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MAP News: March 20 Art, Dinner and Dance Party; HATCHfest update

{Re}HAPPENING: a feast for the senses

In collaboration with Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center

Saturday, March 20

Camp Rockmont, Black Mountain

Doors 6pm - Dinner 7pm - Dance 9pm

buses to and from downtown Asheville all night! 

Held in the dining hall of the original Black Mountain College site, {Re}HAPPENING brings the college's spirit of aritistic innovation into the present, with work from 30+ members of the MAP and the WNC creative community. 

The first half of the evening begins at 6 pm with a cocktail social, leading into a seated family-style dinner at 7pm.  Various art and performance events take place throughout the cocktail hour and dinner. The second half begins at 9 and includes drinks, light appetizers and an extended evening of art, performance & dancing...

Tables are quickly selling out for the dinner. Get your ticket now and book your spot on the LaZoom bus!

Ticket options

Come at 6 for the full evening, including dinner: $40/$35 for MAP and BMCM+AC members

Come at 9 for art, drinks and dance: $15/$10 for MAP and BMCM+AC members

Tickets available at BMCM+AC, 56 Broadway, 828-350-8484, bmcmac@bellsouth.net

We still need a few pairs of hands for setup, breakdown, bartending, serving, etc... 

If you're interested in volunteering, email: hilary@themap.org

HATCHfest Asheville Reception, Film Screening, and Documentary Contest March 11, 2010

Reception: 6:30 – 8 PM, Blue Spiral 1 – 38 Biltmore Avenue

Film screening: 8 PM, Fine Arts Theatre  - 36 Biltmore Avenue Tickets: $20 at the door and $15 online

HATCHfest Asheville will announce plans for this year’s event at Thursday's reception. The creative arts festival is slated to begin on April 15 with mentors, panels, films, exhibits and networking events that promise to once again engage and inspire the creative community of Asheville and Western Carolina.  And, if last year is any indicator:  parties. LOTS of parties.

Fillms screened after the reception will include KAVI, a contender for this year’s Oscar for best Short Film, and other award winning film selections from this past year’s HATCHfest in Bozeman. More info at www.hatchasheville.org.

ALSO: Attention documentary filmmakers: explore.org teams with HATCHfest Asheville for a documentary challenge for filmmakers whose short documentary shows a group or person striving for a better world. The winner gets FREE admission to HATCH 2010 (including airfare if they're from out of the area) and a prize presented by explore.org founder and  filmmaker Charles Annenberg Weingarten. Deadline is MARCH 25. Spread the word! Details here.