CMS field trips to continue thanks to Howard Levine

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners, Education

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager More than 20,000 Mecklenburg students will embark on cultural field trips this school year, thanks to a $100,000 donation to the Arts & Science Council (ASC) from Howard Levine, chairman and CEO of Family Dollar. Funding for the field trips had been suspended for the 2014-15 school year due to …

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ASC invites community to come Together4Meck

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners, Education

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager The community’s Cultural Vision Plan, unveiled last month, outlines an aspirational vision for Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s future. It imagines a future where the cultural sector has greater capacity to build community, programming that fully reflects the changing face of Charlotte-Mecklenburg, and instruction that make arts, science and history central to K-12 education …

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Africa Umoja: The Spirit of Togetherness

Categories: ASC, Blog

*UPDATE – “Africa Umoja: The Spirit of Togetherness” has been postponed until November 2014.The new dates are now Thursday, November 20th through Saturday, November 22nd. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager “Umoja,” loosely translated, means “together” or “unity.” And, with the rhythmic beating of drums, jubilant dancing and infectiously delightful songs, there may not be a …

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iCreate

Categories: ArtPop, ASC, Blog, Community Supported Art, Cultural Partners

By Amy Bareham Cultural and Community Investment Intern Innovation is today’s buzz word. It has become one of those foundational pillars on which we place dreams for improved education, community and technology. Although we do our best to dress it up with highbrow jargon, innovation at its simplest is people thinking creatively. Charlotte artist Jonathan …

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