“The dew of Heaven is falling, and is fertilizing the land,” writes Dr. J.P. Purcell, in his 1869 report on Asheville.
Gospel-rapper Chance the Artist, an Asheville native currently based in Atlanta, headlines the Goombay on Sunday, Sept. 13. After turning his life around an devoting himself to positive rhymes, Chance finds himself on the cusp of some potentially major turning points, including the forthcoming debut of an official website, a DJ to enhance his live shows and a team to assist him on the business side.
On Saturday, Dec. 21 the Bethel Youth Ministries Department presents “A Soulful Christmas” gospel concert at Tried Stone Missionary Baptist Church. The event will feature the Bethel Chorale, Bethel Gospel Choir and the Gospel Sensations (pictured) from Greensboro, NC. Tickets are $10 per person and proceeds from the concert will benefit the Bethel Bears Pathfinder Club. A Holiday Market featuring local business will be held after the concert.