UNC Asheville’s Art Department will hold its annual holiday sale of ceramics, glass and other art objects from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, in the S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, located on the ground floor of Owen Hall. The sale is open to the public.
"Figurative Reflections," an exhibition by UNC Asheville senior Katie Scully of approximately 100 wood-fired ceramic pots inspired by the human form, will be on view in the Highsmith University Union Gallery from December 3-16. An opening reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3, in the gallery.
UNC Asheville's Blowers Gallery will display a collection of oil paintings, mixed media works and drawings by senior Emily O'Brien from December 1-17. The exhibition, "Transformation through Displacement," is based on O'Brien's experiences while studying abroad in France.
Theatre UNCA continues its fall season with three one-act plays by Tennessee Williams, including "The Strangest Kind of Romance," "Portrait of a Madonna" and "Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen" from November 18-20. These performances are the last of a series of Williams' one-act plays staged throughout the fall semester. Performances will take place at UNC Asheville’s Carol Belk Theater. Curtain is 8 p.m. All shows are open to the public.
Spoken word artist, actor and activist Bobby LeFebre will bring his award-winning slam poetry to UNC Asheville for a performance at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, in UNC Asheville's Highsmith University Union Grotto. The event will begin with an open mic slam; the content of this performance may not be suitable for younger audiences. The event is free and open to the public. The UNC Asheville student group HOLA (Herman@s Orgullos@s en Las Americas) will sell t-shirts and accept donations to benefit its scholarship fund.
"Neither here nor there," an exhibition of paintings, drawing transfers and a sound installation by UNC Asheville senior Giedre Krulikas, will be on view from November 12-23 in UNC Asheville's S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, located on the main floor of Owen Hall.
UNC Asheville's Dance Program will hold its 13th annual benefit performance "Everybody Can-Can" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, in UNC Asheville's Lipinsky Auditorium. Admission is $5 or four cans of food at the door. All canned goods will be donated to Manna Food Bank and cash proceeds will benefit UNC Asheville's Dance Program.
"Lilliputia," an exhibition of 12 photographs by UNC Asheville senior Brandon Phillips, will be on view in UNC Asheville's Highsmith University Union Gallery from October 29 – November 9. Phillips' exhibit explores the nature of the human image by presenting a doll as "human." The show is a culmination of Phillips' work toward a bachelor's degree at UNC Asheville. There is an opening reception at 6 p.m. on October 29. The event is free and open to the public.
Theatre UNCA continues its series of Tennessee Williams' one-act plays with "27 Wagons Full of Cotton," "Auto Da Fe" and "This Property is Condemned" from October 21-23. These performances are the second of a series of Williams' one-act plays to be staged throughout the fall semester. Performances will take place at UNC Asheville’s Carol Belk Theater. Curtain is 8 p.m. Watch a brief trailer about the shows on You Tube.