Sunday, February 1, 2009

Root Shock in Asheville: A Weekend of Events

Root Shock in Asheville: Urban Renewal Hits Home
A Weekend of Event, Exhibits and Conversations

The "Twilight of a Neighborhood" project documenting the history of Asheville's East End community, continutes with a weekend of events in February.

Friday, February 27 at 7:00 PM
The Humanities Lecture Hall, UNC Asheville
*Dr. Mindy Thompson Fullilove
Book sale/signing & Reception to follow.......

Saturday, February 28 from 2-4:00 PM
Holly Library, A-B Technical Community College
*EXHIBIT: Twilight of a Neighborhood: Asheville's East End, 1970
*Opening & Reception for Andrea Clark

Saturday, February 28 at 7:00 PM
Diana Wortham Theatre -- Pack Place
*Conversations with Community Elders/YMI Reception for Drs. Mindy T. & Robert E. Fullilove*
Diana Wortham Theatre -- Pack Place

Sunday, Mar. 1 from 2:30-4:00 PM
Ferguson Auditorium, A-B Technical College
*PUBLIC FORUM: ROOT SHOCK Today & What We Can Do About It
*Moderated discussion by a distinguished panel, including Dr. Mindy Fullilove

/Event sponsors: Buncombe County Public Libraries, UNC Asheville, The Center for Diversity Education, The Stephens-Lee Alumni Association, The YMI Cultural Center, The Urban News, Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, and the NC Humanities Council, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Arts/