Snapshotting Lauren Doran

Categories: ASC, Blog

By Amy Bareham Cultural & Community Investment Intern During Lauren Doran’s high school years, a 35mm camera walked into her life and she hasn’t been the same since. The camera, a gift from her dad, awakened a love of photography that continues to shape the Community Supported Art (CSA) participant. Her handle of the lens …

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Studio 345 opens doors for spring series of adult art enrichment classes

Categories: Blog, Uncategorized

By Chris Thomas  Studio 345 Digital Media Arts Studio Teaching Artist  The Arts & Science Council (ASC) education team is enthusiastic to announce a new series of arts enrichment courses for adults at Studio 345 for spring 2014. Beginning in March, Studio 345’s fleet of multitalented teaching artists will team up to share their skills with …

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Children’s Theatre of Charlotte helps newcomer feel right at home

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager  Elyssa Kim was the new girl two years ago, when her family moved to Charlotte from Houston. The Children’s Theatre of Charlotte quickly gave her a place where she could meet like-minded kids her own age in a new city. “They have so many people and kids like me that …

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Nine-year-old finds his place in the world through music

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager  If there’s a band playing, nine-year-old Sam Stephens wants to groove along. “I think he feels music,” said his mom, Jenny Stephens. “There’s something in music he identifies with.” It’s why he picked up the violin in a Community School of the Arts (CSA) summer camp when he was 5 …

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Want to know what it really means to be a life-long learner? Try ceramics

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager  Bob Culbertson wanted to do something besides work. So he went down to Spirit Square and took a beginner pottery class. That was 20 years ago. And Culbertson, now almost 82, is still learning. “What I know is about a BB in a box car,” he said. “There’s no end …

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