Charlotte Director Works to Make Intimate Scenes Safer for Actors

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Charlotte theater director and educator Sarah Provencal.
Why This Matters: Charlotte director Sarah Provencal is one of the seven recipients of ASC’s 2020 Creative Renewal Fellowship, which provides funding to mid-career Mecklenburg County-based creative individuals for experiences that help them explore their creative journey. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager People do their best work in spaces that empower them, said Sarah Provencal. …

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Public Artwork ‘Nested Hive’ Encourages Interaction with Nature

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"Nested Hive" by Houston-based artist team RE:site.
Why This Matters: The colorful public artwork “Nested Hive,” by Houston-based artist team RE:site, encourages interaction with the artwork and nature. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager “Nested Hive,” the kaleidoscopic public artwork installed in November at Mecklenburg County’s new Eastway Regional Recreation Center, explores our relationship with nature and celebrates all of nature’s primary insect …

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JazzArts Charlotte Production Connects Civil Rights and Black Lives Matter Movements

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Local artist Dawn Anthony at JazzArts Charlotte’s performance of “We Insist! Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite.”
By Krista Terrell Acting ASC President  Whisper, listen, whisper, listen. Whispers say we’re free Rumors flyin’, must be lyin’. Can it really be? Can’t conceive it, can’t believe it. But that’s what they say Slave no longer, slave no longer, this is Freedom Day Those lyrics were sung by local artist Dawn Anthony on the …

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Arts & Science Council Names Krista Terrell, APR, as Acting President of ASC

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Krista Terrell, APR.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (January 26, 2021) – Krista Terrell, APR, has been named acting president of the Arts & Science Council (ASC) effective immediately. Terrell, an accredited public relations practitioner (APR) who has been with the local arts agency for nearly 19 years, most recently as vice president of marketing and communications. Jeep Bryant announced his …

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Arts & Science Council President Resigns After Leading Successful Restructuring of ASC and Extensive Crisis Support for the Cultural Community

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R. Jeep Bryant.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (January 13, 2021) — R. Jeep Bryant, who has led the Arts & Science Council (ASC) through the most challenging period in its 63-year history, is resigning effective January 29. Bryant moved quickly to reengineer and strengthen ASC prior to the COVID-19 crisis and led the organization’s extensive response to the pandemic. “We …

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