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Community Organization Near Asheville Citizen-Times Crime Watch
THE BLOCK off biltmore: Thirsty for Diversity. Local Craft Brews, Sustainable Wines, Classic Cocktails & Vegan Bites. Converge at Asheville’s first EcoVegan, Social Justice, Diversity Bar in the beautiful YMI Building (ca. 1893); celebrating the block's history, culture and charm. Feed your spirit - enjoy live music, art, poetry, film, conversation, fun! Serving local craft beers, classic cocktails, sustainable wines, handmade elixirs, artisanal sodas and organic, non-GMO bites.
Where progressives meet and radical magic happens! Where your drink makes a difference!
Asheville Area Arts Council offers diverse programming to serve a wide range of creative professionals and community members.
NEW! The Buncombe Cultural Alliance is a group of cross sector stakeholders that ensures the health of arts, culture, and entertainment in Buncombe County. We do this through advocacy, and through the creation of community and economic development strategy on behalf of arts, culture and entertainment.
NEW! Exhibition Program: Point Of View, artist curate artists: The Asheville Area Arts Council Gallery exhibitions are developed by collection of creative professionals representing various disciplines acting as curators. Their selections are based on artistic merit and pursuant to the AAAC’s intent to illuminate the breadth and depth of Asheville/Buncombe’s creative sector.
Kids Tixx: Through the Kids Tix Program, the Arts Council is able to provide access to wonderful cultural experiences not always in the budget for some of Buncombe County’s families. Kids Tix provides admission for one child and one adult to local arts and cultural events, exhibits and more.
Artist’s Curriculum: The Asheville Area Arts Council provides free and affordable professional development opportunities to Asheville Area Artists. The AAAC, partnering with Asheville-Buncombe Technical College, developed the Certificate of Creative Business Management Program, a part of AB Tech’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development Programs.
Creative Sector Summit: The Downtown Master Plan Arts & Culture Subcommittee, led by the Asheville Area Arts Council, hosts the Annual Creative Sector Summit. Over 170 participants contributed to the 2011 Summit, representing independent entrepreneurs from every discipline, arts organizations, economic development agencies, public workers, and more. Each day includes presentations from speakers representing non-profit, City, and State agencies; breakout discussions conducted to gain feedback regarding perceived opportunities, needs, challenges in the creative community; opportunities to network and exchange ideas; and the opportunity to fill out creative sector survey.
NEW! The Asheville Art in the Park Arts & Community Grant: Grant is being offered to qualifying committed artists in the WNC region in order to enhance public spaces and increase awareness of local artists and the importance their role within the community.
Regional Artist Project Grant: Grants in the amount of $400-1200 are awarded annually to provide financial support for committed, accomplished artists by funding a project pivotal to a career in their respective art forms. This grant is sponsored by the Asheville Area Arts Council, Avery County Arts Council, Madison County Arts Council, and the Toe River Arts Council as well as Buncombe, Madison, Mitchell and Yancey counties for 2011-2012. Support is provided by the North Carolina Arts Council, with additional contributions by the aforementioned arts councils.
Annual Color Ball: Over 500 art supporters dressed in their finest monochromatic regalia come together annually for Asheville’s most talked-about party of the year! Each year a different color is chosen, and Asheville Area Arts Council takes that color to the extreme! From decor to cocktails and even the guests, the entire evening is saturated with the theme color. The Color Ball features live painting and performances like you’ve never seen before in Asheville! From musical and dance performances to acrobatics and face-painting, the excitement of this arts-filled event is palpable.
In partnership with various artists, thinkers, and groups throughout the community, Apothecary presents a variety of creative events: performances, installations, community functions, lectures, film screenings, educational events, workshops, showcases of independently published print and media, and other wholesome happenings.
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HandMade in America is a unique community and economic development non-profit organization that plays a vital role in growing a sustainable, thriving economy in Western North Carolina.
We believe craft, heritage, and culture are key investments for personal, community, and economic growth. In our program work, we combine these passions by training local craft entrepreneurs the skills they need to be innovative small business owners, and we help rural communities in our region spark economic renewal through asset-based creative placemaking.
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AUTHENTIC AFRICAN AND CARIBBEAN VIBES!
Vendors! Workshops! Interactive Activities! Youth Art Showcase! Youth Performers! Kenyan Safari Acrobats! West African Dancers! Reggae! Steel Drums! Community Organizers and Leaders! Dance Competition! AND SOO MUCH MORE!!
Come see what Asheville has to celebrate!
Musical performances from...
ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT 20 Year Anniversary!! @ THE ORANGE PEEL!
COMMON GROUND COLLECTIVE ~AfroBEAT
Jonathan Scales Fourchestra~ Steel Drums
CRUCIAL FIYA ~ Reggae
Kevin Spears "Kalimba Man" ~ Electronic / Traditional Kalimba
MAF MADDIX~ Conscious Hip Hop
The Beast ~ Hip Hop Jazz
LYRIC~ Soul Fusion
Ruby Mayfield ~Blues Sax
DATIRIAN JONSON ~ RnB Soul
Leisha J~ Jazz
Youth AT Jazz!
