At midnight on July 9, Asheville-based photographer Ian MacLellan and musician Emma Scudder launched a Kickstarter campaign for a documentary they hope to create. Called “We Are Here”, the multimedia project will tell the stories of Southern Appalachian women and, in the process, “redefine the way that outsiders see and think about Appalachia.” (Photo from the project’s Kickstarter page)
Help eradicate hunger with music, dance, food and more at MANNA FoodBank’s Blue Jean Ball
The local group Just Us For All is holding a fundraiser tomorrow, and the third annual We Are Not Bashful march on Friday, to protest harassment and bullying.
The Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy is throwing a bash to celebrate its preservation of 50,000 acres in WNC and eastern Tennessee.
40 WNC artists pick up their brushes, pastels and woodworking tools to create a spontaneous work, right in front of the public’s eye.
It’s that time again: Thursday, April 26 is Dining Out for Life. Throughout the day, more than 100 area restaurants will donate 20 percent of their gross sales to WNCAP, a public-health nonprofit that provides free HIV-related services in 18 WNC counties. (Photo courtesy of Dining Out for Life)
Last week’s benefit raised over $400. An Indiegogo fund hopes to do more for the local musician who recently lost $5,000 worth of equipment.
Help the Moog Foundation meet its fundraising goal and enter to win a Moog Voyager. (Photo from stateofthereunion.com.)
The Mad Divas Junior Roller Derby team will ditch their helmets in favor of pancakes at a fundraising dinner on Sunday.
Karen Pollpeter Brzostoski was an artist, wife and mother of two homeschooled daughters. A benefit auction will be held to support her family following her death from breast cancer.
Drink some sparkling wine to help a local boy fight cancer
From Christmas to solstice, the holidays are everywhere. But what if you need a break from the festivities? This week’s CalCast offers a respite from holiday cheer with a few events that don’t feature Santa and his elves.
The Sunday, Sept. 25 fundraiser at the Bywater aims to send local war veterans on rehabilitative retreats.
Some of Asheville’s best yoga teachers and alternative therapists are coming together to raise money to help cover the medical bills of Michaela Francoise Hesselink, a local acupuncturist and healer who’s battling cancer.
In advance of the Saturday, April 30 Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event, the local group has released another fun — and poignant! — video.
The art party and fundraiser for Antonio’s boarding-school expense fund will be held on Thursday, March 3.
Meals On Wheels will hold its third annual Polar Bear Plunge fundraiser at the Asheville Racquet Club on Saturday, Jan. 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Despite forecasted temperatures in the low thirties, more than 20 volunteers will brave the icy waters of the club’s outdoor pool to help raise money to feed Buncombe County’s homebound seniors.
Learn more about HATCH Asheville 2011 and help the festival (slated to run April 14-17 this year) get off to a good start. Food, drink, music and more at the Hotel Indigo on Saturday, Jan. 22.
This is shaping up to be one of the best Halloween weeks ever, what with all the entertainment options. Here we have scary stories, a fundraiser, two shows and a Samhain ritual.
Our Voice drums up support for a worthy cause with a hilarious video. Dudes in heels strut to Frankie Valli’s “Walk Like A Man.”