"Brooklyn", The Story of a Young Irish Immigrant, Showing at Fine Arts Theater

BROOKLYN tells the profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan), a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother’s home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, … Continue reading "Brooklyn", The Story of a Young Irish Immigrant, Showing at Fine Arts Theater

"Brooklyn", The Story of a Young Irish Immigrant, Showing at Fine Arts Theater

BROOKLYN tells the profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan), a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother’s home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, … Continue reading "Brooklyn", The Story of a Young Irish Immigrant, Showing at Fine Arts Theater

Deerhunter and Atlas Sound at Orange Peel, Asheville December 4

With the already critically-acclaimed, radio friendly album Fading Frontier released in October, Atlanta’s Deerhunter will bring their melodic sound to Asheville December 4. Fading Frontier shows that a decade in, Deerhunter has lost none of its intensity. As the group matures, so they have grown into the most consistent purveyors of art-rock of their generation. Bradford Cox’s solo project Atlas Sound will be opening the … Continue reading Deerhunter and Atlas Sound at Orange Peel, Asheville December 4

It's National Novel Writing Month, Final Celebration at Battery Park Book Exchange Dec. 6

Each November since 1999, writers across the country participate in what is know as National Novel Writing Month (fondly shortened to NaNoWriMo), where they have a thirty days to write a 50,000 word novel. Participants should expect to average 1,667 words per day to reach the 50k mark, but many fly past that or fall painfully short. Regardless of word count, all participants receive regular … Continue reading It's National Novel Writing Month, Final Celebration at Battery Park Book Exchange Dec. 6

Spotlight, the Film About the Catholic Church's Abuse Coverup Showing at Fine Arts Theater, Asheville

SPOTLIGHT tells the riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world’s oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper’s tenacious “Spotlight” team of reporters delves into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston’s religious, legal, and … Continue reading Spotlight, the Film About the Catholic Church's Abuse Coverup Showing at Fine Arts Theater, Asheville

New York City-Based Stand-up Comic Andy Sandford to Perform in Asheville Saturday, December 5th

Featuring Local Comedians Minori Hinds, Cody Hughes and Hosted By Jason Webb On Saturday, December 5th, New York City based comedian Andy Sandford will perform one show at 8:00pm at The Millroom. Opening for Andy will be a trio of local comedians: Minori Hinds, Cody Hughes and Jason Webb. Andy Sandford is a comedian who got funny in Atlanta, GA and is now based out … Continue reading New York City-Based Stand-up Comic Andy Sandford to Perform in Asheville Saturday, December 5th

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Held Over Through Dec. 5

Attic Salt Theatre Company, the Producers of the currently running Tony-award winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, are proud to announce that said show will be held over for an additional weekend, due to audience demand and sold out houses. The show will continue to be performed at 35below, located at 35 East Walnut St in Downtown Asheville. The additional performances will … Continue reading Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Held Over Through Dec. 5