Category Archive: Rally

Occupy Wall Street – Asheville – Day One

Occupy Wall Street – Asheville – Day One

Occupy Wall Street is a protest against (among other things) corporate influence in America, which began in New York City on September 17, 2011.  It was originally attended by around 1,000 protestors and has continued with varying numbers up to this day.  It has also inspired sister protests across the nation.  Today, on October 1, […]

Asheville Go Topless Rally

Asheville Go Topless Rally

Pack Square Park was crowded for Asheville’s “Go Topless” rally on Sunday, August 21st. The rally started slowly but gained enough participants to fill the fountain below Vance monument before proceeding to the grassy area beneath the birch trees for a brief speech about women’s rights. The rally finished with a march to Lexington Avenue […]

Gay Games 2011

Gay Games 2011

Carrier Park hosted this first of many to come Gay Games. Too much fun was had!

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

The second annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes started this year in City-County Plaza and with beautiful weather, drew 350 people to the start. Participants ranged in age from 4-90 and styles were all over the map, from casual to formal. Understated, sensible shoes were in a definite minority. This is a flash/glam event, […]

Day of Action

Day of Action

Saturday was busy downtown, with two rallies beginning at noon. Several hundred protesters gathered at Pack Square to show solidarity with workers in Wisconsin as part of a national day of action,  protests were being held in nearly every State. Another rally, The Walk for Choice WNC, was a local response to the No Taxpayer […]