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Ashvegas movie review: Ai Weiwei documentary essential viewing

Whether due to careful editing or just plain accuracy, Alison Klayman’s “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry” depicts the man as one who can do no wrong.

by September 7, 2012 3 comments Asheville film, Reviews
Q&A with local artist Chris Ortega

Q&A with local artist Chris Ortega

Ortega will open his first local solo show on Aug. 18.

by August 14, 2012 3 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News
Conference on work of Buckminster Fuller set for Sept. 28-30 at UNCA

Conference on work of Buckminster Fuller set for Sept. 28-30 at UNCA

The three day conference of artists and scholars will focus on Fuller’s “comprehensive anticipatory design science.”

Asheville artist Gus Cutty to open show Aug. 8 at DeSoto Lounge

Asheville artist Gus Cutty to open show Aug. 8 at DeSoto Lounge

Cutty’s 10 stylized portraits in the show feature subjects known as much for their abuse of alcohol as their genuius.

by July 18, 2012 0 comments Asheville arts

Woolworth Walk to celebrate 10th anniversary w/ ice cream social on June 15

Woolworth Walk is one of my favorite ways to see what great art Asheville’s creatives are producing. From The Laurel: This iconic building has been at 25 Haywood Street in downtown Asheville since F.W. Woolworth first opened its doors to customers in 1938. It was given a second lease on life several years ago when Scott Sirkin took it over[Read More…]

by June 6, 2012 0 comments Asheville features

Desert Moon Designs Studios & Gallery seeking textile and fiber artists for upcoming exhibition

Press release here: Call to Artists: The Cutting Edge: The Language of Textiles & Fiber Art Exhibition Dates: April 4-May 5, 2012 Applications Due: March 3, 2012 In this fast paced world, the technology of spoken and written human communication and the tools it requires are ever changing. The language of textile and fiber artists was forged through centuries of[Read More…]

by February 14, 2012 0 comments Asheville features

The Click! Project shows off amazing photography of area shutterbugs

The Click! Project is the work of 14 area photographers who want to really show off the work of professional photographers. Here’s the lovely note from loyal reader Sarah: Hi Jason, I’m a big fan of the Ashvegas blog, such a great resource for Asheville lovers! I wanted to let you know about The CLICK! Project.  It is comprised of 14[Read More…]

by January 26, 2012 1 comment Asheville arts, Asheville News

Pecha Kucha, art and design event, coming to River Arts District

Here’s the press release: Please join us for our 5th installment of PKN – Asheville. As you may already know, PKN is a great event which focuses on Art and Design, featuring local designers and artist who are bold enough to share what inspires them through a short slide show. It is a global design forum with a local event[Read More…]

by January 18, 2012 0 comments Asheville arts

Mountain Made store to celebrate re-grand opening after sale to Mountain BizWorks grad

The Mountain Made store, opened by Mountain BizWorks, has been sold to a Mountain BizWorks grad. Here’s the note from loyal reader Anna: Dear Jason, On January 18th, we will be holding a re-opening ribbon cutting for Mountain Made in the Grove Arcade. Mountain BizWorks opened the retail store in 2002 and recently sold it to long-time manager, Melinda Knies.[Read More…]

by January 9, 2012 0 comments Asheville News

The Lift Studios, new digs in River Arts District, now open

Here’s the great note from loyal reader Daniel, who wants folks to know about his new studio in Asheville’s River Arts District: And to elaborate on what The Lift is… my wife Michelle and I bought and renovated an old (1907) building on depot st and are operating as a working studio and gallery for my artwork (which you can[Read More…]

by December 16, 2011 3 comments Asheville arts

Missing the Xmas Jam? Check out the art show up at Satellite Gallery

The Christmas Jam show at Satellite Gallery is amazing. Here’s a note I received from Joshua, one of the artists on display: Hi Jason, Just wanted to extend an invite to the Satellite Gallery X-Mas Jam Art show opening tomorrow night (Fri) from 4-7. I will have my new Grateful Dead poster up. I was hired to do the poster[Read More…]

by December 12, 2011 0 comments Asheville features, Asheville Music

Asheville Glass Center to be profiled on CNN

Here’s the info from YouTube: CNN visited Asheville’s River Arts District today and took a class at Asheville Glass Center. The clip will be aired on CNN in mid-January. Alex Greenwood, glass artists and teaching artist at the AGC, taught Joe Carter CNN’s Off The Beaten Path reporter, how to make a glass. The AGC offers a $50 glass blowing[Read More…]

by December 6, 2011 0 comments Asheville features