An evening of spoken word and poetry, performed by Asheville City high-school and middle-school students.
The performance will be followed by a presentation from Jason Reynolds, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, and author of Ghost, the Track Series, As Brave As You, and Long Way Down. Complimentary tickets for ACS teachers and ACS middle- and high-school students will be available at the door on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tickets: $25-125. Ticketed after-party at Benne on Eagle available with Gold or Platinum ticket levels. Includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverage ticket for wine, beer, or signature cocktail. Pre-event author book signing available with Platinum ticket. For tickets, please contact Asheville City Schools Foundation, (828) 350-6174, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.acsf.org.
Spanish interpretation will be available. Please note, this event is geared to 6th grade and above. Content may be mature for elementary students.
Due to the Coronavirus this event has been postponed.
The event was scheduled to take place on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 from 6:30 until 8 p.m. in the Asheville High School Auditorium, 419 McDowell Street in Asheville.
Statement from ACSF: We are working to find a time for Jason Reynolds to visit our schools and community this fall. Our plan is to still record and stream the voices of our students who submitted spoken word pieces and poems for Asheville: 10 Things I’ve Been Meaning to Say to You. A link will be sent to all ticket holders and will also be available on www.acsf.org.
As this is our annual fundraising event, ticket holders wishing to donate their contribution will receive complimentary tickets for the rescheduled event. Ticket holders wishing to receive a refund should do so by calling Brown Paper Tickets by March 27, 2020 at 1-800-838-3006.