Healing African Rhythms – Kojo Bey, 2018 ASC Creative Renewal Fellowship

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By Michael J. Solender Look no further than to Kojo Bey to learn – and experience firsthand – the healing power of African drum and dance. Bey is cofounder of and lead drummer for the Sounds of Afrika Drum & Dance Troupe and founder of Drums 4 Life – two cultural organizations entertaining, educating and inspiring …

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Layers of Story – Jeff Jackson, 2018 ASC Creative Renewal Fellowship

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By Michael J. Solender  Readers of Jeff Jackson-authored works are quickly immersed into nuanced character-driven stories where his protagonist’s emotional wounds and fractured souls strengthen their resolve and ironically serve as scabbards in insulating them from the darkly dystopic realms they occupy. “Since college,” says Jackson, “I’ve been drawn to fiction for its ability to …

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Five Charlotte-Mecklenburg Creative Individuals to Receive $10K for Career Renewal

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ASC’s Creative Renewal Fellowships reward mid-career individuals that have made Charlotte-Mecklenburg home CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 16, 2018) – Five creative individuals whose work has strengthened Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community will receive $10,000 Creative Renewal Fellowships from ASC in order to refresh their creative energy in the midst of their careers. The Creative Renewal Fellowship program, launched …

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Five Charlotte Artists Selected to Create Original Artworks for Charlotte Douglas International Airport

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Local artists will have their works viewed by regional, national and international audiences. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 10, 2018) – Travelers at Charlotte Douglas International Airport will be greeted by original artworks created by five local artists representing diverse cultural backgrounds and working in a variety of media by this time next year. As part of …

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Title I Students to Perform Onstage with Charlotte Symphony and Charlotte Ballet

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By Virginia Brown Charlotte Symphony  Nearly 60 students from Title I Charlotte-area schools will bring to life a fresh interpretation of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring accompanied by Charlotte Ballet dancers and the Charlotte Symphony at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Belk Theater. Prepare to be moved. Rite of …

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