Community-based nonprofit Open Hearts Art Center integrates the arts into Asheville’s community of differently abled adults, which helps them find new ways to communicate. “The artists of Open Hearts Art Center have so much talent, and it’s unfortunate that it’s shared more often with our close-knit network. We wanted to broaden exposure, both for the artists and the community,” says Debbie Harris, OHAC director of arts and events. A new collaboration with The Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre will do just that. After 30 weeks of rehearsals, the dancers of OHAC are ready to take center stage for The Color of Dance. Three performances are scheduled for Thursday and Friday, June 8 and 9, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, June 10, at 3 p.m., at The BeBe Theatre. $10. acdt.org. Photo courtesy of Robbie Francis
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