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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Here are the Artist Support Grants Recipients

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Why This Matters: Artist Support Grants provide direct funds to creative individuals to support projects that further their professional development amid the pandemic. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Artists in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region have continued to create and make meaningful work despite the COVID-19 pandemic. That is why the Artist Support Grants program exists – to …

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