Event Date: 12/03/2018 - 12/13/2018   Event Time: All Day

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211 S French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 12/03/2018 - 12/13/2018   Event Time: All Day

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211 S French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 12/03/2018 - 12/13/2018   Event Time: All Day

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211 S French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 12/03/2018 - 12/13/2018   Event Time: All Day

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211 S French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 12/03/2018 - 12/13/2018   Event Time: All Day

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211 S French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 12/10/2018   Event Time: 12:00 PM

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Join us on the Second Sunday of each month for local arts, crafts, and unique finds!

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4 South Tunnel Road , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 12/12/2018   Event Time: 7:30 PM

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The Santaland Diaries December 12-16, 2019 Wednesday-Saturday at 7:30 pm; Sunday at 2:30 pm; Additional late night performances Friday and Saturday nights at 9:30 pm When an out of work slacker takes a job as an elf in Macy’s Santaland, his hilarious observations of the shoppers and employees are much more naughty than nice. This one-man-act can only be described one way: crazy funny. Starring Tom Chalmers and directed by Josh Batenhorst. The Santaland Diaries show runs December 12-16, 2018 in 35below on Wednesday - Saturday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2:30 pm. Additional late night performances Friday and Saturday nights at 9:30 pm. Tickets are $18.00 and are available online at www.ashevilletheatre.org, or by phone at 828-254-1320 or in person at the ACT Box Office.

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35 East Walnut Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 12/13/2018   Event Time: 4:30 PM

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2 South Pack Square , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 12/13/2018   Event Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Cappella Alive! is a newly-formed dynamic group of women who sing a variety of musical styles in a cappella harmony. If you love to sing and want to unleash your musical and other talents,we have a place for you! For more information please contact: [email protected]

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40 Gerber Rd , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 12/13/2018   Event Time: 7:30 PM

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2 South Pack Square , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 12/14/2018   Event Time: 4:30 PM

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2 South Pack Square , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 12/15/2018   Event Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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General Auditions 2019 The Magnetic Theatre will hold General Auditions for roles to be cast in mainstage productions, workshops, and readings planned for the 2019 season. The auditions will be held, by appointment, at The Magnetic Theatre on Saturday, December 15th, from 10am-until 4pm and on Monday, December 17th from 6:30pm until 10pm. Actors may sign up for 10 minute slots through the Sign-Up Genius link. At General Auditions, actors will be asked to present two contrasting monologues (comedic/dramatic), for a total of two (2) minutes in length (1 minute per monologue). These pieces must be from theatrical texts (rather than movies, television or other media). Those auditioning will also have the opportunity to ask questions and get more information about upcoming productions and events at The Magnetic Theatre. For questions, email [email protected]

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375 Depot Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 12/16/2018   Event Time: 3:00 PM

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87 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 12/16/2018   Event Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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This symphonic winds concert will include family- friendly pieces that are staples of the holidays, such as Sleigh Ride and A Christmas Festival by Leroy Anderson, Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Up On A Housetop, and Chanukah Celebration. We will have a sing-along segment. And to top it off, we will have a handbell choir playing with the band! You read that right – Jubilee Handbells from First Methodist Church of Hendersonville will play during our concert as well! You won’t want to miss this! Such great “sound candy” for your ears! Our concert will be performed on the campus of UNCA at Lipinsky Hall on Sunday, December 16 at 3:30 PM.

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300 Library Ln, Asheville, NC , Asheville, NC 28804
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Event Date: 12/16/2018   Event Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Local Musicians Patrick Dodd and Joshua Singleton organize a weekly blues jam session right after you're done with brunch. A rotating lineup of local Asheville talent will be gracing your ears with sweet, sweet tunes. Grab the crew and set up camp for the afternoon!

