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Aquila Theatre Returns to Wortham Center for 1984, The Odyssey

New York City-based Aquila Theatre returns to the Wortham Center for the Performing Arts with two exciting classics for the stage: George Orwell’s “1984,” at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31 and Homer’s “The Odyssey” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1. Renowned for its laser-sharp direction and skilled interpretations, Aquila Theatre has grown an impressive Asheville fanbase by offering a new selection of classics each season in the company’s signature “two plays in two days” tradition, wowing audiences at the Wortham Center with the versatility of both its clever staging and its actors.  

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Riveter Hosts Opening Day Thrown Down

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Riveter hosts their grand opening celebration Saturday, Feb. 8 from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. with fun and festivities for all ages. Located just a stone’s throw from Sierra Nevada and the Asheville Regional Airport, the Riveter joins outdoor adventure and environmental sustainability with a new 40,000 square foot training facility, all perched on a stunning 10-acre working farm. 

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Steep Canyon Rangers Collaborate with Asheville Symphony

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Steep Canyon Rangers – Asheville, North Carolina’s GRAMMY winning perennial Billboard chart-toppers – released one of 2019’s most unexpected cross-genre collaborations, teaming up with Philadelphia soul legends Boyz II Men and the Asheville Symphony for “Be Still Moses.” With a refreshingly unconventional lineup, the track was praised for its “sublime harmonies and soulful ad-libs” by Rolling Stone, featuring an effortless blend of SCR vocalist Woody Platt's sonorous, bluegrass-flavored baritone with the lush string arrangements of the Asheville Symphony and the timeless vocal harmonies of Boyz II Men.

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