A Bird’s-Eye View: Discovery Place promotes National Geographic Crittercam exhibit

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By Tori Chester Humans have long wondered what the world looks like through animals’ eyes. Thanks to Discovery Place, we do not have to wonder any longer. Until September 16, Discovery Place will feature National Geographic Crittercam, an exhibit dedicated to showing the world from the point of view of everything from whales to housecats. …

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In the City By The Bay: Finding Balance

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Melinda Whittington is a Charlotte-based opera singer. She has performed locally with Opera Carolina, UNC-Charlotte and CPCC; in addition she tutors young singers. She will be writing for ASC this summer while in California as part of the San Francisco Opera’s Merola Young Artist program. Read part one here, and part two here. I can hardly believe …

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YDS Tours Packard Place, Art Collection

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By Tori Chester Early last month, ASC’s Young Donor Society held its monthly event at Charlotte’s new entrepreneurial incubator, Packard Place. In addition to serving as an office space for start-ups and non-profits, the building boasts an impressive collection of artwork, done mostly by local artists. This particular wave of artwork had been on display for around …

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Art and Youthful Offenders in Charlotte

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By Jackie Chang When I finished the installation at the Youthful Offender Facility at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg North Jail in March 2009, I had thought that I would never have another opportunity to see the pieces installed. It was eight sets of art glass panels in each of the facility’s cell pod dayroom areas (each pod …

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nuVoices Festival Brings Emerging Playwrights to Charlotte

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Seven years ago, Chip Decker, Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte’s artistic director had an idea for a new play festival hosted by the organization. “We are a professional theatre company that helps develop new works,” Decker said. “Part of our mission is presenting new theatrical compositions; so the logical next step was helping fostering that.” With …

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