Blumenthal announces newest Center Stage honorees

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By Elise Esasky Public Relations Manager, Blumenthal Performing Arts  Blumenthal Performing Arts awarded three Center Stage Awards to community leaders during its annual meeting on Jan. 14 in Booth Playhouse at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. Center Stage awards are presented to individuals or organizations whose service or partnership with Blumenthal Performing Arts has furthered the mission, …

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Pouring over Arthur Brouthers

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By Amy Bareham Cultural & Community Investment Intern Charlotte’s Culture Initiative, graphic design, painting and the Hornets all have someone in common: his name is Arthur Brouthers and he is a fall 2014 Arts & Science Council Community Supported Art (CSA) participant. Originally from Charleston, Brouthers is the embodiment of synergy, marrying multiple concepts and …

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Why Charlotte’s all of a-flutter

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By Amy Bareham Cultural and Community Investment Intern If you circled Freedom Park at the recent Festival in the Park, you undoubtedly noticed Liz Saintsing, completely in her element and surrounded by silk screens. Fall 2014 Arts & Science Council Community Supported Art participant and longtime art enthusiast, Saintsing has a vivacious spirit – one that …

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Festivals kicking off the cultural season

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By Bernie Petit Communications Manager September has long been considered the unofficial start of the cultural season. What better way to kick off the season than cultural festivals that engage the community in the arts? The Arts & Science Council (ASC) will invest $42,500 in festival sponsorships in 2014-15 to help increase access and strengthen …

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An Investment Worth Making: A Future Pop King?

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By Scott Walker Cunningham Davidson College Education Scholar “Do you like your name, Abekh?” “I don’t like it. I like Jackson 2.” “Do you feel a certain way when you dance?” “I just love dancing. And when I dance I feel like I’m famous.” I overheard this hallway conversation between seven-year-old Abekh El and 17-year-old …

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