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Wednesday, October 1

OPEN REHEARSAL, 7 p.m., Reuter Center, UNC Asheville.The Blue Ridge Orchestra, directed by Milton Crotts, will hold an open rehearsal. The event is free and open to the public.

WATER PROTECTION PROGRAM, 7:15 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville, 1 Edwin Place, Asheville. Sally Morgan and Julie Mayfield will address “Protecting North Carolina Water from Fracking and Coal Ash,” hosted by Asheville Green Drinks, the Sierra Club of Western North Carolina, and the WNC Alliance. Morgan is with Clean Water for North Carolina. Mayfield is co-director with WNC Alliance.  Socializing will begin at 7 p.m., followed by the discussion. Admission is free and open to the public.



Thursday, October 2

CROSSROADS PROJECT, 7 p.m., Lipinsky Auditorium, UNC Asheville. The Fry Street Quartet will join with physicist and educator Robert Davies in performances combining music, information, imagery and a dash of theater. The project is part of UNC Asheville’s Ecomusics 2014 Conference. Admission is $22 for the general public, $8 for non-UNCA students and free for UNCA students.

PLAY, 8 p.m., Flat Rock Playhouse, 2661 Greenville Hwy., Flat Rock. The FRP will present “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” through Oct. 26. For other times and details, visit FlatRockPlayhouse.org, or call 693-0731.



Friday, October 3

HEALTH PROGRAM, 11:30 a.m., Reuter Center, UNC Asheville. The Fab Friday series will feature an address on “Headaches” by Alendria Hartshorn, neurologist at Asheville’s Mission Hospital and a board-certified neurologist and diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners. The presentation will explore the latest research on headache causes and cures. Lunch is available in the Reuter Café; brown bags are welcome. Admission is free and open to the public.

HEALTH PROGRAM, 2-4 p.m, Reuter Center, UNC Asheville. “Medicare Choices Made Easy,” will be addressed by trained volunteers from the North Carolina Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program. Space is limited, so reservations are recommended by calling 277.8288, or visiting olliasheville.com.

PANEL DISCUSSION, 5:30 p.m., Lipinsky Auditorium, UNC Asheville. A keynote panel including Australian composer Leah Barclay and author Jeff Todd Titon will address “Sound-Centered Being, Knowing and Acting to Empower Communities.” The program is part of UNCA’s Ecomusics 2014 Conference. It is free and open to the public. 

BOBBY BARE CONCERT, 8 p.m., Don Gibson Theatre, 318 S. Washington St., Shelby. Country music star Bobby Bare will perform in concert. “In 1962 Bobby Bare stood in RCA’s Nashville Studio and recorded his first hit ‘Shame on Me.’ That song was a hit in both the pop and country fields; it rose to number 18 on Billboard’s Country Chart and number 23 on the Hot 100 Chart. During the ensuing years, Bare won a Grammy (for ‘Detroit City’), had 70 chart records, including landmark recordings of Shel Silverstein songs, hosted a TV program and performed in concerts all over the world,” according to the DGT.

PAUL WINTER SHOW, 8 p.m., Isis Restaurant and Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., Asheville. Paul Winter will perform an evening of solos, duets and stories. The program by the acclaimed jazz musician and winner of seven Grammy Awards is part of UNC Asheville’s Ecomusics 2014 Conference. General admission is $30 at the door and $25 in advance. For tickets or more information, visit ecomusicologies.org, or call 250-2312.



Saturday, October 4

“INUKSUIT” PERCUSSION CONCERT, 12:30 p.m., quad, UNC Asheville. The “Inuksuit” percussion concert will envelope UNCA’s outdoor spaces with music from 99 percussionists. Composer John Luther Adams creates works inspired by nature. “Inuksuit,” written to be performed outdoors, will be played by Andy Bliss and the nief-norf project, joined by dozens of area percussionists on a vast array of instruments. Admission is free.

INTERACTIVE DEMONSTRATION, 3:30 p.m., Room 18, Lipinsky Auditorium, UNC Asheville. The Ecomusics keynote lecture and workshop will feature Wayne Kirby, professor of music at UNCA. He will offer an interactive demonstration, where the audience will help generate rhythms based on approximate ratios found in nature. Audience members are encouraged to bring handheld percussion instruments. The program is part of UNCA’s Ecomusics 2014 Conference. Admission is free and open to the public. 

