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Amo Amo Plays Asheville 5/3/19

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Los Angeles psych pop band Amo Amo today released a playful new single, “Antidote,” premiered with Billboard. The track about separation of mind and body is off their self-titled debut album produced by Jim James of My Morning Jacket, out on April 26. The band is also joining Jim James on a national tour next month and opening for My Morning Jacket at Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado this August, in addition to performing at Outside Lands in San Francisco, CA this year.

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BeYOUtiful – A Body Diverse Fashion Show Benefiting Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders

BeYOUtiful, a fashion show benefiting Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders (CRC for ED), celebrates every body as beautiful regardless of size, shape, race, age, or gender, while bringing more awareness to CRC for ED and its mission and services.  “Eating disorders do not discriminate and we want to promote body respect and acceptance,” said Ellise VanGilder, Chair, BeYOUtiful Fashion Show Fundraiser. WHAT: BeYOUtiful Fashion Show Fundraiser for Carolina Resource Center for Eating Disorders WHEN: May 31, 2019 – 7-9pm (Doors open at 6pm) WHERE: Ambrose West, 312 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806 TICKETS:  $20 Ticket Link: https://beyoutifulfashionshow.brownpapertickets.com/ *All sponsor contributions and ticket sale proceeds will be allocated to the CRC for ED General Fund for distribution to the various programs of the organization. BeYOUtiful will feature fashion by VaVaVooom, NEST Boutique, Minx Boutique, Hazel Twenty, and Mine and Yours Asheville Resale.  Guests will enjoy a dj, cash bar, raffle prizes, and community.  “This is not your typical fashion show, it is a fun and empowering event and all bodies are welcome,” says VanGilder.  Additionally, event organizers are excited to announce that public figure, model, actress, and fashionista Sarah Merrell, will be emceeing the show! Carolina Resource Center for Eating …

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DRIVE ELECTRIC (CARS) FOR EARTH DAY AT ASHEVILLE OUTLETS

SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 2019 from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. Hosted by Blue Ridge Electric Vehicle Club and Western North Carolina Tesla Owners Free and Open to the Public Join the Blue Ridge Electric Vehicle Club and Western North Carolina Tesla Owners for Drive Electric Earth Day on Sunday, April 28th, from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. at Asheville Outlets. The event is sponsored by Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition and Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. The event is free and open to the public.  Along with local electric vehicle (EV) drivers and their vehicles, electric bicycles and yard equipment will be on display. Featured electric vehicles will include the Tesla Model 3, Chevy Bolt and the 2019 Nissan Leaf. Plus, the latest all electric Jaguar IPace. Owners will be available to answer questions about the EV lifestyle including charging, costs and performance. Several hotels have special rates for those attending Drive Electric Earth Day, including Holiday Inn Express & Suites Asheville SW – Brevard Road, Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott – Asheville South and Lake Powhatan Recreational Area/Campground. At Asheville Outlets, electric charging stations are located in the parking lot near Coach Outlet and the Food Court. Tesla …

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Roux to Host Easter Sunday Brunch Buffet

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Easter Brunch Buffet features an array of local and regionally-sourced goodies including BBQ Scottish Salmon, Baked Ratatouille Gratin, Shrimp and Smoked Gouda Grits Station, Carved to order Virginia Ham, Omelets and Local Eggs cooked to order, Roux’s Signature Fried Chicken, Bananas Foster French Toast and so much more!

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STIG Returns to Sierra Nevada Brewing Company 3/23/19

Earlier this month, Asheville-based Psychedelic Nu-Funk band STIG announced their “South & Otherwise” Spring Tour, which will cover cities throughout the Southeast region, in addition to the band returning to cities in the Northeast and the Southwest. The tour is an exciting opportunity to share the stage with a variety of other bands in venues throughout the country.

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CAT FLY RETURNS FOR THIRD ANNUAL FILM FESTIVAL

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Cat Fly Indie Film Fest is taking over Asheville, returning for its 3rd annual spring festival March 29-31. The three day event will include over 25 short films, 1 feature film spotlight as well as educational components and mixed media collaborations by local and regional filmmakers and performers of the southeast. Opening Night kicks off with a red carpet reception at the Asheville Masonic Temple and a screening of traditional narrative and documentary short films. The event is black tie optional and the reception includes craft beer provided by Wicked Weed Brewing, as well as wine, champagne and gourmet bites all included with your ticket. Immediately following is a 2nd block of programming called Cat Fly After Dark: a Collaboration of Film and Music at the Mothlight which will showcase live performances and serve as the premiere of “Disco Paw,” a 5 part music video series.  “Cat Fly does a great job of bringing together several different creative mediums (music, visual arts, etc.) to create an all-encompassing experience…. which push the boundaries on what a traditional film festival might include.” says graphic designer Emma Ensley. Saturday’s programming incorporates an acting workshop at the Asheville School of Film by Gunner Willis …

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Love Roux to the Moon & Back

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Show your sweetheart that you love them to the moon & back!  Join Roux in Biltmore Park for “Love Roux to the Moon,” a special Valentine’s Day dinner Feb. 14-16, prepared by South Asheville’s famed chef Randy Dunn. 

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Farm to Village Dinner awarded “Fancy Meal of the Year” in Asheville

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An annual farm dinner in Biltmore Village has caught the hungry eye of one local food fan and his foodie followers. 

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Asheville to Host First Drag Brunch to Support Homeless

Asheville Drag Brunch will host its first Local Celebrity Drag Brunch on Sunday, March 10 at 1 p.m. at Bebette’s Café in Asheville to raise funds for the homeless. One ticket buys brunch which includes coffee, beignets, cheese grits, vegetable egg casserole, sausage, and breakfast potatoes, and also includes the drag show.  Profits from this show benefit the local charity BeLoved Asheville as they help Asheville's homeless people year-round.  Upcoming brunches will benefit additional local charities.  Tickets are on sale now at www.AshevilleDragBrunch.com

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Asheville Symphony presents Beethoven’s timeless Pastoral Symphony

The Asheville Symphony brings Beethoven’s love letter to nature to life with a performance of the Pastoral Symphony on Saturday, February 23 at 8 p.m. Led by guest conductor Mei-Ann Chen, the evening also features Kodály’s Dances of Galánta and Dvořák’s Violin Concerto with guest violinist Alexi Kenney. The concert takes place at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium in downtown Asheville.

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