Listen this afternoon for another live performance from our studios as WCQS welcomes pianists from the Asheville Area Piano Forum. Hwa-Jin Kim will play Franz Liszt's Grande Etude, Leslie Downs will play Spanish Dances by Enrique Granados, and we'll bring out both Steinways for Scott Camp and Brian Turner as they improvise together on some tunes by Thelonius Monk.
Don't miss these local artists performing live - Friday at 2!
Tony Kiss reminds us that it's the final weekend for the Mt. State Fair. In addition to the Fair, there's lots of live theater to consider, including CATS at Flat Rock Playhouse and the new film "In A World" at the Fine Arts Theater.
Wilton Barnhardt's new novel, Lookaway, Lookaway, tells the story of the Charlotte-based Johnston family.
Tracing their roots back to to a Civil War general, the Johnstons are a family steeped in elegance and Southern gentility. But as their inherited wealth finally dwindles, tradition is overrun by scandal.
On the next Friday at 2 we’ll welcome 19 year old pianist Drew Petersen. Drew is performing Friday evening for the Haywood County Arts Council’s Young Artist Concert, and will give us a preview of that program.
Listen this afternoon at 2 for another live performance from our studio as we welcome guitarist and multi-instrumentalist Robin Bullock. Robin has roots in Celtic music, but he has recently released a recording of works by Bach and Dowland. He'll share his music with us at 2 this afternoon. Please join us.
The 2013 North Carolina Apple Festival tops Tony's list of things to do this Labor Day Weekend. There are a number of holiday related events including the Canton Labor Day Parade. There's also lots of live theater offerings and a couple of new movies.
Co-Managing Editor of the Mt. Xpress Rebecca Sulock sits in for Asheville Citizen Times' Tony Kiss for our look at the weekend entertainment scene. Tony returns next week. Topping Rebecca's list, a celebration of the 120th Anniversary of the Y.M.I. in Asheville, music with Super Chunky, a benefit for the Rock Academy, and the Asheville Wine and Food Fest.