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Let’s Thank Our State Government Reps

For the first time in what feels like a long time, the state budget signed earlier this month by the North Carolina governor sustained funding to the North Carolina Arts Council at current levels. ARTS North Carolina is asking constituents to write a hard copy letter to your Senator and Representative at their Raleigh office: […]

Mecklenburg Arts Organizations Drive $200m a Year

In June, we highlighted a new study by the North Carolina Arts Council that found that the “nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $1.2 billion in direct economic activity in North Carolina, supporting more than 43,600 full-time equivalent jobs and generating $119 million in revenue for local governments and the State of North Carolina.” This […]

A Life in the Arts

It’s graduation season, and if you’re considering a life in the arts–or if you’re in the process of making one–this commencement address by British author Neil Richard Gaiman is a must-see (or at least a must-listen). Courtesy of the University of the Arts. Neil Richard Gaiman is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic […]