How Science Inspires Art Created by These Charlotte-Area Artists

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Why This Matters: Both art and science seek to examine the world in order to explain how what we see and experience every day fits together. This connection provides Charlotte-area artists with inspiration for their work. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Before she ever puts watercolor or pencil to paper, Charlotte-based nature artist and illustrator Leigh Anne Carter examines …

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Charlotte Symphony – Chief Financial Officer

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Position: Chief Financial Officer Overview: The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra is currently seeking an exceptional individual with high integrity to serve in the critical and visible role of Chief Financial Officer. The selected candidate will be responsible for the leadership and oversight of the Charlotte Symphony and its financial position. This executive will report to and …

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Culture Feast Returns on September 8

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents and visitors can share a community table in streets of either uptown Charlotte or downtown Cornelius while enjoying arts and cultural performances at ASC’s Culture Feast. The third annual event takes place simultaneously from 7-11 p.m. Sept. 8 at the NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza (400 East Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.) and …

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Check Out Public Art at Mecklenburg Parks and Recreation Centers

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Why This Matters: ASC and Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation have worked collaboratively to enhance public spaces throughout Charlotte-Mecklenburg with artworks that connect to the surrounding communities. A young child climbs atop “Life,” a public artwork inspired by the okra plants found in the gardens of early Reid Park residents. It’s an example of artwork …

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The 10 Traits of Effective Nonprofit Leaders

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Why This Matters: Effective leadership is necessary for any nonprofit organizations to thrive. And effective nonprofit leaders exhibit these traits observed by nationally-recognized nonprofit leadership experts Andi Stevenson and Dianne Chipps Bailey. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Nonprofit leadership is uniquely different than that in the for-profit sector. “It’s not just your customers or your …

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