The 1491s, Native American Sketch-Comedy Group: Residency February 22 & 23Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 7:00pm
Performance: Lipinsky Auditorium
The 1491s sketch-comedy group, a self-described “gaggle of Indians chock full of cynicism,” claims to have mooned Columbus when he landed. The 1491s got their start when the father of Dallas Goldtooth married the mother of Migizi Pensoneau. Growing up, the two boys made videos for fun.... Read More
Dr. Walter Kimbrough, MLK Celebration Week 2017 KeynoteThursday, January 19, 2017 - 7:00pm
Lecture: Lipinsky Auditorium"Where Do We Go From Here? Chaos or Community.”
Free and open to the public. No tickets required. To learn more about UNC Asheville MLK Week Celebrations 2017, visit msp.unca.edu
Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough, president of Dillard University in New... Read More
Pussy Riot Panel DiscussionWednesday, November 16, 2016 - 7:00pm
Humanities Lecture HallBackground of event from Pussy Riot:
Pussy Riot is a Russian feminist punk rock protest group based in Moscow. Founded in August 2011, it has a variable membership of approximately 11 women ranging in age from about 20 to 33. They stage unauthorized provocative guerrilla performances in... Read More
Leigh Ann HenionThursday, November 10, 2016 - 12:00pm
Laurel Forum, Karpen HallThe UNC Asheville Visiting Writer Series Hosted by Wiley Cash
Leigh Ann Henion is the author of the New York Times best-selling memoir released last year, Phenomenal: A Hesitant Adventurers Guide to the Natural World. Her essays... Read More
On Being with Krista Tippett and Isabel WilkersonSaturday, October 22, 2016 - 7:00pm
Humanities Lecture Hall
7 p.m. An Evening with Krista Tippett and Isabel Wilkerson, Humanities Lecture Hall. Ticketed event. Special pricing applies for this event.
Krista Tippett is a Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and New York Times best-selling author. She has collected her interviews into several books,... Read More
The Tibetan Monks of Drepung Loseling MonasteryFriday, October 21, 2016 - 11:00pm
Mountain View Room, Sherrill CenterMystical Arts of Tibet Tour
11 a.m. "The Psychology of Enlightenment", Lecture in conjunction with Humanities 124, The Ancient World, Mountain View Room, Sherrill Center.
12:30 p.m. Guided meditation, Quad (Mountain View Room, Sherrill Center, rain location).
Free and open to... Read More
On Being with Krista Tippett and Marilyn NelsonFriday, October 21, 2016 - 7:00pm
Humanities Lecture Hall
7 p.m. An Evening with Krista Tippett and Marilyn Nelson, Humanities Lecture Hall. Ticketed event. Special pricing applies for this event.
PLEASE NOTE: General Admission Tickets to both On Being events with Krista Tippett are now Sold Out.
The Lipinsky 215 Box Office Hours are... Read More
Ben FountainThursday, September 22, 2016 - 7:00pm
Manheimer Room, Reuter CenterThe UNC Asheville Visiting Writer Series Hosted by Wiley Cash
Ben Fountain's satiric novel, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, set in Texas during the war in Iraq, won the National Book Critics Award and was a National Book Award... Read More
The Carolina Cud Chewers, September 6-8Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 7:00pm
A traditional Carolina stringband musical residency culminates in a concert, 7 p.m. on Sept. 8, in Lipinsky Auditorium. This residency features busking, performance and a master class with Brody Hunt.
The Carolina Cud Chewers are a Carolina stringband devoted to preserving the force and... Read More
Voice of the Tunisian RevolutionThursday, March 24, 2016 - 7:00pm
Opening performance by the UNC Afropop Ensemble