AVAILABLE TICKETS

EARLY BIRD 3-DAY GA..........$99.00
*LIMITED NUMBER AVAILABLE*

3-DAY VIP..........$249.00
*LIMITED NUMBER AVAILABLE*

VIP includes admittance to all events plus access to the Thursday night welcome reception and kick-off party featuring a performance from Ben Sollee; entry to a daily VIP happy hour cocktail party; accelerated access to in-demand panels and performances; and more!

 REGULAR 3-DAY GA..........$149.00
*NOT AVAILABLE*

*CBTP RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE LOCATIONS AND SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


AVAILABLE TICKETS

 

Featured Events include:

  • Art in Action - What role and responsibility does an artist/ creator take on by pushing a message of social change and action out into the world? How and when should you use your voice to raise awareness for a social justice or political cause?
  • Ready, Set, Action! - How do we take social change beyond the awareness phase and into actionable steps?
  • Art and the Perception of Reality - How changing the narrative can influence human behavior and inspire social change.
  • The Art of Adaptation — How to maintain the artistic integrity of a story when changing the format from one format to another.
  • The Art of Pitching — You’ve made a great piece of art, now what? How to get your art packaged and noticed.
  • Character Development — A session exploring how to develop unforgettable characters for the page and screen.
  • From Story to Song - How to take long form stories and incorporate them into song form.
  • Plus More Panels And Performances To Be Announced!

Featured Panelists & Performers include:

  • Ben Sollee — cellist, community activist
  • Big Chief Juan Pardo — musician, Mardi Gras Indian Chief
  • Billy Edd Wheeler - author, songwriter
  • Bob Boilen — host of NPR’s All Songs Considered
  • Christopher Paul Stelling - singer-songwriter
  • Jay Erskine Leutze — author, conservationist
  • Johnny Irion — musician, producer
  • Joyce Ferder Rankin - two-time emmy winning journalist, filmmaker
  • Lydia Diamond — award-winning playwright
  • Scott Sherratt - producer, director
  • William Horberg - author
  • More participants to be announced

Participating Locations include:

  • The Orange Peel
  • The Grail Movie House
  • Asheville Social Hall
  • Asheville Community Theatre