Local Flavor AVL co-founder Flori Pate recently launched a new project aimed at community progress through collaboration. Food Connection, which consolidates hunger and food waste by redirecting surplus edibles, will hold a kickoff fundraiser at the Altamont Theatre on Friday, March 13.
Chelsea Lynn La Bate and classical composer Silas Durocher collaborate on this new classical instrumentation-meets-contemporary song writing project. Ten Cent Orchestra debuts at The Lab this Thursday, Dec. 20.
This weekend, The Grey Eagle hosts Jammin’ for Journeymen, a fundraiser featuring the music of Silas Durocher and Friends, Josh Phillips Trio and Vertigo Jazz Project. All proceeds from the event benefit Journeymen of Asheville, a nonprofit whose goal is to “provide boys with mentoring and modeling so that they learn integrity, accountability, compassion and respect.”