From Charlotte to Charlotte

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By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Britain’s newest princess may not be named after the city of Charlotte, but we like to think there’s a connection between the royal baby and the Queen City. Born in May to Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte owes her name to her grandfather, Prince Charles, the …

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Studio 345 encourages students to pursue cultural passions – and to graduate

Categories: ASC, Blog, Studio 345

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Ask Tashrey Williams what he likes most about Studio 345, the Arts & Science Council’s out-of-school time youth development program for high school students, and initially he’ll give you a typical teenage boy answer. “The snacks,” said Williams, a senior at Myers Park High School. “Everybody likes snack food.” But …

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The Davidson Community Players turn 50

Categories: Blog, Cultural Partners

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager It’s been around for 50 years, but the Davidson Community Players (DCP) is still introducing itself to new audiences in North Mecklenburg and beyond. “There are scores of patrons who don’t know anything about our history,” said executive director Matt Merrell. “They just know that we’re producing a show that …

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Public art history: Ray’s Splash Planet

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By Bernie Petit Communications Manager The pools, giant slides and lazy rivers are what make Ray’s Splash Planet a local and regional draw this time of year. But it’s the public art integrated into the building and the greenspace surrounding it that ties the indoor waterpark to Charlotte’s Third Ward community and the neighboring Irwin …

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Take action and ask your legislator to support the arts

Categories: ASC, Blog, Education

ASC Staff On May 20, Mecklenburg County art supporters will come together with hundreds of other NC citizens for ARTS Day 2015, a united effort to tell our state legislators in Raleigh how significant the arts are in our community. Please consider joining us in our advocacy efforts.  For more information on the event, visit: …

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