XOXO Making a ‘#CAKE’ for Charlotte

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XOXO will the interdisciplinary performance piece '#CAKE' June 1-24 in uptown Charlotte. XOXO photo.
Why This Matters: Charlotte performance art collection XOXO is helping increase relevance and innovation with its groundbreaking and participatory production of ‘#CAKE.’ By Bernie Petit Communications Manager “#CAKE,” the upcoming interdisciplinary work by performance art collective XOXO, won’t end where it begins – figuratively and literally. At some point during the show, audiences will take a surrealist …

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Fringe arts scene is BOOM-ing in Charlotte

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Why This Matters: We should experience innovative work being created in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Original, innovative artwork that pushes boundaries and challenges audiences is being created along the edges of Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s vibrant cultural scene. It just might not be something many people know about. That will change with a BOOM, the three-day …

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XOXO: Putting the weird in local theater

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By Bernie Petit Communications Manager Trying to win over the established theater crowd wasn’t working for XOXO. Traditional venues didn’t hold much appeal for the Charlotte experimental theater collective either. So it got weird. “We gave ourselves permission to do the kind of shows we wanted to see,” said founder Matt Cosper. “The audience came …

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