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90 Montford Ave , Asheville, NC
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211 S French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 02/26/2019 - 05/07/2019   Event Time: All Day

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211 S French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 02/26/2019 - 05/07/2019   Event Time: All Day

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211 S French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 02/26/2019 - 05/07/2019   Event Time: All Day

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Event Date: 02/27/2019 - 05/08/2019   Event Time: All Day

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Event Date: 02/27/2019 - 05/08/2019   Event Time: All Day

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90 Montford Ave , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 02/27/2019 - 05/08/2019   Event Time: All Day

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211 S French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 02/28/2019 - 05/09/2019   Event Time: All Day

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211 S French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC
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211 S French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 03/01/2019 - 05/10/2019   Event Time: All Day

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211 S French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 03/01/2019 - 05/10/2019   Event Time: All Day

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Event Date: 04/08/2019 - 05/20/2019   Event Time: All Day

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1345 Hendersonville Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 04/08/2019 - 05/20/2019   Event Time: All Day

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1345 Hendersonville Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 04/08/2019 - 05/20/2019   Event Time: All Day

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1345 Hendersonville Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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1345 Hendersonville Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 04/18/2019   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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“So this memorable thing happened to me and I want to tell you all about it!”  More and more people in Asheville and elsewhere are crafting short personal narratives to be told on stage for story-slam shows like Stories at The Moth, curated series like Listen to This, and popular podcasts like This American Life. But those who do it well know that it is more than just getting up on stage and winging it, more than simply reporting the recollections of the past.  This six-week course covers techniques for creating a compelling personal narrative piece to be shared on stage; one that speaks to the assigned theme of a storytelling event, comes in on time, and through image-driven language gives the listeners the sense of having lived the memory themselves. Students will learn how to choose a story to tell, how to write a compelling first line, how to structure and deliver their story, and how to know when to end, resisting the temptation to tack on a lesson-learned epilogue. Participants will be given a series of writing prompts to spark different short personal narratives. Class meets Thursday evenings from 6:00pm-8:00pm. For their final class, each student will perform their best piece as part of a special student-showcase version of the monthly storytelling series, Listen to This, at 35 Below on Thursday, on May 30, 2019, at 7:30 PM. Class will meet at the Flatiron Writers Room on April 18th and May 2, 9, 16 and 23. It will meet at 35 Below on April 25th and May 30th.  Tom Chalmers is the host and producer of Listen to This: Stories On Stage, now in its tenth season, three years in Los Angeles and seven years here in Asheville. A graduate of Columbia University, Tom came out of the NYC storytelling scene in the 90s where he performed at Collective Unconscious, Surf Reality, and the original Stories at The Moth. He has done two one-man shows of his personal stories, Every Bone In My Body and Harm for the Holidays. While in New York, Tom was a company member and artistic director of Groundlings East and a member of the original Upright Citizens Brigade house team. After New York, Tom moved to LA where he was a writer for SHOWTIME Television and literary manager of the renowned Sacred Fools Theatre Company. He has taught at NYU and Warren Wilson College. He currently teaches classes through the Flatiron Writers Room and the Asheville School of Improv. He is a member of the Asheville improv troupe, Reasonably Priced Babies, and is the co-host of the sports talk radio show, Steve Sax Syndrome, on AshevilleFM 103.3   What's the refund policy? The Flatiron Writers Room reserves the right to cancel this workshop if not enough people sign up, in which case you will receive a full refund. You may request a refund up until one week before the event starts, via Eventbrite or email to flatironwritersroom[at]gmail.com for a full refund. After that date, no refunds will be made.  

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5 Covington Street , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 04/18/2019   Event Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Cappella Alive! is a newly-formed dynamic group of women who sing a variety of musical styles in a cappella harmony. If you love to sing and want to unleash your musical and other talents,we have a place for you! For more information please contact: [email protected]

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40 Gerber Rd , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 04/18/2019   Event Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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A dynamic group of women who sing a variety of musical styles in a cappella harmony for the joy of singing and sharing with others. If you are seeking your musical niche, we may be just the right fit. Check us out on FACEBOOK and please visit us in the Community Room at GG Park. Parking also available in the rear. For more information. [email protected]

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40 Gerber Rd , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 04/18/2019   Event Time: 7:30 PM

