Complex Processes and Abstract Thinking Just Part of the Fun

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

CCI Tuesday By Christie Kahil, Program Director, Education One of the most enjoyable jobs I have at ASC is going out to schools to watch artists working with students in classroom residencies.  We fund a number of residencies during the school year that give artists the chance to take their talent and passion into the …

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Charlotte Culture Guide Friday

Categories: ASC, Blog

TGIF! Friday is here and that means you’re probably asking yourself, “what am I going to do this weekend?” Well ask no more! Below is small sampling of some of the great things you can do this weekend… Tomas and the Library Lady Tomás loves being with his parents and listening to his Papá Grande’s …

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The Art of Storytelling

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog

I love a good story, as most people do.  That’s what makes being a fundraiser so great.  I get to tell stories as part of my job.  My “first” career was that of an actor.  I loved being onstage and changing people’s lives after they left the theatre – after hearing a good story.  When …

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Funding The Cultural Sector A Collaborative Effort

Categories: ASC, Blog

CCI Tuesday By Robert Busch, SVP, Cultural & Community Investment Coming off a successful ASC annual fund-raising drive that raised $8.3 million, including $1 million to restore cultural education experiences for school children, many may think that all ASC has to do now is write the checks.  However, that is not the case.  We take …

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Improving Habitat for Vulnerable Species

Categories: Blog, Uncategorized

The explosive growth of the Catawba River Basin over the last two decades has brought big changes to the ecosystem surrounding the river and its lakes, forcing many native species to adapt and thrive under less than ideal conditions. The North Carolina Wildlife Federation (NCWF), an organization dedicated to the conservation of wildlife and wildlife …

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