Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features The Get Right Band’s aspirations to capture their newly polished sound at Echo Mountain Recording Studio plus a new raw, vegan bakery by dessert chef Lauren Amerson.
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.”