XOXO Making a ‘#CAKE’ for Charlotte

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XOXO will the interdisciplinary performance piece '#CAKE' June 1-24 in uptown Charlotte. XOXO photo.
Why This Matters: Charlotte performance art collection XOXO is helping increase relevance and innovation with its groundbreaking and participatory production of ‘#CAKE.’ By Bernie Petit Communications Manager “#CAKE,” the upcoming interdisciplinary work by performance art collective XOXO, won’t end where it begins – figuratively and literally. At some point during the show, audiences will take a surrealist …

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Art Truck-ing to the Community

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Rosalía Torres-Weiner’s Red Calaca Mobile Art Studio.
Why This Matters: Artist Rosalía Torres-Weiner is making the arts more accessible by using her Red Calaca Mobile Art Studio to take art directly to Charlotte communities. By Giovanna Torres Communications & Marketing Coordinator “Art is not only in museums.” The phrase, which decorates Rosalía Torres-Weiner’s new mobile art truck, takes on a deeper meaning as the …

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Celebrate Art Museum Day at Levine Center for the Arts

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Why This Matters: Art Museum Day is an international celebration that highlights the importance of museums in the world. (In 2016, approximately 175 member museums offered free admission, special programs and events). By Giovanna Torres Communications & Marketing Coordinator In celebration of International Art Museum Day, which is May 18, Levine Center for the Arts and Charlotte Five …

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Sensoria 2017 Brings George Saunders and a Whole Lot More

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Why This Matters: The annual celebration of arts and literature, presented by Central Piedmont Community College, provides Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents and visitors with 10 days to experience mostly free cultural events. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Let’s start with the really big news first: American genius George Saunders is coming to Sensoria, the 10-day celebration of …

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Nicholas Napoletano Mural to Activate North Tryon Corridor

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Why This Matters: Nicholas Napoletano received a Cultural Vision Grant from ASC to paint a mural that serves as a visual beacon along the North Tryon Corridor. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Creating a massive mural along the North Tryon Corridor has allowed artist Nicholas Napoletano to reflect on his short time in Charlotte. Many …

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