Enjoy Beer and Art in Charlotte Breweries

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Why This Matters: Charlotte-area breweries have connected local artists and cultural organizations to new audiences, while the cultural community has helped breweries attract and retain customers. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Good art and beer are a natural pairing. Both take discipline, practice and discovery to create. Both can require creative problem solving. And, in …

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NEA Invests $117.5K in Charlotte Cultural Groups

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Why This Matters: Funding from the National Endowment for the Arts directly impacts cultural organizations in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Thanks to funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the McColl Center for Art + Innovation will use art and artist-led programs to activate the North Tryon corridor in Charlotte’s North …

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First #LongLiveArts Festival is reason to celebrate

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By Bernie Petit Communications Manager A first of its kind event hosted by the four member organizations of Levine Center for the Arts – the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Blumenthal Performing Arts’ Knight Theater, the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture and Mint Museum Uptown – takes place this weekend. And …

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Integrating the symphony

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By Bernie Petit Communications Manager When Samuel Davis and Larry Sellers become the first black musicians to join the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra back in the fall of 1963, it wasn’t about making history or breaking barriers. “I never thought of it in terms of being black,” Davis said. “I thought of it in terms of …

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Cultural events commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Compiled by Bernie Petit Communications Manager  “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Those are the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., whose legacy will be celebrated in a pair of free cultural events this weekend in Charlotte. A Sign of the Times of the Carolinas, Charlotte Symphony and the UNC Charlotte Department …

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