ASC Is Business Unusual!

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

By Laura Sharpe, Associate Director, Community Giving Back in June, which seems ages ago, I received a forwarded email about EmcArts Business Unusual contest.  The contest was designed to have organizations share how they are addressing the persistent challenges facing the arts sector right now through innovative strategies.  The Arts & Science Council’s own creation, …

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Renowned Artist Chosen for Bearden Park Public Art

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By the time of Romare Bearden’s 102nd birthday next September, a new park, named in honor of the native Charlottean and famous artist, will grace uptown’s Third Ward neighborhood. The 5.2 acre park, under construction now and scheduled to open in Spring 2013, will feature paths, grassy plazas, a fountain and public art. The Public …

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Meet the 2013 RAPG Recipients

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

Every year, ASC along with arts councils in Cabarrus, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Rowan, Rutherford and York counties and with the support of the North Carolina Arts Council (NCAC) and Blumenthal Endowment, awards Regional Artist Project Grants (RAPG) to artists of varied disciplines throughout our region. This year, 32 established and emerging artists will receive …

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It’s Holiday Time in the Carolinas

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog, Cultural Partners

The holidays are upon us here in Charlotte, and so are the dozens of annual holiday traditions – from North Carolina Dance Theatre’s  The Nutcracker, to Theatre Charlotte’s A Christmas Carol. CharlotteCultureGuide.com is your go to source for all of the latest and greatest, and now holiday, events in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. The month of …

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Help Create Lasting Memories

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By Laura Sharpe, Associate Director, Community Giving One memory that sticks out in my mind from elementary school was getting on a big yellow school bus to visit the Pink Palace Museum.  Since I walked to school, it was the first time I ever had been on a school bus, and it was also the …

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