How Arts and Culture Shaped Uptown Charlotte

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Why This Matters: The role of arts and culture in shaping uptown Charlotte is proof that a vibrant, thriving cultural community is essential to a healthy, growing Charlotte-Mecklenburg. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Uptown Charlotte would not be what it is today without arts and culture. That is not an exaggeration or a boast – …

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New Public Art Celebrates Charlotte’s First High School for African-Americans

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Why This Matters: Two new public art murals by local artist Tommie Robinson – “We Too, Shall Rise” and “Go Tigers!” – reflect the rich history of Second Ward High School and Charlotte’s former Brooklyn neighborhood. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager The legacy of Second Ward High School, one of the cornerstones of Charlotte’s former …

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ASC Grants Give Artists Tools They Need to Succeed

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Why This Matters: ASC Regional Artist Project Grants provide creative artists with the resources they need to advance their careers in 2019. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager An ASC grant is helping a Charlotte creative share the tradition of storytelling with a digital audience. Kali Ferguson, a bilingual storyteller who focuses on the cultures and people …

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ARTS Day 2019: Celebrate and Support the Arts in North Carolina

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Why This Matters: ARTS Day is an annual gathering of artists, advocates and leaders from across North Carolina to advance public funding of the arts. In 2019, we’re advocating for state investment that equals $1 for every person in North Carolina.   By Rebecca Scroggins  Director of Government Relations & Grants Ready to organize and …

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