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Fine Arts Theater

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Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
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Address: 36 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC
Phone Number: 828 232 1536
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Cinema Gem on Biltmore Avenue

There are many venues that make Asheville a wonderful place to live and visit. The Fine Arts Theater is one of them. With three indie films shown simultaneously, the audience... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Asheville, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

There are many venues that make Asheville a wonderful place to live and visit. The Fine Arts Theater is one of them. With three indie films shown simultaneously, the audience gets to see exceptional foreign films that would be missed if not for this Theater.

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Tallahassee, Fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

After enduring multi-plex theaters with their poor sound control and missing the "little", often independent, films I so enjoy, I was pleased to be back in the Asheville area and visiting the Fine Arts Theater once again. It is right downtown so you can make a day of browsing the shops, having a meal at a locally owned restaurant, and... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This theater is what going to the movies is all about. The main theater is huge and well maintained over the years. Very enjoyable experience overall! Infinitely better atmosphere, cleanliness and movie selection than Carolina Cinema or any of the big box movie theaters. Dropped in midday to spontaneously see Kumiko and was pleasantly surprised to be able to purchase... More 

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Rockville, MD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The Fine Arts Theatre is a nice size for a small city like Asheville. Two current movies were being played and we liked that one was a foreign-movie. the prices were better than what we pay in a larger city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Couldn't wait to return to his theater (from 3 years ago). The staff appears to be film-fans, which enhances the experience. The films they select are cream of the crop - especially when you're finishing up an Oscar viewing list. They have unique (locally made goods) and ordinary concessions. They also serve beer & wine (yay!). It's Art Deco top... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We had just been home from New Orleans 1 day. To say I was tired was an understatement. But Tracy wanted to go to the Fine Arts Theater and watch the movie Wild with Reese Witherspoon. So we did. I haven't been to the Fine Arts Theater in about 20 years so it was nice to go and watch a... More 

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Franklin, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

It is good to have Scotty Corbin back where he belongs. Looking forward to the fine entertainment of 2015 and his wonderful plays put on by the Overlook Theatre.

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This two-screen theater has been serving independent films to Asheville residents since the last millennium. A cozy place that's perfect for after a downtown dinner. You can even drink a beer while you watch.

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Grayson, Georgia
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Awesome throwback style theatre with great pricing on tix & concessions, with fantastic first run off the radar style films. On our first visit we saw Silver Linings Playbook a couple of years ago and this time The Imitation Game. Great compliment to downtown Asheville, check it out.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Watched "The Imitation Game" at this theater and loved it! It is centrally located and has very comfortable seats and big screens! Absolutely great place!

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Address: Address: 36 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC
Phone Number: 828 232 1536
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville

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