All on board How a community built a skatepark in the RAD

All on board: How a community built a skatepark in the RAD

Volume
22
/ Issue
48

Cover Design Credit:

Norn Cutson

Cover Photography Credit:

Thomas Calder
On the site of a former warehouse in the River Arts District is Foundation. It’s a DIY skatepark that has been, and continues to be, an ongoing community project.

arts

  • Stonewall Commemoration and Trans Pride Week events

    -by Alli Marshall
    Asheville-based organizations Tranzmission, QORDS and COLAGE, in association with the Asheville Jewish Community Center, have collaborated to present the 15th annual local commemoration of Stonewall. All events are open to…
  • Floating Action headlines the return of All Go West

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    The free day-long West Asheville music festival returns stronger than ever after a year hiatus.
  • Brevard Music Center celebrates 80 years with 80-plus shows

    -by Bill Kopp
    That wide-ranging musical approach means that the center's 80th anniversary season will include performances by classical pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Friday, June 24), contemporary Christian singer-songwriter Amy Grant (Saturday, June 25)…
  • The 35th International Calligraphy Conference comes to Swannanoa

    -by Steph Guinan
    The art of calligraphy takes center stage at a local event, on the campus of Warren Wilson College, from Saturday, June 25 to Sunday, July 2. There, approximately 275 participants…
  • Smart bets: Bobby V, Pleasure P and J. Holiday

    -by Kat McReynolds
    The US Cellular Center hosts three R&B veterans plus nine aspiring regional openers on Saturday, June 25.
  • In light of HB2, Terpsicorps focuses on transformation

    -by Tiffany Narron
    “Because HB2 focuses so much on transgender people, I felt it was important to create something that showed their transformation within a series of other transformations." says Heather Maloy, artistic…
  • Smart bets: I Wont Hurt You

    -by Kat McReynolds
    Toy Boat Community Art Space hosts experimental theatrical ensemble XOXO on Friday and Saturday, June 24 and 25.
  • Smart bets: Sick of Stupid Comedy Tour

    -by Kat McReynolds
    Hop in your pickup truck or smart car and head to The Millroom on Saturday, June 25, to hear three comedians' stereotype-squashing views on the South.
  • Smart bets: The Long Distance Relationship

    -by Kat McReynolds
    The collective's debut album includes work that was contributed remotely, but contributing artists also reunited to record their alternative, psychedelic and sun-warped sounds together. The Mothlight hosts a release party…
  • Conscious party: Cheerwine and Cheese

    -by Kat McReynolds
    Deceased author Harry "Cuz" Bagley's son Rick will gift his dad's book to any attendee who makes a donation to three nonprofits at an upcoming fundraiser. Battery Park Book Exchange…

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living

movies

  • Screen scene: Local film news

    -by Edwin Arnaudin
    A wealth of special screenings feature Julian Price, Carl Schenck, Roger Howell, the WE DO Campaign and queer performance art.

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