NCPI Workmark
Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Search Results


15 results for Arts
Currently viewing results 1 - 15
PAGE OF 1
Record #:
491
Abstract:
The combined efforts and joint sponsorship of art groups and preservationists in North Carolina have yielded spectacular results.
Source:
Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 15 Issue 1, Spring 1989, p22-24, il
Full Text:
Record #:
2078
Author(s):
Abstract:
Support for the arts in North Carolina is a rare blend of public and private monies and individuals. This has encouraged the growth of a diverse community of creativity in such areas as filmmaking, music, painting, literature, and folk crafts
Source:
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 8, Jan 1995, p16-20, il
Subject(s):
Full Text:
Record #:
16013
Author(s):
Abstract:
In recent years, economic development practitioners and planners have begun to recognize the role of the arts in regional economies and their use in downtown revitalization and other aspects of economic sustainability, particularly for rural areas and small towns. This article examines Chatham County, North Carolina and its residents' attempts to create and envision arts-based economic development strategies.
Source:
Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 31 Issue 2, Summer 2006, p34-47, map, bibl, f
Subject(s):
Full Text:
Record #:
24014
Author(s):
Abstract:
The author presents the various ways artists over a span of 200 years in Western North Carolina have used the medium to inspire others to protect the wilderness in order to instill a sense of place, home, and community in the region.
Record #:
24010
Author(s):
Abstract:
LEAF Community Arts helps manage the Easel Rider program, which consists of an art truck that services about 41,000 youth with art services and afterschool programs.
Source:
Record #:
24079
Author(s):
Abstract:
Eight piano teachers founded Asheville Area Piano Forum twenty years ago to offer more musical opportunities to students. The organization helps fill the gap left by North Carolina's diminishing funds for arts education.
Record #:
24095
Author(s):
Abstract:
The Lake Eden Arts Festival (LEAF) sparked a non-profit organization created by Jennifer Pickering in 1995. LEAF was created as a global music festival, and because of this, Jennifer started LEAF International, an organization that encourages musicians from different countries around the world to facilitate arts programming in their own communities.
Record #:
22577
Author(s):
Abstract:
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, long-known as a hub for the arts, is also stealing the show with numerous stage theaters, a nurturing arts council, and a nationally recognized film festival.
Source:
Record #:
28270
Abstract:
North Carolina in the 19th century developed its art and architecture in a different fashion than Virginians. Because of the lack of wealthy individuals in North Carolina during the early 1800s, residents tended to self-decorate their homes.
Record #:
28872
Abstract:
Historic buildings in North Carolina are finding new uses in housing the arts. Adaptive use projects have restored and re-purposed historic buildings as spaces for performance arts, community development, museums, art centers and galleries.
Source:
NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 2 Issue 4, July 1986, p10-11, il
Record #:
28907
Author(s):
Abstract:
The North Carolina Arts Council is working with schools and community groups to connect art, science and the environment. Artists are also conducting workshops for teachers in rural areas to develop curriculum that incorporates hands-on arts and new methods of teaching.
Source:
NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 10 Issue 1, Summer/Fall 1994, p1-3, por
Record #:
28910
Abstract:
The North Carolina Arts Council developed a plan framework of key issues to consider in 1995-1997. The identified priorities include support for artists and organizations, racial and cultural equity, arts in communities and education.
Source:
NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 10 Issue 2, Winter/Spring 1994, p1-4, il, por
Record #:
28929
Author(s):
Abstract:
Located in Columbia, Tyrrell County, Pocosin Arts uses the arts to connect culture to the environment. Pocosin Arts has taken on a number of ambitious projects, including 7000 Juniper, An Art Action for the Millennium. This project aims to restore the juniper, an endangered tree of cultural significance, by planting 7,000 junipers in the coastal plain.
Source:
NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 14 Issue 3, Summer 2000, p4-5, por
Record #:
36169
Author(s):
Abstract:
Ketie Memory Jones’ walk home alone ended in a tragic death, but not a tragic ending. Remembrance prompted those left behind to live fully, see good in the world, and financially help UNC-Charlotte students with passion for the arts.
Record #:
36191
Author(s):
Abstract:
Reuse, recycle, and renew are buzz words generated by the ongoing environmental crisis. Ways wine bottles can be used after the party ends are ecologically conscious, creative, and practical. Uses included plant labels, row covers securers, and floral wreath additions.
Source: