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10:56 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Friday at 2: Pianists from the AAPF

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!

http://www.ashevillepiano.org/

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Arts and Culture
11:28 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Tony Kiss Weekend Update

Tony Kiss covers the entertainment Scene.

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.

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Arts and Culture
10:12 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Scandal, mayhem, and tradition in 'Lookaway, Lookaway'

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.

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Arts and Culture
1:54 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Friday at 2: Drew Petersen

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.  

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Arts and Culture
7:12 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Five Books To Read This Fall

Bob Shacochis, The Woman Who Lost Her Soul: This is, according to one of Linda's colleagues, perhaps the most important novel to read this year. 

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Arts and Culture
8:11 am
Sat September 7, 2013

Tony Kiss Weekend Update

Tony Kiss drops by to take a look at the entertainment scene.  This week The Mt. State Fair  is high on Tony's agenda. There's lots of live theater and a couple of new movies too.

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Arts and Culture
10:26 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Friday at 2: Robin Bullock

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.

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Arts and Culture
9:03 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Tony Kiss Weekend Update

Tony Kiss

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. 

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Arts and Culture
5:07 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Tony Kiss Weekend Update w/Rebecca!

The Asheville Food & Wine Festival is just one of Rebecca Sulock's picks for the weekend.

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.

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Arts and Culture
12:40 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Live Jazz Today at 2!

Jazz pianist, Michael Jefry Stevens, performs live in the WCQS studios, August 23rd at 2 p.m.

Tune in today at 2 for another live performance from our studios. We'll be joined by jazz pianist Michael Jefry Stevens and guitarist Gary Moore.

That's live from the Vetust Study Club Performance Studio Friday at 2 on WCQS.

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