Jumping in with both feet

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

Why This Matters: The arts, sciences and history can provide bridges to cultural experiences that enrich our lives. By Robert Bush ASC President I was one of the lucky ones. My parents made certain that my sisters and I were exposed to a wide variety of cultural experiences – music, theatre, museums – but they …

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30 ways to celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month

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Compiled by Bernie Petit Communications Manager Not a day goes by when we don’t celebrate the arts in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. There’s good reason: Arts and culture mean more than $200 million dollars in economic impact each year in our community. They provide more than 14,000 jobs in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. And more than 3 …

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An ASC fairy tale (or our 2015 year-in-review)

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners, Education, Studio 345

Illustrations by Ladianne Henderson This fairy tale is a re-imagining of the Arts & Science Council’s (ASC) fiscal year 2015. Highlights range from Robert Bush being named ASC president and the debut of the arts advocacy film “Spiral Bound” to the release of the Cultural Life Task Force recommendations and the community’s Cultural Vision Plan. …

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Stirring our community’s cultural pot

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By Robert Bush ASC President I think Charlotte-Mecklenburg is the perfect example of a cultural jambalaya. Some residents came to work in the thriving financial sector, while others came as the result of other corporate ventures. When blended with lifelong Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents, these distinctive groups create a tremendous amount of social diversity. It’s what makes …

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