Celebrities in Asheville

Russell Crowe spotted at Grey Eagle music hall in Asheville

Russell Crowe spotted at Grey Eagle music hall in Asheville

Actor Adam Goldberg, who starred with Crowe in the Hollywood hit “A Beautiful Mind,” was also at The Grey Eagle.

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Bill Murray at The Mothlight in West Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Bill Murray at The Mothlight in West Asheville

Bill Murray, co-owner of the Charleston RiverDogs, may have been in town to watch his team play the Asheville Tourists earlier this week.

Ashvegas celebrity sighting: New Orleans artist Ashley Longshore at Biltmore

Ashvegas celebrity sighting: New Orleans artist Ashley Longshore at Biltmore

Longshore’s unrelenting message of female empowerment has won her legions of fans.

Actor Channing Tatum stopped at a gas station in Statesville on Tuesday and posed for pictures while chatting up the store clerk, who he danced with in a video that's gone viral.

Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Channing Tatum spotted at Asheville gas station

Channing Tatum is perhaps best known for his “Magic Mike” movies.

Stephen Colbert spotted at Carl Sandburg Home in Flat Rock

Stephen Colbert spotted at Carl Sandburg Home in Flat Rock

On his Twitter feed, Colbert has been encouraging people to sharing photos of their July Fourth celebrations with the hashtag #American Greatness.

EAT OF THE WEEK: Sweet Potato Pie! (As Seen on TeeVee?)

EAT OF THE WEEK: Sweet Potato Pie! (As Seen on TeeVee?)

How & Why I Talked with My Mouth Full of Pie, Possibly for TeeVee. This week, I ate a lotta stuff that coulda been my Eat of the Week, but I only ate one thing on camera — for possible inclusion on an episode Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations — and that was an amazing piece of sweet potato[Read More…]

News obit: Actress Lisa Lynn Masters, former Miss Asheville, found dead

News obit: Actress Lisa Lynn Masters, former Miss Asheville, found dead

There’s a crowdfunding page set up to help raise money to bring Masters’ body back to Asheville, where she’ll be buried.

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.

Reports: Celebs Russell Wilson, Ciara moved their Biltmore Estate wedding because of ‘bathroom bill’

Reports: Celebs Russell Wilson, Ciara moved their Biltmore Estate wedding because of ‘bathroom bill’

The couple’s marriage in England was an elegant affair.

by August 23, 2016 1 comment Celebrities in Asheville, feature
Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Conan O’Brien around Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Conan O’Brien around Asheville

O’Brien was likely in town for the annual Laugh Your Asheville Off comedy fest.

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Randy Moss at Spartan Race in Black Mountain

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Randy Moss at Spartan Race in Black Mountain

Moss, one of the greatest wide receivers in NFL history, ran the course and doused fellow competitors with a water hose on Saturday.

Ashvegas celebrity sightings: Dax Shepard, Peter Dinklage, Clarke Peters

Ashvegas celebrity sightings: Dax Shepard, Peter Dinklage, Clarke Peters

The Asheville-area movie star sightings keep rolling in.

Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Anthony Bourdain at Korean House in Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Anthony Bourdain at Korean House in Asheville

Bourdain is well familiar with Asheville’s restaurant scene, but it’s been a few years since he visited.

‘Game of Thrones’ star Peter Dinklage spotted at Burial Beer in Asheville

‘Game of Thrones’ star Peter Dinklage spotted at Burial Beer in Asheville

Dinklage is starring in a movie being shot around Asheville this spring.

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.

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
WLOS: Jennifer Lopez spotted at Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville

WLOS: Jennifer Lopez spotted at Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville

JLo was hanging with her boyfriend, Casper Smart, who is a member of the “Dirty Dancing” remake being shot in Western North Carolina this spring.

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Actresses Hyland, Messing record at Sound Temple Studios in south Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Actresses Hyland, Messing record at Sound Temple Studios in south Asheville

Filming of the “Dirty Dancing” remake in Western North Carolina cranks up this month.

Word on the street: Woody Harrelson buying a home in Asheville

Word on the street: Woody Harrelson buying a home in Asheville

Harrelson has also signed on to star alongside Frances McDormand and Sam Rockwell in a movie filming in downtown Sylva this spring.

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Kenny freakin’ Powers takes Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Kenny freakin’ Powers takes Asheville

Actor and comedian Danny McBride, who created Powers, has been hitting restaurants and bars all over town.

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Bryan Cranston at Smoky Park Supper Club in Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Bryan Cranston at Smoky Park Supper Club in Asheville

Bryan Cranston’s daughter, Taylor Dearden Cranston, was with her dad and is a rising star in her own right.

by November 13, 2015 2 comments Celebrities in Asheville
Actor, producer Danny McBride spotted at Chai Pani in Asheville

Actor, producer Danny McBride spotted at Chai Pani in Asheville

McBride is in town to film a movie, which is continuing to see extras. Read on for casting info.

by November 11, 2015 4 comments Celebrities in Asheville
Comedian Janeane Garofalo to tape Netflix special at The Orange Peel in Asheville

Comedian Janeane Garofalo to tape Netflix special at The Orange Peel in Asheville

Tickets for the January show go on sale Friday.

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Josh Brolin at Luella’s Bar-B-Que in North Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Josh Brolin at Luella’s Bar-B-Que in North Asheville

Brolin is making a new movie in Western North Carolina.

by October 22, 2015 0 comments Celebrities in Asheville
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
Ashvegas celebrity spotting: ‘Walking Dead’ star Norman Reedus spotted around Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: ‘Walking Dead’ star Norman Reedus spotted around Asheville

Reedus is reportedly shooting a new reality TV pilot.

by August 17, 2015 6 comments Celebrities in Asheville
Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Alanis Morissette loves Malaprop’s bookstore in Asheville

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Alanis Morissette loves Malaprop’s bookstore in Asheville

Singer’s selfie showers some love on Asheville’s revered indy book shop.

by August 17, 2015 1 comment Celebrities in Asheville
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 celebrity spotting: ‘Friday Night Lights’ star Aimee Teegarden at Horse + Hero

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: ‘Friday Night Lights’ star Aimee Teegarden at Horse + Hero

Teegarden was checking out the local art at Horse + Hero in downtown.

