Inaugural Art + Wellness Weekend debuts on The Block, July 25-27

Press release from adé PROJECT: 

adé PROJECT: Art + Wellness Weekend is an intentionally curated space dedicated to art, wellness, community healing, and connection in Asheville, and taking place primarily in THE BLOCK (near Eagle & Market Streets), a historic African-American business and residential district. All events, unless otherwise noted, will take place at the YMI Cultural Center (YMICC), 39 S. Market St, 28801.

Collaborators over the weekend include the following organizations, artists, youth groups, and dynamic community leaders:

Art Ecologie | Asheville Yoga Festival | Bountiful Cities | The City of Asheville sponsored, Celebrating African-Americans Through Public Art (CAAPA) | City of Asheville, Equity & Inclusion Office | Cleaster Cotton | Daniway Yoga & Wellness | DJ Hijx de la Chingada | DJ Mikemetic | Lucretia Van Dyke | Primal Studios | Sesen Group | Silence Sam Film (producers + activists) | Transformation Yoga | Working Films | YMI Cultural Center | Youth Artists Empowered…and more!

Overview of Weekend
Thu, July 25 | 11am-6pm | Comm. Art Workshops, feat Art Ecologie (adults)
Fri, July 26 | 11am-6pm | Comm. Art Workshops, feat Art Ecologie (youth, 10-17)
Fri, July 26 | 6-9pm | Community Film Screening: Silence Sam (all ages welcome!)
Sat,, July 27 | 8-11pm | FUEGO! Afro-latinx Dance Party (teen/adult, 15+)
Sun, July 28 | 8-10am | POC Caucus on Healing (advance rsvp required)

Spanish interpretation onsite. Childcare by request. ADA accessible.
Space limited! Full list of events/RSVP at,

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