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Some may still think Charlotteans have limited options when it comes to music, but one just has to dig a little deeper. In a city our size, with all its funky cultural pockets, we do have a wide variety of live musical offerings. Recess Fest #3 gives the Queen City a chance to play and […]

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The closing reception on Friday, Aug. 19 marks the end of another round of artists in residence at the McColl Center for Visual Art, a Knight Arts grantee. In 11 years, The Center played host to more than 250 different artists, representing some of the best contemporary artists regionally, nationally and even internationally. The list […]

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The dictionary defines fecund as producing or capable of producing an abundance of offspring or new growth; fertile. For John W. Love, Jr., FECUND is an interdisciplinary art project. This new work is also the recent recipient of the prestigious McColl Award in the very first year individual artists were eligible to apply. (Previous winners were all organizations […]

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Music is a universal language, and African-American music packs a rich heritage with numerous styles and traditions. On Q Performing Arts, Inc. may be about the minority experience, but it’s for all people. It was so good to see the audience at its season three preview reflected this. Although the Friday, July 29 performance was an […]

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Hard to believe it’s already the last weekend in July. Where has the summer gone? Even though we are starting to see “back to school” commercials, there are still a bunch of great summer activities to savor. And if you enjoy music, there’s a wide variety of shows to choose from this weekend. Whether you […]

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Do you have fond memories of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the midnight movies? A lot of people don’t realize the campy story of Brad and Janet’s innocence lost was actually a film adaptation of the British rock musical stage play “The Rocky Horror Show,” written by Richard O’Brien. The Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte’s […]

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Don’t miss world-renowned Ikebana master Tetsunori Kawana’s transformation of the Mint Museum Randolph lawn. Starting July 26 through August 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the public is invited to watch internationally acclaimed bamboo artist and Ikebana master Kawana create “Passages: Green Wall” on the lawn of Mint Museum Randolph as part of the […]

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Have you visited the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture? Its current magnificent location on 551 S. Tryon St. opened in 2009. The Gantt Center, a Knight Arts Grantee, has a long history in our city, but this museum — part of the Levine Center for the Arts campus — is yet […]

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Synonyms for the word “homeless” are unhoused, nomadic, outcast and desolate. Folks struggling with reliable and safe places to sleep may feel this way sometimes. This economy’s impact on so many is an opportunity to approach homelessness with new ideas and look at programs that are working. One of Charlotte’s bright spots of hope is […]

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It is no secret our economy is struggling. These challenges impact every area of society, the arts included. However, out of these difficult times, new business models and opportunities for success are born. Like other cities, the local gallery scene in Charlotte is bittersweet. During the past 20 years, Charlotte’s galleries have grown and changed. […]

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