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Rainey Qualley visits Asheville radio station to promote her country single

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Rainey Qualley visits Asheville radio station to promote her country single

Rainey Qualley is the daughter of actress and former Asheville resident Andie MacDowell.

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
Asheville celebrity spotting: The dudes from ‘American Pickers,’ Shailene Woodley of “Fault in Our Stars’

Asheville celebrity spotting: The dudes from ‘American Pickers,’ Shailene Woodley of “Fault in Our Stars’

Woodley was grabbing a smoothie in south Asheville.

by October 24, 2014 1 comment Celebrities in Asheville
Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Actor Rob Lowe at the Asheville Regional Airport

Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Actor Rob Lowe at the Asheville Regional Airport

Lowe has a long list of movie credits, but has been seen on TV most lately, including “Parks and Recreation,” “Californication,” and “West Wing.”

by September 1, 2014 1 comment Celebrities in Asheville
A conversation with Zach Galifianakis: On comedy, confidence and more

A conversation with Zach Galifianakis: On comedy, confidence and more

The New York Studio for Stage, Screen and Voiceover hosted the hour-long talk with Galifianakis at its Woodfin studio Saturday evening.

Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Billy Zane at The Southern, Zach Galifianakis, Lorne Michaels at Cucina 24

Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Billy Zane at The Southern, Zach Galifianakis, Lorne Michaels at Cucina 24

The celebrity sightings in the summer of 2014 continue.

by July 31, 2014 8 comments Celebrities in Asheville
Update: Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Actor Bryan Cranston visits Asheville

Update: Ashvegas celebrity sighting: Actor Bryan Cranston visits Asheville

The “Breaking Bad” was spotted at Trader Joe’s in Asheville loading up on supplies. Namely water.

Super moon and (movie) stars align for Beck in Asheville: Beautiful music, Wilson, Wiig and more

Super moon and (movie) stars align for Beck in Asheville: Beautiful music, Wilson, Wiig and more

Charlie Day and his wife, Mary Elizabeth Ellis, were also in town this weekend.

Update: Asheville celebrity spotting: Owen Wilson in downtown Asheville, at LAB at Imperial Life

Update: Asheville celebrity spotting: Owen Wilson in downtown Asheville, at LAB at Imperial Life

Owen is in town for the filming of the comedy “Loomis Fargo.”

Jude Law at Bouchon restaurant in Asheville/ photo courtesy of Gus Frisbee

Is Asheville the new celebrity hot spot?

Here’s your guide to celebrity spotting in Asheville, from Jude Law and Zach Galifianakis to President Obama.

Asheville celebrity spotting: Lorne Michaels at The Market Place restaurant

Asheville celebrity spotting: Lorne Michaels at The Market Place restaurant

It’s gonna be a busy summer for celebrity sightings in Asheville.

by June 18, 2014 2 comments Celebrities in Asheville
UPDATED: Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Actor Jude Law lunches at The Med in Asheville

UPDATED: Ashvegas celebrity spotting: Actor Jude Law lunches at The Med in Asheville

The actor is portraying Thomas Wolfe in a new biopic that will begin filming in October in the U.S. and U.K.

American Idol Caleb Johnson returns to Asheville

American Idol Caleb Johnson returns to Asheville

It’s Caleb’s first visit back home to Asheville since he was crowned the new American Idol.

Asheville celebrity spotting: Bellamy Young of ‘Scandal’ around town

Asheville celebrity spotting: Bellamy Young of ‘Scandal’ around town

Young checked out the WNC Farmer’s Market and checked out a show at The Isis in West Asheville.

Asheville celebrity sightings: Malcolm Gladwell, Peter Sagal out and about

Asheville celebrity sightings: Malcolm Gladwell, Peter Sagal out and about

NPR radio show host Sagal spoke at Warren Wilson College’s commencement, while author Gladwell was spotted at a local coffee shop.

Asheville celebrity spotting: Tattoo star Ami James buys mansion on Saint Dunstans

Asheville celebrity spotting: Tattoo star Ami James buys mansion on Saint Dunstans

Reality TV star and tattoo artist Ami James is moving to town and opening up a shop.

by February 12, 2014 17 comments Celebrities in Asheville
Confirmed: Tattoo star Ami James to open shop on Wall Street in Asheville

Confirmed: Tattoo star Ami James to open shop on Wall Street in Asheville

The star of Miami Ink recently moved to Asheville. WLOS confirms his shop in downtown Asheville.

2013 Ashvegas Year in Review: Celebrities in Asheville, from Palin and Patinkin to Somerhalder and Smith

2013 Ashvegas Year in Review: Celebrities in Asheville, from Palin and Patinkin to Somerhalder and Smith

Michael Jordan, Ellie Goulding, Minka Kelly, John Oates and Ed Helms were a few other stars who spent time in Ashvegas in 2013.

by December 27, 2013 1 comment Celebrities in Asheville
Asheville celebrity sighting: ‘Dexter’s’ Jennifer Carpenter and Seth Avett canoodling at LAB

Asheville celebrity sighting: ‘Dexter’s’ Jennifer Carpenter and Seth Avett canoodling at LAB

The two were also spotted at Target, and Carpenter was seen at Trader Joe’s.

by November 7, 2013 0 comments Celebrities in Asheville