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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 »




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 »