Photos from this weekend’s LEAF

Camp Rockmont in Black Mountain transformed into a community celebration of the arts at the 30th Lake Eden Arts Festival. The festival featured a three-day lineup of fantastic events including live music by the Asheville Horns, The Duhks, Ben Sollee, Sol Driven Train and Secret Agent 23 Skidoo (to name just a few), plus early-morning yoga dance parties, spoken-word poetry slams, contra dancing, old-time music jams, hula-hopping workshops, puppetry performances, fire dancing and an array of traditional craft classes. Here are a few photos of the festivities:


Photos by Aiyanna Sezak-Blatt


Photos by Mackensy Lunsford

Click here to see a gallery of photographs by Jonathan Welch.

Check out this breakdancing performance by the Montford’s Lil’ Kings at LEAF (a Schools in Streets program):

Submitted by Joseph Adams of Hunab Kru

Did you go to LEAF this weekend? Share your stories and favorite LEAF moments with us below. We look forward to hearing from you!

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About Aiyanna Sezak-Blatt
Aiyanna grew up on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. She was educated at The Cambridge School of Weston, Sarah Lawrence College, and Oxford University. Aiyanna lives in Asheville, North Carolina where she proudly works for Mountain Xpress, the city’s independent local newspaper.

One thought on “Photos from this weekend’s LEAF

  1. James Fisher

    Ozomatli, Donna the Buffalo, Blind Boys of Alabama, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Baaba Maal,Steep Canyon Rangers…..to name a few more!!! Great LEAF, maybe “Best LEAF EVER”!

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