Asheville City Schools hosts spoken word and poetry event, March 25

Press release from Asheville City Schools Foundation: 

The Asheville City Schools Foundation (ACSF) and Asheville City Schools are hosting Asheville: 10 Things I’ve Been Meaning to Say to You. This will be an evening of spoken word and poetry performed by Asheville City high school and middle school students, followed by a presentation from Jason Reynolds , National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and author of Ghost , the Track Series, As Brave As You , and Long Way Down.

Students from Asheville High School, School of Inquiry and Life Sciences, Asheville Middle School, and Montford North Star Academy are participating in a writing contest for a poem-style commentary with the prompt “Asheville: 10 Things I’ve Been Meaning to Say to You.” Students from this contest will be presenting alongside Mr. Reynolds at the event.

About the event: The event will be held on Wednesday, March 25, at the Asheville High School auditorium located at 419 McDowell Street. Doors open at 5:30 with the program beginning at 6:30. Parking is accessible from Victoria Road and McDowell Street. Spanish interpretation services available.

Four tiers of tickets are available with a Gold level that includes an after-party at Benne on Eagle and a Platinum level that includes the after-party along with a pre-event book signing with Jason Reynolds. Tickets are on sale through the Brown Paper Tickets link below or by calling our office at 828-350-6174.

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