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Viewfinder: Shy Siren

CLT Creatives, Photography | October 9, 2019


NY transplant and CLT creative, Sara Schwittek — AKA Shy Siren — is known for the gorgeous custom jewelry she makes (and for truly being really, really shy).  But, we love her photography, too. We were thrilled when she gave us permission to share… read more »




5 Ridiculous Questions with Lindsey Crisp

CLT Creatives, Creative News, Happenings | September 27, 2019


At Not Just Coffee Jay Street last Friday night, native Charlottean (That’s right! They exist!) Lindsey Crisp reigned supreme. She won the inaugural night of bouts from Southern Ladies Arm-Wrestling League (S.L.A.W.) Watch the moment of her victory h… read more »




Charlotte Artist Picks Up Her Grandfather’s Paintbrush

CLT Creatives, Creative News, Exploring Charlotte | September 20, 2019


Long before the renaissance of the mural movement hit the Queen City, a hand-painted mural of a Coca-Cola bottle has graced the corner of 6th and Graham. It’s been in need of a touch-up. Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated hired Amber Thompson, a… read more »




The Mind Behind The Crown

CLT Creatives | August 31, 2019


If you’re a runner, you’ve come to the right city. When fall rolls around, you never want for a weekend road race. The hard part is picking which ones to run. On the organizer side, it’s equally hard developing a run event that offers something new…. read more »




5 Ridiculous Questions with Charlotteans We Love – Nalee Thao

CLT Creatives | August 23, 2019


Nalee Thao Designer Extraordinaire + Mischief Maker Instagram: @narly There are thousands of Charlotte creatives doing innovative and exciting work all around the city. When we can get a moment of their time, we celebrate. And, we ask them silly ques… read more »




The Biscuit Podcast – Creative Besties Kate Micham and Nicole Reyes

CLT Creatives, Podcasts | August 22, 2019


On this batch of The Biscuit Podcast, we spend time with “Creative Besties,” Kate Micham and Nicole Reyes, creatives at MODE and the leaders of Make-A-Mark in Charlotte, about how they work together, the Queen City creative scene and looming deadline… read more »




Sonja Gantt Teaches Us to End Well

CreativeMornings/CLT, Videos | July 30, 2019


Before an audience of more than 350 in historic Biddle Hall on the campus of Johnson C. Smith University, Sonja Gantt spoke of “ending well.” She candidly explored her decision to fight conventional wisdom to transition from a successful career as a… read more »




Brittany Moore is Strong, Focused, Determined & Ready to Make Waves

CLT Creatives | July 22, 2019


Charlottean Brittany Moore is on a mission for her daughter Brielle to create a world where gender equality thrives. Having moved to Charlotte in 2008, she’s been actively involved in the community through Kicks 4 The City and NC MedAssist. And now,… read more »




Roamin Around with Matt & Tim

CLT Avengers, Podcasts | July 16, 2019


This is your brain. This is your brain on creativity. Okay, okay. Actually, the gentleman holding the brain in his hands (courtesy of Experience Anatomy) is Roman Perryman, the host of the Roman Around Podcast. This week, Roman managed to get Matt Ol… read more »




HUG Life: AlleyKatWay is on the Fashion Prowl

CLT Creatives | July 11, 2019


Charlotte native, Darrell Anderson, AKA D.A.K.A., has got style to spare. And, good news, he’s willing to share. A self-proclaimed “stylist, artist, and fashion fanatic,” D.A.K.A., founded the fashion blog, The AlleyKatWay, to share his thoughts on f… read more »




WindBack Wednesday: 27 Years Later … We’re Still Stuck On Grandmama

Creative News | July 9, 2019


This Friday, July 12 at 7pm, our pals, John Short and Miller Yoho of The Charlotte Podcast fellow members of the Queen City Podcast Network — are busting out of the solitary soundbooth for a live, public recording at Camp North End. They’ll be joine… read more »




Creative Placekeeping on the East Side

CLT Creatives, Creative News | July 2, 2019


If you count yourself among the legions who admire and follow Charlotte’s burgeoning mural movement, you’re a fan of Georgie Nakima.  You may not know her, but you know her art. With its complex dance of interacting geometric shapes, her work is unmi… read more »




LickedIn Profile: Scout Wofford, Law Dawg

CLT Creatives | June 25, 2019


Last week, we asked you to celebrate National Take Your Dog to Work Day by sending us photos of your office’s CFO — Cute, Furry Officer — so we could build out LickedIn profiles for the hardest working, most creative canines in the Queen City. And,… read more »




Last-Minute Awesome: Mandolin Orange Plays HousingFest

CLT Nonprofits, Happenings | June 19, 2019


“Art is my bridge over troubled waters. People in crisis face situations that are exhausting, terrifying and all-consuming. The opportunity to create, engage and relax cannot be overlooked.” – Katie Church, Community Relations Specialist, Urban Minis… read more »




The Biscuit Podcast – The Knight Foundation’s Celebrate Charlotte Arts Grant

CLT Nonprofits, How To/Resources, Podcasts | May 16, 2019


In April, the Knight Foundation announced the creation of a new initiative, Celebrate Charlotte Arts, inspired by recent efforts like BOOM Charlotte and Goodyear Arts. A unique program designed to bolster and accelerate the growth of the arts and its… read more »




Empowering Hidden Leaders to Drive Community Change

CLT Nonprofits, Creative News | June 13, 2019


“By design it’s called an experience, because it is just that. You won’t be able to unsee or un-know what you learn…” – Alexandra Arrington, Director of Community Impact for Justice Initiative When the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Opportunity Task Force rel… read more »




(Chef) Peter’s Passion for The Perfect Pizza

CLT Creatives, Creative News | June 11, 2019


James Beard Award-winning chef Peter Reinhart may be known for bread. But, he has a passion for pizza. He’s quested coast to coast for his YouTube series and 2003 book, American Pie. And now, his journey has taken him to the Motor City to take a bite… read more »




Holiday Hangover Cure! A Biscuit a Day for Three Days.

Videos | May 28, 2019


Long weekends are awesome … until they’re over. It’s back to the grindstone, kids. So, grab a cup of coffee. (If it’s Irish Coffee, we won’t judge.) And, take a bit ol’ bite of today’s Biscuit. After you do, the weekend won’t seem so far away. STAY… read more »




Fourth Time’s a Charm for Dupp & Swat

Creative News, Exploring Charlotte | June 5, 2019


Unique people have unique ideas. Unique ideas need unconventional spaces. That’s how Dupp & Swat was born of two unique people in 2010 – siblings Dion (AKA Dupp) and Davita (AKA Swat) Galloway. “[Dupp & Swat] is whatever the community wants…. read more »




Jamie Decker’s Got Brains … and She’ll Let You to Hold Them in Your Hands

CLT Creatives, CreativeMornings/CLT, Podcasts | May 23, 2019


Charlottean Jamie Decker knows you … inside and out. And, it’s her mission that you know what she knows. Jamie is the founder of Charlotte-based, Experience Anatomy. Her company preserves human organs through the process of plastination created by… read more »