Weekly Picks

From spirituals to ballads, any kind of music is welcome at Asheville Community Sing. Singers of all levels are invited to 41 Balsam St. on Wednesday, Jan. 11 from 6:30-8 p.m. Info: saralyncht@gmail.com.

Enrich your music appreciation at a classical music pre-concert lecture. Works by Mozart, Beethoven and others will be discussed on Thursday, Jan. 12 at 4:15 p.m. in UNCA’s Reuter Center. The American Chamber Players will perform the following day. Info: http://www.unca.edu/ncccr or http://www.ashevillechambermusic.org.

Stretch it out for a good cause at Lighten Up Yoga’s free yoga day to benefit Brother Wolf Animal Rescue. Yoga, by donation, will be offered on Friday, Jan. 13 and continue through Saturday, Jan 14. Times vary. Info: http://www.lightenupyoga.com.

Join the Asheville Art Museum, 2 S. Pack Square, for screening of Between the Folds, a film about origami on Saturday, Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. An additional screening will be held Sunday, Jan. 15. Info: http://www.ashevilleart.org.

Join local bluesman Sleepy Ralow at the Haywood County Public Library, 678 S. Haywood St., Waynesville, as he performs as part of the Haywood County Art Council's Sunday concert series on Jan. 15 at 3 p.m. Info: http://www.haywoodarts.org or 452-0593.

Honor Martin Luther King Jr. at a peace walk and rally on Monday, Jan. 16. The walk departs from St. James AME Church, 44 Hildebrand St. at 11:30 a.m. Nonperishable food will be collected for MANNA FoodBank. Info: 281-1624. See http://www.mountainx.com/events for a full list of Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative events.

UNCA presents a screening of Iron Ladies of Liberia, a documentary which follows the administration of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberia's first female president and Africa's first freely elected female head of state, on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 8 p.m. Hosted in the campus' Highsmith University Union, room 143. Info: 251-6585.

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