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for Charlotte Magazine Vol. 18 Issue 6, June 2013
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Although Mecklenburg County's Latino population has nearly doubled since 2000, Central and South American culture is still under-represented in local arts. The Lain American Contemporary Art Project is hoping to provide the backdrop for these groups and build awareness and understanding of the diverse community.
In North Davidson (NoDa), the art district in Charlotte, Up Stage, spotlights the underground theater scene with an atmosphere that attracts theater groups and performance artists.
Despite the urban setting of a growing Charlotte, the city is increasingly bike friendly with new bike lanes, greeways, and a cycle-sharing system that promotes biking from town adventures to mountain trails.
Five years ago the United Way of the Central Carolinas was the center of scandal; today, Jane McIntyre has put the charitable organization back on track and is attempting to connect with newest generation of fundraisers.
It was not until 1978 that after multiple attempts, serving of liquor became legal in Charlotte. McShane discusses the history of bringing liquor-by-the-drink to Charlotte.