A Sense of Place. A Point of Pride.

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Why This Matters: International Sculpture Day is April 28. ASC invites everyone to celebrate what sculpture can do for a community. By Page Leggett Think of the most famous public sculptures you’ve seen in person or in pictures – Anish Kapoor’s silvery “Cloud Gate” (a.k.a. “The Bean”) in Chicago, or Robert Indiana’s bright red-and-blue LOVE in …

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Update: Class Size and Arts Education Teachers

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Why This Matters: Changes to the North Carolina state budget won’t force school districts to reduce the number of arts education teachers after all. By Rebecca Scroggins Director of Government Relations & Grants School districts across North Carolina won’t have to choose between reducing class size and retaining arts teachers in the upcoming school year, …

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2018 Spring Festival Roundup

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Why This Matters: Cultural festivals provide access to arts, science, history and heritage experiences in neighborhoods and towns across our community. By Giovanna Torres Marketing and Communications Coordinator After some long winter months, we’re ready for some warm weather and longer days, and what better way to make the most of the season than heading to …

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The Growth of Independent Film in Charlotte

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Why This Matters: The Charlotte independent and niche film scene is growing thanks to talented filmmakers and film series that activate cultural and nontraditional spaces. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager As you approach the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art at Levine Center for the Arts, you’re likely to be struck by the building’s elegance and structural …

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Don’t Get Scammed Buying Broadway Tickets

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Chris De'Sean Lee & Hamilton Chicago Company. Photo by Joan Marcus, 2016.
Why This Matters: Fighting against online ticket scammers helps keep tickets to Broadway shows affordable.  By Bernie Petit Communications Manager While “Hamilton” tickets will be in demand when the national tour hits town in October, Blumenthal Performing Arts is already working to ensure fans won’t get ripped off buying them. To fight against scammers who …

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