Lexington Avenue Arts and Fun Fest, Asheville’s hyper-local street festival, returns for one final installment on Sunday, Aug. 31. And while that one-day celebration marks a farewell for the grassroots event that launched in 2002, it’s also the start of a new locally focused fest that will roll out in 2015. “The point is to celebrate […]
While organizers have pulled the plug on the 2013 Lexington Avenue Arts and Fun Festival, they remain hopeful that the beloved street party will return in 2014.
Festival organizers are taking fan suggestions for the lineups. Top ranking local musical acts will compete in a battle of the bands for prizes that include slots at LAAFF and DigFest, and a multitrack performance recording.
For the 2012 Lexington Avenue Arts & Fun Festival, Xpress popped a can of purple paint and created a volcano. Did you get your picture taken there, while perusing the festival?
Xpress reporter Caitlin Byrd spent a few hours down at the 11th annual Lexington Avenue Arts and Fun Festival. These are a few photos from the day. (Photo by Caitlin Byrd)
Jesse Hamm caught some of the color at Asheville’s celebration of Lexington Avenue. Oh yeah, and art, and fun.
This weekend we had the pleasure of vending at the Lexington Avenue Arts and Fun Festival (LAAFF). I must say that it was the most fun we’ve had in quite some time. …
We built our fortress at LAAFF near the corner of Lexington Ave. and Walnut Street and invite all ye brave and willing souls to help us protect it in the name of all things local and fun. Thanks to all those who’ve already stopped by – here’s a slide show of photos from the front lines. Updated with new photos!
Watch a slideshow of some of LAAFF’s most stylish attendees.
Photos from the Lexington Avenue Art and Fun Festival.
Photo by Jonathan Welch
LAAFF is less than a week away. And now that it’s two full days (Friday and Saturday, Sept. 3 and 4) you can keep the laughs going in between, thanks to these Saturday night after-parties.
The local festival returns on Labor Day weekend, celebrating its 10th year and expanding to two days. Here, to whet your appetite, is a preview of some of the music on the lineup.
Photos of Rosetta Star and Jack Baun’s wedding ceremony at LAAFF.
Photo by Jonathan Welch
Videographer Jesse Hamm caught some of the action at the Lexington Avenue Arts and Fun Festival yesterday.
The Ifs brought their minimalist pop mayhem to the LAB on Saturday. They’ll do it again this Sunday at LAAFF. Video whizz Jesse Hamm caught them for Xpress.
It’s time again for that funkiest and most family-friendly of Asheville street fests: the Lexington Avenue Arts & Fun Festival.
Did we immortalize you in photos or video at the Lexington Avenue Arts and Fun Festival? Check here.
Michael Mooney again attempted to set a Guinness World Record on Sunday at the Lexington Avenue Arts and Fun Festival with a harrowing ride on a four-story-tall bicycle — and we captured all the action.
“LAAFF just comes together. It’s basically anyone who shows up,” explains Erin Scholze, Arts2People’s vice president. That freeform approach might sound unhinged when it comes to planning a festival, but for Asheville’s strictly local Lexington Avenue Arts and Fun Festival, less (structure, that is) is more. LAAFF wants you: Come learn to juggle, make a […]