A Brand New Festival for Asheville – The Laurel of Asheville

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Thank you Laurel of Asheville for your coverage!

“Xpand Your Vision is an Asheville-based nonprofit dedicated to supporting the creative industry by providing art access to underserved individuals. It will host Xpand Fest, on Saturday, June 10, on Asheville’s South Slope with local music, art and food. It hopes to bring the people of the art community together, while encouraging them to give back, discuss important issues and inspire change. In addition to creative performances, local business and nonprofit leaders will speak about sustainable growth and development and how to improve support of our local community.

“We believe that the astronomical challenges we are currently facing across sectors will only be solved through the power of a galvanized community, which art has historically spearheaded,” says Johanna Hagarty, executive director of Xpand Your Vision. “It is our plan to synthesize the information provided and feedback offered at Xpand Fest into a small workshop or event series that allows conversations to continue and hopefully end in action.”

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