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The Orange Peel

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101 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
828-692-8062 https://theorangepeel.net/

June 2021

The Spirits Still Move Them – Moonshining in the Mountains World Premiere

June 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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The Center’s newest documentary film focuses on the iconic moonshiners.  Rather than the stereotypes of lazy, drunken mountaineers, moonshiners were some of the most entrepreneurial and creative farmers in a community who not only provided a public service but helped to put food on the table for themselves and their communities.  The stories are both heart-rending, funny and moving and open a window into the soul of the Southern Appalachian world that’s rapidly vanishing. All screenings include live music by Apple…

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