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North Carolina Arts Council

Spark the Arts is a new awareness campaign designed to inspire public participation in the arts across North Carolina by highlighting the unique way the arts lift spirits, bring people together, and heal. 

North Carolina Arts Council

Doors open for applications for NEA American Rescue Plan Funding.

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North Carolina Arts Council

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Story by Kyesha Jennings 
Photos by Sandra Davidson
Graphic Design by Ai-Ling Chang 

Hip-Hop scholar Kyesha Jennings explores the important role producers play in crafting the sound and image of the hip-hop genre by interviewing ten North Carolina producers.

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Do you want to be a part of a friendly arts organization that reaches every corner of our state?  Could you help us fulfill our mission of “Arts for all people” by building arts in education programs that are engaging, relevant, and diverse?  We invite you to apply! 



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