Photos and Video Clips From the 7th Annual Asheville Fringe Festival

Peer into the strange and fantastical world of the seventh annual Asheville Fringe Festival, which was performed this weekend at the BeBe Theatre and on the LaZoom bus. Below are a few video clips from Friday night’s LaZoom Tour and extravaganza:

Julie Becton Gillum, playing the part of an aging woman seeking to save her soul, performs with musicians Marcus Chatfield and Duke Ramuten in “Zombie Jesus.”
• The Libravado Sisters, an aerial arts troupe, perform a dazzling show featuring performers “Annabella” (Anna Holbrook), “Ambrastasia” (Ambra Lowenstein) and “Zamitenova” (SamiTe’) at the Flood Gallery.
• Fringe Festival director and performer, Jim Julien performs a puppetry piece titled “Tiny & Courageous Finches,” inspired by a poem written by Jillian Weise.
• Enjoy a video clip form the performance art piece “Cracker Dada” by the Paw of Zing (Elsia Faires and Timothy).

And, check out our exclusive photo gallery of the festivities.

Did you see the Fringe Festival this weekend? Please share your thoughts and experiences here!

Need more information about the Asheville Fringe Festival? Here is an article on this year’s festival published in the Jan. 21st issue of the Xpress.

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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.

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2 thoughts on “Photos and Video Clips From the 7th Annual Asheville Fringe Festival

  1. SamiTe

    UM, this is SamiTe’ of the Libravado Sisters. You stated in this article that we are the Asheville Aerial Artists. That is not true. The Libravado Sisters are their own company separate from the Asheville Aerial Arts.

  2. Aiyanna Sezak-Blatt

    Thank you for the correction, SamiTe. The information on our Blog is now updated. Please be in touch about future performance. And, Thanks again for the fantastic Fringe-inspired piece.

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