Creating a Cultural Vision for Charlotte-Mecklenburg

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By Robert Bush, Senior Vice-President, Cultural & Community Investment Three times in the past 40 years, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community has engaged in a planning process to chart the course for our local art, science and history community.  The first cultural action plan in 1976 lead to institutions and facilities the community now holds dear – …

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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 in …

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Artist Connects Community, CMPD In Mosaic

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By Jennifer Gilewski Tom Thoune, local painter, mixed-media, and mosaic artist recognized the beauty in mosaics when he was just a child.  With an interior decorator for a father and a painter for a mother, becoming an artist came naturally to him. Creator of “Where East Meets West”, the shard (pique assiette) mosaic on the …

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power2give Helps Out On The Farm

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By Jennifer Gilewski The Arts & Science Council’s newest project, power2give.org, is making waves in the world of fundraising.  So far, the project has funded 50 projects, raising more than $190,000. Rural Hill, located in Huntersville, recently raised $5,500 through power2give to purchase a new baler.  The 250-year-old working farm posted the project on the …

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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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