The Way WeWork at ASC

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The common area at WeWork's 128 South Tryon Street location.
Why This Matters: ASC has temporarily moved into the WeWork 128 South Tryon Street office space until its new space at Packard Place is ready in 2020. By Antwane Folk Education Program Assistant Packing up an entire office in the fall and relocating to a new workspace can be challenging — from finding alternative travel …

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Your 2019 Holiday Cultural Calendar

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Why This Matters: From musicals and concerts to plays and outdoor adventures, Charlotte’s cultural holiday offerings this year are as diverse as the city itself. By Giovanna Torres Communications Manager 🎶 All I want for Christmas are culture-filled experiences 🎶 Fortunately, that’s not a big ask if you live in Charlotte! Mecklenburg County’s creative community …

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Weaving (literally) a personal narrative

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By Page Leggett No detail is too small to escape the attention of fiber artist Kathie Roig. “As a young girl, I remember finding patterns in the quilt my grandmother made,” she says. “I still pay attention to detail and pattern.” As a kid, she was always making things – “from clothes for my dolls, …

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Channeling struggles into art

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By Page Leggett There’s an intriguing duality in HNin Nie’s paintings. Underneath the rainbow colors, the whimsy and happy-cartoony feel, there’s something deeper. “Usually there is a narrative under the layers of bright colors,” she says. Her new series, Post Feels, is an exploratory study of human emotions. Her character, Negative Nancy, is a stand-in …

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Art can have a purpose

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By Page Leggett Art for art’s sake is a perfectly good maxim, but Rebecca Lipps believes art can also be useful. Practical, even. “When a person uses a handcrafted piece of art,” she says, “the person builds a strong connection with it.” Art isn’t just a lofty ideal for Rebecca. It’s also utterly earthbound. Not …

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