NC Humanities Council to honor Harvey B. Gantt

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager The NC Humanities Council will honor former Charlotte mayor and Gantt Center namesake Harvey Gantt this week with the annual John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities. The award recognizes those exceptional individuals who throughout their lives and careers have strengthened the educational, cultural, and civic life of North Carolinians. …

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Integrating the symphony

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager When Samuel Davis and Larry Sellers become the first black musicians to join the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra back in the fall of 1963, it wasn’t about making history or breaking barriers. “I never thought of it in terms of being black,” Davis said. “I thought of it in terms of …

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30 ways to celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month

Categories: Annual Fund Drive, ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners, Education, power2give.org

Compiled by Bernie Petit Communications Manager Not a day goes by when we don’t celebrate the arts in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. There’s good reason: Arts and culture mean more than $200 million dollars in economic impact each year in our community. They provide more than 14,000 jobs in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. And more than 3 …

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The seven insights learned through “¡NUEVOlution!”

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Latinos have helped transform the South. Over the past 25 years, the South has emerged as the nation’s most vibrant area of Latino growth. North Carolina’s Latino population ranks eighth nationally. Charlotte is the second-highest Latino hyper-growth city in the country. But those numbers don’t tell the whole story, as …

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Culture For All? Yes, Please!

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners, Uncategorized

By Amy Mitchell  Communications Manager  Access to arts, science, history and heritage experiences that educate, entertain and enrich our quality of life is something we all deserve. But it’s not something we all have. ASC’s Cultural Free For All, presented to the community by Wells Fargo, provides access and engagement opportunities where residents can connect to …

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