Halloween weekend has arrived and there's plenty to do. The Avett Brothers are at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville for two nights and Taj Mahal makes an intimate club appearance too. Maria Muldaur is at the Grey Eagle Tuesday. Conversations with David Holt is on tap at Blue Ridge Community College Bo Thomas Auditorium November 5th. The Cinema Film Festival arrives mid week and there are several new releases of interest at area theaters. High on Tony's list, St. Vincent starring Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy and NightCrawler starring Mr. Jake Gyllenhaal. Check it out.
Halloween is still a week away, but the ghouls and goblins are already out and about. Tony is frightfully delightful with tips and suggestions for the week leading up to Oct. 31. High on his list of scary options, Pinhead's Graveyard and the return of the Rocky Horror Picture Show to Asheville. There are several new movies in the area including John Wick. starring Keanu Reeves. and St. Vincent, starring Bill Murray.
On the next Friday @2, we welcome the Opal String Quartet to our studios. The Opal is playing concerts around Western North Carolina in the next few days, and they'll give us a preview. They'll bring us a quartet by Johannes Brahms as well as a brand new work by local composer Tim Winter.
Please join us when the Opal String Quartet plays in our studios on the next Friday@2.
Thirteen breweries will be featured at October Fest on Coxe Avenue in downtown Asheville. A major motion picture with two big stars has opened. The Judge stars Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall and My Old Lady with Kevin Cline and Maggie Smith is still available. David LaMotte has a book release party planned at White Horse Black Mt. and there's plenty of quality live theater to choose from. Tony Kiss takes a look at some of the things happening in Western North Carolina.
Another action packed weekend has arrived. Thank goodness! The great Paul Winter takes the stage at Isis in West Asheville and Lera Lynn performs at the Mothlight at Mr. Fred's Bar. The 47th Bascom Lamar Lunsford Minstrel of the Appalachians Festival takes place on the campus of Mars Hill University and there are a couple of new movies in the area, including My Old Lady, starring Maggie Smith and Kevin Cline. The Adams Family takes the stage at Asheville Community Theater and Urinetown is presented by Haywood Arts Regional Theater.