Thank You for Standing by ASC

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Why This Matters: On November 5, 2019, Mecklenburg County voters rejected a one-quarter of a cent sales and use tax to support parks, arts and education. By Jeep Bryant ASC President At various points during the referendum campaign, many of us were asked to speculate about what would happen if the voters said no. My …

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The Roll Up CLT Connects Artists to Their Craft and the Community

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Why This Matters: An ASC Cultural Vision Grant supports The Roll Up CLT, which explores economic improvement through people, community arts and creative strategies in Charlotte’s Camp Greene community. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Taking ownership of the issues or challenges you see with the tools you have is at the heart of The Roll …

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Expert Tips for Building Your Art Collection

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Why This Matters: Building an art collection doesn’t have to be expensive or intimidating. It can also be a great way to help support local artists. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Buying art shouldn’t be an intimidating experience. It doesn’t have to break the bank either. So says emerging art collector Keith Cradle and Sonya …

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How to Celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month This October

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Why This Matters: National Arts & Humanities Month is a collective recognition of the importance of culture in America. By Lillian Parker Communications Manager   Is it possible October is the best month of the year? In addition to fall-time fun and Halloween spookiness, October is National Arts & Humanities Month, the largest annual celebration …

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Jazz Education Building Future Audiences, Musicians in Charlotte

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Why This Matters: Jazz education in Charlotte-Mecklenburg is thriving thanks to talented musicians and groups that are teaching and fostering a love of the American art form in the next generation. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Legendary jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘A-Tisket, A-Tasket’ became a standard in the home of Charlotte parents Matt and Gwen …

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