Thank You for Standing by ASC

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Why This Matters: On November 5, 2019, Mecklenburg County voters rejected a one-quarter of a cent sales and use tax to support parks, arts and education. By Jeep Bryant ASC President At various points during the referendum campaign, many of us were asked to speculate about what would happen if the voters said no. My …

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A Message from ASC’s New President, Jeep Bryant

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R. Jeep Bryant.
By Jeep Bryant ASC President “Welcome home. There is much to be done.” Over the past few days, many of ASC’s partners and community leaders have thrown open their arms to welcome me back to Charlotte-Mecklenburg. The warm greetings have reminded me of the energy and enthusiasm that drove the region’s growth throughout my childhood …

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

Categories: ASC, Blog, Fundraising
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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First #LongLiveArts Festival is reason to celebrate

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners
By Bernie Petit Communications Manager A first of its kind event hosted by the four member organizations of Levine Center for the Arts – the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Blumenthal Performing Arts’ Knight Theater, the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture and Mint Museum Uptown – takes place this weekend. And …

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“Hornets Nest” connects CMPD to community

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"Hornets Nest" by Michael Morgan is a brick sculptural component integrated into the new CMPD Westover station.
Why this matters: The iconography found in “Hornets Nest” at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Westovever station is representative of both the CMPD and the revitalization of the West Boulevard corridor. By Emily Sogard Cultural & Community Investment Intern Bricks create a buzz in Michael Morgan’s new “Hornets Nest,” connects community members along West Boulevard to …

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