Showing posts from October, 2010

The Blue Banner - Actor brings civil rights stories to life on stage

The Blue Banner - Actor brings civil rights stories to life on stage

Brown v. Board of Education
Written and Directed by Serena Ebhardt
Featuring Mike Wiley

The Wrights of Passage Takes Flight in Davie County, NC 10/14 - 15/2010


N.C. Arts Council - Organizations Page

UNC Asheville events focus on race relations | | Asheville Citizen-Times

A Creative Conversation in Chatham County


Sanford Herald Article

Chatham arts council aims for more creativity in classrooms
by Alexa Milan
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PITTSBORO — For some students, a lecture about the Civil Rights Movement or mathematical formulas isn’t enough to make the information stick. In honor of National Arts and Humanities Month, the Chatham County Arts Council hopes to show the community that creativity and innovation in the classroom are keys to success.

ChathamArts, the Northwood Arts Education Foundation, the Northwood High School Arts Education Department and Americans for the Arts are partnering to host a Creative Conversation at 7 p.m. tonight. The organizations encourage arts leaders and community members to gather at Northwood High School’s Benjamin J. Lee Auditorium to discuss the importance of the arts in the community and in schools.

“Art is more than something that just hangs on the wall,” said Molly Matlock, executive director of ChathamArts. “It can challenge us to think and see in new ways.”

To kick off l…