A local visual artist has volunteered to paint a 24-foot mural in Pack Square Park to honor Shindig on the Green’s equally enormous history. The project is being supported by local groups including Folkmoot USA and the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area who are holding a fundraiser for it this Sunday.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features Papadosio’s upcoming album and music videos, a six-by-24-foot mural to honor traditional Appalachian music and a new playground for a Caring for a Children facility.
If you ever miss grade school’s traveling book fairs, consider adding Asheville Bookfest to your calendar. “Our hope is that Asheville Bookfest brings publishing down to the grassroots level,” reads the sixth annual event’s website. Organized by Grateful Steps Bookshop owner Micki Cabaniss, the gathering aims to unite area authors and publishers with literary enthusiasts […]