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The River Arts District Artists (RADA) is a 165+ artist member strong collective, who, along with dozens of Associate Members and Friends, provides a unique experience for locals and visitors alike who are looking for high-quality, affordable art for any aspect of their lives. The River Arts District is just down the hill from Patton Avenue, and is easily accessible from downtown, West Asheville and the Biltmore. One will also find several delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner options, the Asheville Area Arts Council, and a variety of unique businesses, all sharing a growing community that features amazing art down every street, in every building.

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Tangerine Ball

stablished in 1952 as the Beaux Arts Ball, this fundraiser is a major source of revenue for the Asheville Area Arts Council. 800 art supporters dressed in their finest theme colored regalia will fill the Orange Peel on September 15 for Asheville’s most talked-about party of the year. In 2012, the Tangerine Ball brings back the tradition of the multi party extravaganza that the ball once was, with fashion, performance and more at a variety of venues, all for one ticket price. In the spirit of prohibition, and the fun had despite it, Troy & Son’s Distillers will be providing its fabulous moonshine crafted into five signature cocktails designed by local Asheville mixologists. Enjoy one at each party! The evening will begin at 5 Walnut Wine Bar with a free Fashion Show & Stylist Competition outside on Walnut Street at 6:30 p.m. Please join The Hotel Indigo at 151 Haywood Street, and Jess McCuan for a party on the 10th floor that has an Avant-garde flapper feel for a high-art evening for Ashevillians who want to step This original painting will into the world of 1920s-era bobe up for auction at the hemians, Heels, Hemlines and Tangerine Ball. High Spirits. Arty, provocative or couture, as well as retro or modern attire will be at its finest for the evening. continued on page 23

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22 September 2012 — RAPID RIVER ARTS & CULTURE MAGAZINE — Vol. 16, No. 1

September 2012 issue  

Magnetic Theatre-MILF..p3; NC Stage-R. Buckminster Fuller..p6; Asheville Lyric Opera-La Traviata..p4; Asheville Area Piano Forum..p6; Ashevi...

September 2012 issue  

Magnetic Theatre-MILF..p3; NC Stage-R. Buckminster Fuller..p6; Asheville Lyric Opera-La Traviata..p4; Asheville Area Piano Forum..p6; Ashevi...

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