2015: Resolve to be a part of the cultural vision

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners, Education

By ASC Staff The community has a vision for the New Year – in fact, not just a vision, but a complete cultural vision. It’s why, to help everyone commit to creating a vibrant cultural life in 2015, we’re sharing 13 cultural resolutions we think you’re going to want to keep. Build Community Be culturally …

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2014 Cato Award winner shaped by the cultural sector

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners, Education

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Leslie Craven grew up in the cultural sector. She participated in camps and helped usher at Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, where her mother Kathy Craven retired in 2005, and enrolled in Suzuki music lessons at the age of four at Community School of the Arts. She took piano lessons in …

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Vote “For” Sales Use Tax on Nov. 4

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners, Education

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Tuesday, Nov. 4, is Election Day. That means it’s your opportunity to exercise your right and stand up FOR teachers, arts and culture, libraries, and job-creation by voting FOR the Mecklenburg County Sales Use Tax referendum. The quarter-cent sales tax increase, which does not apply to food, gas or medicine, …

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CMS field trips to continue thanks to Howard Levine

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners, Education

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager More than 20,000 Mecklenburg students will embark on cultural field trips this school year, thanks to a $100,000 donation to the Arts & Science Council (ASC) from Howard Levine, chairman and CEO of Family Dollar. Funding for the field trips had been suspended for the 2014-15 school year due to …

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