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1 University Heights , Asheville, NC 28804
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Event Date: 04/18/2019   Event Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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We are very excited to present an original piece developed by our students with the assistance of the acclaimed SITI Company from New York: "NOTHING'S HAPPENING: A BLACK MOUNTAIN COLLEGE PROJECT" Inspired by the interdisciplinary, experimental legacy of Black Mountain College, an ensemble of 15 Drama, Music, Mass Communications, and New Media students will collaborate under the professional direction of Leon Ingulsrud, one of the Co-Artistic Directors of the SITI Company, to create a brand-new piece of theatre titled “Nothing’s Happening: A Black Mountain College Project”. Using John Cage's Lecture on Nothing as source material, the students will experience the excitement and joy of devised theatre using Anne Bogart's Viewpoints and Suzuki training techniques. Public performances of the piece will be April 18th, 19th and 20th at 7:30pm and April 20th @ 2:00pm. General Admission tickets are $12 Faculty/Senior tickets $10 Students/OLLI Students $7 Ticket prices do not include taxes and fees.

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1 University Heights , Asheville, NC 28804
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Event Date: 04/19/2019   Event Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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Shane Torres is a stand up comedian and writer. You may have seen him in the background on Last Comic Standing or acting on IFC’s Comedy Bang Bang. He has also been part of Montreal Just For Laugh’s New Faces in 2013 that same year. Shane was also one of Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch in 2012 and his Comedy Central half hour premiered in 2017. He has appeared on Conan twice, most recently with his hilarious viral Guy Fieri bit. Shane has performed at many festivals all over the country including Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival, and many more. Shane's album "Established 1981" came out in 2017 and was an instant hit. He is the creator of the podcast radio show Help Wanted. Shane has also contributed writing to Laughspin, The Portland Mercury, and Nailed Magazine. He also hates writing bios. Two shows 7:30 and 9:30 also featuring Petey Smith McDowell, Lily Campbell, Moira Goree, Kelly Morgan ages 18+ tickets $10 advance, $14 day of Early Show: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lazoom-comedy-night-shane-torres-early-show-tickets-58193764115 Late Show: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lazoom-comedy-night-shane-torres-late-show-tickets-58194789181

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76 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 04/19/2019   Event Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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We are very excited to present an original piece developed by our students with the assistance of the acclaimed SITI Company from New York: "NOTHING'S HAPPENING: A BLACK MOUNTAIN COLLEGE PROJECT" Inspired by the interdisciplinary, experimental legacy of Black Mountain College, an ensemble of 15 Drama, Music, Mass Communications, and New Media students will collaborate under the professional direction of Leon Ingulsrud, one of the Co-Artistic Directors of the SITI Company, to create a brand-new piece of theatre titled “Nothing’s Happening: A Black Mountain College Project”. Using John Cage's Lecture on Nothing as source material, the students will experience the excitement and joy of devised theatre using Anne Bogart's Viewpoints and Suzuki training techniques. Public performances of the piece will be April 18th, 19th and 20th at 7:30pm and April 20th @ 2:00pm. General Admission tickets are $12 Faculty/Senior tickets $10 Students/OLLI Students $7 Ticket prices do not include taxes and fees.

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1 University Heights , Asheville, NC 28804
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Event Date: 04/19/2019   Event Time: 7:30 PM

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An Iliad April 5-21, 2019 Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm Poetry and humor, the ancient tale of the Trojan War and the modern world collide in this captivating theatrical experience. The setting is simple: the empty theater. The time is now: the present moment. The lone figure onstage is a storyteller – possibly Homer, possibly one of the many bards who followed in his footsteps – fated to tell this story throughout history. Produced by Rarely Theatre and starring Scott Keel. Directed by Trinity Smith Keel. This show runs April 5-21, 2019 in 35below on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2:30pm. Tickets are $18.00 and are available online at www.ashevilletheatre.org, by phone at 828-254-1320 or in person at the ACT Box Office.

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35 East Walnut Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/19/2019   Event Time: 7:30 PM

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Alice in Wonderland April 5-21, 2019 Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm A journey into a world of complete illusion! All the familiar characters from Lewis Carroll’s famed Victorian fairy tale are here: Alice, The Mad Hatter, The White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, The Red Queen, The Cheshire Cat … and many more! Produced and reviewed on Broadway, this is considered the most successful dramatic version of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. Alice in Wonderland runs April 5-21, 2019 on the ACT Mainstage Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2:30pm. Directed by Candice Burchill. Tickets are $12.00 - $26.00 and are available online at www.ashevilletheatre.org, by phone at 828-254-1320 or in person at the ACT Box Office.