MORE HEADLINERS TO BE ANNOUNCED...
Special Guest Performances...
Asheville City Schools
Highland Community Center
AmeriCorps PROJECT POWER
Randolph Learning Center
Asheville City Schools Foundation
.... Many more to come.....
Please stay tuned for more updates!
Together, the Asheville Downtown Association board and members support the vitality of downtown through public advocacy, political involvement and community events. Membership is open to any person or organization interested in supporting the downtown community. Members reflect a wide variety of residents, property owners, business professionals, retailers and restaurants.
Last year over 300 walker gathered in Pack Square Park to celebrate survivors, and raise over $30,000. The route begins at Pack Square meadering through Asheville neighborhoods in a fairly easy walk. Runners are welcome to start the walk but this is not a timed event.
Community is Brewing is a transparent and open organization nurturing a Craft Lifestyle. Located in the oldest African-American business district in the United States of America, we share space with THE BLOCK off Biltmore, actively promoting multiculturalism and diversity together. Transparency. Openmindedness. Communication. Community is Brewing is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Founded in 1989, Mountain BizWorks is a U.S. Treasury certified non-profit community development financial institution (CDFI) serving Western North Carolina.
Mountain BizWorks provides loans and learning opportunities to emerging and established small businesses in Western North Carolina.
We have a particular focus on working with businesses unable to access bank financing, as well as low-income, minority, women, and immigrant entrepreneurs, and businesses that operate within the local food system.
Mountain BizWorks’ focus is the full range of small business development – from start-ups to existing businesses that aim to grow and create jobs.
This is a sanctuary of co-creation, a community space of gathering, of sharing, of teaching and learning. We will meditate together, sing together, chant together, practice together, and rest in our center together where all healing occurs.
Media/News Company Near Asheville Citizen-Times Crime Watch
Since 1870, the Asheville Citizen-Times has boldly exercised a voice and presence as a community leader. We believe in helping our communities solve issues, set visions, and being a force of positive change. Today, we are a newspaper of the future, a hub of interactivity, connecting our audiences and advertisers across multiple channels 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Asheville Citizen-Times is a part of the Gannett Corporation, the largest news organization in the world. For more information about the Asheville Citizen-Times, visit our website at CITIZEN-TIMES.com.
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Calling all foodies, locally-sourced fanatics, lovers of the handmade, brew hounds, music mavens, boutique divas and serious fans of Asheville! Scene is the essential culinary and culture guide to Asheville and beyond. We are passionate about local food and independent restaurants, the craft brew scene, not to mention hills and trails, family fun, the handmade and artfully crafted, fashion and design and Asheville’s random quirks. Find Scene in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Fridays, on the streets of downtown Asheville and online at AshevilleScene.com.
News, Views & Grooves – WPVM 103.7 FM
WPVM lp 103.7 the “Voice of Asheville” is a listener supported, volunteer-programmed low power fm radio station managed by the Friends of WPVM, a registered non-profit founded to promote independent media to the Asheville community. WPVM lp is committed to presenting the best of the cultural, artistic and musical endeavors, organizations and activities that makes our community unique in the world.
Our mission is to be the beacon of Asheville’s creative and cultural voice for the community and to broadcast to the world via WPVMfm.org all that is unique about our artistic and cultural heritage.
We are a boutique agency specializing in publicity, digital marketing, consulting and radio promotions for musicians, festivals, and events. By offering a wide variety of services, we are able to tailor our campaigns specifically to our client’s needs while providing the highest quality of service. We embrace unorthodox methods of marketing and are proud of our longstanding relationships with media tastemakers.
Clients include: AC Entertainment [Bonnaroo (Manchester, TN) - Forecastle (Louisville, KY)] - HUKA Entertainment [Rock The Ocean's: Tortuga Music Festival (Ft. Lauderdale Beach, FL) - BUKU Music and Art Project (New Orleans, LA) - Pemberton Music Festival (Pemberton, BC)] + The Hudson Project (Saugerties, NY) + Luke Bryan's Crash My Playa (Riviera Maya, Mexico) + The Meter Men + George Porter Jr. + Toubab Krewe + The Booty Band + Earphunk + + Ghost Owl + Fruition + Kuf Knotz + Marisa Bettina + The Salvage Station (Asheville, NC) + New Mountain Asheville (Asheville, NC)
Previous Clients include: DeLuna Fest (Pensacola Beach, FL), Jomeokee Music & Arts Fest (Pinnacle, NC), Perpetual Groove & PGroove’s Amberland Festival (Lafayette, GA), Erick Baker, Vusi Mahlasela, Asheville Earth Day Festival, Asheville Improvisational Music Festival, Moog’s AHA AVL series, John Brown’s Body, Acoustic Syndicate, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, Sol Driven Train and Event Live Expo.
Our Asheville address is 22 Garfield St, Suite 100, Asheville, NC 28803 & Our Greenville Address is: 2520 Wade Hampton Blvd, Suite B, Greenville SC 29615
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Power of Positivity celebrates the lifestyle of positive thinking and attitude.
We encourage you daily to embrace the power of positive thinking and truly live each day being the change you wish to see in the world.
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