This Meetup Group Will Get You Moving and Immersed in Charlotte’s Cultural Scene

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By Giovanna Torres Communications Manager “I love to do anything arts and culture-related, but I didn’t have anyone to do it with, so I started a Meetup group.” And just like that, Hannah Davis created Queen City Culture Vultures amid the pandemic.   Described as a group for local arts and culture enthusiasts, Queen City Culture …

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Letter From ASC Leadership to Charlotte City Council

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To friends of ASC: There continue to be concerns among many in the arts and culture sector, including ASC, about certain aspects of the City’s plan to fund the sector. That being said, ASC believes — and continues to advocate for — increased dollars for the whole sector. We know artists and organizations of all …

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ASC Fellowships Celebrate Charlotte-Mecklenburg Creatives

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Four of the 14 recipients of 2021 ASC fellowships (from left): Alvin C. Jacobs Jr, Malu Tan, Sarah Ingel and Tony Arreaza.
Why This Matters: ASC believes that investing in the creatives that make Charlotte-Mecklenburg home benefits the region’s overall cultural climate. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Fourteen creative individuals whose work is strengthening Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community will receive a combined $110,000 from ASC in order to refresh their creative energy. Six emerging artists are recipients of $5,000 …

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Mentor & mentee collaborate to enliven bus shelters in Hidden Valley

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Tom Stanley (left) and Unique Patton.
By Jonathan McFadden At first blush, you might not guess that Unique Patton and Tom Stanley have much in common. Unique is a 20-year-old Black design student at N.C. State University. Tom is a 71-year-old white retired college professor living in Rock Hill, S.C. Unique’s career is just taking off; Tom jokes that his is …

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