Culture Feast Returns on September 8, 2017

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents and visitors can share a community table in streets of either uptown Charlotte or downtown Cornelius while enjoying arts and cultural performances at ASC’s Culture Feast. The third annual event takes place simultaneously from 7-11 p.m. Sept. 8 at the NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza (400 East Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.) and …

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Six Regional Educators Recognized for Excellence

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Why this matters: ASC seeks to engage all residents in participating in a vibrant cultural life and create pathways to opportunity. By recognizing exceptional teachers, ASC is promoting pathways to opportunities and increased social capital for all students in the region. By Amy Mitchell Communications Manager “What can I do in my classroom to enrich …

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A statement from ASC President Robert Bush regarding proposed elimination of funding for the NEA

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For more than 50 years, federal funding to the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has provided millions of residents in rural and urban communities across the nation opportunities to participate in the arts.  The proposed elimination of funding to the NEA by President Trump’s administration diminishes residents’ access to high-quality arts experiences and threatens …

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Five Ways the NEA Benefits Charlotte

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Why This Matters: In addition to leading initiatives that support arts and culture at the national level, the work of the NEA directly impacts Charlotte-Mecklenburg. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager When Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents think about the National Endowment for the Arts, the first thing that should spring to mind is local impact. It’s understandable if …

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