Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture
11:23 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Wet Weather Won't Stop Gardeners

Many farmers and back yard gardeners have been spending a great deal of time working in the rain.  David Hurand spoke

with WCQS gardening expert Alison Arnold about the wet Spring and plants that are thriving.

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Arts and Culture
12:27 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me Asheville Show Sold Out!

Host Peter Sagal and Official Judge & Scorekeeper Carl Kasell toss a bit of fun with the news on NPR's "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!"
Tony Nagelmann NPR

It's official - Western North Carolina loves Peter Sagal and Carl Kasell. Tickets for the August 1st Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! show at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium went on sale Thursday June 6th and sold out the very next day!

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Arts and Culture
8:35 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Tony Kiss Weekend Update

Tony Kiss takes a look at the Arts and Culture scene in Western North Carolina.  High on his agenda, lots and lots of live theater, an Art Walk, free music from the porch of the Thomas Wolfe House, and a couple of new movies.

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Arts and Culture
6:10 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Asheville's River Arts District On the Move

The first of two annual River Arts District Studio Strolls takes place Saturday and Sunday (June 8th - 9th).

David Hurand spoke with Asheville Citizen Times reporter Jason Sandford about the pace of change along the river in Asheville.

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Arts and Culture
12:00 am
Thu June 6, 2013

Tickets Almost Gone for Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me!

Peter Sagal and Carl Kasell roll back into town August 1st for a live show of Wait Wait Don't Tell Me!
Credit Tony Nagelmann / NPR

WCQS is bringing Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! the oddly informative news quiz from NPR back to Asheville August 1st. Tickets went on sale at 10 am June 6th and are almost sold out as of Friday afternoon, June 7th! Get yours before they're gone!

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Arts and Culture
9:41 am
Wed June 5, 2013

WNC Teacher Named Yale Distinguished Educator

An Asheville Public School teacher has been named a recipient of the Yale University Distinguished Music Educator award.  David  Hurand spoke with Ruben Orengo about the honor and his career as a musician and teacher.

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Arts and Culture
5:30 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me Returns to Asheville!

NPR's Peter Sagal and Carl Kasell know how to have fun with the news on "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!"
Tony Nagelmann NPR

WCQS is bringing Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! The Oddly Informative News Quiz from NPR back to Asheville this summer. Host Peter Sagal, official judge and scorekeeper Carl Kasell and a few of their [yet to be named] witty panelists will return to the 'Cesspool of Sin' for a live show at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium August 1st. The Asheville performance will be broadcast nationwide on Saturday, August 3rd.

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Moogfest
10:27 am
Wed April 10, 2013

Moogfest Will Be Back In 2014!

St. Vincent at Moogest 2011
Rich Orris

 Moog Music has announced dates for its next electronic music festival and its' new co-producer.

David Hurand spoke with the Asheville based company's Senior Brand Manager Emmy Parker.

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Arts
2:10 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Tony Kiss: The Odd Couple, Altamont, and The Life of Pi

tony kiss weekend update

Tony Kiss takes a look at the weekend entertainment scene. High on his list, The Odd Couple at Flat Rock Playhouse, music at the Altamont and a couple of new movies and The Life of Pi in 3D.

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