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People are falling in love with barrel-aged craft beer. What is it about these exotic brews that has craft beer enthusiasts asking for more? Certainly, it’s the rich, malty character – but also, it’s the taste imparted by wooden barrels once used for spirits and wine — like bourbon, red and …

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Balsam Range, the Grammy- and IBMA-winning band, is on a roll — fresh off winning Entertainer of the Year in September at the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) awards. This exciting, home-grown WNC band, is giving music lovers a gift, with an expanded Art of Music festival the…

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With its founder, Michelle Dorrance, called “one of the most imaginative tap choreographers working today,” award-winning tap company Dorrance Dance is set to perform at Diana Wortham Theatre in downtown Asheville for two nights on Thursday & Friday, Nov. 15-16 at 8 p.m.

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There is a magic point when cooking pasta when it is perfectly done – soft and slightly chewy. Supposedly, throwing a piece of spaghetti against the wall to see if it sticks is a method to determine if pasta has reached this state of perfection: if it sticks, it is ready.

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Since 1975, Air Supply has supplied us with some of the most memorable music with hits like "Lost in Love," "All Out of Love," "Even The Nights Are Better," and "Making Love Out of Nothing at All." The Aussie duo has released 17 studio albums and continues to draw huge audiences world-wide.

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Acclaimed Boston string band Twisted Pine has released a new EP "Dreams" and is coming to Asheville for a concert at Asheville's Isis Music Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 8:30 p.m.

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Passionate and full of conviction, with a big voice and an even bigger spirit, Katherine Rondeau is a singer-songwriter with an unforgettable style.

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The Southern Highland Craft Guild opens its fourth and final exhibition for the 2018 year with Forging Ahead: A Blacksmith Invitational in the Folk Art Center's main gallery upstairs.

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De la Noche and THE BLOCK off Biltmore present an evening of classic and nouveau Argentine tango music for dancing or listening.On Sunday Oct. 28, De La Noche will be playing tracks from the new CD, "De La Noche" which has 11 tracks of favorite tangos including La Comparsita by Gerardo Matos…

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The Irish province of Ulster, now mostly part of The UK as Northern Ireland, supplied many thousands of Scots-Irish immigrants to the Appalachians. They and their descendants’ music, folkways, speech and fierce independence still shape mountain culture.

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One of Shakespeare’s classics comes alive in an exciting and educational presentation by Warehouse Theatre in The Tempest, Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 9:30 a.m. and noon, as part of Diana Wortham Theatre’s Matinee Series for Students and Families.

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The Diana Wortham Theatre in downtown Asheville, North Carolina announces the schedule of performances for the 2018/2019 Mainstage Series. The Mainstage Series presents a wide range of top touring artists in music, theater, dance, comedy, and other performing arts in an intimate, 500-seat hall.

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This Fall, Asheville's long-standing Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands is excited to bring interactive and dynamic craft to the heart of downtown at the U.S. Cellular Center.

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Acclaimed NYC-based jazz drummer, vocalist and laptop artist Kassa Overall will be performing at Isis Music Hall in Asheville on Oct. 4 to premiere music from his forthcoming debut project "The Blue Album" and to perform material from his much buzzed-about release "Drake It Till You Make It”…

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Did you know there are over 300 varieties of honey in the U.S. and thousands worldwide? With nearly 75 bee cities across the country and over 50 bee campuses — finding local honey has never been easier.  More than ever, home chefs, foodies and busy moms are looking for creative ways to infus…

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Bright colors, savory smells and rhythmic music fill Hendersonville’s Main Street Sunday, Sept. 23, for the third annual Fiesta Hendersonville. The street festival celebrates Latin American culture.

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Violet Bell sounds like it could possibly be a person, a floral variety or candle scent. It is, in fact, an impossible to pigeonhole acoustic duo from Durham, and they’ll be visiting the White Horse Black Mountain on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. 

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In celebration of its 20th season (2019-2020), Pan Harmonia, Asheville chamber music collective, has commissioned composer Dosia McKay to create an innovative work for voice, flute, bassoon and guitar for the chamber music repertoire and for the citizens of North Carolina. 

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The first and only Prince Estate-Approved symphonic celebration of Prince is coming to Asheville on Friday - bringing audience members a chance to hear the music of Prince like never before. 

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The 38th Annual Heritage Weekend will be held on Sep. 15-16 at the Blue Ridge Parkway’s Folk Art Center. This free celebration of mountain heritage held by the Southern Highland Craft Guild features traditional crafts accompanied by music and dancing.

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Highland Brewing Company, Biltmore Winery, and chef Graham House of Sovereign Remedies are hosting Grapes, Grain, & Graham, a ticketed dinner at 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, at Highland Brewing. The dinner, which will event benefit Manna FoodBank, will feature four Appalachian-inspired cours…

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The Arts Council of Henderson County is proud to present the 59th annual Art on Main fine art/fine craft festival along Hendersonville’s historic Main Street, Sept.29-30. Festival hours will be 10 a.m.–5 p.m. both days.

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103.3 Asheville FM is celebrating nine years of community radio. This year marks the first fundraising event partnership for 103.3 Asheville FM and Asheville Affiliates to “party with a purpose”.

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Brevard College will host an exhibition of work by Brevard College's art faculty from Sept. 7 to Sept. 28, at the college's Spiers Gallery. An opening reception will be held Friday, Sept. 7, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the gallery, which is located in Sims Art Center on the campus of Brevard…