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LEAF Downtown was one of nearly two dozen local festivals and events to receive support from the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority. /photo by Rose Kaz of Rose Photo

Buncombe TDA awards Asheville festivals and events total of $86,500

Here are two from the list of about 20 awardees: Winter Lights at The N.C. Arboretum received $10,000, the Sourwood Festival in Black Mountain received $9,000.

by November 1, 2019 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville craft beer attorney Derek Allen to open own firm

Asheville craft beer attorney Derek Allen to open own firm

The new firm, Allen, Stahl & Kilbourne, is set to be up and running full bore in October.

by September 10, 2019 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville Music Weekend: Fall LEAF 2018

Asheville Music Weekend: Fall LEAF 2018

Brothership is back running the Open Mic at Pisgah on Sunday.

by October 19, 2018 0 comments Asheville Music
How Brittany Jackson and Madeleine Richardson made Asheville’s coolest new micro film fest

How Brittany Jackson and Madeleine Richardson made Asheville’s coolest new micro film fest

The founders of Cat Fly Fest spill their guts about collaboration in the arts, Cat Fly Halloween, and the best recipe for fake blood.

by October 12, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Preservation crews will assess Asheville’s Basilica of St. Lawrence

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Preservation crews will assess Asheville’s Basilica of St. Lawrence

Also, there’s a big new economic development announcement for the Enka Commerce Park, and more.

by October 3, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
LEAF, Eagle Market, Center for Craft and more seek Buncombe tourism dollars

LEAF, Eagle Market, Center for Craft and more seek Buncombe tourism dollars

The biggest request came from Buncombe County’s recreation services department seeking $6 million for a greenway and for Buncombe County Sports Park improvements.

by August 15, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Miller secures historic win in Democratic primary for Buncombe sheriff

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Miller secures historic win in Democratic primary for Buncombe sheriff

Also, the Asheville Grappling Academy is planning to open, and more.

by May 9, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: May 8 Asheville opioid forum spotlights experts, resources

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: May 8 Asheville opioid forum spotlights experts, resources

Also, it’s spring and that means bears on the move, so here’s some advice on how to stay aware and safe.

by May 7, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
VIDEO LEAF, Southern Highland Craft Fair, more Asheville weekend fun

VIDEO LEAF, Southern Highland Craft Fair, more Asheville weekend fun

Also, start celebrating Halloween now by checking out “haunted” attractions such as Tormented Nightmares, and much more.

by October 19, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
Girl power alert! The Change to play free Asheville show Oct. 18

Girl power alert! The Change to play free Asheville show Oct. 18

Through their music, The Change (which has played LEAF) brings positive messages of self-worth and self-confidence.

by October 5, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Toots & The Maytals, Los Lobos headline fall LEAF

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Toots & The Maytals, Los Lobos headline fall LEAF

Also, there’s a new boxing gym in south Asheville, and more.

by July 11, 2017 0 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Anchor Bar and Kitchen coming to West Asheville

Also, the city of Asheville has two finalists for its new equity and inclusion manager, and more.

by June 27, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
LEAF Downtown AVL lineup set: The Family Stone, Easy Star All-Stars, more

LEAF Downtown AVL lineup set: The Family Stone, Easy Star All-Stars, more

More music from Free Planet Radio, Billy Jonas Band, The Paper Crowns, and more.

by June 19, 2017 1 comment Asheville Music
The wonderful world of LEAF, found through the universality of music

The wonderful world of LEAF, found through the universality of music

The universality that is LEAF has welcomed one more consciousness to it.

by May 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music

WNC Yarn Crawl, more Mother’s Day weekend things to do around Asheville

Another edition of the Great American Strip-Off, an Ashley English book release party and local CD release events by Aaron Burdett and Skunk Ruckus are also on tap.

by May 10, 2017 0 comments Asheville events
LEAF Festival in May features Macy Gray, Antibalas, and a ton of Asheville acts

LEAF Festival in May features Macy Gray, Antibalas, and a ton of Asheville acts

This year’s festival also includes: Jon Stickley Trio, The Screaming J’s, Unifire Theater, Les Amis, Ashley Heath & Her Heathens and more.

by February 16, 2017 0 comments Asheville Music
New Asheville arts festival dubbed Xpand Fest set for June on South Slope

