May 2019 Political Prisoner Letter Writing

Join us the first Sunday of May, as with every month, for a letter writing to anarchist and leftist political prisoners and politicized prisoners with birthdays coming up or facing repression. It’s a great place to meet people, learn some political history, build relationships with folks behind bars or just write your own letters in…

Saturday, March 16: BRABC Double-Header at Static Age Records

On Saturday, March 16th, Blue Ridge ABC is holding a double-header at Static Age Records in downtown Asheville. First up, from 3-5pm, a Super Smash Brothers benefit tournament, with vegan cheese-steaks and fries available. Double elimination, best 2 out of 3 rounds. For more info, check out         Then, from 9pm…

Friday, March 1st + Sunday, March 3rd: Trouble #18 (ACAB) + Letter Writing

Friday, March 1st is the first Friday of the month and therefore the Trouble Showing at Firestorm Books and Coffee in Asheville, NC. Episode 18, entitled ACAB (for All Cops Are Bastards) airs at 6:30pm and will be followed by a little over an hour of discussion. Preview the episode here.

Then, on Sunday March 3rd, as the 1st Sunday of the month, BRABC will hold it’s Political Prisoner letter writing event, again at Firestorm. The event begins at 5pm, letter writing materials including stamps, prisoners names and stories, addresses and help in writing. If you’ve never written someone a letter or someone in prison in particular, no worries. It’s a nice social time. The event runs from 5pm to 7:30pm.

February Letter Writing

The usual, Sunday, February 3rd. Avoid Super Bowl Sunday with us!

Feb Doc, “Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey With Mumia Abu-Jamal”

This month as the sub.Media Trouble shutdown continues, BRABC’ll be airing the 2 hour documentary from 2013, “Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey With Mumia Abu-Jamal,” about author, journalist, former Black Panther and political prisoner, Mumia.  In recent months, Mumia’s case has taken a major turn with the opening up of an option for Mumia and…

BLVCK MVSS: Feb 1st Hip Hop Benefit for BRABC

We are excited to announce that at 8pm on Friday, February 1st at 8pm #VVITCHGANGCOVEN will perform a showcase at The Mothlight in West Asheville featuring performances by: VVitchboy X Akuma Scarlaween Cool World Order Herb Da Wizard Jagger & Xor The show is 18+ and the door is $7

New Years Eve Noise Demo

Flyer for the Asheville 2018 NYE Noise Demo

Join folks from around the area to engage this yearly tradition to make some noise to ring in the New Year outside the Buncombe County Jail at 7pm, Monday December 31st!  A noise demo means bring layers (gonna be chilly), bring noisemakers, bring a buddy and let folks inside the jail know people outside are…

Movie showing for January

Flyer for the BRABC Move, Jan 4, 2019

Since Trouble isn’t showing this month (sub.Media is taking a brief break), we’re going to show the PBS Frontline documentary from a few months back, “Documenting Hate: New American Nazis”.  6:30pm, Friday January 4th at Firestorm Books!

Trouble #17: Mad Worlds

This coming Friday (Dec 7) at Firestorm, join BRABC at Firestorm Books & Coffee​ from 6:30 til 8pm for a screening of the final Trouble (by Sub.Media​) of the year! We’ll watch the mini-documentary and chat about radical approaches to mental health under capitalism. A good way to start your Friday night. Mental Health in…

December Prisoner Letter Writing Night

Sunday, December 2nd, as in the first Sunday of every month, we meet at Firestorm to write letters to prisoners facing repression or whose birthdays are coming up soon. Join us, no experience necessary, we provide addresses and stationary and can talk about the cases of folks we’re writing to. Come and write letters to…