George Washington (interpreter) to help celebrate Patriot Day at Charlotte Museum of History

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist  A weekend devoted to the American Revolution will include a tribute to the Founding Father that was “first in war, first in peace, and first in the heart of his countrymen.” The festivities will include a Patriot Day Celebration, which will take place 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. …

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Jazz greats to raise a joyful noise in Charlotte performance

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By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist  A jazz-based take on a Harlem gospel tradition is coming to Charlotte. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has joined with the Arts & Science Council (ASC) and Blumenthal Performing Arts to present “Abyssinian: A Gospel Celebration,” performed by the world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton …

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Students Reflect on First Year Experiences at Studio 345

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Studio 345 Enrollment for Upcoming Trimester is from 3-6 p.m. Sept. 3 at Spirit Square (345 N. College St., Charlotte)  By Emily Rapport  The lights may have been out for the summer at Studio 345, but the students who spent their after-school hours there last year still light up at the first mention of the …

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How local businesses can wield their ‘secret weapon’

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By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist  A recent Huffington Post Arts & Culture blog touts the arts industry as “The Private Sector’s Secret Weapon.” “At the end of the day,” it reads, “if we want the best employees, we have to provide them with the best opportunities to become artistically and culturally involved in and out …

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Breaking the unspoken rule of summer

Categories: ASC, Blog, Education

ASC Digital and Media Literacy Camp turned high school students into education activists this summer. Students attended intensive “deep dive” workshops with local education leaders and participated in a documentary about the need for change in public education. Read on to learn about Jack’s experience. By Jack Watson  An unspoken rule across all kids who …

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