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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Our 2016 spring festival roundup

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners, Uncategorized
Why This Matters: Cultural festivals provide access to arts, science, history and heritage experiences in neighborhoods and towns across our community. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Greenspaces and greenways will be transformed into hubs of cultural activity in the coming weeks by the arrival of springtime festivals. An abundance of arts, science, history and heritage …

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Fringe arts scene is BOOM-ing in Charlotte

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners, Uncategorized

Why This Matters: We should experience innovative work being created in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Original, innovative artwork that pushes boundaries and challenges audiences is being created along the edges of Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s vibrant cultural scene. It just might not be something many people know about. That will change with a BOOM, the three-day …

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Jumping in with both feet

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

Why This Matters: The arts, sciences and history can provide bridges to cultural experiences that enrich our lives. By Robert Bush ASC President I was one of the lucky ones. My parents made certain that my sisters and I were exposed to a wide variety of cultural experiences – music, theatre, museums – but they …

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Cultural field trips create lifelong memories

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

Why this matters: Providing access to cultural education experiences helps students become creative and critical thinkers. By Amy Mitchell Communications Manager You never know what type of cultural experience will most profoundly affect a young person’s life. And while the cultural experience is important, what is just as important (and possibly more so) is ensuring …

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