A New Beginning

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Photo caption: ASC’s Team at “Nested Hive”– a public artwork created by RE:site at Eastway Regional Recreation Center. Photo: Will Jenkins.
By Krista Terrell, APR ASC President July 1 is a New Year for ASC and many nonprofits in the creative sector. For ASC, it is an exciting time as we are investing in people, programs and ideas that move us toward a more equitable, sustainable and innovative creative ecosystem. Our work is possible thanks to …

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Local Artist Irisol Gonzalez Celebrating Latinx Cultures Through Murals

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By Jillian Mueller Murals have been popping up on walls all across the Queen City in the past few years, but certain neighborhoods—especially those further away from the Center City area with larger minority and immigrant populations—seem to get less attention than others. Inspired to make a change in this inequality, Davidson-based artist and 2020 …

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Why a Rapper and a Violinist Walking Onto a Stage is NoteWorthy

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NoteWorthy concert series pairs unlikely musical partners for a genre-fusing, consciousness-raising experience. By Page Leggett A concert series highlighting talented, local Black and brown singer/songwriters got Charlotte Symphony violinist Kari Giles out of her “classical bubble.” Will Keible, WDAV’s director of marketing and corporate support, said he’s heard the same thing from listeners about NoteWorthy, …

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Charlotte Ballet Celebrating a Half Century of Dance

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A year after Covid cut short Charlotte Ballet’s 50th anniversary season, the company reboots to showcase decades of achievement, community engagement and exciting positioning for the future.   By Michael J. Solender  Five decades after Robert Lindgren, the founding dean of the School of Dance at UNC School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, launched the …

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A Statement From ASC Regarding Historic Latta Plantation

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All organizations, especially historic sites and history museums, have a fundamental responsibility to tell the full truth about the history they are sharing with the community with careful intention and action. It is frustrating and upsetting that Historic Latta Plantation continues to tell and share the site’s history in ways that centers and protects the …

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