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“Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” with Our Voice

“Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” with Our Voice

Our Voice, Asheville’s rape crisis services provider, holds an annual fundraiser called “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” in which men from the community-politicians, business owners, etc.-do just that.

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, […]

Idiotarod 2011

Idiotarod 2011

Five team members. One shopping cart. Configuration limited by taste and imagination alone. Get it from start to finish as fast as you can. But, there are curves ahead. Beware the fake challenges but don’t skip the real ones. Some of the ones caught at the Blue Ridge Roller Girl’s fake challenge are pictured here. […]

Asheville Mardi Gras – 2011

Asheville Mardi Gras – 2011

Two hours before, it was pouring rain at nearly an inch an hour. One hour before, it was snowing huge flakes that looked like they came from a Dr. Who episode. By parade time it was cold with a wicked north wind which made it feel far colder. Yet, they came. The stalwarts. Despite being […]

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Zombie Crawl, 2010

Zombie Crawl, 2010

Fifth anual Zombie walk, 10.10.2010, in downtown Asheville.  This year was the largest yet, starting with a “Thriller” dance and ending with a pub crawl.  For more details, check out the the zombie walk page on Ashtoberfest.