Cultural field trips create lifelong memories

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Why this matters: Providing access to cultural education experiences helps students become creative and critical thinkers. By Amy Mitchell Communications Manager You never know what type of cultural experience will most profoundly affect a young person’s life. And while the cultural experience is important, what is just as important (and possibly more so) is ensuring …

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Remembering Brooklyn

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Why this matters: The razing of the Brooklyn neighborhood, which impacted a generation of African-Americans in Charlotte, is an important part of the city’s history. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Not much is left of the predominately African-American Brooklyn neighborhood, which once stretched from East Trade to East Morehead streets in Charlotte’s Second Ward. Only …

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Mint exhibition a journey “From New York to Nebo”

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Why This Matters: The Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts celebrates an accomplished Carolinas artist in an exhibition that connects to the history of Charlotte and North Carolina. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager “From New York to Nebo: The Artistic Journey of Eugene Thomason,” on view at Mint Museum Uptown at Levine …

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If Panthers players were cultural groups

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Why this matters: The Carolina Panthers reaching Super Bowl 50 shines the national and international spotlight on Charlotte-Mecklenburg. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Everyone in Charlotte-Mecklenburg is rooting on the Carolina Panthers as they head to Super Bowl 50, including those in the cultural community. From Charlotte Symphony musicians encouraging the Panthers to “Keep Pounding” …

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