ARTmob » In this case, joining the mob is a good thing. ARTmob, started by the Asheville Art Museum, hosts artists talks, underground film screenings, and other activities each month. Next up is a sidewalk chalk drawing session led by local artists, with music, refreshments, and fireworks on July 2, from 7:30-10 p.m. » www.ashevilleart.org
f/32 Photography Group » Whether you talk about photographs in terms of megapixels or film speed, there’s someone in f/32 who can give you advice on advancing your skills. Rookies, veterans, digital believers, and darkroom dwellers meet the second Wednesday of each month in the Reuter Center at UNC Asheville. » www.f32nc.com
Vivace! » If you’re looking for a group of friends whose idea of a moving performance doesn’t involve Lady Gaga, sign up for the new Asheville Lyric Opera group, Vivace! Young professionals with an appreciation for vocal arts mix and mingle to discuss performances, local and otherwise, and promote arts education.