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28852
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The importance of the arts is a topic of debate in North Carolina. While there are many valuable public utilities, art is also a good investment for a healthy and prosperous state. The North Carolina Arts Council is increasing their efforts to get the arts supported by state government, business and industry.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 1 Issue 2, Jan 1985, p8-9, il
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28851
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Managing the Arts is an intense, two-week management development program designed specifically for leaders of arts organizations. The program is offered by the Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and concentrates on strategy, long-range planning, and issues in arts administration.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 1 Issue 2, Jan 1985, p6-7, il
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28853
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The people who settled in North Carolina brought with them their cultural values, beliefs, customs and arts. These early settlers were heterogeneous, often conflicting ethnic groups whose influence on the state’s history has been both profound and subtle.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 1 Issue 3, March 1985, p2-3, il
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28847
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The North Carolina Arts Council is helping Pitt County schools develop a landscape architecture residency program. The program is multidisciplinary and gives students the opportunity to design an outdoor school environment.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 1 Issue 1, Oct 1984, p4-5, por
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28854
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The cultural diversity of North Carolina is reflected in the traditions and artistic expressions of dancers, singers, artists and performers of every kind. It is also experienced by audiences who share in the preservation of culture by watching, listening, learning and appreciating.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 1 Issue 3, March 1985, p2-3, il
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28849
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High Point CART (Community Artist Residency Training) program held performances of four classical artists at several businesses, including the Harris and Covington Hosiery Mill. The performances have helped to reduce workplace pressure, improve employee morale, and gain publicity across North Carolina.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 1 Issue 2, Jan 1985, p3, por
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28848
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Living the Arts, a project by the North Carolina Arts Council, is a small glimpse of rural art communities in North Carolina. Despite the lack of formal art training, these artists draw from their rural heritage and rural landscape for inspiration.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 1 Issue 1, Oct 1984, p6-8, por
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28850
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In towns across North Carolina, the arts are becoming big business in communities with well-developed cultural programs. The arts have the potential to improve the local economy through urban revitalization projects.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 1 Issue 2, Jan 1985, p4-6, por
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28856
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Since the English settlers first came into contact with the native people of North Carolina, there has been constant pressure on the native customs and traditions, causing many to disappear completely and others to fall into virtual disuse. To counter threats to their culture, many Indian people began to re-learn the old ways of doing things and borrowing other cultural traditions.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 1 Issue 3, March 1985, p6, il
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28863
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Four different North Carolina artists are profiled, detailing their persistence and dedication to the work that saturates their lives and personalities. The featured artists are Russell Peck, Playwright Karen Jones-Meadows, Choreographer Sal Aiello, and Painter Claude Howell.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 2 Issue 2, Feb 1986, p6-9, il, bibl
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28860
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Since 1964, the North Carolina Arts Council has worked with various partners in the arts. Public and private partnerships may occasionally discourage experimentation, or reflect prevailing political sentiment. But these partnerships are what allow major arts projects to occur.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 2 Issue 1, Sept 1985, p8-9, il, por
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28861
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Frank Faulkner is an acclaimed painter from Marshville, North Carolina who gained popularity in New York City. Faulkner believes his experience in the city is what led him to his successful art career. In contrast, painter and sculptor Carl Peverall believes North Carolina has allowed for him to explore the limits of his feelings and energies through his art.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 2 Issue 2, Feb 1986, p2-3, il
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28855
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Folk life and folk art, such as quilting and bluegrass music, are traditions that have been passed down through time. In our culturally diverse North Carolina communities, folk life continues to evolve, integrating past forms, techniques and values with the present.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 1 Issue 3, March 1985, p4-5, il
Record #:
28862
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The 1980 United States Census of Population and Housing show that North Carolina ranks fourteenth in the nation for number of artists. A range of statistics are provided, indicating that North Carolina’s artists are diverse in their occupations, where they live and what they earn from their art form.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 2 Issue 2, Feb 1986, p4-5, il, bibl
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28857
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The arts in North Carolina play a major role in the success of the state’s third leading industry, tourism. Cultural tourism has attracted visitors to museums, festivals, outdoor dramas, fairs, and various cultural events.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, June 1985, p2-3, il, por