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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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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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Valentine’s Day weekend plans still unsettled? Look no further than the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art’s “Music and Museum” program featuring soprano Helen Goldsby. This performance, “Chamber of Love VI: Serenades and Ballades,” will showcase compositions by Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninoff, Fauré and Puccini. The concert will be performed in the fourth-floor gallery on February 15th at […]

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Four new works will premiere at Charlotte Ballet’s ever popular and exciting “Innovative Works” production. Choreographers David Ingram, Mark Diamond, Sasha Janes and Dwight Rhoden have all created new ballets for this season’s show. Only two weekends remain to experience them. This year’s production presents the works in a new way, with video introductions from […]

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The Light Factory’s 7th annual juried show is fast approaching. A call for entries recently went out for innovative and challenging works from photographers across the country. The Annuale will be on display in April and will consist of six photographers, each represented by five to seven images. Photographers are invited to submit both traditional […]

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This week WTVI PBS Charlotte will premiere a new documentary that tells the story of Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra’s 2013 performance of the Abyssinian Mass in Charlotte. Below, Knight Vice President for Arts Dennis Scholl, one of the film’s directors and producers, writes about the experience. When Knight Foundation heard […]

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Are you an art lover interested in supporting local artists? Want to attend a series of exclusive events to meet local artists and other art lovers? If so, then the Arts and Science Council’s Community Supported Art program (CSA) is likely for you. Shares for the 2015 Spring CSA go on sale at 10 a.m. […]

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A new round of artists-in-residence arrived at the McColl Center for Art + Innovation this month. The new artists represent a variety of styles and media, but there is a significant focus on the Environment and Craft Spheres of Impact. These thematic realms are part of the McColl Center’s goal to create meaningful partnerships between […]

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The choreographic process

Published on 26 January 2015 by in Charlotte

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By Melissa Anduiza, Charlotte Ballet dancer On a daily basis, choreographers and dancers have the privilege of diving into the ever so varied “choreographic process”. The choreographic process is especially unique when it comes to a contemporary show, such as Innovative Works, because of the endless possibilities that both artists (choreographer and dancer) can explore […]

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The North Carolina Dance Festival (NCDF) is back in the Queen City on January 24th at 7:30 p.m. in the Anne R. Belk Theater of Robinson Hall. This performance will feature five touring choreographers selected by Dance Project, as well as two local artists. Dance Project, a non-profit organization under the direction of Jan Van […]

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