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River Arts District Announces Upcoming Events

ASHEVILLE, NC – Got plans tonight? Now you do. It’s Friday, Fall is near, the air is crisp, and there is much to do this weekend in the River Arts District.

Tonight, Friday, September 9th:

Living on the Edge” opening from 6-9 pm at The Artery inside the Pink Dog Creative Building at 346 Depot Street. Local artists Chloe Kemp and James Daniel, along with Pisgah Legal Services and Asheville Area Art Council, strive to raise awareness and assistance for the homeless through a multi-media art exhibit featuring photography, videos, paintings & drawings. Proceeds from the show will go to Pisgah Legal Services.

Also tonight,

The 8th annual Doors of Asheville Art Auction presented by HomeTrust Bank and Mountain Housing Opportunities at The Venue at 21 N. Market Street  downtown Asheville. Attendees will enjoy live bidding on works from regional and River Arts District artists, delicious hors d’oeuvres, fine wines and local beer as well as live swing music. The auction begins at 7:30 p.m. Reservations are required.  Tickets are still available and can be purchased online, or by calling 828-254-4030, ext. 116.  All proceeds from the event benefit emergency home repairs for seniors, single parents and underserved populations in Buncombe County.

Information courtesy of Pollinate Asheville.

Tomorrow, Saturday, September 10th:

Second Saturday in the River Arts District:

The River Arts District Artists are proud to participate in the region-wide Second Saturday Initiative, Collect Art Asheville. Artists and art organizations throughout Western North Carolina open their doors and host openings, events classes and workshops on the second weekend of each month.

Support your local artists and your community this weekend in the River Arts District.


Mark your Calendars for the Next Studio Stroll: November 12th & 13th, 2011 Asheville’s River Arts District Artists open their studios to the public for two days of festivities.


The latest on River Arts District:

un[plugged]Blog:  riverartsdistrict.posterous.com

Web: www.riverartsdistrict.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/river.arts.district

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