Give the Gift of Culture this Season

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Why This Matters: Encouraging or sparking a loved one’s interest in arts and culture can enrich their life. It’s also a way to support the cultural community. By Giovanna Torres Marketing and Communications Coordinator  The holidays are here. If you want to find the perfect gift for your friends and family, we’ve put together a …

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Arts Vote 2016

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Why This Matters: Knowing where local and state candidates for elected office stand on arts and culture allows you to make a more informed decision on Election Day. By ASC Staff The General Election on November 8 is quickly approaching. Get ready for Election Day and meet several candidates running for local office. Review their …

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Circle de Luz Radically Empowers with the Arts

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Radical empowerment, according to Rosie Molinary, is what drives the mission of the non-profit Circle de Luz, an organization she helped found five years ago. Circle de Luz works with young Latinas in Charlotte-Mecklenburg to transform their lives through mentoring, scholarships to further educational opportunities and holistic programming. “One of our guiding beliefs is that …

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It’s Speed Dating Time Again!

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We know what you’re thinking, “Speed Dating? ASC?” Well, every year our Cultural Leadership Training Program (a program to train 30 community members interested in board leadership) comes together with cultural organizations in Charlotte-Mecklenburg to “Speed Date” and identify good board matches. The format, not unlike the “Speed Dating” you’re probably familiar with, has class …

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Nominate a Great Teacher Today

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Know a great teacher? Of course you do! Nominate him or her for a Cato Excellence in Teaching Award. The award annually recognizes six creative teachers. Each recipient receives a $1,500 award. Nomination applications are available on ArtsAndScience.org and the deadline is Friday, March 1, 2013.  The finalists and recipients will be announced during ASC’s annual …

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