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Promoting the Power of Philanthropy

  By Angela Lindsay August is Black Philanthropy Month, created in August 2011 by Dr. Jackie Bouvier Copeland, co-founder of the Pan-African Women’s Philanthropy Network as an annual global celebration of African-descent giving. While these facts may be news to some, Foundation for the Carolinas (FFTC) is well aware of the occasion, and chose to observe it this year by celebrating and highlighting the work of one of its special programs that has been serving the Charlotte community for a quarter of a century.…

Nico Amortegui Connects Through Art

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By Hope Yancey Artist Nico Amortegui creates murals, other large-scale paintings and sculptures constructed of wood, cardboard and found objects. He has recently begun learning to make ceramics, such as dishes and African-inspired masks. He might produce 30 ceramic pieces in a week.…

The Rundown of Things to Do: March 28 – March 31

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By Shawn D. Allison, II   Family, we have made it to the end of March and what a ride it has been! There’s lots to do this weekend and we’re going to end it with a serious bang! I’ll be very busy as usual, but if you’d like to keep up with my trail of trouble, check out my “Hot List!”   THURSDAY – Stimulus: Sound Works at The McColl Center THURSDAY – Screening of “Whose Streets?” at The Levine Museum of the New South FRIDAY— MARCHing to the Sound Christian Open Mic Night FRIDAY– Solstice Dance Party at Crown Station SATURDAY– I Still Love The 90’s Brunch & Day Party: West Charlotte Alumni Edition SATURDAY – Arts & Advocacy Experience 2019: Brooklyn to Biddleville SATURDAY – Depression Doesn’t Look Like Me: Christians + Emotional Health SATURDAY – AfroPop Charlotte: The Bantu Experience, Vol.…
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