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265 Haywood Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 12/16/2018   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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87 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 12/17/2018   Event Time: 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

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General Auditions 2019 The Magnetic Theatre will hold General Auditions for roles to be cast in mainstage productions, workshops, and readings planned for the 2019 season. The auditions will be held, by appointment, at The Magnetic Theatre on Saturday, December 15th, from 10am-until 4pm and on Monday, December 17th from 6:30pm until 10pm. Actors may sign up for 10 minute slots through the Sign-Up Genius link. At General Auditions, actors will be asked to present two contrasting monologues (comedic/dramatic), for a total of two (2) minutes in length (1 minute per monologue). These pieces must be from theatrical texts (rather than movies, television or other media). Those auditioning will also have the opportunity to ask questions and get more information about upcoming productions and events at The Magnetic Theatre. For questions, email [email protected]

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375 Depot Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 12/21/2018   Event Time: 7:30 PM

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Black Nativity: Liberation Holiday Produced by Southside Rising in association with Asheville Creative Arts December 21, 2019 at 7:30 pm Black Nativity: Liberation Holiday is an artistic production in celebration of black heritage, contributions, creativity, and community, featuring music, dance, and poetry woven into a dramatic story. Guided by the creative team of director Daniele Martin, music director Jonathan Santos, and choreographer Michael Hayes, the show features live music by Santos Soul and the Soulution Band, with contributions from local artists such as the Urban Arts Institute (UAI) dancers, Olympia Garrett, JaNesha Renee, Kia Rice, Kasia Maatafale and DJ Twan. Coordinated by Southside Rising in association with Asheville Creative Arts, proceeds from this show will be used to support ongoing and developing opportunities for artists, performers and culture bearers of color in Asheville. Produced by Southside Rising in association with Asheville Creative Arts; Directed by Daniele Martin, music direction by Jonathan Santos, and choreography by Michael Hayes. Tickets are $5.00 - $20.00 and are available online at www.ashevilletheatre.org, by phone at 828-254-1320 or in person at the ACT Box Office.

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35 East Walnut Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 12/22/2018   Event Time: 7:00 PM

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BLACK NATIVITY: BLACK LIBERATION is set in current day Asheville, and features Mary, Joseph, 3 wise-women, 4 shepherds, and a crew of townspeople, on the eve of the birth of Jesus. A traditional story told using music, movement and performance set against a contemporary backdrop, this reimagining will delve into housing insecurity, gentrification, racism, social mobility, and other topical and urgent issues facing many communities in Asheville, to create a world premiere that ultimately delivers a message of hope and liberation.

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20-44 Eagle Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 12/22/2018   Event Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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Montford Park Players, an Asheville theatrical tradition, is proud to announce their upcoming production of A Christmas Carol, presented by our youth theatre division, The Montford Moppetsǃ All performances will be held at the Land of the Sky United Church of Christ, 15 Overbrook Place, Asheville 28805, Dec. 14, 16, 21, 22 & 23 at 7:30pm. This performance like ALL of Montford Park Players’ shows will be absolutely FREE to attend.

This classic tale of greed and redemption is one of the best-known plays in all of literature. The show has been presented by Montford Park Players every year since 1977, and this year, will feature our youth theatre, The Montford Moppets, taking every role both onstage and backstageǃ

Montford Park Players, has been presenting Shakespeare and other classical works to the Asheville community since 1973, and has since grown to be one of Western North Carolina’s most beloved and well-known cultural attractions.

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15 Overbrook Pl , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 12/29/2018   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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Jamie Laval's Celtic Christmas December 29, 2019 at 8:00 pm Jamie Laval’s Celtic Christmas captures the beauty and atmosphere of Scotland, Ireland, Brittany, and Iceland during the holidays. An entertaining and thought-provoking family holiday experience, the show weaves a tapestry of music, dance, poetry, and stories that hearken back to the ancient Celtic celebrations associated with the Winter Solstice and Christmas. Headlining the show is internationally-acclaimed violinist and storyteller Jamie Laval. Laval has performed for Her Majesty The Queen, appeared on the NBC Today show, and presented a TEDx Talk. His recent album Murmurs and Drones was voted “Best World Traditional Album” in the 2012 Independent Music Awards. Joining Laval is a cast of young, critically-prasied performers of Celtic harp, woodwinds, guitar, Irish step dancing, and extraordinary vocals. Tickets are $35.00 - $40.00 and are available online at www.ashevilletheatre.org, by phone at 828-254-1320 or in person at the ACT Box Office.

