Events are held at New Mountain.

• The Nile Project and RiverLink Present an Interactive Panel Discussion: Civic Engagement and the Management of Watershed Resources. Saturday, Jan. 17, 5-7 p.m., $20 (includes concert ticket). Tickets can be purchased here.

• The Nile Project and AMP Presents: East African Drumming Master Class, Sunday, Jan. 18, 2:30-4:30 p.m.; and Musicians and Social Activism Panel Discussion, 5-7 p.m. $20 for one workshop (includes concert ticket); addition suggested $10 for both workshops. Tickets can be purchased here.

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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