PANEL DISCUSSION, 5:30 p.m., LIpinsky Auditorium, UNC Asheville. The “Making Music with, for and at Animals” program will feature a keynote panel discussion by author Mark Pedelty and jazz clarinetist and composer David Rothenberg. The event, which is free and open to the public, is part of UNCA’s Ecomusics 2014 Conference.

Ernie Haase & Signature Sound CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, 1028 Georgia Rd., Franklin. Ernie Haase & Signature Sound will perform.  For tickets, which are $15, $18 and $24, call 524-1498 or toll-free at (866) 273-4615, or visit GreatMpountainMusic.com.

ECOMUSICS SHOWCASE, 8 p.m., The Mothlight, 701 Haywood Rd., Asheville. Music and soundscapes in response to nature will be performed on acoustic instruments, electronics and voice. Works will be performed by James Anthony Owen, Nova Pon, Phillip Mimstein, Eric Angus, Matthew Burtner and Shane Perlowin. Tickets are $10 for the general public and $5 for students.



Sunday, October 5

RALLY TO EXPAND MEDICAID, 3 p.m., Pritchard Park, downtown Asheville. WNC Health Advocates will host a Rally to Expand Medicaid. Attendees will learn “why access to health care is important and why it saves money, how much money North Carolina is losing because of its refusal to accept Medicaid expansion, and what the price of non-expansion is in human terms,” a WNCHA press release noted. Voter registration also will be held.

RECITALS, 3 p.m., Reuter Center, UNC Asheville. Brevard Music Center Sunday Concerts will be performed. The solo and chamber recitals by members of the Brevard Music Center’s faculty will last an hour each. Admissin is free and open to the public.

AUDIO INSTALLATION PERFORMANCE, 3:30 p.m., LIpinsky Auditorium, UNC Asheville. An audio installation performance, “Invisible: Time Constraints,” will be performed. Using a combination of electronics, bamboo, water, a piano, drums, a repurposed clothes dryer and video projections, Mark Dixon will produce a musical and sensory experience in four movements. Admission is free and open to the public.

CONCERT, 5 p.m., Isis Restaurant and Music Hall, 743 Haywood Rd., Asheville. The Mast will perform “Tidal,” a high-energy performance featuring vocals, electronics, percussion, beats and ancient instruments. UNCA’s Ecomusic Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble will open the program. Tickets are $10 for the general public and $5 for students.

PANEL DISCUSSION, 5:30 p.m., Humanities Lecture Hall, UNC Asheville. “Ecology and Aural Technoculture” will be addressed by a keynote panel that includes professors David Cecchetto and Garth Paine. The program is part of UNCA’s Ecomusics 2014 Conference. Admission is free and open to the public. 




Monday, October 6

PISGAH LEGAL POVERTY FORUM, 7 p.m., Diana Wortham Theatre, downtown Asheville.The 4th Annual Poverty Forum will be held. “Don’t miss social justice advocate, attorney and author Sister Simone Campbell, SSS when she and NETWORK’s other ‘Nuns on the Bus’ roll into Asheville,” a press release noted. A cocktail reception will be held at 5:30 p.m., followed by the forum at 7 p.m. Tickets are $50 for the cocktail reception — and $15 for the forum only. The reception will be catered by Chestnut/Corner Kitchen Catering. 

MOVE TO AMEND BUNCOMBE MEETING, 7 p.m., North Asheville Library, Asheville. A Move to Amend Buncombe County planning meeting is expected to focus on the David Cobb event.



Tuesday, Oct. 7

CHEROKEE INDIAN FAIR, 4 p.m., Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds 512 Tsali Blvd., Cherokee. The Cherokee Indian Fair will be held Oct. 7-11. It is billed as a cornucopia of sights and sounds. It is a carnival, agriculture show, art show and a game show. Featured will be food, music, rides and fireworks. For tickets, which are $10 per day, call (800) 438-1601, or visit www.VisitCherokeeNC.com.

AYN RAND PHILOSOPHY STUDY, 6:30-8:30 p.m., North Asheville Library, 1030 Merrimon Ave.Asheville. The Asheville Objectivists group host Dennis Simone’s last of four consecutive weekly programs on Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism. Admission is free and open to public. 

VETERAN FOR PEACE BOOK CLUB MEETING, 7 p.m., Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe, downtown Asheville. A 90-minute discussion will be held on October’s chosen book, “On Western Terrorism: From Hiroshima to Drone Warfare,” by Noam Chomsky and Andre Vitchek. The event is free and open to the public.

