You can see the work of artist Obray Cowan all over town, if you’re able to spot it before it walks away.
We talked with Mark Durstewitz about Water, Inc. The Musical!, the power of good storytelling and why a rock opera is the best way to tell this story, at this time, in this place.
New name? Check. New Principal? Check. New Curricula? Check. New Energy? Check. Check. Check. The 2018-19 school year is one of re-invention for Lakeside Charter Academy, and new principal Jim Montague, Ed.D. is at the helm. With his staff in place, his buildings renovated, he is now working hard to bring in students. Through information sessions,… Continue reading New Year, New Everything: Q&A with Lakeside Charter Academy Principal Jim Montague
Professional sound checks. Jam sessions. All-access backstage passes. Five-star catering. And a performance in front of 15,000 cheering fans. For four Cornelius School of Rock musicians, Friday June 15 was unlike any other.
We all have a favorite. From the Mark Twain statue to the Jitterbug by Rite Aid to the murals in Oak Street Mill, the public art works around Old Town Cornelius are diverse, unique, engaging, powerfully relevant. But of all the descriptors that apply, the most important is “public.” By remaining accessible to everyone, free… Continue reading Standing Strong: Public Art Pieces Bolster Civic and Cultural Life
Love Lake Norman Church is a place to ask questions. It’s a place to doubt. It’s a place to inspire. It’s a place to learn. That’s the environment Pastor Jerel Law is working to create in his new Old Town Cornelius space. Since opening the doors in April, in the shared Kadi Fit studio space… Continue reading A Place to Belong: Love Lake Norman Opens in OTC
Eric Williams’s childhood had a Motown soundtrack. His parents played music constantly in the house, and he remembers how it drew him in. “I wanted to know what – and who – was behind the music. And I wanted to know what instruments were creating the sound,” he said. His parents didn’t push him to… Continue reading School of Rock ‘Amps Up’ Music Lessons
As a child, Adam Wilson didn’t want to learn music – he had to learn music. “Music spoke to me in a way other things didn’t,” Wilson said. After years of begging his parents, he got his first electric guitar at age 11 and hasn’t stopped playing since. Now, he is working to share his… Continue reading Great Musicians, Great People: The Folks Behind Learn Music
The popularity of yoga has exploded over the last few years, and to remain competitive many studios have expanded their class repertoires, offering everything from hot yoga, to goat yoga, to beer yoga and more. But for local studio The Bindu, the best way to stay competitive has been, in many ways, to transcend the… Continue reading ‘It Feels So Different Here’: The Bindu Yoga Studio