Archive for September 2006

Fiesta Latina

The 2006 Fiesta Latina celebrates the wide variety of LatinAmerican cultures that have  found a home in Asheville and vicinity. 

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Love and Education: the Anti-Drug

The Ducker Road Community Involvement Council celebrated its 25-month anniversary with its second annual community walk and Drug-A-Thon. Participants displayed the event’s theme on T-shirts: Read more »

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Why Celebrate?

by Moe WhiteThe core of every culture is its stories: its history, myths, anecdotes, family sagas, oral traditions – what has sometimes been called the Read more »

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Rally for Unity and Security

The power of one can make a difference. Community activists and leaders gather in Martin Luther King, Jr. Park to speak out against racism.from staff Read more »

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Alive and Well: Making Personal Choices

Healthcare is a changing, dynamic field of opportunities with enormous scope. High school students in many cases are not aware of the variety of jobs Read more »

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Coming Home to a New Place

Anne Ponder, sixth Chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville. by Tommy HaysWhether she’s been aware of it or not, Anne Ponder has Read more »

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Don’t Be Afraid to Talk With Others Outside Your Race.

To learn something about young people’s perspectives on how Asheville’s various ethnic groups get along, UNO interviewed African American, Hispanic, and Ukrainian students from Asheville Read more »

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Shami-sen to Saxophone: Music Without Borders

Rah Amen, Tito Amaya, Peter Salvucci, Martin Houghtaling, Akira Satake, Ras Berhane. Photo by Moe White by Moe WhiteBy all accounts Asheville is a diverse Read more »

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Profile: Michael Mauldin

Mauldin by Moe WhiteMichael Mauldin is well known in the music industry for many things. He was an R&B performer as a young man, then Read more »

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St. Lawrence Basilica: Latinos are Integral Part of the Church

Antonio Garcia and Linda Furr.  Photo by Cathy Holt by Cathy HoltHow successful have Asheville’s churches been in reaching out to, and integrating, Hispanics into Read more »

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