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Mint Museum: Free Wednesday Evenings

| May 27, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mint Museum: Free Wednesday Evenings

The Mint Museum is the largest visual arts institution in Charlotte, North Carolina. There are two locations, Mint Museum Randolph and Mint Museum Uptown. Mint Museum Randolph is the original building that opened up in 1936 in Charlotte’s historic Eastover neighborhood as the first art museum in North Carolina. Mint Museum Uptown opened up in […]

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A World of Talent: Sanskrit Gallery

| March 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
A World of Talent: Sanskrit Gallery

 Photos by Chimena Ihebuzor Those that visit the Popp Martin Student Union can stop by the Art Gallery to peruse the walls that are outfitted with the works of students and non-students alike. The exhibition coincides with the release of the physical Sanskrit literary arts magazine that publishes a collection of artwork and literature each […]

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A Trip to the Annual Student Juried Exhibition

| February 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
A Trip to the Annual Student Juried Exhibition

 Photos by Katelynn Pennington . Last Thursday, the Department of Art & Art History held the 2018 Annual Student Juried Exhibition Award Ceremony in Rowe Lobby to reward students in the Art major for their excellent works. Lauren Harkey, partner and consultant of Hodges Taylor Gallery, is the juror this year. Harkey has earned […]

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The State of Things

| January 30, 2018
The State of Things

The first exhibition in the Rowe Gallery this semester presents pieces from “The State Of Things” by artist Susan Brenner, who has received numerous awards and grants including a Pollock-Krasner grant and a Southern Arts Federation/National Endowment for the Arts Regional Award in Painting and Works on Paper. Brenner showcased her works at various locations […]

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Experiencing The Defiant Requiem

| December 5, 2017
Experiencing The Defiant Requiem

The Holocaust was a dark time for the world. It was marred by constant death, torture, hunger, neglect and overall suffering. As time goes on, we learn more of the testimonials and the experiences of those that were subject to its atrocities. Through this chaos, we do hear of a few concentration camps that had […]

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A Night of Shakespearean Greatness

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Night of Shakespearean Greatness

When you first think about playwrights and theater in general, one of the first names that always comes to mind is William Shakespeare and his many great works over his lifetime. One of his less known works “Measure for Measure” is rarely talked about and rarely is adapted to the stage by theatrical groups due […]

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A Night of Music With the UNCC Philharmonia

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Night of Music With the UNCC Philharmonia

The UNC Charlotte Music Department showcased their student musicians in a night of musical performances. The night was a glorious one full of prompt circumstance, hard work and talent displayed by the instructors and students involved. As a collective, the two groups played 6 songs to solidify their hard work done through the semester. Part […]

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“On Location”: An architectural experience of innovative design

| October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
“On Location”: An architectural experience of innovative design

The “On Location” exhibit is a visionary collection of innovative architecture. It is comprised of four architectural practices: AGENCY, GELPI Projects, SILO AR+D and studio: indigenous.  UNC Charlotte School of Architecture professor Mark Manack put together this exhibit with his esteemed colleagues from all over the globe. Posted on the exhibit are notes about the […]

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Multifaceted Mantras

| September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Multifaceted Mantras

Fade in. A stage, barren yet tempting, expands before you. The floor meets a screen, floating up towards a dark, forgotten ceiling. The large screen suddenly sparks to life, boasting blurred images reminiscent of some distant, delusional fever dream; or perhaps an obscure experimental film harboring a deeper meaning. Out of the corner of each […]

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Mesmerizing Compassion with Paramore’s Tour Two

| September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
Mesmerizing Compassion with Paramore’s Tour Two

Photos by Pooja Pasupula . I’ve always made a distinction between artists: there are singers, and there are performers. Like the whole “not every rectangle is a square” line, not every performer is a singer. Going into the Ovens Auditorium, I expected Paramore to be performers: give you a good show, a lot of jumping and […]

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“Business As Usual” – A Mock Of The Modern World

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
“Business As Usual” – A Mock Of The Modern World

From Sept. 8 to Dec. 14, UNC Charlotte Center City Campus is exhibiting Bob Trotman’s collection, “Business as Usual.” At its opening ceremony, many attended not only to appreciate Trotman’s fine works, but to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of North Carolina Arts Council. Museums and institutes such as the Smithsonian, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the North Carolina Museum […]

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A Dangerous Serenity: The Art of Sanskrit

| March 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Dangerous Serenity: The Art of Sanskrit

Photos by Chris Crews. There is always a sense of serenity when walking towards the Student Union art gallery.  The sound of someone playing the piano carries down the hall joined by people chatting, and this time, the distinctive smell of barbecue sauce.  It’s a calming atmosphere, and it gives those who go a little […]

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‘Tensional Topography’: Collaborating on the Unpredictable

| March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
‘Tensional Topography’: Collaborating on the Unpredictable

Photos by Natasha Morehouse. One of the most important ideals behind Assistant Professor of Architecture Jeffery Nesbit’s latest work, ‘Tensional Topography,’ spawns from the words of theorist and experimental architect Lebbeus Woods in 2004: “The traditional role of architecture has been one of reassuring us that things are under control, that is, stable and static. […]

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Goodyear Arts hosts “in the round” concept show for local Charlotte bands

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Goodyear Arts hosts “in the round” concept show for local Charlotte bands

On the Friday of Feb. 17, Goodyear Arts in uptown opened up their space for four bands to play a show free of any charge. Sam the Lion, Cuzco, Ghost Trees and Don Telling’s Island Mysteries put a spin on how they performed that night. Rather than each band playing a full set with the next […]

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