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Barry Greene Says Charlotte’s Creatives of Color Need Space to Grow

CLT Creatives, CreativeMornings/CLT | April 6, 2021

As the Charlotte community debates the future of arts funding and the future of zoning and development through 2040, local entrepreneur and founder of Shades of Moss and Mint City Connect, Barry Greene, is challenging all of us to act now. The Virgin… read more »




Creatively Seasoned Recipes Infused with Bojangles Seasoning

CLT Creatives | March 18, 2021

What happens when five of Charlotte’s most creative chefs use Bo’ Famous Seasoning to make a brand new recipe? A new twist on a Bojangles’ classic, that’s what! Scroll down to find amazing recipes you can make at home from Chef Sam Hart, Chef Joya Co… read more »




Creatively Seasoned: Vegan Krab Fritters with Bo’s Seasoned Remoulade

CLT Creatives | March 1, 2021

What happens when talented Charlotte cooks and chefs use Bo’s Famous Seasoning to create a brand new dish? Chef Joya Courtney took the challenge, along with four other chefs. Bon appétit! Vegan Krab Fritters with Bo’s Seasoned Remoulade By Chef Joya… read more »




Creatively Seasoned: Fried Catfish with Bojangles-Spiced Cajun Cream Sauce

CLT Creatives | March 1, 2021

What happens when talented Charlotte cooks and chefs use Bo’s Famous Seasoning to create a brand new dish? Chef Chianti Peek took the challenge, along with four other chefs. Bon appétit! Fried Catfish with Bojangles-Spiced Cajun Cream Sauce By Chef C… read more »




Creatively Seasoned: Sweet and Spicy Cheerwine®/Bojangles BBQ Sauce

CLT Creatives | March 1, 2021

What happens when talented Charlotte cooks and chefs use Bo’s Famous Seasoning to create a brand new dish? Chef Jeff McElwee took the challenge, along with four other chefs. Bon appétit! “Bo-licious” Sweet & Spicy Cheerwine®/Bojangles BBQ Sauce B… read more »




December 2020 & January 2021 HUG Micro-Grants

CLT Creatives, HUG Micro-Grants | January 13, 2021

Each month, Charlotte Is Creative awards Queen City creatives with HUG (“Helpful Unfettered Gift”) Micro-grants to help them move their passions and projects along. In December 2020 and January 2021, ten $250 HUGs were awarded with funds provided by… read more »




Who are the Unsung Creative Heroes of 2020?

Creative News | December 17, 2020

Help Us Identify 2020’s Unsung Creative Heroes As tough as this year was, there were bright spots. Behind so many of those bright spots were bright people — creatives using their talents and their passions to lift our spirits, challenge us and keep… read more »




Five Ways to Combat Cabin Fever

CLT Creatives, Exploring Charlotte | December 17, 2020

With school out and cabin fever having set in somewhere around late April, you know what we’re going to recommend — a #PhotoSafari across the city.  It’s time for your pod to mask up and venture into the outdoor wilds of the Queen City for a little… read more »




Creative News Update: December 10, 2020

Creative News | December 10, 2020

Six Local Nonprofits Chosen for 12 Months of Intensive Instruction Next Stage Nonprofit Planning & Consulting has announced the six members of the 2021 cohort of CULTIVATE, a yearlong virtual learning program established in 2018 to help leaders o… read more »




Our New Best Friend: The Bae Hive Agency

CLT Creatives, Our New Best Friend | December 8, 2020

One of our great joys at The Biscuit is introducing you to fascinating Charlotteans you may not have met. We do that through our interviews, podcasts, photo stories and videos. From time to time, we’ll also recommend an Instagram feed we’ve found and… read more »




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 »




Our New Best Friend: Charlotte Lab School

CLT Creatives, Our New Best Friend | October 10, 2020

If you’ve been reading The Biscuit over the last few months, you know that artist and co-founder of the Charlotte Lab School, Ricky Singh, is already a friend of ours. But, this week, he introduced us to our new best friend, Tre Kirton, a 9th grade s… read more »




Charlotte’s Favorite Asian & Pacific Islander Creatives

Uncategorized | April 29, 2020

Charlotte creatives! You have been named as one of the Queen City’s finest and most inspirational Asian and Pacific Islander artists by our followers. We want to share more about you and your work in our newsletter and social channels. To help us fea… read more »




Charlotte’s Favorite Nail Artists

Uncategorized | April 29, 2020

Charlotte nail artists! You have been named as one of Charlotte’s finest by your customers. We want to share more about you and your work in our newsletter. To help us, please complete the short survey below by Sunday, May 2! Charlotte Nail Artists P… read more »




Apply to be Part of South End Blooms

Uncategorized | April 29, 2020

Help us celebrate spring at South End Blooms! Charlotte is Creative is working with South End to pair creatives with South End businesses for weekend pop-up activations (which we’re calling “Blooms”) May 15 through the end of June  Blooms are three-… 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 »