New Asheville arts festival dubbed Xpand Fest set for June on South Slope

Xpand Fest organizers have experience working with local arts nonprofits, and in event planning and marketing.

by January 31, 2017 2 comments Asheville arts, feature
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: LEAF awarded $12,500 arts grant

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: LEAF awarded $12,500 arts grant

Also, the Asheville chapter of the Red Cross has a new executive director, and more.

by December 27, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Zagat names Asheville a top 2016 food city

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Zagat names Asheville a top 2016 food city

More of what’s going around: -Gatlinburg update: Officials are now saying that 11 people died in the fires, with the investigation ongoing. Some 80 people were treated for injuries, some severe. More than 700 homes and businesses were damaged or destroyed. More than 17,000 acres burned, including acreage in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where the fire started along[Read More…]

by December 2, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
LEAF announces $1 million endowment, baseball star Maybin’s support

LEAF announces $1 million endowment, baseball star Maybin’s support

LEAF’s endowment will create long-term support for cultural arts education, the nonprofit says.

by September 20, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: The Asheville real estate market is on fire

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: The Asheville real estate market is on fire

The LEAF Cocktail Crawl is back this year, and much more.

by July 18, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
LEAF Downtown AVL ’16 announces lineup: WAR, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Bill Myers & The Monitors, much more

LEAF Downtown AVL ’16 announces lineup: WAR, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Bill Myers & The Monitors, much more

Also, LEAF SoulTown Review, The Broadcast, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, AJ Ghent Band, Les Amis and much more.

Asheville Weekend Update: Win tickets to LEAF

Asheville Weekend Update: Win tickets to LEAF

There’s so much happening this weekend. Check out our video!

by May 12, 2016 5 comments Asheville News
LEAF Festival announces line-up for May music fest in Black Mountain

LEAF Festival announces line-up for May music fest in Black Mountain

Juan De Marcos & The Afro-Cuban All-Stars, Shovels & Rope and many more are on the bill.

by February 8, 2016 1 comment Asheville Music
Asheville Design Center project building mobile performance stage for LEAF

Asheville Design Center project building mobile performance stage for LEAF

The U-Leaf is an easily transportable, nature-inspired performance stage.

by July 27, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: The Big Crafty returns to downtown Asheville on Sunday, more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: The Big Crafty returns to downtown Asheville on Sunday, more

Also, a new barbershop and tap room is coming to downtown Asheville, the fall LEAF line-up announced, and much more.

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: A-B Tech announces closure of daycare center

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: A-B Tech announces closure of daycare center

Also, a public meeting is set to meet Police Chief candidates, a meeting tonight of the Coggins Conservation Project and more.

by May 7, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
New downtown Asheville race event in August will benefit LEAF Schools and Streets

New downtown Asheville race event in August will benefit LEAF Schools and Streets

The first LEAF Art Dash Asheville is holding a logo contest, with the winner receiving a custom prize pack from LEAF.

by March 13, 2015 0 comments Asheville events
Masquerade Ball at Zealandia raises money for LEAF Schools and Streets

Masquerade Ball at Zealandia raises money for LEAF Schools and Streets

The atmosphere exuded grandeur and sophistication; Daisy Buchanan would have approved.

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Asheville features
De La Soul, Rising Appalachia, Mandolin Orange, more to play fall LEAF in Black Mountain

De La Soul, Rising Appalachia, Mandolin Orange, more to play fall LEAF in Black Mountain

Also Bela Fleck, MarchFourth Marching Band and more.

by July 9, 2014 1 comment Asheville Music
From left: Kitty Love, Franzi Charen and Jennifer Pickering.

Asheville Grit: New signature Asheville Festival in the works

The festival dream team plans to draw on deep experience with Asheville events to create a new signature fest.

Update: Funk legend Bootsy Collins cancels appearance at Asheville High School on Friday

Update: Funk legend Bootsy Collins cancels appearance at Asheville High School on Friday

This event is private. Collins will be in town this weekend to play LEAF.

by May 5, 2014 8 comments Asheville Music
Big changes at Black Mountain’s LEAF music festival this year

Big changes at Black Mountain’s LEAF music festival this year

The core of the changes involving dismantling the fest’s Kids Village and sprinkling the offerings around festival grounds.

