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Comedian Hari Kondabolu to perform at the Orange Peel March 3

Comedian Hari Kondabolu to perform at the Orange Peel March 3

Kondabolu’s comedy is largely based on his genius ability to channel his heritage and upbringing into fodder that addresses racism and the current political climate.

by February 28, 2019 0 comments Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville real estate market settles down

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville real estate market settles down

Also, Asheville’s poetry slam scene is experiencing a resurgence, and more.

by January 25, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville comedian scores big with Netflix film and ‘Dumplin” role

Asheville comedian scores big with Netflix film and ‘Dumplin” role

Hilliary Begley often makes jokes at her own expense, but her comedy has led to a key role in a Dolly Parton-infused Netflix movie starring, and produced by, Jennifer Aniston.

by December 12, 2018 2 comments Asheville News
Maribeth Monroe and Jaime Moyer/ photo courtesy of Asheville Improv Collective

TV actors featured in Asheville Improv Collective shows, workshops

The shows and comedy workshops on Friday and Saturday will be held at Habitat Tavern and Commons.

by May 16, 2018 0 comments Asheville events
In life’s ups and downs, comedian Cliff Cash finds plenty to laugh about

In life’s ups and downs, comedian Cliff Cash finds plenty to laugh about

Cash says his passion is making people laugh, which he’ll be doing tonight at The Altamont Theatre.

by November 22, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
WIN TIX To see comedy legend Emo Philips at Grey Eagle in Asheville

WIN TIX To see comedy legend Emo Philips at Grey Eagle in Asheville

Emo Philips will perform two shows at The Grey Eagle on Saturday.

by October 5, 2017 9 comments Asheville events
LaZoom’s haunted comedy tour of Asheville gets retro makeover

LaZoom’s haunted comedy tour of Asheville gets retro makeover

The LaZoom haunted comedy tour showcases Asheville’s seedy underbelly and bloody past.

by September 29, 2017 0 comments Asheville events

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville solar eclipse weather forecast looking good

Also, the Asheville Citizen-Times has hired two new reporters, and more.

by August 14, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Asheville Comedy Festival + Weekend Update

Asheville Comedy Festival + Weekend Update

Laughter: it’s good for you. Make sure you get your recommended helping at this week’s Asheville Comedy Festival, kicking off tonight at Highland Brewing. Full details, plus other weekend goodness, below. And check out one of our favorite videos from the Archives, made for last year’s Asheville Comedy Festival! Wednesday – Saturday Asheville Comedy Festival @ various locations 8 pm[Read More…]

by August 9, 2017 0 comments Asheville events

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Wainscott files for Asheville mayoral run

Also, Luella’s BBQ is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a big party at its north Asheville location Saturday, and more.

by July 18, 2017 1 comment Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Toots & The Maytals, Los Lobos headline fall LEAF

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Toots & The Maytals, Los Lobos headline fall LEAF

Also, there’s a new boxing gym in south Asheville, and more.

by July 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Laugh Your Asheville Off returns with huge lineup of comics

Laugh Your Asheville Off returns with huge lineup of comics

Looking for laughs? This festival’s got you covered.

VIDEO: Just Brew It and more Asheville weekend events

VIDEO: Just Brew It and more Asheville weekend events

Here’s a quick look at some of the events happening around Asheville this weekend, including a screening of silent films accompanied by live music performed by Andrew Fletcher.

by June 1, 2017 1 comment Asheville events

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Sunshine Sammies opening shop in downtown Asheville

Also, the Montford Park Players are planning a big group photo in May, and much more.

by January 30, 2017 1 comment Asheville News, feature
Asheville’s venerable Grey Eagle venue ushers in new year with changes

Asheville’s venerable Grey Eagle venue ushers in new year with changes

Look for more comedy shows, more late-night dance parties and the quality music programming fans have grown to love.

by January 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music, feature
Asheville Improv Collective finds new home; set to launch shows, classes

Asheville Improv Collective finds new home; set to launch shows, classes

Asheville Improv Collective events start this weekend at Habitat Tavern & Commons on Broadway Street.

by January 12, 2017 0 comments Asheville features
Comedian Dave Chappelle set for Asheville show in February

Comedian Dave Chappelle set for Asheville show in February

Tickets for Dave Chappelle’s show at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium go on sale Friday.

by January 11, 2017 1 comment Asheville events
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Holiday Parade winners announced

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville Holiday Parade winners announced

Also, the Asheville Citizen-Times makes some post-election changes to its approach to covering the news, and more.

by November 30, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Jargon, a new restaurant coming to West Asheville, gets going

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Jargon, a new restaurant coming to West Asheville, gets going

Also, the city of Asheville is seeking design plans for a new fire station on Broadway, and much more.

by October 4, 2016 3 comments Asheville News
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
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: ‘Sweeney Todd’ opens Asheville Community Theatre season

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: ‘Sweeney Todd’ opens Asheville Community Theatre season

Also, the Asheville Juggling Festival is coming up, and much more.

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
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.

Laugh Your Asheville Off comedy fest celebrates 10th anniversary starting Aug. 9

Laugh Your Asheville Off comedy fest celebrates 10th anniversary starting Aug. 9

The festival will feature more than 70 comedians from around the U.S.

