Chalk, A Driveway And Infinite Imagination

Categories: ASC, Blog

CCI Tuesday By Heather Pontonio, Program Director, Grants & Creative Individuals Last week I finally completed my dreaded chore of spring cleaning my garage.  I began the task partially hoping for a few quiet minutes to work and partially hoping someone would come up with something more fun to do.  As I picked up the …

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Charlotte Culture Guide Friday

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Happy Friday Charlotte! In just a few hours many of you will have 48 hours to do whatever you want! And you’re in luck, Charlotte Culture Guide can answer that nagging question, “what am I going to do this weekend?” Here is just a small sampling of all the great things there are to do …

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Advocating For The Arts In Raleigh

Categories: ASC, Blog

CCI Wednesday By Ben Kubie, Program Director, Community As I write this, I’m on a bus returning from Raleigh with a delegation of Mecklenburg arts workers and supporters. We spent most of Tuesday advocating for our state’s support of the arts, through the North Carolina Arts Council, to be held more or less intact. As …

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Niki de Saint Phalle Introduced to Charlotte

Categories: Blog, Cultural Partners
Though she may not be directly connected with Charlotte, Niki de Saint Phalle looms tall over the city and Tryon Street – 17 feet tall to be exact. Her popular “Firebird” sculpture outside of Charlotte’s one-year-old Bechtler Museum of Modern Art has become a favorite photo stop for Charlotte residents and visitors alike. Now the …

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