Charlotte Jewish Film Festival Returns

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

By Shari Baum, Charlotte Jewish Film Festival “Charlotte’s got a lot.” From blown glass sculptures at The Mint Museum to intensive kayaking at the U.S. National Whitewater Center and being the number two banking capital in the nation, the City of Charlotte caters to the intellectual, the outdoors(wo)man and the entrepreneur. In fact, there is …

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OK Go Check Out This Video

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By Heather Pontonio, Associate Vice President, Grants If you are like many Americans, last weekend’s Super Bowl is watched for the commercials as much as it was the game (Go Giants!).  While everyone has their favorite commercial, the one that stuck out to me was the one for Chevy Sonic.  There’s about 3 seconds in …

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RAPG Grantee Finds Movie Success

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By Donna Scott, Executive Producer, Aphasia I was thrilled to receive a Regional Artist Project Grant to provide marketing and networking aid to my first film effort as an Executive Producer. Aphasia is a 40 minute narrative short film about the true story of actor Carl McIntyre, a well known Charlotte actor, who, after suffering a stroke at …

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Public Employees Become Artists at NAP

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The National Arts Program was established in 1983 by the National Arts Program Foundation to give artists – young and older, amateur to professional – the opportunity to exhibit their work publicly and to be recognized for their artwork with prizes and awards. Every year for the past 12 years, ASC has partnered with the …

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ASC Takes CMS 6th Graders To Discovery Place

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog, Education

Last year, as part of the 2011 Annual Fund Drive, ASC raised an additional $1 million to return arts, science, history and heritage offerings to students and teachers in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS). In addition to teacher and administrator development and in-classroom experiences, this initiative has allowed students in grades 3, 5,  6, 7 and …

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