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HATS, HORSES & HOPES – A Benefit for Our VOICE May 5th at the AC Marriott Hotel

Asheville Lifestyle Magazine presents Hats, Horses & Hope, A Kentucky Derby Party Benefiting Our VOICE
Saturday, May 5th  4:30 pm at the AC Marriott Hotel

The 3rd annual Hats, Horses and Hope event is a Kentucky Derby Party featuring classy hats, a live broadcast of the Kentucky Derby, live music by The Midnight Aces, mint Juleps, cocktails, local beer, catered hors d’oeuvres and an auction.

This year’s benefit will be held at the AC Marriott Hotel in downtown Asheville, on the top floor, 10 Broadway Street. Food will be served from Capella on 9. The occasion kicks off at 4:30PMand tickets are available here. 


MOUNTAIN TRUE – Action, Issues & Advocacy

The NC Department of Environmental Quality has extended the deadline for public feedback about North Carolina’s coal combustion residuals (CCR) rules from March 22 to April 6. The DEQ has indicated that they plan to enact their own state CCR rules in addition to the federal rules, which are at risk of being weakened by current EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. If the federal rules are weakened, we need to make sure the state CCR rules can step in to help defend our waters and our communities.


#AskMoreOfHim: 10 Things Men Can Do to Prevent Gender Violence

By Jennifer Siebel Newsom & The Representation Project Team

Please help us move the needle this week by sharing the 10 Things Men Can Do to Prevent Gender Violence with your community. Together, we will support survivors, condemn sexism, and hold ourselves and others accountable for a more just and equitable world for all. 

Click here for 10 Things Men Can Do to Prevent Gender Violence


WOMANSONG’S SPRING CONCERT “We Are One” – June 1 & 2 Get your tickets now!

Womansong, Asheville’s largest and longest-running women’s community chorus, invites you to its spring concert,  “We Are One,” at Warren Wilson Presbyterian Church on Friday, June 1st at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 2nd at 3 p.m.  

This is the inaugural concert of Womansong’s new directors, Althea Gonzalez (Artistic Director) and Amanda Carroll (Assistant Artistic Director).


ADAIR SANDERS presents SUFFER THE CHILDREN: An Allison Parker Mystery @Malaprop’s

Join local mystery author Adair Sanders as she presents the fourth book in her much-acclaimed series the Allison Parker Mystery Series.

Book four, Suffer the Children, takes the reader into the uncomfortable reality of homegrown terrorism. Book Five, Wolf, is currently being downloaded from the Muse who directs Adair’s writing. 


**FLATIRON WRITERS ROOM Schedule

Write Here. Write Now.

We host Flatiron Writers workshops and events; in addition, our space is available for rent to writers who want to teach, host a book launch, or hold a writers’ group or book club meeting.Our goal: to nurture a vibrant and supportive writing community–inspired by Asheville’s rich literary history–while providing writers with quiet, affordable space in which to write, and classrooms in which to teach or participate in classes and workshops.


CHOOSING RACIAL EQUITY : Asheville City Schools Events spring 2018

At the Asheville City Schools Foundation, we believe that strong public schools are an essential part of breaking the cycle of poverty, dismantling structural racism, and sustaining our democracy. We uphold the value of each student and believe that we have a specific responsibility to increase racial equity in our schools.

We envision a day when all children in the Asheville City Schools discover their unique talents and dreams, fulfill their potential, and our district shines as a national model of excellence with equity.


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