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“Xpand Your Vision, an Asheville-based planning and marketing company since 2012, has announced that it is organizing a nonprofit and launching a new summer arts festival on the city’s South Slope.
The festival is called Xpand Fest, and it’s scheduled for June 10. Organizers include Executive Director Johanna Hagarty, a former program manager with the Asheville Area Arts Council, festival director Morgan Markowitz, an event planner who has experience working with LEAF art and music festival in Black Mountain, and creative director Jen Gordon, who has led the Arts 2 People nonprofit in Asheville.
Xpand Your Vision describes itself as a community organizing nonprofit that creates products and invents “that inspire innovation and fund creative programming,” according to its website.”