Charlotte Author Named New Writer to Discover by Barnes & Noble

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Patrice Gopo
Why This Matters: Charlotte author Patrice Gopo was named a Barnes & Noble Fall 2018 Discover Great New Writers’ selection. An ASC Regional Artist Project Grant helped her in her work. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Charlotte author Patrice Gopo didn’t start writing out of passion for the written word, but out of necessity. “I …

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Connect to Arts, Culture and Community at Fall Festivals

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Why This Matters: ASC supports fall festivals that increase access to arts, science, history and heritage offerings and the quality of cultural programming in neighborhoods and towns throughout Mecklenburg County. Compiled by Bernie Petit Communications Manager In Charlotte-Mecklenburg, folks love a good festival. Festivals offer opportunities to get outdoors, reconnect with friends and family and enjoy …

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Six Receive Cato Awards for Teaching Excellence in Art, History and Science

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Congratulations to our 2018 Cato Excellence in Teaching Award winners! (Left to right: Adam Traynor, Bridget Burrows, Nancy Bullard, Bruce Schulman, Kathy Bosiak. Not pictured: Justin Pierce)
Why this matters: Because teachers who are willing to think and act outside the box with their approach are more likely to engage students with a thirst for learning that lasts beyond the classroom. By Angela Haigler  With a new school year right around the corner, it’s good for parents and students to be reminded …

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ASC’s Culture Feast is Like a Family Cookout, Only Better

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Why This Matters: ASC’s 4th annual Culture Feast, which takes place Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 on South Tryon Street at Levine Center for the Arts, brings community members from all backgrounds together to enjoy a community meal and arts and culture experiences. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager It’s hard not to love a good family …

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‘Interconnected’ Turns Airport Data Into Public Art

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Why This Matters: “Interconnected,” a new public artwork at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, is one of the largest digital artworks in the world. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager One of Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s latest public artworks gives new meaning to the term “big data.” “Interconnected,” an installation of abstract form, color and simulated texture, debuted in July …

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