ROBERT CRAY BAND CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Niswonger Performing Arts Center, Greeneville, Tenn. The Robert Cray Band will perform in concert. For tickets, which are $40, $35 and $30, call (423) 638-1679, or visit www.NPACgreeneville.com.

WORLD AFFAIRS LECTURE, 7:30 p.m., Reuter Center, UNC Asheville. The World Affairs Council will present a talk, “Ireland’s Political Future and the Strange Case of 2014’s Scottish Referendum.” 



Wednesday, Oct. 8

OPEN REHEARSAL, 7 p.m., Reuter Center, UNC Asheville.The Blue Ridge Orchestra, directed by Milton Crotts, will hold an open rehearsal. The event is free and open to the public.

LECTURE, 7 p.m. Laurel Forum, Karpen Hall, UNC Asheville. “The Invention of Influence: An Evening with MacArthur Fellow Poet and Translator, Peter Cole” will be presented. Admission is free and open to the public.

 


Thursday, Oct. 9

Jazz Concert, 3 p.m., St. Matthias Church, just off South Charlotte Street at Max Street on the hill across from the Asheville Public Works Building (1 Dundee St.), Asheville. A jazz concert will feature the Rich Willey Quartet playing American standards. The ensemble includes Rich Willey on trumpet and bass trumpet, Richard Shulman on piano, Danny Iannucci on bass, and Russ Wilson, drums and vocals. A free-will offering will be taken for the band and for the restoration of the historic church. 

 

THEATER PROGRAM, 4:30 p.m., Reuter Center, UNC Asheville. Montford Park Players will offer a program that includes a performance, studying scenes from Henry V, Taming of The Shrew, and A Winter’s Tale, and going behind the scenes with the founder, directors, actors, fight choreographers and costumers. Admission is free and open to the public

 

LECTURE, 6 p.m., Laurel Forum, Karpen Hall, UNC Asheville. Agnes Wilcox, founder and artistic director of St. Louis-based Prison Performing Arts, will speak on her experience with the program. Her talk is part of UNC Asheville’s “Engaged Humanities” lecture series, exploring the continuing importance of the traditional humanities disciplines for the problems of the 21st century.

 

FILM, 6:30 p.m., West Asheville Library, 942 Haywood Rd., Asheville. Western North Carolina Physicians for Social Responsibility will present the film “Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space” in commemoration of 2014 Keep Space for Peace Week. The film addresses the issue of space weapons and their politics, including interviews with several key United States military personal and other prominent persons. Admission is free and open to the public.

 

LIBERTARIAN MEETING, 7 p.m., Oakleaf Furniture, 130 Miller St., downtown Waynesville. The Haywood County Libertarian Party meets on the second Tuesday of the month. Open discussion and debate are encouraged with all perspectives and persuasions welcomed, regardless of political or religious affiliation.

 

PLAY, 7:30 p.m., Carol Belk Theatre, UNC Asheville. Theatre UNCA will present “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” directed by Stephanie Hickling Beckman, managing artistic director for Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective. The show will be performed at 7:30 nightly through Oct. 11 and at 2 p.m. Oct. 12. For tickets, which are $12, visit drama.unca.edu/ or call 232.6610.

 

PAULA POUNDSTONE SHOW, 8 p.m., Diana Wortham Theatre, Pack Square, downtown Asheville. Comedian Paula Poundstone, who performs regularly on public radio’s “Wait, Wait... Don’t Tell Me,” will perform a show. She is one of Comedy Central’s 100 Greatest Stand Up Comedians. For tickets, call 257-4530, or visit www.dwtheatre.com.

 


Friday, Oct. 10

LECTURE, 11:25 a.m.-12:35 p.m., Humanities Lecture Hall, UNC Asheville. Scott Walters, a UNCA drama professor, will address “Incarceration Nation.” He will examine the reasons that the past 30 years have seen the number of inmates in federal custody grow by 800 percent. He also will discuss how the majority of these cases are for drug-related crimes, and more than 60 percent are racial and ethnic minorities. Admission is free and open to the public. 

 

LECTURE, 11:30 a.m., Reuter Center, UNC Asheville. A Fab Friday series program, “The Family Store, and Other Contributions of the Jewish Community in the Development of Asheville,” will be presented by Sharon Fahrer. Lunch will be available in the Reuter Café; brown bags are welcome. Admission is free and open to the public. 

 


Saturday, Oct. 11

ART-Craft show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown Waynesville. The Church Street Arts & Craft Show will feature a juried art show, mountain music, clogging and food.

