Our Daily Bread Provides Inspiration Through the Art and Science of Baking 

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By Bernie Petit Public Relations & Marketing Director For centuries, bread has been at the center of every culture’s food tradition. It sustains us. It unites us. And now, through the work of the Our Daily Bread Foundation, it provides purpose for disenfranchised young people in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. In August, Our Daily Bread received a $7,500 …

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ASC Fellowship Helps Malu Tan Add the Human Form to Her Body of Work

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ASC 2021 Emerging Creators Fellowship recipient Malu Tan.
By Page Leggett Malu Tan is a fulltime, award-winning artist who’s probably best known for her abstract work. But her status as a professional doesn’t mean she’s stopped being a student occasionally. “We have to continue to grow and challenge ourselves,” said the Charlotte-based painter. “That’s the value of this grant. It helped me improve …

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Your 2021 Holiday Season Cultural Calendar

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By Giovanna Torres Communications Manager This holiday season, Mecklenburg County’s creative community is ready to offer all things merry and bright, from traditional holiday performances, such as Charlotte Ballet’s “Nutcracker,” to local, home-grown productions like BNS Productions’ “Black Nativity.” Take a look at the upcoming events presented by ASC’s cultural partners and other arts organizations, …

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Capoeira Combines Martial Arts, Creativity to Build Community

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By Giovanna Torres Communications Manager “Growing up I did not have a lot of chances,” said Leai Ho, who was born and raised in Malaysia and has called Charlotte home since 1996. “ I was not exposed to the arts. It wasn’t something we could afford.” As a child, her exposure to art was limited …

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