LEAF organizers seek public input on how to retool popular Black Mountain music festival

LEAF organizers seek public input on how to retool popular Black Mountain music festival

LEAF is planning for its future and wants to hear from the public.

by February 25, 2014 0 comments Asheville Music
Dr. John, Vieux Farka Toure, Acoustic Syndicate, more at fall LEAF in Black Mountain

Dr. John, Vieux Farka Toure, Acoustic Syndicate, more at fall LEAF in Black Mountain

Funk, blues, Creole roots and much more at the Lake Eden Arts Festival’s fall edition.

by July 8, 2013 0 comments Asheville Music
Interactive sound field coming to Asheville community center May 1-3

Interactive sound field coming to Asheville community center May 1-3

LEAF Schools & Streets is bringing The Megaphone Project to the Wesley Grant Southside community center.

by April 15, 2013 0 comments Asheville Music
Asheville music students head south to study with Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Asheville music students head south to study with Preservation Hall Jazz Band

The young musicians in the LEAF Jazz Band at Delta House leave for New Orleans today to work with the world-famous group.

by March 21, 2013 1 comment Asheville Music
May 2013  LEAF festival lineup: Mavis Staples, Ozomatli, Abigail Washburn, more

May 2013 LEAF festival lineup: Mavis Staples, Ozomatli, Abigail Washburn, more

The Black Mountain festival always brings it: Papa Grows Funk, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, The Broadcast, are much more.

by February 8, 2013 1 comment Asheville Music, East Asheville
Breaking: Artist additions announced for Moogfest and LEAF

Breaking: Artist additions announced for Moogfest and LEAF

For Moogfest, add Nas. For LEAF, add the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Click the article for more.

by August 28, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
CONTEST OVER — WIN TIX NOW to LEAF’s Benefit of Culture: World DanceParty at Highland Brewing

CONTEST OVER — WIN TIX NOW to LEAF’s Benefit of Culture: World DanceParty at Highland Brewing

Looks like a night of great entertainment, all to benefit LEAF International and LEAF in School and Streets.

Big LEAF benefit set for Sept. 6 at Highland Brewing in Asheville

Benefit of Culture: World Dance Party! is a major fundraiser that helps hundreds of local youth experience world cultures.

by August 13, 2012 0 comments Asheville benefits
LEAF announces 2012 fall lineup: Be Good Tanyas, Tony Rice Unit, Tinariwen, Mickey Hart Band & more

LEAF announces 2012 fall lineup: Be Good Tanyas, Tony Rice Unit, Tinariwen, Mickey Hart Band & more

Still TBA is the “special Sunday festival closer” to be announced in August.

Taj Mahal to headline spring 2012 LEAF

Playing catch-up. Here’s the info: The Lake Eden Arts Festival will hold its spring edition May 10-13 in Black Mountain. Blues music legend Taj Mahal headlines, with Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 and Preservation Hall Jazz Band (pictured above). Other artists include Corey Harris & the Rasta Blues Experience, David Bromberg, the Red City Ramblers, and King Britt presents Sister[Read More…]

by February 13, 2012 0 comments Asheville Music

Hooping to help LEAF

Press release here from the Lake Eden Arts Festival: Twisting & grooving to shake OFF those winter blues! Join LEAFers and support the 1st ANNUAL HOOPERS BALL produced by Asheville Hoops! Kids Hooping events from 6-7pm, Raffle, Costume Contest, Hoopdance Performances, Hoop Demos, & LED Showcase. Tickets are $15 at the door (includes 5 raffle tix). $5 for Youth under[Read More…]

by February 13, 2012 0 comments Asheville benefits, Asheville Music

Music line-up for spring 2012 edition of Lake Eden Arts Festival to be announced Friday

Here’s the note from loyal reader Billy Jack: Hey, Jason! To quickly introduce myself, my name is Billy Jack Sinkovic, and I’m the Performing Arts Director for LEAF | Lake Eden Arts Festival. So, a quick heads-up. This Friday, We are announcing the SPRING LEAF 2012 PERFORMING ARTISTS LINEUP [which is so exciting, it gets Caps, Bold, Italics, AND Underline.][Read More…]