BLAINESWORLD #794, Section 12A (NC)

(1) The 28th Annual Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular!

Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 7:30pm until Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at 10:30pm


“Hilarious” —Mountain Xpress
“Nothing is sacred”—Citizen-Times

The fun-loving, drunken, and wildly dysfunctional Bernstein Family returns! The 28th Annual Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular brings long-lost family members, old favorites, and some new material to entertain Magnetic audiences this holiday season!

For more info:
Performances Dec 8-10, 15-17, 20-21 at 7:30, with late shows Friday and Saturday nights at 10:00 ($12/15).

The Magnetic Field, 372 Depot St., Asheville, NC

(2) Phil in North Carolina: Buying or receiving for free an arts specialty license plate from Arts North Carolina is my kind of event. It has a start time, once we reach 300, but there is no ending. The guest list will grow with time and what’s more, the guests will support arts advocacy for decades to come. Please help us reach our goal of 300 before Christmas. Get yours today at
or call the office to get an application that wavies the first year’s fee for artists, arts educators, and arts administrators.

(3) Holiday Toy Drive Pack & Sort
Public Event · By Leadership Asheville

Volunteers Needed!

Help us pack and sort holiday gifts for families in need in Shiloh!
Enjoy snacks and hot chocolate
Take a tour of The Early Learning Center
Meet some of the families you’ll be helping
Volunteer side-by-side with LA graduates and friends

Tuesday, December 20
5:30 – 7:30pm
(drop in whenever you like)

The Early Learning Center
916 West Chapel Road
Asheville, NC 28803

Please reply to
Or call us at 828.348.0673.

Have a gift to contribute?
Drop it off at the Leadership Asheville Office by December 12!
900 Hendersonville Road, Suite 204-A


Thursday, January 19, 2012 at 7:30pm until Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 10:00pm

North Carolina Stage Company, 15 Stage Lane, Asheville, NC

“Theater for sci-fi nerds.” – The New York Times

Set in a futuristic universe where the human race is on the brink of extinction, FIGHT GIRL BATTLE WORLD is the story of E-V, the last human female in all the known galaxies, and her quest to stay alive in the face of an intergalactic government conspiracy.

… “A hyperspace of dorky delights!” – Gothamist …

Accompanying her is a rag-tag team composed of an ex-military General, an alien spaceship pilot, and an overly sarcastic robot sidekick as they face the President of the United Galactic Alliance and his team after the Human Wars.

“A rollicking good time [… and] an astounding piece of work.” – Broadway World

Why ELSE might you want to see this show? LOOK WHO’S IN IT!
Rebecca Morris as E-V
Lauren Kriel as J’AN JAH
Bobby Abrahamson as ADON-RA
Jessica Lewis as MIKAH MONOCH
Travis Kelley as PRESIDENT YA WI
Jason Williams as LC-4
Bradshaw Call as THE ZOOKEEPER and ANCHOR

— DIRECTED by Charlie Flynn-McIver —

Fight Girl Battle World opens Thursday, January 19 and runs through Saturday, February 5, 2012. Evening shows are at 7:30 PM and matinees (on both Saturdays and Sundays) are at 2 PM. Tickets are $20 regular admission and $10 for full-time students with ID.

(5) Asheville Tweetup & Facebook Flash Mob

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

7:00pm until 10:00pm

Pack Square at the Vance Monument

Get ready for the Asheville Tweetup and Facebook Flash Mob of the Year in downtown Asheville North Carolina. On December 27th, just 2 short days after Christmas, a bunch of us are getting together to go downtown and have some fun.

Who will be there? Lots of folks from Twitter and Facebook; and anyone is welcome. You can come in pairs, come as a group, or come by yourself. If you come alone, just ask for AskAsheville and hang out with us

What time will it start? We are meeting at 7pm near Pack Square Monument, and heading for some fun flash mobbing at 7:15 from there.

What should I bring? 1. You should bring your smartphone! We will be tweeting and facebooking away at each stop. 2. You should bring a camera if you have one. Make some fun memories with friends! 3. You should bring some ID as we will be stopping at a couple of spots where brew is being served. 4. If you have a Red Hat or a Christmas Stocking or Hat, please wear it! 5. Oh, bring your dancing shoes because we may end up at a post Christmas party around 8:30.

The hastag for the evening will be #avltweetup, #avlflashmob and #avlxmastweetup if you wish to tag the adventures. We will have a printed sheet for everyone with more info on that evening.

Come out and have an unforgettable time with us, your friends. Break those Holiday blues and lets party!!!

(6) The Asheville Jazz Orchestra
Stan KentonChristmas
Traditional Christmas hymns and holiday songs in a big band jazz style, featuring the music of the Stan Kenton Christmas album.

A Benefit For
Mission Children’s Hospital
“Children In Crisis Fund”
Asheville Jazz Council
Friday, December 16th 7:00 PM
Trinity United Methodist Church
587 Haywood Road, West Asheville
(828) 253-5471
Free Admission (good will offering)

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