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The Knight Arts program is now seeking grant opportunities in Charlotte that can create transformational and sustainable change through artistic excellence and collective cultural experiences. If you’re interested in learning more about working with Knight in the arts, please contact Program Director Susan Patterson.

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By Brad Nathanson, Tosco Music Parties Tosco Music Parties, Inc. is a Charlotte-based non-profit organization that hosts quarterly concerts to raise money for youth music scholarships. Every Father’s Day Weekend we host a special Beatles Tribute Night, when the 15 or so musical acts all play Beatles songs, but in a variety of different styles. […]

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by Adriana Burkins Is it possible that Tunnel X could serve as a reassuring reminder of easier times ahead? Crafted from black paint and recycled wood pallets by Burundian artist, Serge Alain Nitegeka, Tunnel X is a massive structure that takes up more than half of the Harvey B. Gantt Center’s East Gallery. Navigating through the installation […]

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By Brad Nathanson, Tosco Music Parties, Inc. Tosco Music Parties is a Charlotte, NC nonprofit organization that hosts family-friendly musical variety concerts to help raise money for youth music scholarships. This video is a compilation of some of the highlights from our April 11, 2015 concert, which included performances by a dozen music acts including […]

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By Sarah Emery, Moving Poets Charlotte Moving Poets, a cross-disciplinary, contemporary dance theater company based in Charlotte, N.C., and Berlin, revives its showcase of six 15-minute original works April 23-25, 2015, with the support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.   With “be curious” as its guiding principle, Moving Poets serves as […]

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By Logan McSwain, Charlotte Ballet On March 7, 2015, Charlotte Ballet’s Dancing with the Stars of Charlotte fundraising gala welcomed over 900 guests to the Knight Theater and raised $790,000. The event was chaired by Andrea Smith, global head of human resources for Bank of America and last year’s People’s Choice winner. The event, it […]

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By Toni Tupponce, A Sign of the Times of the Carolinas Tyrone Jefferson says that a great song is a story…set to music. Sometimes the melody and rhythm come first, evoking an emotion or a memory that gives rise to the “story.” Other times, the story – or verse – seeks out melody and rhythm […]

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Neverland returns to Charlotte this week with Charlotte Ballet’s rendition of Peter Pan. Opening March 12th, Peter Pan will run at the Knight Theater until March 22nd. Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased online or by calling 704-372-1000. Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s Peter Pan follows the traditional story with some unique twists. Set to the […]

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Unlock art with Le Méridien

Published on 05 March 2015 by in Charlotte

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A new hotel, Le Méridien, has opened in Uptown Charlotte. The global brand is not only quirky with a boutique feel, but it is also determined to delve into the local arts scene and unlock Queen City culture for its guests. Two of Le Méridien’s initiatives, LM100 and Unlock Art, have the potential to increase […]

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This Saturday, join Robert Karimi, artist-in-residence at the McColl Center for Art+Innovation, for a lively event at the 7th Street Public Market in Uptown Charlotte. The event, Viva La Bicycle Parade + Progressive Food Party, will be filled with high-energy activities using performance, food samples, humor and interaction to promote healthy eating and wellness. Participants will […]

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The much beloved sounds of Mozart, Strauss and Brahms will fill Belk Theater this weekend as the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra performs a Classic Series concert conducted by Christopher Warren-Green. The program will include Mozart’s “The Impresario Overture,” Strauss’ ” Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme” and Brahms’ “Piano Concerto No. 2″ featuring pianist Lukas Vondracek. Vondracek made his […]

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