Theatre UNCA will present “Perspectives,” a festival of six short plays, directed and performed by UNC Asheville students. The festival is free and open to the public, from Dec. 2-5 in various campus locations.
“Symbiosis,” a site-specific exhibition featuring works in digital video art by UNC Asheville students, will take place from 7-10 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, on the UNC Asheville campus, in and around Zeis Hall.
A new exhibition of paintings by UNC Asheville senior Katherine Knutsen examines the impact of wifi on coffee house atmosphere. “A Chat over Coffee,” Knutsen’s BFA Painting Senior Exhibition, opens with a reception from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11 in the university’s S. Tucker Cooke Gallery, in Owen Hall, first floor.
UNC Asheville’s Dance Program will host its 14th annual benefit performance, “Everybody Can-Can,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, in UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium. Admission at the door is $5 or four cans of food. All canned goods will be donated to Manna Food Bank and cash proceeds will benefit UNC Asheville’s Dance Program.
“Artifacts,” an exhibition of photographs of a piece of Asheville history – the Biltmore Industries Homespun Shops factory – will be on display from October 28-November 8, in UNC Asheville’s Owen Hall Second Floor Gallery. “Artifacts” is the Bachelor of Arts in Photography Senior Exhibition by Charles Johnson of Black Mountain.
An afternoon of choral and orchestral music is in store when UNC Asheville’s University Singers and University Chamber Symphony perform with the Reuter Center Singers from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, in UNC Asheville’s Lipinsky Auditorium. Admission to this concert is $5 at the door, and free to children and students with ID.
UNC Asheville’s Jazz Big Band will perform five pieces by Radiohead, and the Studio 18 Vocal Jazz Ensemble will sing a mix of jazz, pop, and Broadway tunes, in a joint concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, in Lipinsky Auditorium on the campus.
Theatre UNCA will stage Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “Our Town,” with seven performances from October 20-29. This family-friendly 1938 drama uses the daily life of a mythical small New England town to present a vision of love and marriage, death and eternity. All productions by Theatre UNCA are open to the public.
Poets who have honed and developed their work in UNC Asheville’s Great Smokies Writing Program will be featured in the next installment of Writers at Home. The reading, featuring five area poets, will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 16, at Malaprop's Bookstore/Café, 55 Haywood St., downtown Asheville. It is free and open to the public.
The Career and Graduate School Fair offers a chance to meet local employers and representatives of graduate schools in the region. The fair, sponsored by UNC Asheville’s Career Center, takes place from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18 in the Sherrill Center. The fair is free and open to all degree-seeking college students and college graduates.