Niki de Saint Phalle Introduced to Charlotte

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Though she may not be directly connected with Charlotte, Niki de Saint Phalle looms tall over the city and Tryon Street – 17 feet tall to be exact. Her popular “Firebird” sculpture outside of Charlotte’s one-year-old Bechtler Museum of Modern Art has become a favorite photo stop for Charlotte residents and visitors alike. Now the …

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RACE Exhibit Challenges Conceptions

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Charlotte finds itself at a challenging time in its history marked by frank and honest discussions about race relations and school equality. While race is a divisive and uncomfortable subject for many, Discovery Place’s well timed new exhibit, RACE: Are We So Different?, tackles it head on. From the moment visitors enter the 5,000 square …

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Levine Brings Back ‘COURAGE’

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It’s been seen by audiences from coast-to-coast and now six years after the Levine Museum of the New South first unveiled the award-winning COURAGE exhibit here in Charlotte, it has returned home. The exhibit tells the story of the Reverend J.A. DeLaine and his family as they, and others, fought to integrate schools in Clarendon …

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