Event Date: 05/27/2017   Event Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Do you want to learn how to facilitate great group games? Do you know how to get an audience engaged and feeling comfortable with others? Join us at our event on Saturday, May 27th to learn about what an experienced monk has learned in various group settings from all ages and cultures. Yogic monk Dada Maheshvarananda will present topics from his book and dive into how games can develop trust and cooperation.

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55 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/31/2017   Event Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Come enjoy free food, beer, and wine and experience the new Virtual Reality film, Across the Line, which puts you in the shoes of a person facing harassment while trying to access reproductive health care. You'll have an opportunity to dialogue with the organizations working for reproductive rights and justice all while you enjoy a free drink and appetizers. Working Films, Planned Parenthood South Atlantic, North Carolina Citizens Ending Institutional Bigotry, and Carolina Abortion Fund welcome you to this unique community event. This is a drop in event. Come by anytime between 6pm and 8pm.

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39 S. Market St. B , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 06/01/2017   Event Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Mr. Frank Goldsmith and Ms. Christina Cowger will speak June 1 in Asheville on the recently formed NC Commission of Inquiry on Torture (NCCIT) and on North Carolina’s history in extraordinary rendition and torture by the US government. Mr. Goldsmith is Co-Chair of the Commission, and an area civil rights attorney who has represented Guantanamo prisoners. He will speak on the founding, purpose, and significance of the NC Commission of Inquiry on Torture. Ms. Cowger, active in anti-torture efforts since 2005 through NC Stop Torture Now, will speak on North Carolina’s connection to torture and how communities can support the NCCIT’s inquiry. This event will be held at the Land of the Sky UCC at 15 Overbrook Place, Asheville, NC 28805. This will be from 6 to 8 PM on June 1, 2017. Childcare will be available. The public is invited, and donations will be accepted. Donations should be directed to NC Commission of Inquiry on Torture (NCCIT).

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15 Overbrook Place , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 06/10/2017   Event Time: 4:00 PM

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A discussion about food activism and systemic injustice. Speakers Include: Eugene Cook, Wayne Hsiung, Casey Taft, and Ashley Capps. For full speaker bios visit veganfest.bwar.org/speakers. VIP seating guarantees you a seat in the first three rows closest to the stage and includes an Asheville VeganFest VIP gift bag containing vegan product samples, vegan product coupons, and more! Only 30 VIP seats available. All other seats at this event are free and open to the public.

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80 Broadway Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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