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.
Thank goodness another weekend has rolled around and Tony Kiss joins David Hurand for a look at the entertainment scene in Western North Carolina. The weekend kicks off with some music as Asheville celebrates the final Downtown After 5 event of the year on Lexington Avenue. Beer lovers can sample as many as 50 different craft beers at the annual BrewGrass Festival. The event takes place at Memorial Stadium near historic McCormick Field. The Heritage Weekend celebration is happening at the Folk Art Center along the Blue Ridge P
One of the premier live music venues in the Southeast is on the verge of a major milestone. The Orange Peel in Asheville expects to sell its’ one millionth concert ticket. David Hurand spoke with the clubs' Marketing Director, Liz Whalen Tallent.