Remembering Brooklyn

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

Why this matters: The razing of the Brooklyn neighborhood, which impacted a generation of African-Americans in Charlotte, is an important part of the city’s history. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Not much is left of the predominately African-American Brooklyn neighborhood, which once stretched from East Trade to East Morehead streets in Charlotte’s Second Ward. Only …

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Mint exhibition a journey “From New York to Nebo”

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Why This Matters: The Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts celebrates an accomplished Carolinas artist in an exhibition that connects to the history of Charlotte and North Carolina. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager “From New York to Nebo: The Artistic Journey of Eugene Thomason,” on view at Mint Museum Uptown at Levine …

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If Panthers players were cultural groups

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Why this matters: The Carolina Panthers reaching Super Bowl 50 shines the national and international spotlight on Charlotte-Mecklenburg. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Everyone in Charlotte-Mecklenburg is rooting on the Carolina Panthers as they head to Super Bowl 50, including those in the cultural community. From Charlotte Symphony musicians encouraging the Panthers to “Keep Pounding” …

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Score your cultural life

Categories: ArtPop, Blog, Cultural Partners, Uncategorized

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Just how engaged in the cultural community are you? Find out by taking our unofficial and unscientific – but totally fun – Cultural Life quiz. We’ve taken anticipated annual cultural events and popular arts, science, history and heritage pursuits that can be enjoyed locally and boiled them down into score-able …

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Dance Theatre of Harlem to visit Charlotte

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By Bernie Petit Communications Manager The face of the ballet dancer is evolving because of Dance Theatre of Harlem. And, through a cultural collaboration between Blumenthal Performing Arts and the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, there are two ways to experience the groundbreaking dance troupe at Levine Center for the Arts …

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