Celebrate Romare Bearden, Richard Hunt and ‘Spiral Odyssey’

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Spiral Odyssey.
Why This Matters: “Spiral Odyssey,” a sculpture by Richard Hunt, will be dedicated Sept. 23, 2017, at Romare Bearden Park in uptown Charlotte. Hunt and park namesake Romare Bearden will be celebrated in several events that day. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager  Two of the most influential African-American artists of the 20th century – one of …

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Happy Birthday Theatre Charlotte – 90 Years Young!

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Why This Matters: Theatre Charlotte, which celebrates its 90th anniversary this season, is Charlotte’s oldest cultural organization and has provided to experience and participate in theater for nine decades. By Robert Bush ASC President  Theatre Charlotte is the oldest among Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s arts, science and history organizations – predating The Mint Museum, Charlotte Symphony, Children’s Theatre, …

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What Not to Miss at Charlotte Fall Festivals in 2017

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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. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager It’s easy to get distracted at fall festivals. It’s understandable, too. The sound of lively music usually greets your ears before …

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Charlotte Museums and Galleries Bring Contemporary Mexican Photography In(to) Focus

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Why this matters: In Focus/Enfoque: Contemporary Photography in Mexico, a cross-venue partnership funded by Bank of America, encourages partnerships among visual arts institutions and promotes increased cultural dialogue and understanding in Charlotte. By Giovanna Torres Marketing and Communications Coordinator Bringing people together through cultural programming that builds community is the main idea behind In Focus/Enfoque, …

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Here’s Your Chance to Cast a Charlotte Play

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Eat the Runt.
Why This Matters: “Eat the Runt,” a workplace satire that will be produced in September by Donna Scott Productions, provides a participatory experience for audiences reflective of our changing community. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Audience members can play casting director by using their smartphones at the upcoming Donna Scott Productions performance of “Eat the …

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