Moving Poets Challenge Misconception and Prejudices Through Art

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An ASC Cultural Vision Grant will help Moving Poets Charlotte present the production "Heaven" Feb. 27-March 1 in Charlotte.
Why This Matters: An ASC Cultural Vision Grant supports “Heaven,” the Moving Poets Charlotte production that uses contemporary arts and a range of voices to challenge misconceptions and prejudices that currently divide our communities. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Getting to “Heaven”—the culmination of four previous developmental stages of the larger evolving project “We See …

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Black History Month: Experiences to Read, Hear, See and Visit in Charlotte

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Why This Matters: Arts and culture play a significant role in shining a light on the events and people central to the African-American experience. By Giovanna Torres Communications Manager Few things shine a light on the people and events central to the African-American experience more powerfully than arts and culture. It is why there are …

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Four Accounting Tips for Artists to Consider

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Why This Matters: Beth Allen, partner at GreerWalker, offers accounting considerations for artists who make a living from their work to keep in mind. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Beth Allen’s involvement with Charlotte-area nonprofits started after joining CPA firm GreerWalker as an intern in 2003. “I was doing it for career growth, but I …

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ASC Seeks Teacher Nominations for Lifetime Achievement Award

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Ann Jacob, a fourth/fifth grade teacher at New Town Elementary in Waxhaw, is honored with the 2016 ASC Honors – Cato Lifetime Achievement in Teaching Award.
Awards provide $5,000 to outstanding arts, science and history teachers  CHARLOTTE, N.C. (January 24, 2020) – Nomination forms are now available for the Arts & Science Council’s (ASC) Cato Lifetime Achievement in Teaching Award. The award recognizes three teachers who have had a distinguished career of more than 15 years teaching Art, Science or History, …

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Connect with Arts and Culture for Free

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ASC’s sixth annual Connect with Culture Days brings cultural experiences to neighborhoods throughout Charlotte-Mecklenburg over two days CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Jan. 22, 2020) – Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents and visitors can attend museums and enjoy diverse arts, science, history and heritage experiences for free with the return of ASC’s annual Connect with Culture Days, presented to the community …

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