Newest Civic Center Commission Member, Joe Greene

At their May 10th meeting, the Asheville City Council appointed Asheville411’s own Joe Greene  to the City’s influential Civic Center Commission. Greene says this role will help him to bring even more “big ideas and entertainment̶...

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Black Men: Images of Dignity Opens June 3

On Friday, June 3, from 5 – 8 pm, the Pink Dog, 348 Depot Street, will host the opening of “Perceptions – Black Men: Images of Dignity,” new works by painter Joseph A. Pearson and printmaker Jessie Whitehead. “News of law en...

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My Daddy Taught Me That Releases Theme Song

My Daddy Taught Me That (MDTMT) just released a new theme song by Logo Stg. Founded by Keynon Lake and inspired by his father Bennie Lake, MDTMT is “a program designed for the development, uplift, and education” of young males. This program ...

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Just Folks Remembers Bubbles Griffin

Just Folks to Hold Event in Triangle Park Just Folks is a social nonprofit agency created to promote and preserve African-American culture in Asheville. The group hosts regular events in Triangle Park, a small park “in the midst of what was called ...

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Mook! Releases New Mixtape

Today Asheville-based hip hop artist Mook!, aka Mook Massacre, released a new mixtape, Blue Collar Raps, on Soundcloud. According to Mook!, “The design of Blue Collar Raps originated from a point of view that represents myself and my listeners, our...

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Date My City Summer Movie Series Begins June 5

The Date My City Summer Movie Series begins this Sunday, June 5 at 3 pm, with the screening of Slavery By Another Name at the Edington Center, 133 Livington Street.   “Let’s talk about the neo-slavery system that re-enslaved armies of blacks an...

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Slick Rick in Asheville: Photos

Slick Rick’s visit to Asheville on May 31 was memorable to say the least. Slick Rick, aka Rick the Ruler, is one of the most successful rappers in music history, with numerous hit records and singles. His music was a big part of of our lives growi...

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Carlos Fair’s Success Story

Asheville native Carlos Fair is currently General Manager at Fatz Cafe (an Asheville411 sponsor). While on a positive path today, his journey to this professional success was not easy. Exposed to the drug trade growing up, he ended up becoming involved ...

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Salvage Station Grand Opening Party Friday

The Salvage Station is celebrating their first month of being open with a big party this Friday, June 10! This will be a great chance to check out their brand new bar and venue while enjoying a free show featuring reggae band Crucial Fiya. The band wil...

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