COUNTRY’S FAMILY REUNION CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, 1028 Georgia Rd., Franklin. Country’s Family Reunion will perform in concert.  Country music legends featured will include Bill Anderson, Johnny Counterfit, Jeannie Seely and Jett Williams. For tickets, which are $20, $25 and $30, call 524-1498 or toll-free at (866) 273-4615.

 


Sunday, Oct. 12

CONCERT, 7 p.m., Flat Rock Cinema, The Singleton Center, 2700 Greenville Highway, Flat Rock. Gove Scrivenor will perform in concert. For tickets, which are $15, call 697-2463, or visit www.magnoliaconcertseries.com.

 



Tuesday, Oct. 14

 DINNER, 6 p.m., North Carolina Arboretum, Asheville. The annual Friends of the River dinner will be held, benefiting the environmental programs of the Land of Sky Regional Council. Stephanie Brown, executive director of the Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau, will give the keynote address. The event highlight will be the presentation of the Friends of the River awards. To make a required reservation for the dinner, which is $25, visit www.forWNC.org.

 

 


Tuesday, Oct. 14

VETERANS FOR PEACE MEETING, 6:30 p.m., Phil Mechanic Studios, 109 Roberts St., Asheville.  The local chapter of Veterans for Peace will meet.



Wednesday, Oct. 15

OPEN REHEARSAL, 7 p.m., Reuter Center, UNC Asheville.The Blue Ridge Orchestra, directed by Milton Crotts, will hold an open rehearsal. The event is free and open to the public.

READING, 7 p.m., Laurel Forum, Karpen Hall, UNC Asheville. Fred Bahnson, author of “Salt and Sacrament: A Spiritual Memoir of Food and Faith,” will perform a reading from his work. Admission is free and open to the public.
 


Thursday, Oct. 16

JOHN DENVER TRIBUTE CONCERT, 8 p.m., Flat Rock Playhouse, downtown Hendersonvile. The FRP’s Music on the Rock series will feature “The Music of John Denver” from Oct. 16 to Oct. 19, and from Oct. 23 to Oct. 26. “With his unique style of songwriting, Denver composed over 200 songs including ‘Take Me Home Country Roads.’ These amazing nights of music will feature some of his greatest hits, performed by an extraordinary singer,” the FRP noted. For tickets, which are $24, visit FlatRockPlayhouse.org, or call 693-0731.




Friday, Oct. 17

BOOK SALE, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Madison County Library, 1335 N Main St., Marshall. The Friends of the Madison County Library’s Fall Book Sale will be held Oct. 17-18. The sale will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 18. A presale for Friends’ members will be held from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 16. Anyone may join the Friends on Oct. 16 by paying the membership dues at the door. Featured will be hardcovers, paperbacks, fiction and non-fiction, CDs, DVDs and more.

HEALTH TALK, 11:30 a.m., Reuter Center, UNC Asheville. Fab Friday at OLLI: “Personalized Genomic Medicine,” with Lynn Dressier, examining how doctors are using genomics to design specific treatments for various ailments. Free and open to the public. Lunch available in the Reuter Café; brown bags welcome. 11:30 a.m. at UNC Asheville’s Reuter Center. Info: 828/251-6140 or olliasheville.com.

Symphony Talk, 3 p.m. Reuter Center, UNC Asheville. The Symphony Talk series will feature Daniel Meyer, music director of the Asheville Symphony Orchestra. Meyer will discuss the symphony’s next concert. Admission is free and open to the public.

DANCE PERFORMANCE, 8 p.m., Diana Wortham Theatre, downtown Asheville. The Paul Taylor Dance Company will perform Oct. 17-18. Tickets are $45, $40 and $20.



Saturday, Oct. 18

LECTURE, 2 p.m., Reuter Center, UNC Asheville. “Arts and Crafts of Appalachia” will be addressed by Becky Anderson, retired director of Hand Made in America. Her talk will be presented in conjunction with the Asheville History Center’s exhibition “Hillbilly Land: Myth and Reality of Appalachian Culture.” A $5 donation will be requested of attendees.

COMEDY SHOW, 7:30 p.m., Event Center, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino, Cherokee. Comedian George Lopez will perform. For tickets, visit www.Ticketmaster.com, or call (800) 745-3000.

