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Charlotte graduate stays on her toes

Charlotte graduate stays on her toes

While her classmates were walking across the stage at Oven’s Auditorium to celebrate graduation last month, Performing Learning Center’s eLearning Academy graduate Eleanor “Ellie” Frith was preparing for her performance… Read more »

Jazz Arts Initiative hosts music legends to inspire local students

Jazz Arts Initiative hosts music legends to inspire local students

“The purpose of the riff is to propel the groove,” proclaimed famed jazz trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis to a theater full of jazz musicians and students at a clinic held Sunday,… Read more »

Discovery Place’s Van Gogh Alive inspires quiet awe

Discovery Place’s Van Gogh Alive inspires quiet awe

Fine art is typically shown in a quiet museum. When that museum is Discovery Place filled with young children looking at beautiful artwork, the silence is remarkable. The artwork of… Read more »

Billboard features local artist/teacher

Billboard features local artist/teacher

When most people encounter Natalie Bork after seeing her artwork displayed on an Interstate 77 billboard, the first question they ask is, “What is that?” Bork’s billboard is a close-up… Read more »

‘Disappearing Frogs Project’ raises awareness, rallies community

‘Disappearing Frogs Project’ raises awareness, rallies community

“There are many ways to measure what’s happening to our environment,” said Jan Valder Offerman, one of more than 150 guests who attended the recent opening reception for the “Disappearing… Read more »

Jewish Film Festival celebrates 10 years, expands reach

Jewish Film Festival celebrates 10 years, expands reach

“People still talk about films that we screened in year one or two,” said Debby Block, reflecting on a decade of helping run the Charlotte Jewish Film Festival that kicks… Read more »

Bringing a spark

Bringing a spark

When the curtain rises for “The Miss Firecracker Contest,” 24-year old Carnelle Scott is working tirelessly on a dance routine to “The Star Spangled Banner.”  She twirls around her living… Read more »

Gantt Center finds answers in dialogue with Question Bridge

Gantt Center finds answers in dialogue with Question Bridge

In the new exhibition at the Gantt Center, one man asks, “Why do we keep using the N word?”  In response, proud young black men explain their use of the… Read more »

Happy Holidays features young dancers with high hopes

Happy Holidays features young dancers with high hopes

Students at Charlotte’s Jami Masters School of Dance were working hard last weekend in their last few days of rehearsal for “Happy Holidays.” Choreographers led the frenzy as students rushed… Read more »

Award-winning artists sing the hymns of Christmas

Award-winning artists sing the hymns of Christmas

Jennifer Knapp was never a big fan of Christmas music. The Grammy-nominated, Dove Award-winning singer admits to finding some of the songs of the season to be “cheesy” and never… Read more »

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