Culture For All? Yes, Please!

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners, Uncategorized

By Amy Mitchell  Communications Manager  Access to arts, science, history and heritage experiences that educate, entertain and enrich our quality of life is something we all deserve. But it’s not something we all have. ASC’s Cultural Free For All, presented to the community by Wells Fargo, provides access and engagement opportunities where residents can connect to …

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Breakin’ Convention to reach new audiences

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager You may already know that the London-based Breakin’ Convention is coming to Charlotte for the first time in October. However you might not know why it matters. Yes, it will be another in a long list of acclaimed performances to come through the city, and one that should fill the …

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A public approach to public art

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By Bernie Petit Communications Manager The public part of “public art” can refer to more than the accessible location. It often references the multitude of voices involved in the public art process. For Lake Norman artist Dana Gingras, who is creating artwork for the East Charlotte neighborhood of Grove Park, the chorus included representatives from …

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A new take on classical music relevance

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By Bernie Petit Communications Manager When the Sphinx Virtuosi performs, its sound rivals many fully professional orchestras. It just doesn’t fit the stereotypical image some folks have of traditional classical music ensembles. Consisting of top alumni of the national Sphinx Competition for young black and Latino string players, Sphinx Virtuosi is a conductor-less professional chamber …

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