LAFF TV picks up Asheville comedy video series, ‘Transplanting’

LAFF TV picks up Asheville comedy video series, ‘Transplanting’

“Transplanting” will release 10 new episodes this fall.

by July 20, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Burlesque and circus cabaret, Teatro del Gusto, returns to Orange Peel on July 24

Burlesque and circus cabaret, Teatro del Gusto, returns to Orange Peel on July 24

It’s an evening full of comedy, acrobatics, juggling, live music and burlesque.

by July 16, 2016 0 comments Asheville arts
Auditions are Sunday for play based on Waking Life scandal in Asheville

Auditions are Sunday for play based on Waking Life scandal in Asheville

The auditions are set to begin in West Asheville on Sunday and run through Tuesday.

LaZoom launches comedy tour for kids

LaZoom launches comedy tour for kids

The tour is geared for kids ages 5 to 12.

by June 2, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville tourism numbers strong in April, despite HB2

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville tourism numbers strong in April, despite HB2

Also, Trade & Lore coffee shop is expanding its offerings, and much more.

by May 24, 2016 7 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Filming of ‘Dirty Dancing’ remake winds down in WNC

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Filming of ‘Dirty Dancing’ remake winds down in WNC

Also, Manna Food Bank has a new CEO, Skyrunner has been hacked and more.

by May 17, 2016 3 comments Asheville News, feature
Louis CK’s show at The Orange Peel in Asheville was just the sugar N.C. needs now

Louis CK’s show at The Orange Peel in Asheville was just the sugar N.C. needs now

Comedy has always been used as the spoonful of sugar to help the medicine of a social justice message go down.

by April 15, 2016 0 comments Opinion
Louis CK to play two shows at The Orange Peel in Asheville today

Louis CK to play two shows at The Orange Peel in Asheville today

Louis CK, tonight in Asheville.

by April 13, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
WIN TIX To see comedian Andy Woodhull at The Millroom in Asheville

WIN TIX To see comedian Andy Woodhull at The Millroom in Asheville

Woodhull has appeared on Conan and the Tonight Show

by February 12, 2016 5 comments Asheville events, Valentine's Day
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville CVB working on new grant program

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville CVB working on new grant program

Also, the future of industrial hemp in North Carolina is in question, and more.

by January 7, 2016 2 comments Asheville News
‘Transplanting’ web comedy series to host party at The Mothlight in West Asheville

‘Transplanting’ web comedy series to host party at The Mothlight in West Asheville

The Asheville-based creators of the web series Transplanting are planning to hold a free holiday party and screening at The Mothlight in West Asheville on Dec. 9. Lea McLellan and Andrew Vasco have made 10 episodes of the series. Each 5-minute episode chronicles the adventures of a 20-something woman (Hayley Heninger plays “Maeve”) making her way in Asheville after having just[Read More…]

by November 17, 2015 3 comments Asheville events
Tickets on sale for Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular at The Magnetic Theatre in Asheville

Tickets on sale for Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular at The Magnetic Theatre in Asheville

It’s my favorite holiday show.

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville events
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.

‘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
Stu Helm & Chef Joe Scully: AVL Food Fans Podcast Episode 9 – “Coffee, Again?”

Stu Helm & Chef Joe Scully: AVL Food Fans Podcast Episode 9 – “Coffee, Again?”

  Hello Asheville! “Coffee, Again?,”is the ninth and most recent episode of AVL Food Fans, and it’s available for listening to at www.avlfoodfans.com where you can also download it. It is available for free from the iTunes store as well. In this exciting episode, Chef Joe Scully and I are joined by our special guests Jay Weatherly and Emily Peele[Read More…]

by October 13, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville native Petey Smith-McDowell hosts annual Laugh Your Asheville Off comedy fest

Asheville native Petey Smith-McDowell hosts annual Laugh Your Asheville Off comedy fest

More than 50 comics from around the U.S. will be in Asheville for the comedy festival, which begins Wednesday.

by August 10, 2015 2 comments Asheville events
Asheville’s Scheve is a stand-up guy, and his comedy show Thursday is personal

Asheville’s Scheve is a stand-up guy, and his comedy show Thursday is personal

Scheve’s show Thursday at Altamont Theatre will benefit Mission Children’s Hospital.

by July 20, 2015 1 comment Asheville features
‘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
Laugh Your Asheville Off comedy festival set for Aug. 12-15

Laugh Your Asheville Off comedy festival set for Aug. 12-15

Tickets are on sale now for the comedy festival, now in its ninth year.

by June 25, 2015 0 comments Asheville events
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
Comedian Kleiber at The Millroom in Asheville on May 30

Comedian Kleiber at The Millroom in Asheville on May 30

The show is a fundraiser for the Pisgah Division of the March of Dimes.

by May 26, 2015 0 comments Asheville benefits
Tom Green steps out from behind the Internet curtain for Asheville stand-up show

Tom Green steps out from behind the Internet curtain for Asheville stand-up show

today, Green pokes fun at how technology has influenced modern life.

by April 9, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
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
VIDEO Hate your job in Asheville? This short video shows you how to make work fun

VIDEO Hate your job in Asheville? This short video shows you how to make work fun

Hey Asheville peeps, learn to love what you do.

by January 19, 2015 2 comments Asheville features
WIN TICKETS To see ‘Food and How To Eat It!’ at BeBe Theatre in Asheville

WIN TICKETS To see ‘Food and How To Eat It!’ at BeBe Theatre in Asheville

The all-original sketch comedy is the latest from The Magnetic Theatre.

by January 7, 2015 18 comments Asheville arts
Review: Both endearing and revolting, Steve-O’s show in Asheville doesn’t disappoint

Review: Both endearing and revolting, Steve-O’s show in Asheville doesn’t disappoint

Steve-O autographed boobs, butts and pregnant bellies after the show.

by October 27, 2014 1 comment Asheville events