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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
How Brittany Jackson and Madeleine Richardson made Asheville’s coolest new micro film fest

How Brittany Jackson and Madeleine Richardson made Asheville’s coolest new micro film fest

The founders of Cat Fly Fest spill their guts about collaboration in the arts, Cat Fly Halloween, and the best recipe for fake blood.

by October 12, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
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.”

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
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
Geek Out 2016 returns Aug. 12-13 at New Mountain AVL

Geek Out 2016 returns Aug. 12-13 at New Mountain AVL

The annual fan arts festival has a little bit of everything, from cosplay and Pokemon searching, to local music.

by August 8, 2016 0 comments Asheville events
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
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.

New downtown Asheville movie theater, Grail Moviehouse, nears completion

New downtown Asheville movie theater, Grail Moviehouse, nears completion

The new movie theater on South French Broad Avenue will feature three screens, concessions and an array of film offerings.

by April 27, 2016 6 comments Asheville film
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
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
New food/travel doc featuring Asheville chef Meherwan Irani gets March premiere in Atlanta

New food/travel doc featuring Asheville chef Meherwan Irani gets March premiere in Atlanta

The film follows Irani and his Chai Pani restaurant crew, who hit 10 cities across India in 10 days.

by February 16, 2016 0 comments Asheville food and drink
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
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Talent Jam Asheville returns March 21 at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Talent Jam Asheville returns March 21 at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall

Also, Girls on the Run is hiring, ASAP’s CSA fair is set, local theater groups hold auditions and more.

by February 14, 2016 0 comments 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
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville railroad roundhouse torn down

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville railroad roundhouse torn down

Also, The Magnetic Theatre in Asheville is seeking short film submissions for a new show, and more.

by January 30, 2016 19 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 Hot Sheet: Annual survey of Asheville businesses set for Wednesday

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Annual survey of Asheville businesses set for Wednesday

Also, Favilla’s and Spellbound Children’s Bookshop are both opening in Merrimon Square in North Asheville, and more.

by January 25, 2016 4 comments Asheville News
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
Southeastern Film Critics Association picks ‘Spotlight’ as best movie of 2015

Southeastern Film Critics Association picks ‘Spotlight’ as best movie of 2015

“Spotlight,” a film about an investigation by a group of newspaper reporters, was a clear consensus winner among the voters.

by December 19, 2015 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville film
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
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
‘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 8 – “A Bitter Pill”

Stu Helm & Chef Joe Scully: AVL Food Fans Podcast Episode 8 – “A Bitter Pill”

Hello Asheville! The eighth and latest episode of the AVL Food Fans podcast has been recorded, posted, and is currently available to listen to and download, and you can even get it for free from the iTunes store! As always, Chef Joe Scully is my co-host, and this time, our special guests are Chef Hollie West of The Sweet Monkey Bakery, who won the Chef’s Challenge at the Asheville Wine &[Read More…]

Construction moving quickly on Grail Moviehouse, the new downtown Asheville movie theater

Construction moving quickly on Grail Moviehouse, the new downtown Asheville movie theater

The 250-seat, two-screen theater is expected to open in 2016.

New Belgium’s Clips Beer & Film Tour tonight in downtown Asheville

New Belgium’s Clips Beer & Film Tour tonight in downtown Asheville

A beer-toting, film-traveling, nonprofit-benefiting show by New Belgium, in downtown Asheville’s Pack Square Park.

by September 4, 2015 0 comments Asheville beer, Asheville events
Hollywood bio-pic about Asheville native author Thomas Wolfe picks up buzz

Hollywood bio-pic about Asheville native author Thomas Wolfe picks up buzz

Actor Jude Law, one of the stars of “Genuis,” visited Asheville last summer to learn more about Wolfe.

by August 26, 2015 1 comment 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
5Point Film Festival in Asheville celebrates short adventure films this weekend

5Point Film Festival in Asheville celebrates short adventure films this weekend

The two-day film festival kicks off Friday, with screenings at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, the New Mountain Amphitheater and other spaces around Asheville.

by August 13, 2015 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville film
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.

GeekOut 2015: Costumes, celebs, games, programming at UNC Asheville June 6-7

GeekOut 2015: Costumes, celebs, games, programming at UNC Asheville June 6-7

The event celebrates all aspects of pop culture, from film and TV to costuming and comics.

by June 4, 2015 6 comments Asheville events
Filmmaker to screen Appalachian Trail documentary ‘The Long Trail’ Saturday

Filmmaker to screen Appalachian Trail documentary ‘The Long Trail’ Saturday

Chris Galloway’s film hits as the Appalachian Trail gets some renewed attention.

by May 29, 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.

New TV production gets $4 million in N.C. funding to film in WNC: Could it be ‘Dirty Dancing’ remake?

New TV production gets $4 million in N.C. funding to film in WNC: Could it be ‘Dirty Dancing’ remake?

Let the filming begin!

by April 7, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Wilmywood Daily: ‘Dirty Dancing’ television remake to be filmed in Asheville area

Wilmywood Daily: ‘Dirty Dancing’ television remake to be filmed in Asheville area

The 1987 original was filmed around Lake Lure and spawned a long and loyal following.

by April 7, 2015 2 comments Asheville film
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
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
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
Asheville filmmaker seeks $5,000 from public for movie featuring West Asheville musicians

Asheville filmmaker seeks $5,000 from public for movie featuring West Asheville musicians

The movie, done in the magical realism style, will be filmed in part at Harvest Records and The Mothlight.

by December 4, 2014 2 comments Asheville film