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Remembering the filming of ‘Bull Durham’ in Asheville 30 years later

Remembering the filming of ‘Bull Durham’ in Asheville 30 years later

The Asheville Tourists will give away 1,000 Crash Davis bobbleheads on Saturday to mark the 30th anniversary of the release of “Bull Durham.”

Photo courtesy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbings, Missouri."

‘Three Billboards’ movie shot in WNC wows film festival crowds

The movie has a U.S. release date of Nov. 10.

by September 6, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Where to watch the Final Four, and more things to do around Asheville

Where to watch the Final Four, and more things to do around Asheville

Here’s a quick look at some of what to do around Asheville this weekend, including our pick of five places around town to watch the NCAA basketball tournament’s Final Four games on Saturday and national championship game on Monday. Thursday Asheville City Soccer Kick-Off Party, 6-9 p.m. at Hi-Wire Brewing Big Top near Biltmore Village: Celebrate AVL’s new soccer team[Read More…]

by March 30, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Rooted in Asheville, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo breaks through w/ Grammy, movie deal

Rooted in Asheville, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo breaks through w/ Grammy, movie deal

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo will hold an EP release show at The Orange Peel on Sunday.

by March 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
As Asheville prepares to celebrate Zelda Fitzgerald, pop culture awareness peaks

As Asheville prepares to celebrate Zelda Fitzgerald, pop culture awareness peaks

Two major Hollywood pictures are in the works, and a new Amazon series, focus on the life and impact of Zelda as Asheville prepares to celebrate her once again.

‘Dirty Dancing’ remake filmed around Asheville to air May 24 on ABC

‘Dirty Dancing’ remake filmed around Asheville to air May 24 on ABC

The “Dirty Dancing” remake stars Abigail Breslin as Baby and Colt Prattes as Johnny.

by January 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville film, feature
Southeastern Film Critics Association: ‘Moonlight’ best film of 2016

Southeastern Film Critics Association: ‘Moonlight’ best film of 2016

In other awards, Casey Affleck won Best Actor for “Manchester by the Sea” and Natalie Portman won Best Actress for “Jackie.”

by December 31, 2016 0 comments Asheville film
‘Twilight’ movie actor to star in Asheville movie production

‘Twilight’ movie actor to star in Asheville movie production

Asheville-based Solis Films will be shooting the film around Asheville, Old Fort and Black Mountain starting Dec. 1.

by November 29, 2016 1 comment Asheville film, feature
Burger Bar in Asheville to host screening of ‘Wastedland 2’ on Sunday

Burger Bar in Asheville to host screening of ‘Wastedland 2’ on Sunday

The movie depicts a post apocalyptic world where the last few remaining inhabitants are the spirit animals of graffiti writers.

by November 1, 2016 1 comment Asheville film
Will Asheville see spotlight in new Zelda Fitzgerald film starring Jennifer Lawrence?

Will Asheville see spotlight in new Zelda Fitzgerald film starring Jennifer Lawrence?

Zelda Fitzgerald and eight other women died in Asheville in a tragic fire.

by October 25, 2016 5 comments Asheville film, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Former First Lady Laura Bush spotted in Waynesville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Former First Lady Laura Bush spotted in Waynesville

Also, Helpmate is launching a fundraising campaign to expand services, and much more.

by October 18, 2016 3 comments Asheville News
Trivia bits about ‘Masterminds’ movie made in Asheville

Trivia bits about ‘Masterminds’ movie made in Asheville

Some fun facts about the making of “Masterminds” in and around Asheville.

The Grail Moviehouse in Asheville to screen ‘Masterminds’ starting Sept. 30

The Grail Moviehouse in Asheville to screen ‘Masterminds’ starting Sept. 30

“Masterminds” was filmed in Asheville and around Western North Carolina in the summer of 2014.

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Asheville News, feature
The GritVegas Weekend Update – 9/1/16

The GritVegas Weekend Update – 9/1/16

It’s summer’s last hoorah! The kids are back in school, the nights are getting cooler, and soon it will be time to trade in swimsuits for sweaters. But it’s not over yet, y’all! Kick back and bask in summer’s final gasp with our carefully curated selection of events around town. As always, we’d love to hear from you about what we[Read More…]

Movie review: ‘Swiss Army Man’

Movie review: ‘Swiss Army Man’

“Swiss Army Man” digs deeper than entertainment; it’s an interpretive dance with a haunting score, writers our reviewer.

by July 21, 2016 0 comments Opinion
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New deli, the Montford Pull Up, opens in Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New deli, the Montford Pull Up, opens in Asheville

Also, GO Green Opportunities is awarded a $70,000 Kresge Foundation grant, and much more.

by June 8, 2016 0 comments Asheville News, feature
‘Dirty Dancing’ filming in downtown Asheville features hot rods, extras

‘Dirty Dancing’ filming in downtown Asheville features hot rods, extras

Filming for the made-for-TV remake of “Dirty Dancing” created a buzz in downtown.

