ASC’s Culture Feast is Like a Family Cookout, Only Better

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Why This Matters: ASC’s 4th annual Culture Feast, which takes place Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 on South Tryon Street at Levine Center for the Arts, brings community members from all backgrounds together to enjoy a community meal and arts and culture experiences. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager It’s hard not to love a good family …

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‘Interconnected’ Turns Airport Data Into Public Art

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Why This Matters: “Interconnected,” a new public artwork at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, is one of the largest digital artworks in the world. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager One of Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s latest public artworks gives new meaning to the term “big data.” “Interconnected,” an installation of abstract form, color and simulated texture, debuted in July …

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An Update on Public Funding for Arts and Culture

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Why This Matters: Public funding helps ASC continue to build and strengthen community in Charlotte-Mecklenburg by providing access to arts and cultural experiences for all residents. By Rebecca Scroggins Director of Government Relations & Grants ASC is grateful for the partnership with the public sector that will help engage all residents in participating in a vibrant …

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Inspired to educate others: Studio 345’s Emily Nunez

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Emily Nunez wants to use arts and technology education to help others
Why This Matters: Because students in programs like Studio 345 who are engaged with learning tend to be contributing, productive members of the community. By Angela Haigler Eighteen year-old Emily Nunez is a shining example of the power of ASC’s Studio 345 in the lives of students. A young woman with a love of the …

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‘Wanderwall’ Provides Public Art at the Urban Scale

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Why This Matters: “Wanderwall,” an 18,000 square foot sculpture by Brooklyn-based artist Marc Fornes/THEVERYMANY at NOVEL Stonewall Station, creates a new gateway into uptown Charlotte from the South End. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager A unique collaboration between ASC and Crescent Communities is transforming a drab parking deck into a colorful new welcome as you enter uptown …

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