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35 East Walnut Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 12/30/2018   Event Time: 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM

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De la Noche is a band that plays traditional and nouveau Argentine tango music.

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39 S Market St , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 12/31/2018   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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87 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 12/31/2018   Event Time: 8:00 PM

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Cirque Musica presents Crescendo blends the grace and skill of internationally touring cirque performers with the stunning symphonic music of the Asheville Symphony. This high-flying performance features jugglers, acrobats, and contortionists in a full sensory experience. Darko Butorac, conductor

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87 Haywood Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 01/05/2019   Event Time: 6:30 PM

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Craft Conversation 1 of 5 T'ai Smith and Namita Wiggers Join us for public conversations about research and projects connected to craft studies! These are not formal lectures. Instead, we invite you into the evening classroom of the MA in Critical and Historical Craft Studies, Warren Wilson College, where you can hear how people conduct, analyze, share, and discuss their work on craft history and theory.  Programs begin promptly at 6:30 PM and end at 8:30 PM. Programs are free and open to the public; reservations requested Each presenter shares their work for 30 minutes each, followed by discussion between presenters, MA students, and audience for 60 minutes. Want to learn more about the presenters? Learn about T'ai Smith here Learn about Namita Gupta Wiggers here Upcoming Craft Conversations: Craft Conversation 2 of 5: Lisa Vinebaum and Linda Sandino Craft Conversation 3 of 5: Ben Lignel and Judith Leemann Craft Conversation 4 of 5: Christina Burke and Marilyn Zapf Craft Conversation 5 of 5: Information Session and Pecha Kucha with Students

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67 Broadway Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 01/07/2019   Event Time: 6:00 PM

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8-weeks. Mondays 6-9pm. January 7- February 25. The objective of this course is to develop a basic understanding of the human form in three-dimensions based on work with a live model, and then utilize that knowledge for abstraction. By combining the human figure with geometric forms you will expand your palette of techniques, and create some truly dynamic, inspired work. Level: All Levels. Tuition: $350 + $75 Lab and Live Model Fee.

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236 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 01/08/2019   Event Time: 6:30 PM

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Craft Conversation 2 of 5 Join us for public conversations about research and projects connected to craft studies! These are not formal lectures. Instead, we invite you into the evening classroom of the MA in Critical and Historical Craft Studies, Warren Wilson College, where you can hear how people conduct, analyze, share, and discuss their work on craft history and theory.  Programs begin promptly at 6:30 PM and end at 8:30 PM. Programs are free and open to the public; reservations requested Each presenter shares their work for 30 minutes each, followed by discussion between presenters, MA students, and audience for 60 minutes. Want to learn more about the presenters? Learn about Lisa Vinebaum here Learn about Linda Sandino here Upcoming Craft Conversations: Craft Conversation 3 of 5: Ben Lignel and Judith Leemann Craft Conversation 4 of 5: Christina Burke and Marilyn Zapf Craft Conversation 5 of 5: Information Session and Pecha Kucha with Students

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67 Broadway Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 01/08/2019   Event Time: 6:30 PM

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8-weeks. Tuesdays 6:30-9pm. January 8- February 26. In this class we will be focusing our efforts into creating beautiful plates, platters, and assorted dishes to liven up your serving game at home. Implementing plaster mold making and slab construction, we will be making both loose and refined forms that showcase surface design and fluidity. This class takes a fun, whimsical, and creative approach to forming and decorating, while providing students with solid fundamentals for their future handbuilding endeavors. Level: All Levels. Tuition: $310 + $55 Lab Fee.