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35 East Walnut Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/19/2019   Event Time: 9:30 PM - 11:30 PM

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Shane Torres is a stand up comedian and writer. You may have seen him in the background on Last Comic Standing or acting on IFC’s Comedy Bang Bang. He has also been part of Montreal Just For Laugh’s New Faces in 2013 that same year. Shane was also one of Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch in 2012 and his Comedy Central half hour premiered in 2017. He has appeared on Conan twice, most recently with his hilarious viral Guy Fieri bit. Shane has performed at many festivals all over the country including Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival, and many more. Shane's album "Established 1981" came out in 2017 and was an instant hit. He is the creator of the podcast radio show Help Wanted. Shane has also contributed writing to Laughspin, The Portland Mercury, and Nailed Magazine. He also hates writing bios. Two shows 7:30 and 9:30 also featuring Petey Smith McDowell, Lily Campbell, Moira Goree, Kelly Morgan ages 18+ tickets $10 advance, $14 day of Early Show: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lazoom-comedy-night-shane-torres-early-show-tickets-58193764115 Late Show: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lazoom-comedy-night-shane-torres-late-show-tickets-58194789181

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76 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 04/20/2019   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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Join us for a Storybook Gala Dinner and Auction to support Asheville Lyric Opera!  At the Country Club of Asheville Doors open at 6pm, dinner will be served at 7pm Featuring performances by Asheville Lyric Opera Musicians Black Tie and Tiara optional  There will be a silent & live auction to benefit Asheville Lyric Opera

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170 Windsor Road , Asheville, NC 28804
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Event Date: 04/20/2019   Event Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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We are very excited to present an original piece developed by our students with the assistance of the acclaimed SITI Company from New York: "NOTHING'S HAPPENING: A BLACK MOUNTAIN COLLEGE PROJECT" Inspired by the interdisciplinary, experimental legacy of Black Mountain College, an ensemble of 15 Drama, Music, Mass Communications, and New Media students will collaborate under the professional direction of Leon Ingulsrud, one of the Co-Artistic Directors of the SITI Company, to create a brand-new piece of theatre titled “Nothing’s Happening: A Black Mountain College Project”. Using John Cage's Lecture on Nothing as source material, the students will experience the excitement and joy of devised theatre using Anne Bogart's Viewpoints and Suzuki training techniques. Public performances of the piece will be April 18th, 19th and 20th at 7:30pm and April 20th @ 2:00pm. General Admission tickets are $12 Faculty/Senior tickets $10 Students/OLLI Students $7 Ticket prices do not include taxes and fees.

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1 University Heights , Asheville, NC 28804
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Event Date: 04/21/2019   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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A very special holiday confection themed show, hosted by her Royal Highness of Burlesque, Queen April! You wont be able keep your Peepers off this all-star lineup of artists. A sweet, fluffy treat of a show that will raise your dead soul from its tomb of bland entertainment. Put on your Sunday finest and join us for a Peepin good time!Artists information: www.facebook.com/AshevilleVaudeville/Asheville's LARGEST vaudeville show featuring WNCs best comedy, juggling, magic, burlesque, acrobatics, aerial arts, short plays, puppetry, sideshow, music and more!

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185 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 04/22/2019   Event Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Lost and Found is a highly interactive 9-week workshop that begins Monday, March 18. Offered through Story Choreography Projects, it engages the learner in artistic conversation, creative collaboration and presentation. Through personal and collective exploration, improvisation and writing, participants will co-create an interweaving of stories and movements about getting lost and finding their way back. At the end of 9 weeks, participants will present a collectively-designed community performance.

