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Music and theater are your ticket to winter fun in Asheville

With rich culture and a booming music scene, Asheville is one of the best places to go in the winter months for entertainment. The local stages heat up at this time of the year as many big-name, award-winning acts return home to the mountains and perform at Asheville music venues. If you're looking for things to do in Asheville this winter, or ideas for cozy weekend getaways, take a look at

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Mountain Stages Bring the Holidays to Life

Seasons Greetings Through Music & Drama Asheville’s musical roots run deep and long. From Cherokee drum beats and toe-tapping Celtic tunes to symphonic harmonies and the driving beat of Indie Rock, the city’s music scene reflects its rich cultural heritage. And while the 27th Annual Warren Haynes Christmas Jam benefitting Habitat for Humanity is sold out, there is still plenty of

Local Theater Companies Announce Line Ups

Local Theater Companies Announce Line Ups

Stages welcome classics, favorites & new talent Paul Taylor Dance Company comes to Diana Wortham Theatre in October. Photo by Paul B. Goode. End-of-the-summer announcements from several Asheville-area theater companies and performing arts centers have lifted the curtain on what theater-goes can expect from the upcoming season, and it's safe to say that there's something for everyone.

Performing Arts Bring Holidays to Life

Performing Arts Bring Holidays to Life

Music, theater kick off a festive season of arts There's often no better way to get into the holiday spirit than to watch favorite stories and songs unfold on stage before us. This year, Asheville is hosting some wonderful performances that are not to be missed. Here are some of the hot tickets in town this holiday season: Mannheim Steamroller November 20 at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium

Win Tickets: Ghost Brothers of Darkland County

Win Tickets: Ghost Brothers of Darkland County

Stephen King's Ghost Story Musical Comes to Asheville. Burnett, Mellencamp and King: photo by Kevin Mazur From the combined creative forces of Stephen King, John Mellencamp, and T Bone Burnett comes a live performance that is perfect to get you in the Halloween spirit. The Ghost Brothers of Darkland County is considered a southern-gothic supernatural story set to music, and the national tour

Diana Wortham Theatre Announces 2013/14 Lineup

Diana Wortham Theatre Announces 2013/14 Lineup

Catch an Incredible Performance During the Mainstage Season. The Diana Wortham Theatre in downtown Asheville, has announced the lineup for the 2013/2014 Mainstage Series. This year's performances include a wide range of top touring artists in music, theater, dance, comedy, and other performing arts. Tickets for all performances are available  at www.dwtheatre.com as well as from the box

Keigwin + Company

Keigwin + Company

One of the Nation's Hottest Dance Groups Take Center Stage in Asheville. Keigwin + Company Dancers.  Image Source An electrifying brand of contemporary dance will take the stage at the Diana Wortham Theatre (DWT) this weekend, March 30 - 31, 2012, starting at 8:00 PM. Keigwin + Company are a critically acclaimed dance group out of New York City, and have performed to audiences across the

Flat Rock Playhouse Turns 60

Flat Rock Playhouse Turns 60

The State Theatre of North Carolina Celebrates 60 Years. The history of Flat Rock Playhouse  can be traced back to the year 1937, when a group of struggling performers came together to form a group called the Vagabond Players. The group traveled to many locations including the Blue Ridge Mountains in the early 1940's and then again after WWII. In 1952, the group decided to call the

Asheville Ballet’s New Season

Asheville Ballet’s New Season

  • September 29, 2010 by Justin

Opening Production Combines Classical with Rock ‘n Roll The Asheville Ballet opens its 2010-2011 Season with a double bill: the pure white classical ballet “Les Sylphides” set to Chopin’s beautiful music, and “Free Fall,” a world premier set to the music of the Chapel Hill Post-Rock band, Kangaroo, who will perform live on stage. Performances are at Diana