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236 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 01/09/2019   Event Time: 5:00 PM

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Did you know you can use materials like dirt, insects, and plants to dye yarn, string, and cloth? The Center for Craft has teamed up with Asheville-based weaver Danielle Burke and Local Cloth for an exciting hands-on experience! Drop in to Local Cloth’s studio for an evening of natural-dye and weaving tutorials. A collaborative weaving project will be on-site for participants to contribute to with their very own hand-dyed yarns! $1-10 sliding scale recommended, all ages are welcome. Natural Dye Test Tiles, Courtesy of the artist Danielle Burke. Weaving Template, Photo courtesy of the artist Danielle Burke. Program is co-presented by the Center for Craft and Local Cloth, Inc. This event is held in conjunction with the exhibition In Times of Seismic Sorrows, on view August 21, 2018 - January 26, 2019 at the Center for Craft. www.craftcreativitydesign.org/in-times-of-seismic-sorrows In Times of Seismic Sorrows is curated and organized by the Center for Craft. The Center for Craft is supported in part by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

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207 Coxe Ave. , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 01/09/2019   Event Time: 6:30 PM

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8-weeks. Wednesdays 6:30-9pm. January 9- February 27. Bowls are often overlooked by potters because they are such a simple form, but they have so much potential! In this intermediate level class, we will explore bowls of all sizes and shapes on the potter’s wheel to create forms that reflect your unique style. We will also discuss and practice surface design through mishima (slip inlay), painting, and sgraffito carving. By the end of the session we will have made pieces that are not only visually interesting, but accurately represent your personal style and sensibilities. Level: Intermediate and Advanced. Tuition: $310 + $50 Lab Fee.

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236 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 01/10/2019   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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Introduction To Sculpture with Mac McCusker. 8-weeks. Thursdays, 11am-1:30pm. January 10- February 28. Ever wanted to try your hand at sculpting with clay? This introductory class will enable you to competently create small-scale sculptures of animals or people. Learn to build with slabs, coils, and solid clay sculpting to advance your ceramic skills or elevate the quality of your work! Using images and sketches as a reference, we will make several pieces in class using a combination of building techniques. This class is for all levels. Level: All Levels. Tuition: $310 + $55 Lab Fee.

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236 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 01/10/2019   Event Time: 3:00 PM

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Alternatives To Glaze with Cynthia Lee. 8-weeks. Thursdays 3-5:30pm. January 10- February 28. Consider experimenting with some unorthodox surface treatments for a new look in your work. Using tiles, we will play with materials rolled on wet clay and cold surface techniques on bisque clay. Demonstrations and discussions will include applying these concepts to functional and sculptural work. Come with imagination, without reservations and a yearning for creative research! Level: Intermediate. Tuition: $310 + $50 Lab Fee.

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236 Clingman Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 01/10/2019   Event Time: 6:30 PM

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Craft Conversation 3 of 5 Ben Lignel and Judith Leemann Join us for public conversations about research and projects connected to craft studies! These are not formal lectures. Instead, we invite you into the evening classroom of the MA in Critical and Historical Craft Studies, Warren Wilson College, where you can hear how people conduct, analyze, share, and discuss their work on craft history and theory.  Programs begin promptly at 6:30 PM and end at 8:30 PM. Programs are free and open to the public; reservations requested Each presenter shares their work for 30 minutes each, followed by discussion between presenters, MA students, and audience for 60 minutes. Want to learn more about the presenters? Learn more about Ben Lignel here Learn more about Judith Leemann here Upcoming Craft Conversations: Craft Conversation 4 of 5: Christina Burke and Marilyn Zapf Craft Conversation 5 of 5: Information Session and Pecha Kucha with Students

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67 Broadway Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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