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4th Annual Global Playback

Start Time: 
12/10/2008 - 19:30

In conjunction with the United Nation's 60th Anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights, Asheville Playback Theatre will be performing as part of the 4th Annual Global Playback event at UNCA's Highsmith Center (downstairs in the Alumni Hall).

The theme will be: Stories of Freedom-Our Traditions/Our Future. This is a partial fund-raiser for the Centre of Playback Theatre.

Admission $10 adults & $5 for students/seniors. For more info, please call 828-670-5881.

To see a 5-minute video about Global Playback and for more details, click here.

Ashevillage Building Convergence Closing Ceremony

Start Time: 
06/21/2008 - 18:00 - 06/21/2008 - 19:00

What: Celebrate the ABC and our community accomplishments; giving thanks and indulging in donated desserts!

Where: at Carrier Park by the river on Amboy Rd. 28806
When: 6 - 7pm

Organized by: Asheville Bioneers
For more info: Dorisse,

Ashevillage Rolling Theatre Fun-draiser with Lazoom

Start Time: 
06/21/2008 - 11:30

All proceeds go to ABC. Limited space...Buy your ticket in advance!

What: Take a fun-filled theatrical tour of all the Ashevillage sites in action with Asheville's original rolling theatre company...LaZoom!

Where: Meet in front of the French Broad Food Coop, 28801
When: 11:30am-1pm & 2:30-4pm

Tickets: $20, All proceeds go to Ashevillage

Organized by: LaZoom
For more info & ticket purchases: Jen Lauzon,,

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Ashevillage Benefit at BoBo Gallery

Start Time: 
06/20/2008 - 21:00 - 06/20/2008 - 02:00

With: Johnson's Crossroad , David Earl and the Plowshares, Molly Rose Reed of Barrel House Mamas, and more!

Where: Bobo Gallery, 22 Lexington Ave. 28801
When: 9pm - 2am
Door: $5

Organized by: Arts 2 People
For more info: Erin Scholze,, bobogallery

Summer Solstice Celebration & Community Potluck

Start Time: 
06/20/2008 - 18:30 - 06/20/2008 - 20:30

Arrive early. Space is limited. Attendance will be capped.

Where: The Botanical Gardens at Asheville, 28804
When: 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Bring: A potluck dish, plate, utensils, something to sit on

Donations appreciated.

Organized by: Earth Celebrations
For more info: Mary Stair,, 828.254.0943

Asheville Building Convergence Opening Celebration

Start Time: 
06/19/2008 - 18:00 - 06/19/2008 - 23:00

With Starhawk, Mark Lakeman of City Repair, hundreds of local sustainability pioneers, practitioners & citizens
No pre-registration required, but your RSVP is appreciated

What: Not-to-be-missed presentations by City Repair's Mark Lakeman & Lydia Dolman; presentation and Spiral Dance with Starhawk; Sage Sansone & other local musicians; delicious finger food; and more!

Where: Jubilee, 46 Wall St. 28801
When: 6 - 11pm
Donation: $10-$25 sliding scale

Organized by: Ashevillage Institute
For more info: Janell Kapoor,

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Asheville PlayBack Theatre, Building Bridges

Start Time: 
05/25/2008 - 19:00 - 05/25/2008 - 21:00

A Playback performance in collaboration with Building Bridges – a local organization dedicated to going beyond racism through understanding and respect. Theme: "Let's Continue to Talk about Race and Privilege," where real life experiences serve to spark honest conversation. Join us in this safe space where all stories will be honored. This show is part of the quarterly 'Community Concerns' series.

When: Sunday, May 25, 2008
Time: 7 PM (doors open at 6:30 PM) - 1st come seating!
Location: NC Stage, 15 Stage Lane (off Walnut Street), Asheville
Fee: $10 ($5 student/seniors), no one turned away for lack of funds

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Asheville PlayBack Theatre, Kid Show

Start Time: 
05/17/2008 - 14:00 - 05/17/2008 - 15:30

Saturday afternoon for youth of all ages. Theme is "Real or Make-Believe? True Stories for Kids of All Ages." Tell us how your imagination interplays with everyday life; share a story that blurs the line between fact and fiction. Join us in celebrating the creative way of the child!

When: 2 PM (doors open at 1:30 PM) - 1st come seating!
Location: UNCA Carol Belk Theatre
Fee: $10 ($5 children/students/seniors), no one turned away for lack of funds.

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Asheville PlayBack Theatre

Start Time: 
05/09/2008 - 20:00 - 05/09/2008 - 21:30

Asheville Playback Theatre Continues 13th Season
"Building a Community of Neighbors"

To conclude our 13th Season, Asheville Playback Theatre (APT) is going out strong with three unique performances this month-May 9th, 17th & 25th. See first one below (click on title above) and also click on date in calendar for other listings.

This Friday's performance Theme is "First Times" - welcoming the stories of your first kiss, first rite of passage, first loss, first memory, first blooper, or first awakening. Whether sweet or scandalous, thrilling or heart breaking, courageous or outrageous, your 'firsts' can come back to life on stage!

When: 8 PM (doors open at 7:30 PM) - 1st come seating!
Location: BeBe Theater, 20 Commerce Street (off Coxe Avenue),
Fee: $10 ($5 student/seniors), no one turned away for lack of funds

For more information, visit: or call (828) 670-5881.

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