT! at Habitat Tavern & Commons, 7/20
Spoiler Alert! is a live comedy event featuring a movie and three local comedians providing colorful commentary for extra amusement. This Thursday's pick is the gloriously awful Manos: The Hands of Fate.
16 Things I Learned During 16 Hours in Jail
Activism in Asheville continues. Part 1 of a 3 part series. #livingsalary
5 Reasons to see Constellations at 35Below
Constellations ends this Sunday, 6/18. Get it before it's gone.
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.
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.
Tracey Morgan Gallery [Interview]
An Hoang and Rob Amberg - Artist Exhibitions May 5 - July 2, 2017
Prairie Fire at Toy Boat [Review]
The cast of characters ignites the stage in Prairie Fire, an original play by Ryan Madden.
PHOTO:OBJECT OPENING Exhibition - PUSH GALLERY
Check out the First Friday Art Opening at Push Skate Shop!
103.3 Asheville FM Fund Drive DONATE NOW!
Donate today and all contributions will be matched and doubled!
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.
Anam Cara's Prairie Fire At Toy Boat
Anam Cara's Prairie Fire, inspired by the writings of The Weather Underground, continues through the first weekend in May (Fridays and Saturdays).
VIdeo Preview: Stupid F*cking Bird at Magnetic 375
The new play at Magnetic Theatre is a wild and hilarious tour of existential angst and unrequited love!
11th Asheville Butoh Festival 4/20-4/23 at Be Be Theatre
The 11th annual Asheville Butoh Festival begins tonight and runs through the weekend. Here's everything you need to know.
photo:object @ PUSH Skateshop, OPEN CALL to ALL for Upcoming Exhibition + Zine
photo:object, a new show opening at PUSH Gallery on May 5, is seeking submissions that challenge makers of all types to make a "photograph" that pushes the boundary of "object."
The Nerd [Review]
We review Attic Salt's production of The Nerd, showing now at NC Stage Company through April 23rd.
This Is Our Youth at 35below [Review]
Our review of 35below's newest production, This Is Our Youth, which follows 48 hours in the lives of three young people living in Manhattan at the dawn of the Reagan era.
Attic Salt's "Clever, Biting Wit": An Interview with Executive Director Marci Bernstein
We talked with Marci Bernstein, co-founder of Attic Salt, about the newest offerings from the theatre company, what brought her to Asheville, dream projects, and the most fun she's ever had on stage.
From Wince to Warmth – A Review of Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins at NC Stage
Souvenir, running through April 2nd at NC Stage, is a heartwarming production about the tone-deaf (and oblivious) Florence Foster Jenkins, with some wonderful musical numbers.
Cat Fly Film Festival Highlights Local and Regional Talent in Asheville [Interview]
What's up with the giant cat faces? We talk with the organizers behind the Cat Fly Film Festival, happening April Fool's Weekend with events throughout Asheville. Weekend and day passes are on sale now.
Money And How to Make It @ the Magnetic 375 (Review)
Money And How to Make It! will be staged on weekends through February 25th at Magnetic 375 in Asheville's River Arts District.
How I Learned to Drive (Review)
How I Learned to Drive, currently showing at 35 Below, is a stellar production from the Attic Salt Theatre Company.
God of Hell from Anam Cara Theatre (Review)
A review of Anam Cara's production of God of Hell, which will be performed for three more night at Toy Boat Community Arts Space.