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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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STIG and Chachuba Pair Up for 6-Night Southeast Run in February

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Asheville-based progressive jazz funk fusion band STIG and Chicago-based jamtronic electro-funk band Chachuba kick off their 6-night run through the Southeast on February 15th at The One Stop in Asheville, North Carolina, followed by shows in Tucker, Georgia; Chattanooga, Tennessee; Knoxville, Tennessee; Athens, Georgia; and Franklin, North Carolina. For jam band make-you-dance, funk music lovers, catching this pairing at a stage near you is a must!

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Sure Sure Debuts New Single; Plays Orange Peel

Indie pop band from LA, Sure Sure just released their sharp and charismatic new single Idiot today via Ghettoblaster Magazine. As the band explains with their trademark humor, “‘Idiot’ is about judging a person from afar and then realizing you are that person. It's also about embracing your dysfunctionality and ripping a guitar solo.”

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Critter Check Up at the WNC Nature Center, February 16th

Show your child’s favorite stuffed animal some love! Critter Check Up is a chance for your child to get a clean bill of health for their stuffed animal friend from a veterinarian at the WNC Nature Center. Visitors are invited to bring one plush, stuffed animal in for a vet check up between 10a.m. and 1p.m. on Saturday, February 16 th though tickets must be purchased in advance.

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The Collider Features Exciting Adventure-Travel Documentary “Unbounded”

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Join The Collider and award-winning producer and director, Garrett Martin, for this special one-time screening of a film that journeys through breathtaking Patagonia

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Asheville River Arts District February Second Saturday February 12th, 2019

On the Second Saturday of each month, the River Arts District will be holding gallery walks with live demonstrations, live music, wine tastings / spreads of food, and more! Meander the mile-long district and discover all there is that the “RAD” has to offer. There are more than 200 artists in the 23 buildings throughout the district. Most of them will be on hand to describe or show you their techniques as well as share with you what inspires them.

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Vegan Rapper Hosts Puppy Bowl Festivities in Hendersonville

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Grey, creator of the famous “Vegan Thanksgiving” rap, to host Puppy Bowl festivities at Kanuga Conference & Retreat Center on Super Bowl Sunday 2019

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Come Out Laughing Comedy Tour Coming to Asheville’s The Grey Eagle on 1/19/19 for Two Shows

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On Saturday, January 19th, The Come Out Laughing Comedy Tour, featuring nationally-acclaimed comedians Erin Foley (CONAN) and Jason Dudey (NBC’s Last Comic Standing) will perform at The Grey Eagle in Asheville at 7:00 PM & 9:30 PM.

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“GNAR” Gnarliest Kid’s Adventure Race Celebrates 8 Years!

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Now celebrating our eighth annual, the Gnarliest Kids Adventure Race (a.k.a. THE GNAR presented by Providence Construction Group, offers kids ages five to fourteen the opportunity to experience adventure racing, alongside all of its thrill! This race is meant to expose kids to multisport events in a fun manner, while teaching invaluable lessons about teamwork, sportsmanship, and working to achieve goals in a suitable manner that they can bring with them for the rest of their lives. All proceeds from the race will benefit The Mountain Community School in Hendersonville, NC.

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