Soul on Fire: A Celebration of Heritage through Art, Culture & Music!

Sat, Nov 16
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Ab Tech Conference Center
340 Victoria Rd, Asheville, NC 28801, USA
45 – $75
Mrs. Shirley Whitesides
828 230-9192
Join Delta House Life Development + local artist, historian, art educator and leader, Mrs. Shirley Whitesides for an evening of art!

Soul on Fire: A Celebration of Heritage through Art, Culture & Music is an evening dedicated to offering a new narrative to the community about the power of one individual to make change, forge community connections, and support youth…all through the power of arts + culture. Join adé PROJECT and friends for an Opening Reception to “My Soul Looks Back”, an art exhibit featuring the collected works of Mrs. Shirley Whitesides from over nearly 50 years. And then, dance the night away with Free Flow Band, enter into a raffle or silent auction for great prizes, or sign up for the opportunity to get a one-of-a-kind tattoo from Miya Bailey, a former student of Mrs. Shirley Whitesides, and nationally known artist. Here is an idea of the event agenda:

– 5pm – Doors open for RECEPTION

– 5:30-6:30pm – “My Soul Looks Back”, an exhibit by Mrs. Shirley Whitesides, Opening Reception, sponsored by AB-Tech

– 6:30pm – Doors open for DANCE

– 7pm – The story of Delta House Jazz Band

– 7:05pm – Welcome Address – Lakesha McDay, Dogwood Trust

– 7:15pm – Free Flow Band

– 9pm – Intermission Address – Mrs. Shirley Whitesides, Delta House Life Development + Miya Bailey, City of Ink

– 9:15pm – Free Flow Band

– 11pm – Event concludes

In addition to all of the art and artistic experiences, there will be delicious food, beer + wine and the promise of community connections from past, present, and future!