BLUES CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., The Foundation Performing Arts Center, Isothermal Community College, Spindale. Three living legends and Blues Hall of Fame inductees will perform together on stage. Charlie Musselwhite, John Hammond and James Cotton will perform old-style blues, both individually and collectively. With 32 Blues Music Awards to his credit and a Grammy to his name, Musselwhite is one of blues music’s most important artists, according to The Foundation. Grammy Award-winning blues legend Cotton has recorded almost 30 solo albums throughout his career, and the legendary Hammond is generally regards as one of the world’s most important acoustic blues musicians. For tickets, which are $29 and $34, call 286-9990 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, or visit www.FoundationShows.org.



Sunday, Oct. 19

LIVING TREASURES CEREMONY, 1-4 p.m., Reuter Center, UNC Asheville. The Asheville Living Treasures Recognition Ceremony will honor the elders of Asheville and Buncombe County who have devoted their lives to making the communities a better place to live. Admission is free and open to the public.



Monday, Oct. 20

LECTURE, 11:25 a.m., Humanities Lecture Hall, UNC Asheville. “Death and Dying: The Tibetan Tradition” will be addressed by the monks of the Atlanta-based Drepung Loseling Monastery. Admission is free and open to the public. 



Tuesday, Oct. 21

LECTURE, 7 p.m., Humanities Lecture Hall, UNC Asheville. “Meditation: A Tool for Conscious Living” will be addressed by the monks of the Atlanta-based Drepung Loseling Monastery. Admission is free and open to the public. 

DAVID COBB SPEECH, 7-9 p.m., Jubilee! Community Church, 46 Wall St., downtown Asheville. Move to Amend of Buncombe County will host a talk by activist David Cobb, national leader of Move to Amend. The coalition of hundreds of organizations and tens of thousands of individuals believe that constitutional rights belong only to human beings, not to corporations, and that money is not a form of free speech and can be regulated during elections. Cobb is national projects director of Democracy Unlimited. He is a lawyer and political activist. Cobb has sued corporate polluters, lobbied elected officials,  run for political office himself, and has been arrested for nonviolent civil disobedience. “He truly believes we must use all the tools in the toolbox to effect the systemic social change we so desperately need,” a press release noted. Admission is free and open to the public.



Wednesday, Oct. 22

OPEN REHEARSAL, 7 p.m., Reuter Center, UNC Asheville.The Blue Ridge Orchestra, directed by Milton Crotts, will hold an open rehearsal. The event is free and open to the public.PERFORMANCE, 7 p.m., Humanities Lecture Hall, UNC Asheville. “Sacred Music, Sacred Dance” will be presented by monks of the Atlanta-based Drepung Loseling Monastery. They will perform ancient temple music and dance using traditional Tibetan instruments and vocal techniques, including overtone singing. Admission is $22 for the general public.



Thursday, Oct. 23

LECTURE, 7 p.m., Humanities Lecture Hall, UNC Asheville. “Symbolism of the Sand Mandala” will be addressed by the monks of the Atlanta-based Drepung Loseling Monastery. Admission is free and open to the public.



Friday, Oct. 24

APPLE HARVEST FESTIVAL, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., downtown Waynesville. The Apple Harvest Festival will feature music, dance, craft and demonstration booths — along with lots of apples.

LECTURE, 11:30 a.m., Reuter Center, UNC Asheville. A Fab Friday series talk, “Antiques, Appraisals, and Auctions,” will be addressed by Robert Brunk, founder of Brunk Auctions. Participants are invited to bring small items for possible appraisal. Lunch will be available in the Reuter Café; brown bags are welcome. Admission is free and open to the public. 

MUSICAL, 7:30 p.m., John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee. “Broadway’s Next Hit Musical” will be performed. The stage musical is billed as “the only unscripted theatrical awards show,” as master improvers gather made-up hit song suggestions from the audience to create a spontaneous evening of music and humor. For tickets, which are $21, call 227-2479 or visit http://bardoartscenter.wcu.edu.

CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 337 Charlotte St., Asheville. The Opal String Quartet brings its passionate style to romantic masterpieces, as well as two new compositions by composer Tim Winter of Saluda.  Winter’s works are billed as “jazzy, lush and intriguing and create the perfect contrast” for the deep sonorities of Johannes Brahms’ C minor String Quartet and Ernst Bloch’s plaintive “Prelude.” Guest violinist Seth Gangwer, billed as “a stunning multi-genre artist” who just moved to WNC by way of Nashville, will join OSQ founding members violinist Ginger Kowal, violist Kara Poorbaugh and cellist Franklin Keel. General-admission tickets are $16.50 in advance, $22 at the door and $5 for students 

AIR SUPPLY CONCERT, 9 p.m., Event Center, Harrah’s Cherokee Casino, Cherokee. The group Air Supply will perform. For tickets, visit www.Ticketmaster.com, or call (800) 745-3000.



