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Monday, January 16, 2023
St. James AME Fish Fry

Fish dinners and sandwiches available for takeout during and after the MLK Peace Rally and March. Begins at 11 a.m. 44 Hildebrand Street in Asheville.

Monday, January 16
MLK Day Bailey Mountain Hike

All are invited to join the 9th annual MLK Jr day hike up Bailey Mountain. We will leave from 889 Forest St. in Mars Hill and pause periodically to read excerpts of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1968 speech “I Have Been to the Mountaintop.” Held from 1-4 p.m. Hike rated moderate. Wear warm layers and bring water. Message or contact [email protected] for more details.

Tuesday, January 31
Asheville Symphony
Award-winning pianist Evren Ozel performs an exquisite program featuring Rachmaninoff, Chopin, Bartok, Bach, Ligeti and Beethoven. 7 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church in downtown Asheville. Tickets: $45 for adults; $15 for youth (under 25). Details and tickets are available at (828) 254-7046 or AshevilleSymphony.org.

February 2–19
Abe Lincoln and Uncle Tom in the White House
A gripping re-imagination of the events the night before Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. Written by Carlyle Brown performances take place Thursday – Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, February 19, at 3 p.m. For tickets and additional information, visit www.differentstrokespac.org.

Saturday, February 4
Brother’s Brunch
The YMI Cultural Center invites men of color of all ages to attend a monthly brunch. This is a great opportunity to foster professional and personal connections. Show up, eat, drink, and converse the first Saturday of every month. Held at the Foundry Hotel, 51 S. Market Street in Asheville. For more information, contact James Irby at (828) 242-6033.

Saturday, February 4
The Nude: Beauty, Grace and Form.
Six Asheville artists celebrate our common humanity through the human figure. Featured artists include Skip Rohde, Bonnie Currie, Leaflin Winecoff, Cyrus Glance, Josh Tripoli, and Joseph Pearson, Curator. Join them from 5 until 8 p.m. at Pink Dog Studios, 348 Depot Street in Asheville’s River Arts District.

Every Wednesday
Xtreme Hip Hop Step Classes
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. with Kelly White. Equipment is provided. All you need to bring is your water bottle. Held at the YMI Cultural Center, 39 S. Market Street in Asheville. Call (828) 257-4540 for details.

Every Friday
Azul Conscious Movement
Non-choreographed, two-hour, freestyle dance practice. All are welcome. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (6:15 warm-up) at Jubilee! Community, 46 Wall Street in Asheville.

Hood Tours
Learn more about Asheville’s historically Black areas on walking, driving, and specialty tours led by artist, poet, and visionary DeWayne Barton. Tours last approximately 1.5 hours. Book your tour today by going to www.hoodhuggers.com/tours. Call (828) 275-5305 or email [email protected]


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