Don’t curb your enthusiasm for the work of the city

Categories: Blog, Uncategorized

By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist  Being stuck on a tour bus in uptown Charlotte traffic – just in front of the new Romare Bearden Park – didn’t bother free-spirited artist Sheila Klein. She was too busy talking enthusiastically about the stoplights, gutters and other seemingly mundane city infrastructure. “I’m an observer of the minutia of the city,” …

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Innovative thinking in the cultural sector (includes video)

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist  At a national conference on how innovative thinking can take root in the cultural sector, experts from Charlotte-Mecklenburg helped lead the way. Representatives from the Arts & Science Council, Carolina Raptor Center, McColl Center for Visual Art and North Carolina Dance Theatre were in Denver, Colo., last week for the …

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Haunts at Historic Rosedale and other Halloween cultural happenings

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

Compiled by Bernie Petit Communications Specialist  Is the Historic Rosedale Plantation a haunted house? Find out for yourself, if you’re brave enough, at the Spirits of Rosedale event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. October 25-26 at the plantation, located at 3427 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. Night tours of the plantation’s first floor, basement, kitchen and …

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Seven cultural haunts for Halloween

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist  Spooks, costumes and candy are only part of the fun at Halloween. But they are fun, and they’re sprinkled throughout upcoming cultural events to get folks in the spirit of the holiday. From ghostly tours and children’s costume contests to a classic scary movie, here’s a look at seven cultural …

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Intersessions provide STEAM and morals

Categories: ASC, Blog, Education

By David Currence Marketing Manager Stone Soup is an old folk tale in which hungry strangers persuade the local people of a town to give them food. It has been told to many generations, and now it’s helping a new generation of Walter G. Byers Elementary School second graders gain the morals of sharing and …

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