Tracy Russ talks about Camp North End's murals and its desire to include a broad array of artists. Find its project, and other murals, on the Observer's interactive map at www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/arts-culture.
Beginning in May, Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents will be able to do just that! Two local institutions – the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art and the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture – are joining forces to bring Inside|Out to Charlotte. Artwork was installed along Stewart Creek Greenway on Friday.
Aram Bryan, with the Community School of the Arts, taught more than 700 students how to play the violin. In the end, they plucked the strings of her heart during the final concert. A new joint program with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra will begin next school year.
Voiceover artist Lisa Biggs in action at Concentrix Studio. She has done voices for an array of characters including a guest spot on the Simpsons. Her newest work is voicing several bunnies for a new Nickelodeon animated series.
Last year 49 people were gunned down during an attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. "Effervesce", a sculpture made of aluminum, acrylic, bubble soap and human interactions was made by a team from UNC Charlotte's School of Architecture.
The Carolina Raptor Center made a major fundraising campaign announcement and released a bald eagle at the swimming beach at Lake Norman State Park on Thursday, April 6 . They hope to raise $1.4 million before December 1 ,2017. This would complete the $10.6 million in funding needed to build their new Quest campus.