What is up my people ! I hope you are enjoying your summer, for me, I have to say this summer has been awesome in many ways. I am so happy to feel the love and energy of more and more people supporting and pushing to make Asheville a city that LOUDLY says, we WELCOME ALL. Yes, many of you are doing this in many ways, and also by supporting the first bilingual and local media creating content for ALL. THANK YOU FOR DOING THAT !

* BEST WAY TO START YOUR WEEKEND, WHILE CELEBRATING AND SUPPORTING DIVERSITY.

This Friday at DTA5, open to ALL and FREE

SOUTHERN AVENUE AND THE FRITZ

THIS FRIDAY AUG 17, LIVE  OUTDOOR CONCERT ON LEXINGTON AVENUE. FREE AND OPEN TO ALL. Starts at 5PM

Southern Avenue 
Hailing from Memphis, Southern Avenue is also the name of a fiery young Memphis quintet that embodies soul, blues and gospel traditions, while adding a youthful spirit and dynamic energy all their own.

More about Downtown After 5 here

OR YOU CAN ALSO, VISIT THE COOLEST MOVIE HOUSE IN DOWNTOWN, AND WATCH.BlackkKlansman is now playing, in fact we want to invite you!

Visit our FACEBOOK page and make the comment “ASHEVILLE WELCOMES ALL“, and we will pick one person today at 4PM,and tomorrow Saturday, August 18 and you may win 2 tickets to go see the movie courtesy of Descubre Asheville and The Fine Arts Theatre

want to know when is playing? Click here

Showing only movies that KICK ASS

OK, SO YOU WANT TO HAVE A GOOD TIME AND YOU WANT TO FEEL GREAT ABOUT WHAT THIS TOWN IS ABOUT?  Ok then.

OUR BEST OPTION FOR HOW TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY WHILE HAVING A GREAT TIME GOES TO, THE WEDGE!

Yeah this SATURDAY AT THE WEDGE, COME HAVE A BEER AND DANCE SALSA WITH US WHILE YOU  SUPPORT  OUR FRIENDS FROM, WORD ON THE STREET, AKA, LA VOZ DE LOS JOVENES, A PROJECT LIKE NO OTHER IN TOWN, AFRICAN AMERICAN AND LATINX YOUTH WORKING TOGETHER. WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT WORD ON THE STREET?

Meet Dani Suber, from Word On The Street, a program also known as La Voz De Los Jovenes, I have witness Dani  doing amazing and creative work with African American and Latinx youth.

Take a look at their vision : Communities and cultures empowered by a diverse team of youth using their voice, talents and imagination to make a difference within the community.

Yes that happens at one of the coolest micro breweries in town. More about the Wedge here

At The Odditorium (West Asheville)

“The Gore Gore Luchadores is a DIY organization dedicated to raising money for local and regional charity. We hold events throughout our community in order to raise
support and awareness through entertainment. We believe that every individual can make a difference, and it is when we come together as a community that we are the strongest.”

More about what’s going on at the Odditorium here

There you have it friends, of course there is much more happening in 828, but for this week, I wanted to focus on the building of community  as well as highlighting events that showcase diversity.  WEEKEND AVL, is out every Friday. I invite you to follow our Facebook page and support the first  Local Bilingual Media creating content for ALL.

Blog by,Luis Carlos Serapio

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