Riding the Current – ASC Creative Renewal Fellowship Recipient Carmella Jarvi

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By Michael Solender “You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.” When Sufi poet and mystic Rumi uttered those words in 13th-century Persia, he posited how an entire world of creative possibility could come from a singular space or solitary inspiration. His choice of water to illustrate …

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Landing at Acceptance – ASC Creative Renewal Fellowship Recipient MyLoan Dinh

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MyLoan Dinh
By Michael Solender Juxtaposing fragile materials with strong messaging gives emotional punch to Charlotte multi-disciplinary artist MyLoan Dinh’s work. “The most important thing about my work,” Dinh said, “is that it is authentic to me.” Born in Saigon, Vietnam, she uses her art to reflect upon her experience as a former refugee and woman of …

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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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