Gary Jules surprises Asheville Brewing crowd with ‘Mad World’ performance

Gary Jules surprises Asheville Brewing crowd with ‘Mad World’ performance

Jules appeared unannounced at Asheville Pizza and Brewing and sang “Mad World” before two showings of the cult classic “Donnie Darko.”

Woody Harrelson joins table tennis buffs at Montford Community Center in Asheville

Woody Harrelson joins table tennis buffs at Montford Community Center in Asheville

Hot-shot Harrelson had several sweet kill shots as he played with members of the venerable Asheville Table Tennis Club.

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: McDormand, Coen, Harrelson around Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: McDormand, Coen, Harrelson around Asheville

Movie stars are shopping and dining all around Asheville.

Pop-up exhibition of Thomas Wolfe books set for May in downtown Asheville

Pop-up exhibition of Thomas Wolfe books set for May in downtown Asheville

The exhibition of Wolfe’s books coincides will the release of a Hollywood movie about Wolfe, as well as an upcoming meeting of the Thomas Wolfe Society in Asheville.

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell in downtown Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell in downtown Asheville

The two are starring alongside Frances McDormand and Peter Dinklage in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbings, Missouri.”

by April 21, 2016 0 comments Celebrities in Asheville
Ashvegas movie review: ‘Son of Saul’

Ashvegas movie review: ‘Son of Saul’

As Son of Saul portrays so movingly, evil is something that can infect any of us and is not easily washed away.

by March 2, 2016 1 comment Asheville film
Sylva will hit big screen with filming of Hollywood movie starring Frances McDormand

Sylva will hit big screen with filming of Hollywood movie starring Frances McDormand

The $15 million film feature is about a mother confronting police brutality.

by February 23, 2016 0 comments Asheville film, Asheville News, feature
Ashvegas movie review: ‘The Witch’

Ashvegas movie review: ‘The Witch’

Unremittingly bleak, “The Witch” is filled with images so haunting that many people will find the movie disturbing.

by February 21, 2016 0 comments Asheville film
Mixed reviews roll in for ‘Genius’ about Asheville’s Wolfe and editor Perkins

Mixed reviews roll in for ‘Genius’ about Asheville’s Wolfe and editor Perkins

The movie “Genius” is getting other press as the movie has its premiere at the Berlin Film Festival this week.

by February 16, 2016 4 comments Asheville film
"45 Years"  Photo: AGATHA A NITECKA

Ashvegas movie review: ’45 Years’

Charlotte Rampling’s performance, which has been nominated for an Oscar, is devastatingly subtle and dignified.

by February 13, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Dim sum restaurant set to open in downtown Asheville next week

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Dim sum restaurant set to open in downtown Asheville next week

Also, the Hollywood biopic “Genius” about editor Max Perkins and the writers he worked with, including Thomas Wolfe, has a U.S. release date, and more.

by February 10, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Josh Brolin, left, answers questions from Richard Handy of NYS3-The Meisner Conservatory for the Southeast during at interview at the acting school on Saturday./Photo courtesy of Marc LeMauviel and Lifework Photography

Josh Brolin, on break from Asheville-area film shoot, talks acting, the Coens and more at NYS3

On acting, Brolin says: “I just try to be as present in the moment as I can be.”

by January 28, 2016 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Movie Review: Anomalisa

Ashvegas Movie Review: Anomalisa

If you’re an arty cineaste or an animation nut you should see the movie on the big screen. Otherwise, wait.

by January 27, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Dinner and a movie: Asheville’s Carmike Cinemas movie theater set for major makeover

Dinner and a movie: Asheville’s Carmike Cinemas movie theater set for major makeover

This aging movie theater, facing increasing competition from online streaming services, is stepping up its game.

by December 9, 2015 3 comments Asheville News
Release date moved for movie about Asheville native Thomas Wolfe and his editor

Release date moved for movie about Asheville native Thomas Wolfe and his editor

Earlier this year, Oscar buzz was building for actor Jude Law, who plays Wolfe the writer.

by December 9, 2015 1 comment Asheville film, Asheville News
‘Masterminds’ movie shot in Asheville may hit big screen following bankruptcy hearing