Saturday, Oct. 25

MAGIC SHOW BENEFIT, 6:30 p.m., St. Mary’s Church, 337 Charlotte St., Asheville. A monthly benefit show, known as “Magic, Mirth and Meaning,” will be presented. Additional shows will be offered on Nov. 15 and Dec. 20. Each family-friendly 90-minute show includes magicians, storytellers, musicians and theatrical entertainers, all helping to raise money for a local nonprofit, The Vanishing Wheel. The show is by donation, but for adults, the suggested payment is $10 — and $5 for children. Magician Ricky Boone and T.J. Shimeld, co-author of Boone’s biography, “The Four-Foot Giant and the Vanishing Wheelchair,” will be available to sign books after the shows.

STARSHIP CONCERT, 7:30 p.m., Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, 1028 Georgia Rd., Franklin. Starship, featuring Mickey Thomas, will perform. Among Starship’s hits are “We Built This City,” Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” and “Sara.” For tickets, which are $20, $25 and $30, call 524-1498 or toll-free at (866) 273-4615, or visit GreatMountainMusic.com.

CONCERT, 8 p.m., White Horse nightclub, 105-C Montreat Rd., Black Mountain. Pure Heart Ensemble will feature a piano, vocals, cello, flute and crystal bowls. For tickets, which are $15 in advance and $18 at the door, visit www.whitehorseblackmountain.com, or call 669-0816.


Monday, Oct. 27

STEM Lecture, 4:30 p.m., Reuter Center, UNC Asheville. “New Developments in Environmental Studies” will be addressed by Kitti Reynolds, professor and chair of environmental studies at UNCA. The interdisciplinary lecture series focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Admission is free and open to the public. 



Tuesday, Oct. 28

LECTURE, 7 p.m., Reuter Center, UNC Asheville. Award-winning Israeli filmmaker Duki Dror will address “Is There a Jewish Architecture?” Dror will explore the explosion of creativity from within Germany’s small Jewish population that took place between the end of World War I and the rise of Adolf Hitler. His talk is part of UNCA’s “Evenings at the Cabaret Weimar” series. Admission is free and open to the public. 

COMEDY SHOW, 8 p.m., U.S. Cellular Center, 87 Haywood St., downtown Asheville. Comedian Kevin James will perform. For tickets, visit www.Ticketmaster.com, or visit the U.S. Cellular Center box office.



Thursday, Oct. 30

UNCA JAZZ ENSEMBLE CONCERT, 5 p.m., Lipinsky Auditorium, UNC Asheville. Studio 18 Jazz Ensemble Concert will perform. The ensemble is comprised of students performing under direction of Wendy Jones and Brian Felix. General-admission tickets are $5, while UNCA students will be admitted for free. 

POETRY-SONG PERFORMANCE, 7:30 p.m., White Horse nightclub, 105-C Montreat Rd., Black Mountain. “Nocturnal Omissions: An Evening of Poetry & Song” will be performed. Featured will be poet Gavin Geoffrey Dillard, bariton Roberto Flores and pianist David Troy Francis. Dillard is billed as “an iconic and celebrated poet within the gay community.” Dillard will read from his own works. Flores will sing songs with lyrics by the poet, accompanied by Francis on piano. For tickets, which are $15 in advance and $20 at the door, visit www.whitehorseblackmountain.com, or call 669-0816.


Friday, Oct. 31

HEALTH TALK, 11:30 a.m., Reuter Center, UNC Asheville. A Fab Friday program, “Lungs in Health and When Things Go Wrong,” will be presented by David Muow, Ph.D. in human physiology and M.D. in family practice. Lunch will be available in the Reuter Café; brown bags are welcome. Admission to the talk is free and open to the public. 

Opera Talk, 3 p.m., Reuter Center, UNC Asheville. The Opera Talks series will feature Asheville Lyric Opera Director David Craig Starkey and a cast of industry professionals, who will guide attendees through their operatic world. Admission is free and open to the public.

CONCERT, 8 p.m., White Horse nightclub, Black Mountain. The Asheville Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece big band and swing group, will perform in concert. For more information, call 669-0816 or visit www.whitehorseblackmountain.com.



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