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46 Wall Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/24/2019   Event Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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Stones In His Pockets takes place in a scenic spot near small town in County Kerry which has been taken over by a Hollywood film crew. Charlie Conlan and Jake Quinn have been employed as extras on the film and tell the story of the impact this movie set has upon the local community. Charlie claims to be escaping the aftermath of a failed business venture and has great aspirations to get his own script made into a film. Jake has recently returned from America and is enthralled by the beauty of the movie’s leading lady until it becomes clear that she only wants to use him to appropriate his accent. The play depicts the local excitement and enthusiasm at being part of a huge movie, but the glamour quickly fades as the reality of being an extra kicks in. Charlie and Jake play thirteen other eccentric and eclectic characters between them, including Caroline, the American movie star who struggles to do a convincing Irish accent; Clem, the English director; and Mickey, a local extra in his seventies. They tell the story of local teenager, Sean Harkin, who commits suicide by drowning with stones in his pockets after being humiliated by the movie’s star and thrown out of his local pub. Following his suicide, the town must come to terms with his death and the apparent disinterest from the film crew who, initially, are unwilling to interrupt filming to let the extras go to the funeral. Jake blames himself for not helping Sean when he was in need and mocks Charlie for his continual optimism. The two men decide to rewrite Charlie’s script to tell Sean’s story but Clem informs them that it isn’t exciting or glamorous enough to ever succeed. With just two actors playing over a dozen parts, Stones In His Pockets is a comedic yet tragic take on the effects of the Hollywood dream in a small Irish town. April 24 - May 19, 2019 Wednesdays – Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sunday Matinees at 2:00pm Additional Saturday Matinees on May 11 and 18, 2019

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15 Stage Lane , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/25/2019   Event Time: 7:30 PM

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Listen to This January 31, 2019 at 7:30 pm in 35below New year, new stories! In the vein of “This American Life,” Listen to This is an evening hosted by Tom Chalmers with stories and songs from some of Asheville’s most interesting writers, performers, and citizens. January’s performance is on January 31, 2019 at 7:30pm in 35below. Tickets are $15.00 and are available online at www.ashevilletheatre.org, by phone at 828-254-1320 or in person at the ACT box office.

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35 East Walnut Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/26/2019   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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Bach: Cello Suite No. 1 in G major, S. 1007 Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129 (arr. for string quintet) Schubert: String Quintet in C major, D. 956 The Ying Quartet occupies a position of unique prominence in the classical music world, combining brilliantly communicative performances with a fearlessly imaginative view of chamber music in today’s world. Now in its second decade as a quartet, the Quartet has established itself as an ensemble of the highest musical qualifications in its tours across the United States and abroad. Their performances regularly take place in many of the world’s most important concert halls, from Carnegie Hall to the Sydney Opera House. Zuill Bailey, widely considered one of the premiere cellists in the world, is a Grammy Award winning, internationally renowned soloist, recitalist, artistic director, and teacher.

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1 Edwin Place , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/28/2019   Event Time: 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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De la Noche plays traditional and nouveau Argentine tango music for dancing and listening. Free dance instruction starts at 7:00 PM and De la Noche starts at 8:15 PM.

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39 S. Market St , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/28/2019   Event Time: 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM

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De la Noche is a band that plays traditional and nouveau Argentine tango music.

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39 S Market St , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/29/2019   Event Time: 5:30 PM

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Join the Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Asheville & Buncombe County & adé PROJECT at YMI Cultural Center for an artful evening!

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20-44 Eagle Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/30/2019   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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87 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 04/30/2019   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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87 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/01/2019   Event Time: 10:00 AM

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87 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/01/2019   Event Time: 10:00 AM

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87 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/01/2019   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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Toybox is starting a NEW MONTHLY EVENT!Monthly Monster Maker!The first WEDS of each month we will be meeting at Sly Grog for Exquisite Corpse!Each round of the game will be $5 for participants (free for kids) and will include art supplies and one set of Head,Body, and Legs!You keep your results, but all pieces will be documented.All Ages and Talents welcome!Future Monthly Monster Maker events will feature guest artists from the Asheville

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271 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/01/2019   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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87 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/01/2019   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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87 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/01/2019   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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87 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/02/2019   Event Time: 7:30 PM

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87 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/04/2019   Event Time: 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

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“I will have poetry in my life. And adventure. And love. Love above all.”

Montford Park Players, an Asheville theatrical tradition, is proud to announce their upcoming production of Shakespeare in Love. All performances will be held at the Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre at 92 Gay Street in the heart of Asheville’s historic Montford District, from May 3 through May 25 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings at 7:30pm. This performance like ALL of Montford Park Players’ shows will be absolutely FREE to attend.

