Cultural sector needs leaders – and ASC provides them

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By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist With the enormous funding challenges the Charlotte-Mecklenburg cultural sector is facing, it helps to have leaders prepared to guide arts organizations through whatever lies ahead. That’s where the Arts & Science Council (ASC) is continuing to make a difference with its Cultural Leadership Training (CLT) program. The CLT program, which …

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Graduates find their place in cultural sector

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By David Currence Marketing Manager  There were no gowns or tassel-adorned hats, but graduation day for ASC’s Cultural Leadership Training (CLT) program was no less memorable.  On June 4, 2013, 31 of Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s emerging leaders gathered on the stage of the Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts to celebrate the knowledge and skills …

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ASC to L.I.F.T. learning experiences for year-round schools students

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog, Education
By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist Thanks to the Arts & Science Council (ASC), the learning won’t have to stop for students at the four Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools year-round schools. Last month, Project L.I.F.T. awarded ASC a $1.2 million grant to deliver free arts-infused programming to Pre-K to 8th grade students during intersessions at Bruns Academy, Druid …

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A million dollars worth of power2give

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By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist What does a million dollars mean to the cultural community? It means the Chamber Ensemble of the Charlotte Children’s Choir made good on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform at the White House. It means the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art continued an arts program for homeless adults and families. It …

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Public art to signify change along North Tryon corridor

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By Bernie Petit Communications Specialist It’s too early to compare the North Tryon Business Corridor to historic South End, the bustling urban neighborhood south of uptown Charlotte. But that’s the type of long-term growth public art created in conjunction with the North Tryon Business Corridor streetscape improvement project could help encourage. The Arts & Science …

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