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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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Shakespeare’s hilarious and witty satire, “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” gets a new twist in an updated staging by the UNC Charlotte Department of Theatre this coming weekend, October 30 through November 2. This play was adapted by dramaturg Dr. Andrew Hartley, Robinson Distinguished Professor of Shakespeare,  and directed by Kelly Ryan, lecturer. Tickets are […]

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On November 1, 2014 at 6:15 p.m. in Uptown Charlotte, a groundbreaking photograph will be taken. One hundred and fifty photographers will gather on Tryon Street and line up every 36 feet to take simultaneous photos that will capture both sides of the street in one unique panorama of the Queen City’s urban core. This […]

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Transportation – it moves us forward toward some destination, some goal, or maybe someone. We hear this word, and we think about the future and what is ahead. Rarely do we hear this word and think about what gets left behind or the past. But in a way that is exactly what the Queen City’s […]

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If the rainy weather kept you at home this weekend, then you missed Charlotte Ballet’s dramatic re-envisioning of “Dangerous Liaisons.” This is the second production of Sasha Janes’ choreography, which premiered in 2012, and brings the 1782 French novel “Les liaisons dangereuses” to contemporary ballet. This passionate tale of greed and lust was accompanied by […]

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“Destination Freedom: Civil Rights Struggles Then and Now,” a commemorative project of the Levine Museum of the New South, continues with an exhibition of photographs by Spider Martin. The exhibition, “Selma to Montgomery: March for the Right to Vote,” opens Saturday, October 11th and runs until February 22, 2015. Catch a first look at “Selma […]

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The phrase “British invasion” has many connotations. For most of us, it alludes to the transfer of British pop and rock bands like The Beatles to America. But not so long ago, it might have conjured up thoughts of war, the British Empire and colonial power, or conversely the invasion of England itself. The Bechtler Museum […]

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Learn more about ArtPop 2015

Published on 02 October 2014 by in Charlotte

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  Have you noticed the amazing artworks on billboards in and around the Queen City? Are you an artist interested in getting your work more exposure? If so, then you need to learn more about the exciting partnership between Adams Outdoor Advertising and the Arts and Science Council: ArtPop. This initiative is the brain child […]

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By Amy Bareham, Arts & Science Council If art is a universal language, then music is a dialect of compelling strength and influence. Charlotte organization A Sign of the Times of the Carolinas speaks this dialect fluently, creating spaces for the celebration of performing arts, specifically those steeped in African-American culture. Founded in 2006, A […]

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The Light Factory grand re-opening

Published on 29 September 2014 by in Charlotte

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The Light Factory celebrates its grand re-opening with an exhibition of Richard Renaldi’s photographic series, “Touching Strangers,” on Friday, October 3rd. After rebounding from a dire financial situation in 2013, the Light Factory is ready to reveal its new gallery space at its new location on 1817 Central Avenue. Renaldi will speak from 6:30 to […]

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The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art’s Modernism + Film program investigates themes in design, engineering, architecture and modern/contemporary art through the lens of film. This month’s film “The Vision of Paolo Soleri: Prophet in the Desert” on the 26th documents the life and work of Italian-born architect Paolo Soleri (1919-2013) and his principal concept ‘arcology,’ […]

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