An Investment Worth Making: A Future Pop King?

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By Scott Walker Cunningham Davidson College Education Scholar “Do you like your name, Abekh?” “I don’t like it. I like Jackson 2.” “Do you feel a certain way when you dance?” “I just love dancing. And when I dance I feel like I’m famous.” I overheard this hallway conversation between seven-year-old Abekh El and 17-year-old …

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New leaders graduate into the cultural sector

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By: Bernie Petit Communications Manager The Cultural Leadership Training (CLT) class of 2014 is poised to make its mark on our cultural sector. On June 10, 2014, 30 of Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s emerging leaders graduated from the Arts & Science Council’s (ASC) innovative program designed to connect them with their cultural passion and prepare them to serve …

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Skyon Tryon signals rebirth of North Tryon Corridor

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By: Bernie Petit Communications Manager A subtle new temporary public artwork can be considered an early sign of the planned transformation of the North Tryon Corridor. “Skyon Tryon,” created by artist Sheila Klein and installed the first week of June, is a public art installation on the underside of the I-277/North Tryon Street Bridge – …

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ASC Summer Camp Empowers Children Creatively

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By David Fowler Communication Intern A love of learning and a love of school should be the same thing, right? However, many times our education system fails to reach every student and get the most of them creatively. There are restraints in terms of state-set curriculum and measuring achievement based on standardized testing scores. At …

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