Arts and Culture http://wcqs.org en Tony Kiss Weekend Update http://wcqs.org/post/tony-kiss-weekend-update-48 <p>The Downtown Independent Groove (DIG) kicks off the weekend with lots&nbsp; of great music at clubs in downtown Asheville.&nbsp; The rock band Boston performs at the Biltmore Estate and the Asheville Wine and Food Festival takes place at the U.S. Cellular Center.&nbsp; There's also plenty of live theater to consider including The Odd Couple at HART and Sisters at Be Be Theater.&nbsp; Shindig on the Green is always a great option.&nbsp; There is one major new film to consider, Sin City:&nbsp; A Dame to Kill For hits the big screen.&nbsp; Tony Kiss has it all.&nbsp; Have fun.</p><p></p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:35:00 +0000 David Hurand 22532 at http://wcqs.org Tony Kiss Weekend Update Adelaide Daniels Key Has Died http://wcqs.org/post/adelaide-daniels-key-has-died <p>One of Western North Carolina’s major philanthropists has died. Adelaide Daniels Key was a member of the Daniels Family that once owned the Raleigh News and Observer.&nbsp; Following the sale of the paper she started the Adelaide Worth Daniels Foundation. &nbsp;She was an advocate for greater access to health care, education,&nbsp; community building, and the arts.&nbsp; She served as a member of the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina and as a member of the Board of Trustees at Western Carolina University. &nbsp;&nbsp;Adelaide Daniels Key was 78.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 21:51:41 +0000 David Hurand 22551 at http://wcqs.org Tony Kiss Weekend Update http://wcqs.org/post/tony-kiss-weekend-update-47 <p>Another big weekend of entrainment in Western North Carolina.&nbsp; Downtown After 5 is back on Lexington Avenue.&nbsp; While Rat Dog has canceled a future date in the area, a Greatful Dead tribute band is back in town.</p><p>There's Laugh Your Asheville is happening and there's lots of live theater to consider.&nbsp; Tony Kiss takes a l00k at some of the very busy entertainment schedule in the area, including the latest film from writer/director Woody Allen.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:35:00 +0000 David Hurand 22182 at http://wcqs.org Open Air Brevard 2014 http://wcqs.org/post/open-air-brevard-2014 <p>Tune in this Sunday afternoon at 3 and Wednesday morning at 10 for&nbsp;the grand finale&nbsp;from the Brevard Music Center and Summer Festival's 2014 season.</p> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:33:00 +0000 Dick Kowal 20983 at http://wcqs.org Open Air Brevard 2014 Edan Lepucki on doing your laundry at the end of the world http://wcqs.org/post/edan-lepucki-doing-your-laundry-end-world <p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15; background-color: transparent;">Author </span>Edan<span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15; background-color: transparent;"> </span>Lepucki<span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15; background-color: transparent;"> says a lot of dystopian, apocalyptic stories are </span>aspirational<span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 15px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.15; background-color: transparent;" Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:40:49 +0000 Greta Johnsen 21446 at http://wcqs.org Edan Lepucki on doing your laundry at the end of the world Tony Kiss Weekend Update http://wcqs.org/post/tony-kiss-weekend-update-46 <p></p><p>The hottest team in baseball isn't the Tampa Bay Rays, the Atlanta Braves, or the Detroit Tigers, it's the Asheville Tourists.&nbsp; The Tourists are in town at historic McCormick for&nbsp; a weekend series.&nbsp; Flat Rock Play House has Miss Saigon, and there's a story to be heard at the Orange Peel.&nbsp; Tony says there's a growing jazz scene n Western North Carolina and six new movies have arrived at area theaters, including a spy thriller</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:35:00 +0000 David Hurand 21331 at http://wcqs.org Tony Kiss Weekend Update Arts and Performance / Community Calendar http://wcqs.org/post/arts-and-performance-community-calendar <p>The Asheville Art Museum presents "Dox Thrash, An American Journey: Georgia to Philadelphia" an exhibition celebrating the work of the artist who is celebrated for his discovery of the carborundum process, a printmaking technique that produces rich, velvety tones with incredible depth and nuance. The exhibition will be on view from June 28th thru September 7th.<br /><a href="http://www.ashevilleart.org">www.ashevilleart.org</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; thru - 9/7</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:19:57 +0000 Trent Henley 17982 at http://wcqs.org Tony Kiss Weekend Update http://wcqs.org/post/tony-kiss-weekend-update-45 <p>Tony says another&nbsp; weekend has arrived with lots of wonderful opportunities.&nbsp; He begins with a myriad of theater offerings.&nbsp; Boeing Boeing continues at the Flat Rock Play House Downtown while the Place House has My Fair Lady.&nbsp; The Orange Peel gets into the theater spirit with a unique program featuring Caberet, Vaudeville, and Aerial Arts performed by Teatro Del Gusto.&nbsp;&nbsp; Hello Dolly is on stage in Waynesville, and&nbsp; Forever Plaid in Burnsville. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:35:00 +0000 David Hurand 20622 at http://wcqs.org Tony Kiss Weekend Update Friday @2: South Pacific http://wcqs.org/post/friday-2-south-pacific <p>Listen Friday at 2pm&nbsp;for another live performance from our studios as artists from Asheville Lyric Opera join us to perform selections from their upcoming production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's&nbsp;<em>South Pacific</em>. Michelle Seipel (Nellie Forbush) and Mark Owen Davis (Emile de Becque) will sing some of their works from the show accompanied by musical director Dr. Leslie Downs. Stage director Dr. John Truitt will also be with us.&nbsp;</p><p>Join us for selections from <em>South Pacific</em> live from our studios Friday @2.</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:51:31 +0000 Dick Kowal 20567 at http://wcqs.org Friday @2: South Pacific Open Air Brevard http://wcqs.org/post/open-air-brevard <p>This summer,&nbsp;WCQS<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is pleased to bring you </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Open Air Brevard</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, music recorded in performance at the renowned Brevard Music Center. Partnering with </span>WDAV<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Davidson, each week we bring you a glimpse into activities at the Festival, including conversations with the artists and live performances of magnificent music by the artists, faculty, and students at BMC.</span></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:21:17 +0000 Dick Kowal 20456 at http://wcqs.org Open Air Brevard