Saturday, July 17
An evening of sultry soul and jazz. A skilled singer with a natural storytelling instinct, Rabun comes out the gate stunning audiences with her endless energy, commanding vocal power, and inventiveness, with genres ranging from contemporary jazz and blues to folk, pop and even gospel. Live at the Wortham Center for the Performing Arts at 8 p.m. Happy hour precedes the show, beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets: $42. Box office: (828) 257-4530 or worthamarts.org.
Sunday, July 18
Ethical Humanist Society of Asheville
“Toward an Understanding of the True Loss to Communities from Urban Renewal” presented by Professor Patrick Bahls, 2:30-4 p.m. Vaccinated individuals may attend in-person at the Friends Meeting House, 227 Edgewood Road in Asheville. Available on Zoom; details at EHSAsheville.org. For more information: call (828) 687-7759, email EHSAsheville@gmail.com, or www.meetup.com/Ethical-Society-of-Asheville.
Saturday, July 24
BLVCK BRILLIANCE: A Celebration of Melanin
Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective presents Melvin AC Howell and Heart & Soul Dance Co. Performance begins at 7 p.m. at Diana Wortham Theatre, 18 Biltmore Ave. in Asheville. Tickets are $20, and can be purchased at www.worthamarts.org, or call 828-257-4530.
Yooooo! If you’re a gamer and feel like you’re the best around, come test your skills out from 4-8 p.m. at the Asheville Mall in the My Daddy Taught Me That space near Footlocker. Prize for the best gamer of the day.
An interactive tour focusing on Asheville’s resilient African American history and future in the arts, environmentalism, and entrepreneurship. Tours run most Thursdays through Saturdays, lasting approximately 1.5 hours. Call (828) 275-5305 or email email@example.com for details and to register.
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