Matt Olin

A Sherpa’s Guide to Innovation Podcast

Charlotte is Creative | October 31, 2019

Since Matt, Tim and the entire Charlotte Is Creative team is preparing to get “Lost” at CreativeMornings/Charlotte tomorrow, it’s only fitting that their appearance on the Sherpa’s Guide to Innovation podcast would be released today. Check out their… read more »

UnCommon Details: Peter Pan at Children’s Theater

Happenings, Photography | October 24, 2019

The Biscuit’s co-publisher, Matt Olin, saw his first Broadway show at age seven: Peter Pan, starring Sandy Duncan. From the moment Peter flew over his head in the front row, he was hooked on theater forevermore. So you can imagine how nostalgic he wa… read more »

CM/CLT Jams Out With Our Muse John Tosco

CLT Creatives, CreativeMornings/CLT, Videos | October 2, 2019

Let’s throwback to the September 6th CreativeMornings/Charlotte event, where an audience of more than 350 Daybreak Legends gathered at Project 658 in East Charlotte to hear John Tosco and his band of misfit music-makers deliver a beautiful blend of s… read more »

Grandma’s Recipe Wins the Day at the CCCP Chili Cook-Off

Exploring Charlotte, Happenings | September 17, 2019

What’s Matt Olin doing on a typical Wednesday in September? If you guessed, “Judging a chili cookoff alongside a Beard Award-winning baker and a city councilmember,” damn that was a good guess. After pushing through the meat sweats, the winner of Cha… read more »

Wells Fargo Forward – “Initiate” on August 16, 2019

Charlotte is Creative | August 21, 2019

Initiate Below are photographs taken at the first meeting of the inaugural class of Wells Fargo Forward at Camp North End on Friday, August 16. The event was hosted by Charlotte Is Creative and featured speakers, Chas Fagan and Dr. Stephanie Cooper-L… read more »

VIEWFINDER: Dave Butler Captures the CLT DJ Battle Scene

CLT Creatives, Happenings, Music, Photography | July 23, 2019

Each month, The Biscuit will feature Viewfinder, a gallery of selected photographs from some of our favorite Charlotte photographers. Today we feature some choice shots from creative renaissance man, Dave Butler – in particular, his work capturing im… read more »

HUG LIFE: Alesa Moore Sings Loud and Soft & Does What She Loves

CLT Creatives, Music | June 11, 2019

Those around Alesa Moore have always known she’s a singer. Now, thousands and thousands of people around the world know, too. She was recently awarded a HUG (Helpful Unfettered Gift) Micro-grant to assist her in creating a music video for one of her… read more »

Queen City Growlers “Mugs for HUGS” Initiative Hits Its Goal

Charlotte is Creative | March 9, 2019

At each month’s meeting of CreativeMornings/Charlotte, local creatives are given HUG micro-grants of $250. HUG stands for “Helpful, Unfettered Gifts.” Creatives can apply for HUGs for for-profit or non-profit projects underway in the Queen City. HUGs… read more »

Four Council Members Rap about CLT … and Tariq Raps for Real

Charlotte is Creative | February 2, 2019

On Friday, February 1, 2019, more than 600 Charlotteans gathered together at 8:15am to hear Charlotte City Council Members Ajmera, Bokhari, Egleston and Winston participate in a “round robin” talk at CreativeMornings/Charlotte. They spoke on the them… read more »

Stacy Smith Knows the Building Codes of Creativity

Charlotte is Creative | January 28, 2019

Ten years after first picking up a needle, Stacy Smith is now co-owner of Tattoo Me Charlotte, was voted one of the top 10 tattoo artists in Charlotte, and has a signature watercolor/boho vibe style that is all her own. All of her pieces are custom,… read more »

You may have seen this Charlotte creative in “The Hate U Give”

Charlotte is Creative | November 17, 2018

Chances are, you’ve seen Brian Lafontaine on screen somewhere. Chances are, you probably didn’t know it. He was an anesthesiologist in an episode of “Homeland.” A doctor in an episode of “Stranger Things.” “Counter Guy” in two episodes of “Dawson’s C… read more »

Matt Olin Interviews Doug Katsaros About BY MENNEN

Music, Videos | February 10, 2019

Byyyyyyy Golly! Inspired by the 250 Jingle Video, Matt Olin talks to Doug Karsaros about writing “By Mennen” & other famous jingles.

“The RE: Series” Tackles the Power of Art and Design

CLT Creatives, Creative News, Happenings | May 16, 2019

Wouldn’t it be awesome to get into a time machine, go back, and examine Charlotte’s past? Or perhaps, sometimes, even change it? Obviously, we can’t do that. (Plus, Avengers: Endgame warned us about changing the past, anyway. Right?) We can only affe… read more »

The Biscuit Has You (Pretty Much) Covered at Charlotte SHOUT!

Happenings | May 8, 2019

Charlotte SHOUT! is upon us, and make no mistake, this festival is packed to the gills with creative-offerings-a-plenty spanning the realms of art, music, food and ideas. Of course, you’re only one person, right? Which means you can’t be in two, thre… read more »

Curb Your Metabolism: A Super-Serious Study on the Feasibility of Ingestion on E-Scooters

Exploring Charlotte | May 2, 2019

Let’s face it: Electric scooters are taking over our city. According to a 2019 study entitled “Assessment of E-Scooter Volume Solely by Looking Around,” there is currently an e-scooter for every Charlotte resident. It’s only a matter of time before e… read more »

RevelWood Mission Wants to Haunt Your Ears

CLT Creatives, Music, Videos | March 27, 2019

RevelWood Mission, the first-ever house band at CreativeMornings/Charlotte, are about to drop their second album since 2017 entitled “Stirring the Haunts.” To create it, this crazy-talented quartet of men-on-a-melodic-mission holed up in an abandoned… read more »

Let’s Sneak Backstage at Children’s Theatre

Exploring Charlotte | March 12, 2019

They say the devil’s in the details – and we’re here to point out the devilishly cool details in the QC. When you live in a town for a long time, it’s easy to stop looking. But, from street art to set design to kitschy places to grab a beer and a san… read more »

Uncommon Details at Common Market

Exploring Charlotte | February 11, 2019

They say the devil’s in the details. And, we’re here to point out the devilshly cool details in the QC. When you live in a town for a long time, it’s easy to stop looking. But, from street art to set design to kitschy places to grab a beer and a sand… read more »