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  •  By Lindsay Kosma September 3, 2017 You’ve seen them before. They make the unavoidable traffic around Charlotte just a bit more pleasant and certainly more interesting. I’m talking about the art-piece billboards that pop out from the treetops and adorn cityscapes here and there. These...

  •  By Michael Venutolo-Mantovani (Photo: Andy Goh) August 21, 2017 On Saturday I took the drive from our liberal Southern enclave in Chapel Hill to my wife’s hometown of Charlotte where the civil rights advocacy group Charlotte Uprising would be hosting their rally CLT To Charlottesville: A Call...

  • By Lindsay Kosma May 15, 2017 Originally from Zurich, Switzerland, though she spent much of her life in the US, renowned cellist Tanja Bechtler, was born into artistry. Well, maybe not truly, but she certainly had a lot of inspiration in her early years. Much...

  • By Matt Cosper April 30, 2017 Inside|Out Charlotte adds a new wrinkle to the cultural landscape and cements its place in the constellation of “Knight Cities” benefiting from the generosity of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation in ways that unite, delight and...

  • By CLTure News March 4, 2017 In an email to Blumenthal Performing Arts newsletter subscribers, president Tom Gabbard announced the lineup for the 25th anniversary season of Broadway Lights and the much anticipated dates for the 11-time Tony award-winning production of Hamilton in Charlotte. Hamilton will...

  • By Matt Gilligan February 6, 2017 In a building where hundreds of workers churned out Famous Amos and Iced Animals cookies and snacks for nearly seven decades, local inline skaters, skateboarders, and BMX riders will give a former factory in the Belmont neighborhood a new...

  • By CLTure News (Photo by Andy Goh) February 1, 2017 Swiss sculptor and painter Jean Tinguely is best known for his self-destroying sculpture Homage to New York at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and his final “Cascade” kinetic sculpture in Charlotte located...

  • By CLTure News January 31, 2017 Launched in August of 2015, the ASC’s Cultural Vision Grants program started with an initiative to grow the Charlotte community’s interest in arts, science, history and heritage programming. The grant provides up to $10,000 to Charlotte-Mecklenburg based individuals and...

  • By CLTure News January 30, 2017 Common Market announced today a new location in the Oakhurst neighborhood of Cotswold. Just a block from where Commonwealth Ave. dead ends into Monroe Road, the new Common Market “OakWold” will add some character to the neighborhood. Common Market...

  • By Erin Maddrey January 22, 2016 If you’re one of those people who constantly talk about how there is nothing to do in Charlotte, mark your calendar for Connect with Culture Day on January 28 and be prepared to change your point of view of...