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“Space to Work Together” – EY Launches wavespace 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 burgeo… 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 a 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 half-… 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 »




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 »