How to Celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month This October

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Why This Matters: National Arts & Humanities Month is a collective recognition of the importance of culture in America. By Lillian Parker Communications Manager   Is it possible October is the best month of the year? In addition to fall-time fun and Halloween spookiness, October is National Arts & Humanities Month, the largest annual celebration …

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Jazz Education Building Future Audiences, Musicians in Charlotte

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Why This Matters: Jazz education in Charlotte-Mecklenburg is thriving thanks to talented musicians and groups that are teaching and fostering a love of the American art form in the next generation. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Legendary jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘A-Tisket, A-Tasket’ became a standard in the home of Charlotte parents Matt and Gwen …

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Early Voting Begins October 16. Are You Informed?

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Why This Matters: In November, Mecklenburg County residents will vote on a one-quarter percent sales tax to support arts and culture, parks and greenways and education. By Krista Terrell Vice President, Marketing & Communications There is an important referendum on the November ballot for Mecklenburg County voters that will support Parks, Arts and Education through …

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