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Guide to 23 Beatties Ford Road corridor murals

Beatties Ford Road corridor murals tell stories. They aren’t just pretty public art. They’re pieces with purpose. Ask artists Marcus Kiser and...

Just you wait: Hamilton tickets go on sale Dec. 8

Wait for it, Hamilton tickets go on sale Dec. 8 at 10 am. Tickets for the Tony Award-winning musical will be available on Blumenthal Performing Arts website...

Statue honors Charlotte civil rights champion

A statue honoring civil rights attorney Julius Chambers now stands on the Trail of History on Little Sugar Creek Greenway in Midtown.  Why it matters:...

The Hal Marshall building in Uptown gives 120 artists a home

VAPA Center is a mall for artists. The Mecklenburg County office space, the Hal Marshall building in Uptown, will be home to 120 artists and countless arts...

The economic impact of Broadway’s return to Charlotte

Broadway defied gravity in Charlotte. “Wicked,” presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts, set a record during its four-week, 32-performance run at...

Annual street art festival returns with 8 new murals and an art battle

Talking Walls Mural Festival kicked off this week. Expect to see eight new murals and an art battle. What: The fourth annual festival runs now through Oct....

New outdoor exhibit at JCSU explores the legacy of urban renewal

RCLM 37 is a love letter to the Beatties Ford Road corridor. It highlights the history of people who shaped the neighborhood and its current residents. An art...

Exclusive: McColl Center receives $3.5 million endowment grant for its signature artist residency program

McColl Center may have a new name and a new look, but artist residencies remain its heartbeat. Windgate Foundation, based in Little Rock, Arkansas, awarded...

Federal aid helped some music and arts groups. Others were left out

Theaters, museums and other arts and culture venues in Charlotte received nearly $60 million in federal funds to keep the industry afloat amid COVID-19. But as...

New South End apartment complex is giving away 6 months of free rent to an artist

Hub, a new art-focused apartment complex in South End, is offering six months of free rent for one artist who will be selected for its artist-in-residence...

A military veteran painted the R on the Black Lives Matter mural, and now she wants to paint all the streets

One day this June, a military veteran looked down at the letter she painted — on the main street of the city where she grew up, in the country she served —...

Calling all artists and creators: Knight Foundation awarding $200,000 in art grants

The Knight Foundation is awarding grants (up to $25,000 each) and a chance for you to showcase your project at BOOM Festival 2020. They’re calling the...