New West End mural honors Charlotte’s Black history-makers
An unveiling ceremony for the "River of Life" mural will be announced soon.
By Sarafina Wright | September 1, 2021
Former Knight Foundation director is named Charlotte’s first arts & culture officer
Priya Sircar, who spent 20 years working nationally in the arts and culture sector, will be charged with developing a new arts plan for Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | August 30, 2021
At the Gantt Center, a new exhibition showcases 25 Black artists — all from the Carolinas
The exhibition will open to the public on Saturday, Aug. 14, with a formal unveiling scheduled for Aug. 28.
By Jalon Hill | August 12, 2021
Latta Plantation official defends controversial event once scheduled for Juneteenth
Under pressure, the historic site was forced to cancel a June 19 event created to tell the story of Black emancipation through the eyes of White Southerners who lost everything.
By Glenn Burkins | June 13, 2021
As city looks to revamp arts funding, independent artists demand ‘seat at the table’
A group calling itself ART Future is calling for greater transparency and public input as City Council considers the plan.
By Glenn Burkins | May 4, 2021
City plan would add millions of dollars for arts funding but reduce role of Arts & Science Council
The Foundation For The Carolinas would replace the ASC as the administrator of the city's arts funding.
By Jonathan Limehouse | April 14, 2021
Charlotte nonprofit will screen documentary at drive-in, raise money for student internships
GardHouse wants to match students of color with minority-owned businesses that need interns.
By Jonathan Limehouse | April 7, 2021
Charlotte Ballet’s Raven Barkley on the power of mentoring
Barkley says African-American mentors have played a significant role in her life.
By Makhaila Anderson, Queens University News Service | March 23, 2021
‘Heritage of Biddleville’ wins Charlotte placemaking bid
Mural highlighting Historic West End will be installed as part of city's I-77 and West Trade Street underpass project.
By Katrina Louis | February 19, 2021