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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Five Ways the NEA Benefits Charlotte

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Why This Matters: In addition to leading initiatives that support arts and culture at the national level, the work of the NEA directly impacts Charlotte-Mecklenburg. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager When Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents think about the National Endowment for the Arts, the first thing that should spring to mind is local impact. It’s understandable if …

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Five Ways to Celebrate National Arts & Humanities Month

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Why This Matters: National Arts & Humanities Month is a collective recognition of the importance of culture in America. Compiled by Bernie Petit Communications Manager Break out your party pants. This is the perfect month to celebrate arts and culture in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. October is National Arts & Humanities Month, a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the …

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Cultural groups earn 2016 NEA grants

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By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Three Charlotte cultural organizations have been awarded Art Works grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in its first fiscal year 2016 funding announcement. Charlotte Ballet, Children’s Theatre of Charlotte and McColl Center for Art + Innovation will receive the Art Works grants, which focus on the creation …

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