Charlotte Culture Guide Friday

Categories: ASC, Blog

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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Bon Odori Festival brings a taste of Japanese culture to Charlotte this weekend

Categories: ASC, Blog

By Tiffany Du, Public Relations and Communications Intern The Wells Fargo Atrium will be filled this Saturday with the sounds of thunderous drumming and the faint smells of traditional Japanese cuisine. Hosted by the Japanese Association of Charlotte (JAC) and the Japanese Language School of Charlotte, the 27th Annual Bon Odori Festival is a one …

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Learning More About What Our Donors Really Want

Categories: ASC, Blog

Development Wednesday By Chavon Carroll, Donor Marketing Officer  Our donors are the lifeblood of our organization and the fundamental reason we exist, but because we have so many of them – 23,413 by our most recent count – we often run into problems trying to assess how we can better serve their needs. A few …

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How Can We Support More Local Artists?

Categories: ASC Projects, Blog, Grant Opportunities

CCI Tuesday By Heather Pontonio, Program Director, Grants & Creative Individuals  For years ASC has heard comments from multiple constituents that we don’t support individual artists.  Our response has truthfully been that ‘while we don’t have many funding opportunities for artists, we do have one granting program, the Regional Artist Project Grant (RAPG), that directly …

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They’re Random and They’re Happening Somewhere Near You!

Categories: Blog, Uncategorized

For the last year ASC, with a $30,000 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has been bringing culture, randomly, to Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. At the end of June ASC organized two random acts at various points throughout the county. The first, on Saturday, June 25, brought four performers from Opera …

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