Advocating For The Arts In Raleigh

Categories: ASC, Blog

CCI Wednesday By Ben Kubie, Program Director, Community As I write this, I’m on a bus returning from Raleigh with a delegation of Mecklenburg arts workers and supporters. We spent most of Tuesday advocating for our state’s support of the arts, through the North Carolina Arts Council, to be held more or less intact. As …

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Niki de Saint Phalle Introduced to Charlotte

Categories: Blog, Cultural Partners
Though she may not be directly connected with Charlotte, Niki de Saint Phalle looms tall over the city and Tryon Street – 17 feet tall to be exact. Her popular “Firebird” sculpture outside of Charlotte’s one-year-old Bechtler Museum of Modern Art has become a favorite photo stop for Charlotte residents and visitors alike. Now the …

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Charlotte Culture Guide Friday

Categories: ASC, Blog

Thank goodness it’s Friday! The weekend is once again upon us and that means two days of fun and entertainment await! Check some of the cool things to do around Charlotte and Mecklenburg County: CMS Parent University Family Day: From STEM to STEAM The Arts & Science Council and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ Parent University will hold …

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Random Acts of Culture Field Report: USITT Conference

Categories: Blog, Random Act of Culture

Originally published at KnightArts.org Imagine thousands of people waiting for a convention to kick off when, from up above, an opera singer starts belting out an aria. This happened to a lot of very surprised people at the United States Institute for Theatre Technology Conference in Charlotte this past month. Opera Carolina was in top …

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