Past Events

  • The 1491s, Native American Sketch-Comedy Group: Residency February 22 & 23

    Wednesday, 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 Keynote

    Thursday, 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 Discussion

    Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 7:00pm

    Humanities Lecture Hall

    Background 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 Henion

    Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 12:00pm

    Laurel Forum, Karpen Hall

    The 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 Wilkerson

    Saturday, 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 Monastery

    Friday, October 21, 2016 - 11:00pm

    Mountain View Room, Sherrill Center

    Mystical 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 Nelson

    Friday, 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 Fountain

    Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 7:00pm

    Manheimer Room, Reuter Center

    The 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 6-8

    Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 7:00pm

    Lipinsky Auditorium

    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


  • Emel Mathlouthi

    Voice of the Tunisian Revolution

    Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 7:00pm

    Lipinsky Auditorium

    Event Survey

    Opening performance by the UNC Afropop Ensemble

    Free ice cream from The Hop!... Read More


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