Penniless and indebted to two demanding producers, struggling young playwright William Shakespeare is tormented by writer’s block until he meets the beautiful Viola de Lesseps, daughter of a wealthy merchant, whose fiery passion for poetry and drama leaves her secretly longing to be an actor. Both are despondent when they learn that Viola’s father has promised her to the stuffy Lord Wessex in order to gain a title for their family.
Under the veil of secrecy, Will and Viola’s passionate love affair becomes the basis of the very play he is writing – Romeo and Juliet. With opening night – and the wedding day – fast approaching, the plots race toward a parallel conclusion. Will it all work out in the end or are the two star-crossed lovers destined for tragedy?
“Makes you feel grateful to be alive.” / Independent
“A heady celebration of the act of theatre.” / Guardian
“A swooning delight.” / Daily Mail


Montford Park Players has been presenting Shakespeare and other classical works to the Asheville community since 1973, and has since grown to be one of Western North Carolina’s most beloved and well-known cultural attractions.

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92 Gay Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/10/2019   Event Time: 12:00 PM

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Join us on the Second Sunday of each month for local arts, crafts, and unique finds!

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4 South Tunnel Road , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 05/10/2019   Event Time: 7:30 PM

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Speech and Debate May 10-26, 2019 Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm Three misfit teenagers come together to start a Speech & Debate team at school, protest the school’s production of Once Upon a Mattress, and take down a possibly predatory teacher. Loyalties shift and secrets are revealed in this dark comedy by Tony-winner Stephen Karam. Produced by Attic Salt Theatre Company. Speech and Debate runs May 10-26, 2019 in 35below on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2:30pm. Tickets are $20.00 and are available online at www.ashevilletheatre.org, by phone at 828-254-1320 or in person at the ACT Box Office.

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35 East Walnut Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/11/2019   Event Time: All Day

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87 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/11/2019   Event Time: 10:00 AM

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Are you interested in writing plays? How does dramatic writing differ from other genres such as fiction and poetry? What are the basic characteristics of dialogue, character, and dramatic action? How do you incorporate stage directions? What are the industry standards for formatting and submitting plays? This one-day introductory workshop is for performers and writers who want to pursue the craft of writing for the stage. Some experience as a writer or performer is helpful, but not required.  The workshop will begin with an interactive demo: the instructor will lead the entire group through the process of crafting an original six-line play. Next, each participant will create their own six-liners, using the skills practiced in the group work. Each writer’s first draft will then be “tested” in a private reading by other participants. After further rewrites, each short play will be presented in a staged reading to the whole group. In the final hour of the workshop, the instructor will share basic industry standards of submitting plays for workshops, festivals, production, and publication.  To register by check instead of via Eventbrite, mail your check to Flatiron Writers Room, LLC, 5 Covington Street, Asheville, NC  28806. You will be registered when we receive your payment, space permitting. Class meets Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 10am-3pm with a lunch break. Cost: $75 if you register by May 1, 2019, $85 after.  This workshop is eligible for our need-based scholarship program, details here. Bonnie Milne Gardner, PhD, is an award-winning playwright and life-long Dramatists Guild member. She recently became Emeritus Professor of Theatre at Ohio Wesleyan University where she taught Playwriting and American Drama.  Bonnie has worked as a director, dramaturg, and playwright with theatres around the country. Venues that have produced her plays include San Diego’s Human Rights Theatre Festival, Cleveland Play House, New School for Drama, and Lovecreek Productions in NYC.  Gardner’s scripts were finalists at E. Albee Playwrights Conference, Dispatch Short Play Contest, OSU Eileen Heckert Drama Competition, and McClaren Comedy Contest, but she is particularly proud of winning the limerick contest during the 2004 Southern Playwrights Festival. She was twice awarded an Ohio Arts Council Excellence in Playwriting grant. Her book, The Emergence of the Playwright-Director in American Theatre was published in 2001 by Edwin Mellon Press. Her short play “Tonka Mom” will be included in The Best 10 Minute Plays of 2019 from Smith and Kraus.  Refund and Cancelation Policy The Flatiron Writers Room reserves the right to cancel this workshop if not enough people sign up, in which case you will receive a full refund. You may request a refund up until 5 p.m. one week before the first class session starts via Eventbrite or email to flatironwritersroom[at]gmail.com for a full refund. After that date, no refunds will be made. 

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5 Covington Street , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 05/11/2019   Event Time: 10:00 AM

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The Velveteen Rabbit Presented by Bright Star Touring Theatre Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 10:00 am A heartwarming tale of childhood and imagination. Based on the classic tale by Margery Williams Bianco, this show examines what it means to love and what it means to be real. Best for Grades Pre-K – 5th. Part of our Saturdays at ACT series! Performed Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 10 am on the ACT Mainstage. Tickets are $7.00 and are available online at www.ashevilletheatre.org, by phone at 828-254-1320 or in person at the ACT Box Office.

