Musician Leeda Lyric Jones, who is LEAF's SparktheArtsNC Artist in Residence for March 2024.

Join us on Friday, March 15, for a performance by Leeda Lyric Jones, LEAF’s Spark the Arts Artist in Residence for March. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with a community conversation, followed directly by live music. Free event! The North Carolina Arts Council created Spark the Arts as an awareness campaign. It was designed to […]

Registration for LEAF Summer Camps

Children in purple shirts at LEAF Summer Camp.

Looking for the best summer camps in Asheville and WNC? LEAF Schools & Streets invites your students to join us at LEAF Global Arts for summer camps, which run June 17-August 23 at 19 Eagle Street downtown. Registration is open! Most camps are for rising first-graders through rising sixth-graders, with the addition of the ‘Making […]

#SparktheArtsNC Artist Spotlight: Ryan ‘RnB’ Barber

Ryan “RnB” Barber is LEAF’s Spark the Arts artist in residence for February 2024. He will perform on Friday, February 23, at 7 p.m. in LEAF Global Arts’ Sound Underground. Free event. The North Carolina Arts Council created Spark the Arts as an awareness campaign. It was designed to inspire public participation in the arts […]

Kevin Spears, the “Kalimba Man”

Join us on Friday, December 15, at 7:30 p.m. for a performance by Kevin Spears, aka the Kalimba Man. Suggested donation: $10-$30. Hailed by many as one of the best kalimba players alive today, musical renegade Kevin Spears the ” KalimbaMan ” has astounded audiences far and wide reimaging what is possible on this traditional […]

ONEmic Open Studio Hours with Paul

Join us in LEAF’s ONEmic Studio generously supported by the Ben Gradison Memorial Fund, which was created to carry on Ben’s mission of connecting cultures and building community through recording studios both locally and globally. Internationally, the Ben Gradison Memorial Fund has been an integral support for setting up ONEmic studios in Haiti and Costa […]

Juan Holladay solo performance

On Friday, December 16, Juan Holladay will be performing solo singer-songwriter style, with a surprise guest or two. He will also share a sneak peek of new material from his forthcoming album, ‘Bedside Lights.’ Free show! Juan has been singing, writing songs, and playing in bands since he was twelve years old. In 2006, he […]

Recording 101

Whitney Monge's Recording 101 flyer

Learn the basics of home recording, with Whitney Mongé, at the LEAF ONEmic Studio. For ages 18-24. Fridays 3:30-5pm. $15 drop in class or $50 for full four-week series beginning March 8. REGISTER FOR ALL FOUR WEEKS