The Growth of Independent Film in Charlotte

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Why This Matters: The Charlotte independent and niche film scene is growing thanks to talented filmmakers and film series that activate cultural and nontraditional spaces. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager As you approach the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art at Levine Center for the Arts, you’re likely to be struck by the building’s elegance and structural …

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Don’t Get Scammed Buying Broadway Tickets

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Chris De'Sean Lee & Hamilton Chicago Company. Photo by Joan Marcus, 2016.
Why This Matters: Fighting against online ticket scammers helps keep tickets to Broadway shows affordable.  By Bernie Petit Communications Manager While “Hamilton” tickets will be in demand when the national tour hits town in October, Blumenthal Performing Arts is already working to ensure fans won’t get ripped off buying them. To fight against scammers who …

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Underpass Mural Builds Community in North End

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Part of a community mural at the 16th Street underpass. An ASC grant will support a second mural at the underpass.
Why This Matters: ASC Cultural Vision Grants respond to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community’s interest in cultural programming by helping Mecklenburg-based creative individuals and groups pursue projects that build community and increase relevance. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Officer Charlissa Reiber’s creative idea to brighten a much-traveled underpass transformed what was a problem area …

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Addressing Opportunity in the Cultural Community

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Why This Matters: Because the cultural community plays an important role in connecting people and strengthening communities by using arts and culture to create pathways and bridges to opportunity. By Robert Bush ASC President In conversations at most civic events over the past year there has been a common theme – the report of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg …

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Mathias has cared for Carolina’s Raptors for over 34 years

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Why This Matters: The impact Carolina Raptor Center Senior Rehabilitation Coordinator Mathias Engelmann has made on the organization coincides with its growth. By Caylin Viales Next Stage Consulting Few people know more about Carolina Raptor Center’s history than Mathias Engelmann, Senior Rehabilitation Coordinator, long-time volunteer and friend of the organization. During his first semester as …

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