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35 East Walnut Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/11/2019   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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87 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/11/2019   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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The final concert of the season features three works full of vigor and rhythmic energy. The evening begins with Márquez’s Danzón No. 2, a colorful work inspired by the sultry rhythms of Mexico’s Gulf Coast. Next, rising star violinist Simone Porter brings impassioned energy for Saint-Saens’ virtuosic Violin Concerto No. 3. The evening reaches its pinnacle with a performance of one of the most powerful pieces of orchestral music ever written: Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring. Nearly one hundred musicians unite to take the audience on an unforgettable and electrifying musical journey in this rare performance. Program: Márquez: Danzón No.2 Saint-Saëns: Violin Concerto No.3 Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring Darko Butorac, conductor Simone Porter, violin

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87 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/13/2019   Event Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Guitar League is a group of guitar lovers who meet monthly to share tips, techniques and fun. All skill levels welcome, from beginner to brilliant. First hour is a Main Presenter, followed by Breakout Sessions based on skill level. First meeting always free to check it out. Bring you guitar. Jim 941-786-8137 cell. Email: [email protected]

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201 Tunnel Road , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 05/13/2019   Event Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Guitar enthusiasts meet monthly to learn, play and share guitar tips, techniques and fun. All skill levels welcome (Rookies, Minors & Majors). Main presentation 6PM, Breakouts 7PM. First meeting always free. Details: www.guitarleague.com. Meeting held at Days Inn Hotel & Conference Center, 201 Tunnel Road, Asheville.

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201 Tunnel Road , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 05/14/2019   Event Time: 6:30 PM

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Editor Tom Rash will teach this last session of the Novel Revision workshop, devoted to copy editing and polishing your manuscript for submission. We are opening up this session of the class for students who wish to focus only on copy editing and polishing but do not want to enroll in the previous 5 sessions of the Novel Revision workshop. This class is free for students registered for the FWR's Novel Revision workshop. PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS IF YOU ARE ENROLLED IN THE NOVEL REVISION CLASS - IT IS INCLUDED. To register by check instead of through Eventbrite, mail your check and email address to the Flatiron Writers Room, 5 Covington Street, Asheville, NC  28806. You will be registered when we receive your payment, space permitting.  About the instructor:  Tom Rash graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a degree in English and completed his master’s in English at Clemson University. A book reviewer and essayist, he has taught English and writing at Clemson University, A-B Tech Community College, and Shaw University. Rash has worked as a freelance editor since 1985 and is the owner and managing editor of Asheville Editing. His editing clients include his brother, award-winning author Ron Rash. Tom is also currently working on a documentary film detailing the influence of Thomas Wolfe’s novel Look Homeward, Angel.  What's the refund policy? The Flatiron Writers Room reserves the right to cancel this workshop if not enough people sign up, in which case you will receive a full refund. You may request a refund up until 5 p.m. one week before the first class session starts, via Eventbrite or email to flatironwritersroom[at]gmail.com for a full refund. After that date, no refunds will be made. If a class session is cancelled due to weather or other reasons, the makeup date will be May 21, 2019. 

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5 Covington Street , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 05/17/2019   Event Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre and the students of The New Studio of Dance present The Mystery of the Seahorse, a thrilling tale of love and bravery. Set in an endangered underwater reef with cartoon-type characters, this story explores the themes of ecology and pollution. A vibrant and colorful performance, The Mystery of the Seahorse will not only be entertaining and beautiful, but will also teach the lesson of why we need to keep our oceans clean. Giles Collards giant puppet head creations and colorful sets compliment the inventive and original choreography of Susan Collard, the staff of New Studio of Dance and even some of the students themselves. Audiences are in for a treat as they are transported underwater for this lively and entertaining full-length dance theater spectacular. The New Studio of Dance was established in 1970 and offers a comprehensive and wide-ranging dance education to young students of the community. Not only are there the usual classes in ballet, tap, and modern; but there are also classes in composition, swing, belly dance, and more. As the students become older and more experienced, they help to design their own dance program and are given a lot of creative freedom to discover who they are as dance artists. Dont miss The Mystery of the Seahorse for a colorful, underwater treat. With two weeks of performances, this show will be a great way for children of all ages to spring into summer!

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20 Commerce Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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