The Biscuit Staff

How to Help Flood-Damaged Creatives at LaCa Projects

Creative News | November 19, 2020

PHOTO CREDIT: Spiracle Media If you had not visited or heard of LaCa Projects in the FreeMoreWest area just off Morehead Street before last week, you likely have now. And, for the worst of reasons. Last Thursday, like many businesses along Little Sug… read more »

The McCrorey YMCA Teens Use Art to “Know Justice”

Creative News | September 16, 2020

This summer, 14 teens teamed up with Charlotte artist Georgie Nakima to paint a “Know Justice” mural on the side of the McCrorey YMCA on Beatties Ford Road. Nakima also designed and painted the branch’s basketball court with NBA 2K Foundations progra… read more »

CLT’s Toughest Crew Is Bringing Art to a Pop-Up Near You

CLT Creatives, Happenings | September 16, 2020

Earlier this week, we got a sneak peek of the TAC POP-Up Gallery that’s opening this Sunday, September 20 at 3225 North Davidson Street (formerly Sunshine Daydreams). And … holy crap.⁣ This pop-up shop will sell works from the Tough A$$ Crew, an ex… read more »

HUGS and Bolts: 7 Creative Charlotteans Honored

CLT Creatives, HUG Micro-Grants | August 20, 2020

Each month, with the help of OrthoCarolina and The Savage Way, we present a #BoltOfInspiration — beautiful moss art bolts — to Charlotteans who are working to help make the Queen City a more vibrant and loving place that urges all of us forward. In… read more »

Tune in for the Final Act … Then, Act

Creative News, Happenings | July 25, 2020

ACT:NOW – Act III Saturday, July 25 at 4pm Artists know how to externalize many of the emotions that we are all feeling on the inside. BOOM Charlotte, in partnership with BLKMRKTCLT, Charlotte Is Creative and The Roll Up CLT, asked Charlotte’s creati… read more »

Have the Coolest Zoom in the Room

CLT Creatives, How To/Resources | July 21, 2020

Do you remember life before Zoom and other online meeting platforms? Yeah. Neither do we. It looks like Zoom is going to be with us for awhile, so let’s make the most of it. Somewhere at the end of March or the beginning of April, most of us began to… read more »

Charlotte Artists present ACT: NOW, Act II

Creative News | July 18, 2020

ACT:NOW – Act II Saturday, July 18 at 4pm Artists know how to externalize many of the emotions that we are all feeling on the inside. BOOM Charlotte, in partnership with BLKMRKTCLT, Charlotte Is Creative and The Roll Up CLT, asked Charlotte’s creativ… read more »

Charlotte Inspires BLM Mural in Palo Alto

Creative News | July 17, 2020

PHOTO CREDIT: Benny Villarreal Click the image for a larger version. The impact of Charlotte’s Black Lives Matter mural has reverberated through the Queen City … but it hasn’t stopped there. Within hours of the completion of the BLM mural in Uptown… read more »

Get Ink-cited About National Tattoo Day

CLT Creatives, Exploring Charlotte | July 17, 2020

To celebrate National Tattoo Day, we’ve compiled a list of a few Charlotte tattoo shops that always catch our eye when drive by (and scroll by on Instagram). Each of these parlors is filled to the brim with talented artists who run the gamut of style… read more »

Charlotte Artists United for ACT: NOW, Act I

Creative News | July 11, 2020

ACT:NOW – Act I Saturday, July 11 at 4pm Artists know how to externalize many of the emotions that we are all feeling on the inside. BOOM Charlotte, in partnership with BLKMRKTCLT, Charlotte Is Creative and The Roll Up CLT, asked Charlotte’s creative… read more »

This Air Stream Needs A Name

CLT Nonprofits | July 7, 2020

  She Built This City is committed to giving young women the tools to build Charlotte’s future… literally. After 20 years in the construction industry and often being the only woman in the room, Demi Knight Clark founded the non-profit organizat… read more »

Erinn Frechette Flutes from the Rooftops

CLT Creatives, Charlotte SHOUT!, Videos | June 30, 2020

Charlotte SHOUT! is an annual celebration of Queen City art, music, food and ideas — and it’s scheduled to return later this year! So we’ve tapped our city’s creatives to help get us pumped for the festivities by highlighting the creativity that grac… read more »

Three Funds Available NOW to Innovative Queen City Creatives

Creative News, How To/Resources | June 29, 2020

This year has not been easy for anyone … and we’re not exactly sure what the future will look like. Disruption is everywhere. But, disruption exposes holes in existing systems and opens up possibilities for enterprising and innovative creatives. To… read more »

Bring Your CFO (Chief Furry Officer) to Work!

Happenings | June 26, 2020

  It’s National Bring Your Pet to Work Day… but with most of us working from home these days, should it be considered National Bring Your Human to Work Day for our pets? Either way, we wanted to know more about the CFOs of the Queen City. No,… read more »

Visions of the Not Normal: Mitchell Kearney

Creative News, Photo Series, Photography | June 22, 2020

The Biscuit and The Charlotte Ledger have partnered up to present our new photo series, “Visions of the Not Normal” — offering views of neighborhoods and communities across the city through the eyes (and lenses) of local photographers during the COV… read more »

Thanks to Our Fathers for their Creative Inspiration

CLT Creatives | June 21, 2020

Everyone is creative … but developing that creativity takes time, practice, practice, practice and lots of encouragement from those around us. This Father’s Day, we asked you on Instagram how your fathers had influenced your creative journey. We on… read more »

Capturing the Legacy of Charlotte’s Black Lives Matter Mural

CLT Creatives, Videos | June 17, 2020

“Are you willing to attach yourself to a legacy that’s bigger than you?” Last week was amazing. It was full of love and hope and art. Our friends at Charlotte Star Room were there on 200 S. Tryon Street to capture footage as 22 artists and countless… read more »

BLACK LIVES MATTER Mural – Letter By Letter, Artist By Artist

CLT Creatives | June 11, 2020

  On June 9, 2020 a team of 22 mural artists and countless helpers painted a universal truth on the 200 block of S. Tryon Street: BLACK LIVES MATTER. The group was led by Brand the Moth & BLKMRKTCLT in partnership with Charlotte Is Creative… read more »

Velocity Wants To Accelerate Your Creative Business

Happenings | June 8, 2020

Are you itching to turn your creative passion into a growing business? Maybe you need to get focused and smart about your creative business, or need help embracing the current realities in order to launch or reboot. Luckily, our friends at the Center… read more »

CLT Creatives React to the Death of George Floyd – June 7

CLT Creatives, Happenings | June 7, 2020

Creatives imagine into reality the feelings and thoughts many of us are having difficulty expressing. Over the past week, we’ve seen an awe-inspiring amount of moving artwork, powerful photographs, images and thought-provoking words from creatives in… read more »