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APRIL 2019 SECOND SATURDAY in the RIVER ARTS DISTRICT

Saturday, April 13th 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. Free trolley around the district: 11am-4:30pm Best time to swing over to your favorite studio, noon – 5pm. Most studios and galleries open 10 am – 6 pm. Saturday, April 13th 2019 Second Saturday Events: Curve Studios and Garden 9 Riverside Dr. 11 am – 5pm Join ceramic sculptor Cassie Butcher for coffee, treats and artist talk. Cassie will be discussing the concepts of her newest souls, why she calls them souls and answer questions. The artist talk will begin at 11:00am, but feel free to stop by all day to meet Cassie, see work in progress and finished works. Studio A – Pink Dog Creative 344 Depot St. Suite 100 12 pm – 5 pm …

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Diana Wortham Theatre Adds Two New Venues

In January 2019, construction began at the current Diana Wortham Theatre — transforming the single-stage entity into a three-venue performing arts complex. The new Wortham Center for the Performing Arts will open in September 2019, with a grand opening celebration to coincide with the beginning of the theatre’s 2019/2020 Mainstage season. 

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Asheville Humane Society Announces Tracy Elliott’s Departure

Asheville Humane Society announces that their executive director, Tracy Elliott, has resigned from his position, effective February 15. Last month, Elliott informed the organization and its supporters of his planned departure. Personal matters are calling him to be closer to his parents in the Midwest, and Elliott has accepted the position of President at the Anti-Cruelty Society in Chicago.

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