Artist Prepares for McColl Center Residency

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Artist Natalie Bork received an $875 2013 Regional Artist Project Grant to support the rental of studio space during an upcoming residency at McColl Center for Visual Art.  To find out more about the Regional Artist Project Grant, click here. By Natalie Bork I’m honored to be one of the Regional Project Grant recipients.  The …

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Circle de Luz Radically Empowers with the Arts

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Radical empowerment, according to Rosie Molinary, is what drives the mission of the non-profit Circle de Luz, an organization she helped found five years ago. Circle de Luz works with young Latinas in Charlotte-Mecklenburg to transform their lives through mentoring, scholarships to further educational opportunities and holistic programming. “One of our guiding beliefs is that …

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It’s Speed Dating Time Again!

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We know what you’re thinking, “Speed Dating? ASC?” Well, every year our Cultural Leadership Training Program (a program to train 30 community members interested in board leadership) comes together with cultural organizations in Charlotte-Mecklenburg to “Speed Date” and identify good board matches. The format, not unlike the “Speed Dating” you’re probably familiar with, has class …

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National Arts Program Returns to Charlotte

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The National Arts Program was established in 1983 by the National Arts Program Foundation to give artists – young and older, amateur to professional – the opportunity to exhibit their work publicly and to be recognized for their artwork with prizes and awards. Every year for the past 13 years, ASC has partnered with the …

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The Power of A Challenge

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By Laura Sharpe, Associate Director, Community Giving Sandra and Leon Levine know the power of a challenge.  Their philanthropy is not a one-time gift, but rather a gift that keeps on giving, by inspiring and challenging others to donate.  The Leon Levine Foundation’s Cultural Education Challenge for individual projects on power2give.org, ASC’s on-line fundraising site, …

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