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NEA's Rocco Landesman Talks Arts, Community

The National Endowment for the Arts chair, Rocco Landesman, was in Charlotte recently. Read my profile on his visit here in the Charlotte Observer.
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Blood Done Sign My Name: Afraid of the Dark in the South

In Blood Done Sign My Name, playwright and actor, Mike Wiley brings to life the recollections of author Tim Tyson surrounding the 1970 murder of Henry “Dickie” Marrow in Oxford, NC and the events that followed. Read my review of this…
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Steve Crump Finds Niche in Revealing African American History

Charlotte news anchor, reporter and filmmaker Steve Crump shares his thoughts on documentary film making, storytelling and his latest work, Sojourn of the Strings. The film explores the journey of the banjo from slave cabins on the plantation,…
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Dialect Coach to the Stars is Star in His Own Right

Voice coach and distinguished professor, Dr. Charles Hadley has worked with a galaxy of stage and screen stars including Vivien Leigh, Charlton Heston, Nick Nolte, Jason Robards, Scarlett Johansson and many more. Read about his incredible…
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Echo Foundation is Catalyst for Compassion

The Echo Foundation is a nonprofit humanitarian organization whose mission is to sponsor and facilitate those voices that speak of human dignity, justice and moral courage. Read about founder, Stephanie Ansaldo and the incredible work being…