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The Asheville arts scene is buzzing, featuring hundreds of fine artists, performing arts venues, mountain crafters, folk artists, hip arts neighborhoods, numerous art galleries and myriads of art events.
The Brevard Music Center in partnership with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents its Sundays with Brevard Music Center concert series at a special time this month - on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at 3:00pm in the Reuter Center on the campus of UNC Asheville. The program will feature Soprello - a musical collaboration between Brevard Music Center artist cello faculty member Alistair MacRae and soprano Allison Pohl. Soprello explores the connections between vibrating strings and th...
Heather South, archivist at the Western Regional Archives, will discuss and show images and collection items from the Black Mountain College holdings owned by the State Archives and sign copies of the new photographic publication of Black Mountain College.
Drink and paint with The Paint Bug. Our talented artist will lead you step-by-step in creating a masterpiece, all while you enjoy your favorite drink with your friends. This event is located in scenic Black Mountain. Sign up for class using our Calendar at: www.paint-bug.com
Go from beginning level to intermediate in this action packed class. Learn tools (all provided), safety, studio set up, materials and do lots of hands-on in the first day. Archival methods will be stressed on day one. Experimental techniques on day two are introduced. In this class you will learn all about encaustic waxes and how to make your own medium, pigments, transfers, embedding, lines, collage, nature print techniques, glue burns, crackle effects, rusting and lots more. Work small and com...
The Peking Acrobats — March 14, 2015 (two shows) Experience awe-inspiring feats coupled with gorgeous traditional music in this sensational performance. The Peking Acrobats astound and amaze with their elegant beauty, unbelievable balance, staggering dexterity, and demure charm. Mainstage Special Attractions Series, Diana Wortham Theatre. Saturday, March 14, 2015, 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Tickets/Info: (828) 257-4530, www.dwtheatre.com.
Taught by book artist and calligrapher Annie Cicale, this workshop will explore the complementary nature of word and image and work with compositions to bring the two together in an expressive and communicative way. Capacity limited to 20 participants, call 828-350-8484 or stop by Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center to register. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition "poemumbles: thirty years of Susan Weil's poem/images." on display until May, 23rd.
Come and get a look into the world of abstraction with contemporary painter Cindy Walton. We will explore several aspects of abstraction through small studies using acrylic, pencils, charcoal and other water medium.
Kyle Abraham / Abraham.In.Motion — March 24 & 25, 2015 Born into hip-hop culture in the late 1970s and grounded in classical cello, piano, and the visual arts, choreographer Kyle Abraham and his company Abraham.In.Motion flow from opera to rap, creating movement that is fresh and unique. Mainstage Dance Series, Diana Wortham Theatre. Tuesday & Wednesday, March 24 & 25, 2015, 8:00 p.m. Tickets/Info: (828) 257-4530 or www.dwtheatre.com.
All supplies included -- learn two methods of portrait painting in this 2 day workshop! On the first day learn how to paint a wet into wet portrait by painting directly onto the canvas. This technique produces an impressionistic finished painting. On the second day, students will transfer another portrait onto a canvas and use the technique of scrumbling and blending to create a more realistic portrait. Both of these techniques will be accomplished by following along with Instructor Lorelle Bac...