Cultural event explore’s Latin America’s ‘Third Root’

Categories: ASC, Blog

By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist  A first-time event will highlight the African roots of Latin American culture. “The Third Root: From Africa to Latin America,” a free art and cultural program, takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8 at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte. The brainchild of Asociacion Cultural de Artes …

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Four cultural turning points that shaped Charlotte-Mecklenburg

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners, Uncategorized

By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist  Charlotte might be considered a young city, but its cultural roots run deep. It’s what makes October, or National Arts & Humanities Month, an ideal time to not only celebrate the arts and culture we enjoy locally, but to also explore the cultural past that laid the foundation for all …

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Partnerships to match artists with public spaces

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist  Two new Arts & Science Council (ASC) projects will provide local and regional artists opportunities to contribute artwork for neighborhood and roadside settings. The first opportunity is Neighborhoods in Creative pARTnership, a community-based initiative, in conjunction with the City of Charlotte and the Public Art Commission, to bring public at …

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