Surprising Charlotte with Random Acts of Cultureā„¢

Categories: ASC, Blog, Random Act of Culture
On August 17, 2010 we set out on a two year journey with a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to bring arts and culture to the people of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County in very unexpected ways. On that day, 11 performers from Opera Carolina converged on the Atherton Mills and …

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Overseeing Random Acts

Categories: Blog, Random Act of Culture

CCI Tuesday By Ryan Deal, Program Director, Community As part of my responsibilities as the Program Director for Community at ASC, I oversee the Random Acts of Culture initiative which is made possible with the support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Earlier this month, I spent two days with a group …

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It’s An RAC Blitz!

Categories: ASC, Blog, Random Act of Culture

With the help of the North Carolina Dance Theatre, the Arts & Science Council (ASC) led a Random Act of Culture (RAC) blitz the last two weeks of May that brought a little culture to Center City Charlotte and beyond. On Saturday May 14, choreographer Mark Diamond led a group of six dancers to Atherton …

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Random Acts of Culture Field Report: USITT Conference

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Originally published at KnightArts.org Imagine thousands of people waiting for a convention to kick off when, from up above, an opera singer starts belting out an aria. This happened to a lot of very surprised people at the United States Institute for Theatre Technology Conference in Charlotte this past month. Opera Carolina was in top …

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Random Act of Culture Field Report

Categories: Blog, Random Act of Culture
Originally published at KnightArts.org February was a busy month for the Arts & Science Council (ASC) as we kicked off our 2011 Annual Fund Drive and brightened up Charlotte with two more Random Acts of Culture (RAC). Opera Carolina was in top form on Saturday, February 12 as they wowed the crowds at the Belk …

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