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Arts advocates shifting away from central fund-raising to focus on engaging groups with potential patrons.

“Selma to Montgomery: A March for the Right to Vote” is on view at Levine Museum of the New South until Feb. 22 as a part of the “Destination Freedom: Civil Rights Struggles Then and Now” series.

“Women who visit the salons on a regular basis develop a sense of discrimination and appreciation,” the cosmetics magnate Helena Rubinstein wrote. “It is like visiting museums and recognizing the work of famous artists.”

When the subject of your picture is 246 years old, it’s worth making a bit of a fuss.

A 15-block stretch of Tryon Street will be photographed at dusk Saturday by 150 volunteers resulting in a portrait 100 feet long by 4.5 inches deep.

Roman Vishniac’s photos now available online through the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and New York’s International Center of Photography.

‘Line, Touch, Trace,’ through March 8 includes artists from Charlotte: Selena Beaudry (now in London), John Hill Jr., Isaac Payne and Jason Watson.

A Sopwith Camel airplane, an exact replica of that flown by flying ace Col. Elliott Springs during World War I, is on display at the Carolinas Aviation Museum.

Levine Museum of the New South will open “LGBTQ Perspectives on Equality” to the public July 25, featuring four exhibits that delve into LGBT history and the people responsible for bringing LGBT concerns to public attention.

Duke Energy Foundation says it will donate $100,000 to the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture if the center increases its membership rolls in the next year from about 700 people to 1,974.

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