The pandemic's longterm impact on Asheville artists and musicians could alter the fabric of Asheville, which has long prided itself as an arts hub.
Festival organizers say its all about staying engaged with audiences. This weekend, Downtown After 5 kicks off a new streaming series, and LEAF goes virtual this weekend as V-LEAF.
The new firm, Allen, Stahl & Kilbourne, is set to be up and running full bore in October.
The founders of Cat Fly Fest spill their guts about collaboration in the arts, Cat Fly Halloween, and the best recipe for fake blood.
Also, there's a big new economic development announcement for the Enka Commerce Park, and more.
Also, the Asheville Grappling Academy is planning to open, and more.
Also, start celebrating Halloween now by checking out "haunted" attractions such as Tormented Nightmares, and much more.
Also, there's a new boxing gym in south Asheville, and more.
Also, the city of Asheville has two finalists for its new equity and inclusion manager, and more.
More music from Free Planet Radio, Billy Jonas Band, The Paper Crowns, and more.
The universality that is LEAF has welcomed one more consciousness to it.
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.
This year's festival also includes: Jon Stickley Trio, The Screaming J's, Unifire Theater, Les Amis, Ashley Heath & Her Heathens and more.
Xpand Fest organizers have experience working with local arts nonprofits, and in event planning and marketing.
Also, the Asheville chapter of the Red Cross has a new executive director, and more.
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LEAF's endowment will create long-term support for cultural arts education, the nonprofit says.
The LEAF Cocktail Crawl is back this year, and much more.
Also, LEAF SoulTown Review, The Broadcast, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, AJ Ghent Band, Les Amis and much more.
Juan De Marcos & The Afro-Cuban All-Stars, Shovels & Rope and many more are on the bill.
The U-Leaf is an easily transportable, nature-inspired performance stage.
Also, a new barbershop and tap room is coming to downtown Asheville, the fall LEAF line-up announced, and much more.
Also, a public meeting is set to meet Police Chief candidates, a meeting tonight of the Coggins Conservation Project and more.
The first LEAF Art Dash Asheville is holding a logo contest, with the winner receiving a custom prize pack from LEAF.
The atmosphere exuded grandeur and sophistication; Daisy Buchanan would have approved.
Also Bela Fleck, MarchFourth Marching Band and more.
The festival dream team plans to draw on deep experience with Asheville events to create a new signature fest.
This event is private. Collins will be in town this weekend to play LEAF.
The core of the changes involving dismantling the fest's Kids Village and sprinkling the offerings around festival grounds.
LEAF is planning for its future and wants to hear from the public.
Funk, blues, Creole roots and much more at the Lake Eden Arts Festival's fall edition.
LEAF Schools & Streets is bringing The Megaphone Project to the Wesley Grant Southside community center.
The young musicians in the LEAF Jazz Band at Delta House leave for New Orleans today to work with the world-famous group.
The Black Mountain festival always brings it: Papa Grows Funk, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, The Broadcast, are much more.
For Moogfest, add Nas. For LEAF, add the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Click the article for more.
Looks like a night of great entertainment, all to benefit LEAF International and LEAF in School and Streets.
Benefit of Culture: World Dance Party! is a major fundraiser that helps hundreds of local youth experience world cultures.
Still TBA is the "special Sunday festival closer" to be announced in August.
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 ...