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Last minute movie

What a wonderfully quaint little theater. We were unable to go to the National Gingerbread... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2018
Mount Airy, North Carolina
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Cute Theater in the heart of Asheville

This theater lives up to its name, showing indie and small circulation features. it is... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2018
Mark S
Raleigh, North Carolina
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36 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3625
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Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderfully quaint little theater. We were unable to go to the National Gingerbread Contest due to there being too many people. We walked to this little theater to see an independent film. The staff was welcoming and helpful, they had an extensive selections...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 31, 2018

This theater lives up to its name, showing indie and small circulation features. it is fun-somewhat of a throwback, with a great selection of beer and two tier, comfortable seats. The prices are a nice surprise too if you are (sadly) used to spending $15...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mark S
Reviewed February 24, 2018

The Fine Arts tends to show independent movies and quality, thoughtful movies - no summer blockbusters that are just vehicles for CGI. It acknowledges its racy past during trailers; just ask any Ashevillian. Ticket prices are reasonable, as are concessions, and beer and wine are...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank NCactuary
Reviewed February 10, 2018

I grew up with big, mega-theaters so I was a bit confused as to what this was when I moved to Asheville. After attending both a movie and a meeting of local filmmakers here, I have to say I'm charmed. Make sure you buy your...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Just watched my first movie at this lovely theater. Comfortable seats, aisles and view. I'll be coming back for more

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Queenwondergirl
Reviewed July 8, 2017

We recently went to this theater for the first time. It was amazing. It's huge and old and wonderful. One word of warning, the bathrooms are only accessible via stairs. Wasn't a problem for us, but after the movie we noticed some older patrons had...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank MLB768
Reviewed March 7, 2017

We love this theatre for ambiance, reasonable treat prices and great firm selections - we call this the "smart" theatre where you can see great films that aren't offered everywhere plus have old style theatre atmosphere. Friendly staff and I love that they off hot...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank marytjamieson
Reviewed February 19, 2017

We wanted to see the movie "Jackie" and the Fine Arts Theater was the only screen in the area showing the film. I liked this little theatre -- my husband less so. Popcorn and a Coke was reasonably priced compared with other theaters. Finding nearly...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Levannah
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

We love the movies they show. The theater I'd very comfortable up or down. Good pop corn and a beer. Enjoy the show!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank cjb9x
Reviewed July 27, 2016

We loved this theater...it was beautiful and very clean. The downstairs theater is completely handicap accessible; they even have a bathroom on the same level for the handicapped. We saw Hunt for the Wildlings, which was funny and touching. A great night out.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Bonnie P
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December 22, 2016|
Response from Bonnie P | Reviewed this property |
We never saw the place crowded, but on Tuesday it probably is.