Latest ASC Cultural Vision Grant Recipients Announced

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Three of the latest ASC Cultural Vision Grants recipients (from left): Queen City New Play Initiative (Stacy Rose, founder), Lorien Academy and Shawnna Pledger.
Thirty-one groups and individuals receive a combined $198,000 in funding for cultural projects that build community and increase relevance and innovation. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Aug. 1, 2021) – From projects using the power of the arts to build coping skills and ease anxiety/mental health challenges to those promoting racial and social equity, Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents and visitors …

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Rooted in History – Chris Miller, ASC Creative Renewal Fellowship Recipient

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2021 ASC Creative Renewal Fellowship recipient Chris Miller, blacksmith + historic plaster.
By Michael J. Solender As a young man of 19, Chris Miller had a chance encounter as a day laborer working construction on a large residential home in Denver, Colo., that would turn out to shape and influence the trajectory of his professional career. “I was on a summer job which got me into plasterwork,” …

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Charlotte Artist Stacy Utley Creates Public Artworks for Charlotte’s Historic West End

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"Even Higher," part of the "Excelsior" public art project by Stacy Utley and Edwin Harris, being installed at the new Five Points Plaza in Charlotte's Historic West End.
“Excelsior” celebrates the strength and history of community. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 29, 2021) – A new public art project led by Charlotte artist Stacy Utley and aided by Edwin Harris, co-founder and design principal of Durham-based architecture firm Evoke, now welcomes residents and visitors to Charlotte’s Historic West End. Collectively known as “Excelsior,” the project …

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Arts+ – Charlotte Youth Choir: Assistant Director

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About the Charlotte Youth Choir and Arts+ Formerly the Charlotte Children’s Choir, CYC was founded in 1986 to provide education and performance opportunities for boys and girls in the Charlotte metro area.  Thousands of students across the Charlotte region have benefitted from singing with CYC – experiencing new music and styles, building a connected community, …

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