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This Skin I’m In at Revolve Gallery

Opening on Saturday, July 2, at Revolve Gallery, This Skin I’m In: A Visual Narrative of Self is a collection of images and narratives by artists in the LGBTQIA+ community. “The aim is for this exhibition to invite the viewer to rethink societal labels of difference and otherness,” says photographer Starr Sariego.

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Blue Spiral 1 Exhibits Explore Place, Identity, Form

Blue Spiral 1 hosts four new exhibits opening Friday, July 1, and running through August 24. Blue Ridge, in the Main Gallery, presents work from artists who live in and travel through the region to expand their creativity by experiencing breathtaking views, seasonal colors and the way light moves over the mountains.

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Cover Artist: Cynthia Llanes

After receiving her Bachelor’s in Fine Art, Cynthia Llanes became active in the Los Angeles art scene. Since childhood, she had been drawn to sketching and designing clothes for her dolls. “I was always creating,” Llanes says.

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Art MoB Hosts Reception to Highlight New Members

Art MoB Studios & Gallery will host an artists reception for its newest gallery members on Saturday, July 16, from 4–6 p.m. Visitors will meet eight artists: David Adler, Lenore Barrett, Rick Rowland, Anne Marie Brown, Susan Coe, Mary McCullough, Shannon Pagano and Natalie Bennett.

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The Laurel of Asheville lifestyle magazineThe Laurel of Asheville lifestyle magazine is available in both print and digital editions

We are delighted you have chosen us to be your gateway—both through our popular print Asheville lifestyle magazine and our website—to the arts, culture, and communities that comprise the remarkable area that is Western North Carolina. In these pages, you will find behind-the-scenes stories about the region’s concerts, theatre and dance productions, festivals, restaurants, artists, and the multitude of locally-based businesses. We also enjoy bringing you features about the people and organizations who are caring for those in need, protecting our historic heritage, preserving our rich and diverse environment, and nurturing our cultural soul.