‘Masterminds’ movie shot in Asheville may hit big screen following bankruptcy hearing

The movie was originally set for an August release, then an October release.

by October 20, 2015 0 comments Asheville film
Audition for Asheville movie shoot: filmmakers seek boy to star beside Josh Brolin, Danny McBride

Audition for Asheville movie shoot: filmmakers seek boy to star beside Josh Brolin, Danny McBride

The open call is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Riverside Business Park.

by September 9, 2015 0 comments Asheville film
Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Will Patton, shopping at Greenlife in Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Will Patton, shopping at Greenlife in Asheville

Patton was born in Charleston and attended the North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem.

by August 18, 2015 3 comments Celebrities in Asheville
Downtown Asheville to get new 250-seat movie theater, Grail Moviehouse

Downtown Asheville to get new 250-seat movie theater, Grail Moviehouse

The Grail plans on bringing flexible, unique programming to a hungry organizers, its founders say.

‘Masterminds’ film shot around Asheville last summer pushed back to October release

‘Masterminds’ film shot around Asheville last summer pushed back to October release

The film studio that made “Masterminds” is facing financial turbulance, reports Deadline.com.

Asheville celebrity spotting: Seinfeld at ‘Spy’, Wilson at Wedge

Asheville celebrity spotting: Seinfeld at ‘Spy’, Wilson at Wedge

Seinfeld was in Asheville for a Saturday night show at the U.S. Cellular Center.

by June 29, 2015 0 comments Celebrities in Asheville
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Frostbite Ice Cream coming to Patton Avenue in West Asheville

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Frostbite Ice Cream coming to Patton Avenue in West Asheville

Also, there’s a new “Masterminds” movie trailer out and an end to the heat wave.

by June 25, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
Lionsgate buys U.S. rights to “Genius,” movie about Asheville’s Thomas Wolfe

Lionsgate buys U.S. rights to “Genius,” movie about Asheville’s Thomas Wolfe

The film stars Jude Law, Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman. Last summer, Law visited Asheville to learn more about Wolfe.

VIDEO Trailer for ‘Masterminds,’ movie shot in Asheville last year

VIDEO Trailer for ‘Masterminds,’ movie shot in Asheville last year

The heist comedy based on a true story is due out later this year and stars Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis.

by March 31, 2015 8 comments Asheville film
Wanted: Asheville locations for film, photo and video shoots

Wanted: Asheville locations for film, photo and video shoots

Got a home or location that would be great for a photo shoot? Found It Locations wants to hear from you.

by March 30, 2015 0 comments Asheville business
Ashvegas movie review: Chappie

Ashvegas movie review: Chappie

Despite the savage criticism, this reviewer likes this doggone movie.

by March 19, 2015 2 comments Opinion
North Carolina Film Critics Association 2014 award winners

North Carolina Film Critics Association 2014 award winners

Thirty-three critics working or living in North Carolina or contributing to North Carolina outlets are members of the NCFCA.

by January 19, 2015 0 comments Asheville film
Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Denzel Washington at Target in South Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Denzel Washington at Target in South Asheville

Hollywood royalty was spotted quietly going about a quick shopping trip just one day after his 60th birthday.

by December 29, 2014 13 comments Celebrities in Asheville
Bryan Cranston/ photo courtesy of Marc Pierre Photography

Ashvegas Year in Review 2014: The year in Asheville celebrity sighting

Kristen Wiig, Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Jude Law and Bryan Cranston were just a few of the personalities who dropped in on Asheville this past year.

by December 26, 2014 0 comments Celebrities in Asheville
Southeastern Film Critics Association picks ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ as best movie of 2014

Southeastern Film Critics Association picks ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ as best movie of 2014

“Boyhood” and “Birdman” round out the top three, according to the association’s 54 film critics who voted.

by December 22, 2014 1 comment Asheville film
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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Galifianakis movie renamed, Bruisin’ Ales online store, more

Also, a well-known WWNC radio personality dies, more Black Friday shopping stuff, etc.

by November 26, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville filmmaker asks public for $30,000 to fund new movie, ‘American Breakdown’

Asheville filmmaker asks public for $30,000 to fund new movie, ‘American Breakdown’

Paul Schattel and his experienced crew of indie filmmakers stand ready to tell their story of a struggling musician who breaks down in an isolated, redneck town.

by November 9, 2014 2 comments Asheville film
Ashvegas movie review: St. Vincent is predictable, hokey, lovable

Ashvegas movie review: St. Vincent is predictable, hokey, lovable

Bill Murray stars alongside Melissa McCarthy.

by October 23, 2014 0 comments Asheville News