power2give Introduces Students to the Art of Dance

Categories: ASC, Blog

By Jennifer Gilewski Communities in Schools (CIS) recently posted a project on power2give.org, and thanks to individuals giving a total of $1,344 through the site, 60 CIS students at three elementary schools have been given the “Chance to Dance”. The “Dancing for Diversity” program, a partnership with the Latin American Women’s Association, encourages cultural and …

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The Beauty of Sand

Categories: ASC, Blog

CCI Tuesday By Heather Pontonio, Associate Vice President, Grants Recently I discovered Sand Artist Joe Castillo.  His work is amazing and keeps you guessing.  He is one of those artists that once you see one video, you start searching for more.  Enjoy! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJlCbNvaWE0&w=560&h=315]

power2give Project: McColl Center Artist Helps Control Invasive Plants at Freedom Park

Categories: ASC Projects, Blog

By Jennifer Gilewski power2give.org recently helped McColl Center for Visual Art raise money for its Environmental Artist-in-Residence (EAIR) program. The $1,000 raised through the site helped McColl Center purchase supplies needed for its one of their current artists-in-residence, Bev Nagy, to create an installation that monitors and measures various non-toxic ways to stop the growth …

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Overseeing Random Acts

Categories: Blog, Random Act of Culture

CCI Tuesday By Ryan Deal, Program Director, Community As part of my responsibilities as the Program Director for Community at ASC, I oversee the Random Acts of Culture initiative which is made possible with the support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Earlier this month, I spent two days with a group …

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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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