Meet our spring Community Supported Art artists

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By Amy Bareham Cultural & Community Investment Intern Our spring Community Supported Arts (CSA) season kicks off this week! Nine talented local artists will provide CSA shareholders with original, limited-edition works of art at three pick-up events/art parties in March, April and May. Here’s a look at each of the participating artists. Carmella Jarvi: Buy …

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ASC President Robert Bush shares how culture influences the next generation

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

By Robert Bush ASC President  My parents thought I had lost my mind.  They made certain that I had every opportunity, including seeing me complete my M.A. in community education and securing a teaching position at a school for at-risk youth, so they couldn’t fathom how I could toss all of that work aside.  After …

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Animating life with Terry Shipley

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Amy Bareham Cultural & Community Investment Intern  “I guess the best way to describe it is it’s very accidental…I’m an accidental artist.” Equal parts humility and wonder light up Terry Shipley’s face when she begins talking about ceramics, a passion she discovered at age 42. A Community Supported Art participant, she considers herself living …

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The poetic musings of Amy Bagwell

Categories: ASC, Blog

By Amy Bareham Cultural & Community Investment Intern  In your memory there probably exists a nasty grammar school teacher with half-moon spectacles and a fierce lecture on dangling modifiers who preached about poetry as rhyme and metaphor, parallelism and meter. Now, you run from her gravelly voice every time you stumble across a book of …

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Let’s Dance!

Categories: Blog, Cultural Partners

Compiled by Bernie Petit Communications Manager  Now in its eighth year, the Charlotte Dance Festival presents two days of performances and classes with local and national professional dance companies and choreographers Friday and Saturday, March 14-15, for CLT Dance Weekend. Dance Charlotte performances will run both nights of the festival at 8 p.m. at the …

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