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5 Ridiculous Questions with Caroline Calouche

CLT Creatives | February 12, 2020


Caroline Calouche Founder of Caroline Calouche & Co. and CLT Cirque & Dance Center   Native Gastonian Caroline Calouche loves to dance. But, dancing on the ground wasn’t enough. Two BFA degrees in Ballet and Modern Dance wasn’t enough. A… read more »




Celebrate Innovation Day with Charlotte Inventions!

Exploring Charlotte | February 4, 2020


This Sunday, Feb. 16, is designated National Innovation Day — a day to celebrate creative ideas that work their way into the real world. And, that got us thinking? What was invented in Charlotte? And, then we thought, “Why don’t we play a round of Q… read more »




5 Ridiculous Questions with Laura Palka

CLT Creatives | January 31, 2020


  Laura Palka Anchor/Reporter/Actor Instagram | Web | IMDB If you’re watching The Outsider on HBO, you know there are very few moments of comfort. So, it felt like a reprieve to see a familiar face pop up as a reporter at the beginning of the se… read more »




400 Rubik’s Cubes Unleash Infinite Creativity

Creative News | January 30, 2020


Just before the end of 2019, Jordan Pham, a 14-year-old Charlottean, asked his parents for several hundred Rubik’s in order to create pixel mosaic portraits like those he’d found online. (It’s a story in and of itself — say Jordan’s folks — finding… read more »




Four to Follow: Stacy Cassio’s Picks

CLT Creatives | January 30, 2020


Okay, here’s the official line: Stacy Cassio is the Founder & CEO of the Pink Mentor Network. It’s through Pink Mentor that Stacy shares her personal experience with the power of mentorship. She knows her own career & business have been shape… read more »




The “King of Queen City Can Design” Helps Us Celebrate National Beer Can Day

Creative News | January 24, 2020


Yep. You read that right. January 24, 2020 is “Beer Can Appreciation Day” across the globe. This is a day that should have great cultural significance here in Charlotte where our ever-growing ecosystem of breweries is daily producing award-winning be… read more »




“Space to Work Together” – EY wavespace Arrives at The RailYard

Creative News, Exploring Charlotte | January 22, 2020


“Charlotte, as its forming its identity, needs to be pulling from all the different sectors, all the different groups — nonprofit, corporate, start-up. That’s what we want to be doing here.” – Sarah Smith, EY wavespace™ Facilitator Charlotte’s burge… read more »




“Placemaking is Profoundly Personal”

Editorials | January 16, 2020


Placemaking and equitable development are at the top of many Charlotte minds right now. How do we ensure that everyone has the space and opportunity to succeed, that they are heard and seen and that places of deep-rooted significance are addressed wi… read more »




The “Lights” Are Still Bright at the Whitewater Center

Creative News, Exploring Charlotte | January 15, 2020


The holiday lights have been packed up and put away for another year across the city, but there is still holiday magic alive in the air (and the woods) at the U.S. National Whitewater Center. “Lights,” an immersive light exhibit installed along a hal… read more »




5 Ridiculous Questions with William McNeely

CLT Creatives | January 15, 2020


William “Coach” McNeely is native of Charlotte, NC. He’s an entrepreneur, non-profit executive and a former Apple Market Development Executive and Educator. After a successful career, he left Corporate America to teach technology solutions to middle… read more »




5 Ridiculous Questions with Jamie Decker

CLT Creatives | January 9, 2020


Jamie Decker Founder of Experience Anatomy Jamie Decker is a self-proclaimed, straight-up “anatomy nerd.” In 2007, she toured the traveling Body Worlds exhibition created by Dr. Gunther von Hagens (seen by more than 44 million people, the most visite… read more »




Bright Future. Same Ol’ Complaints.

Exploring Charlotte | January 1, 2020


So … wow. It’s 2020. That used to feel so very far away. Shouldn’t we be living on the moon or working at Spacely Sprockets or plugged into the Matrix or be putting down a robot revolution by now? When is the future going to be, you know, the “futu… read more »




EDITORIAL: Seeking Absolution for Improper Attribution

Editorials | December 31, 2019


We made a mistake. Now, we’re seeking absolution for improper attribution. When you’ve committed to sharing the stories of the Charlotte creative community and doing what you can to lift up the people behind the work, you can’t take plays off. But, w… read more »




Charlotte Filmmaker Explores a New “Frontier”

CLT Creatives | December 18, 2019


For some time now, Charlotte has been known as a location for feature films and television shows. But, lately, the Queen City seems to be gaining steam as the home of up-and-coming filmmakers, with the recent releases of films like MIKE by Kent Smith… read more »




SEED20 Announces Class of 2020

CLT Creatives, CLT Nonprofits | December 5, 2019


It’s the season to bring the sunlight to 20 more innovative nonprofits sprouting up in the Queen City. Each year, the SEED20 program, created by  Social Venture Partners (SVP), selects 20 local nonprofits doing innovative work in Charlotte to undergo… read more »




Sharon Dowell Shows Her Eastside Pride

CLT Creatives, Exploring Charlotte | November 21, 2019


“I want to use my art as a vehicle to beautify neighborhoods, but make change and impact people in different ways. I just love my life. I’m just so happy to be doing all of this.” – Sharon Dowell Earlier this year, Rosalia Torres-Weiner painted a mur… read more »




SimplisticPhobia says “EFFF Exposure.” Creatives deserve to get paid.

CLT Creatives | November 21, 2019


Will Jenkins — AKA SimplisticPhobia — is tired of being lured into free work in exhange for “exposure.” And, now, he has the T-Shirt to express exactly how he feels. A digital content creator working in photography and cinematography, SimplisticPho… read more »




5 Ridiculous Questions with Diane Restaino

CLT Nonprofits, Creative News, Happenings | November 8, 2019


Diane Restaino President/Founder, Joedance Film Festival Cancel whatever plans you have for tonight — we know where the cool kids will be. Tonight (Nov. 8), Joedance Film Festival is showcasing three original films during its second Joedance Premier… read more »




Creative News – Helping Nonprofits Make Their Mark

CLT Nonprofits, Creative News | October 23, 2019


Make a Mark Announces Its Class of 2019 Make a Mark, a 12-hour design and development marathon pairing volunteer creatives with local humanitarian causes, has selected 15 organizations for its Nov. 9 sprint at Hygge Coworking at Jay Street. Charlotte… read more »




The Good Stuff – Zero Night

CLT Creatives, Happenings | October 20, 2019


On Thursday, Oct. 17, the co-working community of Hygge celebrated four years in Charlotte at a very special Zero Night. A crowd of 200+ packed Not Just Coffee Jay Street (part of Hygge’s fourth location) to hear short talks from Gerard Littlejohn, J… read more »