It’s Holiday Time in the Carolinas

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog, Cultural Partners

The holidays are upon us here in Charlotte, and so are the dozens of annual holiday traditions – from North Carolina Dance Theatre’s ¬†The Nutcracker, to Theatre Charlotte’s A Christmas Carol.¬†CharlotteCultureGuide.com is your go to source for all of the latest and greatest, and now holiday, events in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. The month of …

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Help Create Lasting Memories

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By Laura Sharpe, Associate Director, Community Giving One memory that sticks out in my mind from elementary school was getting on a big yellow school bus to visit the Pink Palace Museum.¬† Since I walked to school, it was the first time I ever had been on a school bus, and it was also the …

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#GivingTuesday in Charlotte

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

By Laura Sharpe, Associate Director, Community Giving Thanksgiving is just days away and with the turkey and dressing comes Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday but not a specific day for giving back and making a difference – the true spirit of the holiday season. This is why New York’s 92nd Street Y …

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Creative Placemaking In the Works – North Tryon Street Business Corridor Project & Residency

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By Nicole Bartlett, Program Director, Public Art North Tryon Street, just outside of uptown Charlotte, will be undergoing large-scale changes in the next few years and art integrated into the streetscape will be a part of these changes. ASC and the Public Art Commission spent time over the past year speaking with City staff and …

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Artist Billy Lee’s ‘Canopy’ Dedicated at CMPD Steele Creek

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In September 2012, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department dedicated the new Steele Creek Division building at S. Tryon St. and Westinghouse Blvd. Welcoming visitors to the station and passersby is a new piece of public artwork, Canopy, by artist Billy Lee. The artwork, an abstract interpretation of a tree seeks to connect the neighborhood with the …

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