Charlotte Museums and Galleries Bring Contemporary Mexican Photography In(to) Focus

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Why this matters: In Focus/Enfoque: Contemporary Photography in Mexico, a cross-venue partnership funded by Bank of America, encourages partnerships among visual arts institutions and promotes increased cultural dialogue and understanding in Charlotte. By Giovanna Torres Marketing and Communications Coordinator Bringing people together through cultural programming that builds community is the main idea behind In Focus/Enfoque, …

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Here’s Your Chance to Cast a Charlotte Play

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Eat the Runt.
Why This Matters: “Eat the Runt,” a workplace satire that will be produced in September by Donna Scott Productions, provides a participatory experience for audiences reflective of our changing community. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Audience members can play casting director by using their smartphones at the upcoming Donna Scott Productions performance of “Eat the …

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Nouveau Sud Project Explores What ‘Safe’ Means in Charlotte

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The Nouveau Sud Project.
Why This Matters: The Nouveau Sud Project is using cirque-arts to respond to challenges the Charlotte community has faced over the past year. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager A social circus featuring acrobatic and physical feats hopes to springboard conversations about deep-seated community issues in Charlotte. “Sûr: An Acrobatic Journey in the Search of Safety,” …

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How Science Inspires Art Created by These Charlotte-Area Artists

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Why This Matters: Both art and science seek to examine the world in order to explain how what we see and experience every day fits together. This connection provides Charlotte-area artists with inspiration for their work. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Before she ever puts watercolor or pencil to paper, Charlotte-based nature artist and illustrator Leigh Anne Carter examines …

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Culture Feast Returns on September 8

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents and visitors can share a community table in streets of either uptown Charlotte or downtown Cornelius while enjoying arts and cultural performances at ASC’s Culture Feast. The third annual event takes place simultaneously from 7-11 p.m. Sept. 8 at the NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza (400 East Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.) and …

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