Why a Rapper and a Violinist Walking Onto a Stage is NoteWorthy

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NoteWorthy concert series pairs unlikely musical partners for a genre-fusing, consciousness-raising experience. By Page Leggett A concert series highlighting talented, local Black and brown singer/songwriters got Charlotte Symphony violinist Kari Giles out of her “classical bubble.” Will Keible, WDAV’s director of marketing and corporate support, said he’s heard the same thing from listeners about NoteWorthy, …

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Charlotte Ballet Celebrating a Half Century of Dance

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A year after Covid cut short Charlotte Ballet’s 50th anniversary season, the company reboots to showcase decades of achievement, community engagement and exciting positioning for the future.   By Michael J. Solender  Five decades after Robert Lindgren, the founding dean of the School of Dance at UNC School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, launched the …

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A Statement From ASC Regarding Historic Latta Plantation

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All organizations, especially historic sites and history museums, have a fundamental responsibility to tell the full truth about the history they are sharing with the community with careful intention and action. It is frustrating and upsetting that Historic Latta Plantation continues to tell and share the site’s history in ways that centers and protects the …

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How Charlotte Cultural Institutions are Keeping Visitors Safe Amid Changing COVID Rules

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Discovery Place reopening.
By Jonathan McFadden Even as restrictions ease and businesses reopen, visitors to Charlotte-Mecklenburg cultural organizations shouldn’t expect masks, social distancing and other pandemic-borne safety measures to completely disappear. Leaders at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, Theatre Charlotte and Discovery Place are still evaluating what the post-pandemic experience will look like …

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