Studio 345 encourages students to pursue cultural passions – and to graduate

Categories: ASC, Blog, Studio 345

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Ask Tashrey Williams what he likes most about Studio 345, the Arts & Science Council’s out-of-school time youth development program for high school students, and initially he’ll give you a typical teenage boy answer. “The snacks,” said Williams, a senior at Myers Park High School. “Everybody likes snack food.” But …

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Arts refuse to be ‘Spiral Bound’ in upcoming documentary

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By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Business leaders don’t care what a kid’s GPA is when she or he enters the workforce. They don’t care about SAT scores or other standardized tests. They want creative problem solvers and critical thinkers – the kind of traits students develop when the core curriculum in schools are supported by …

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ASC asks Charlotte-Mecklenburg community to ‘Imagine 2025’

Categories: ASC, Blog, Cultural Partners, Education, Studio 345

By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Just what is “Imagine 2025: Share the Vision,” the forward-thinking event taking place Sept. 23 at Booth Playhouse? It’s a creative and interactive conference to inspire members of the cultural sector. It’s a day of artistic performances to energize the community. It’s a forum for prominent national and local speakers …

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‘Spiral Bound’ shows importance of arts education

Categories: Blog, Education, Studio 345

By David Fowler Communication Intern A harsh reality in the public school system is that while many children thrive and complete their education, not every child has the same opportunity. Some students struggle to keep up. Others drop out altogether. This issue is addressed and explored in Spiral Bound, Living and Learning Through the Arts, …

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A Hidden Perspective

Categories: ASC, Blog, Education, Studio 345

By Scott Walker Cunningham Education Intern “Scott, want to look at my song I wrote?” Da’Quan asked for my attention on Wednesday morning in the photography and digital media room at Studio 345 for the third day of the Arts & Science Council’s (ASC) Digital and Media Literacy summer camp. The low-lit room showcased high-quality …

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