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Rising of the Necessary Diva is an autobiographical account of a girl raised in the hood and born to a sharecropper’s daughter, whose gift to sing paves a path for her to travel the world singing classical music but whose heart recognizes the need to return to the hood to serve in purpose.
Experience the twice Grammy-nominated wind quintet Imani Winds at WCU’s Bardo Arts Center. The ensemble presents their show Black and Brown, an entire program celebrating composers of color such as Wayne Shorter, Paquito D’Rivera, and Valerie Coleman.
Spend a naughty 90 minutes with their caliente cast of comedians as they (consensually) annihilate everything that turns us on—and off—about love, dating, relationships, and everything else in-between the sheets.
BAC hosts world-renown modern dance company Pilobolus! Help us celebrate their 50th year in existence, breaking boundaries and promoting radical creativity.
Mariachi Sol de México® de Jóse Hernàndez takes center stage at BAC in an electrifying performance that is sure to bring liveliness and fun to all ages.
The Ballet Conservatory returns for its 5th Nutcracker tour to Western Carolina University, in its 13th season. Their magically festive, full-length Nutcracker production, features professional classical dancers and the Ballet Conservatory of Asheville's celebrated company.
Enjoy free documentary films from the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers, connecting documentary filmmakers and their impactful work with audiences throughout the South.
Combining classical training and hip-hop influences, Black Violin creates a distinctive multi-genre sound that is often described as "classical boom". NPR took note and declared “their music will keep classical music alive for the next generation”.
The Peking Acrobats perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs and display their technical prowess at such arts as trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling, somersaulting, and gymnastics. They push the limits of human ability, defying gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility, and control.