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Comment Archives: stories: Arts

Re: “Andy the Doorbum declares an art war on Charlotte

I was only trying to make Charlotte more like I would have liked it to be and encourage others to do the same however they saw fit. Of course, by getting out there I was promoting my own ideas, as well as those who participated, but I was also trying to open a door for others to feel fearless about doing that themselves. I certainly never intended to come off as some high and mighty know-it-all and never intended any cultural appropriation in my costume and painting ideas, though they were inspired in part by the Native American cultures of which my Great Grandfather was a member. I hate that some took it this way, but ultimately, what's done is done and I have no desire to look back with regrets. I miss Charlotte and hope that it is treating everyone well, including the critics in these comments. All the best to all of you.

Posted by Andy the Doorbum on 07/12/2016 at 8:11 PM

Re: “The show must go on for Charlotte women in theater

And not only are these ladies doing it, they are doing it WELL. Kudos to you all, friends!

Matthew Corbett

Posted by Matthew Corbett on 06/02/2016 at 4:29 PM

Re: “Former anchor Bob Inman pens another novel

Can you tell me if bob inman passed away i heard he did send me a message on my. Email brittsnana@yahoo. Com thx darlene peepers

Posted by Dpeepers1953 on 03/27/2016 at 6:50 PM

Re: “Breaking the Moon musical brings light to dark side

How could one put such power into words? To have seven teenagers perform a musical that could evoke so much emotion in such a short time is just incredible. Amy's writing, the songs, the performance were all amazing, all the while promoting an awareness of so many issues and pressures young people face. Definitely a must see for teens and adults alike.

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Posted by Aaron Samole on 03/23/2016 at 1:19 AM

Re: “Breaking the Moon musical brings light to dark side

I heard all great reviews. such awareness is wonderful for the public.

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Posted by annie McHale on 03/19/2016 at 5:09 PM

Re: “Breaking the Moon musical brings light to dark side

The show touched my heart in so many ways. Amazing performers and an outstanding production by Amy Steinberg! Well done!! A must see!!!

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Posted by lmartin on 03/18/2016 at 5:35 PM

Re: “Breaking the Moon musical brings light to dark side

This show is enlightening, raw, funny, and brings so much awareness to a topic that needs more public attention.

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Posted by Jessica Borgnis on 03/18/2016 at 12:02 PM

Re: “Breaking the Moon musical brings light to dark side

I took my almost 14-year-old with me and she really liked it...and she does not like much!! :)..Seriously, I highly recommend taking your adolescent and his or her friends to view this with you!! It will leave you hopeful and experienced!!

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Posted by Dawn Petrovich Middleton on 03/18/2016 at 11:16 AM

Re: “Breaking the Moon musical brings light to dark side

I can't stress enough how important this show is. It tackles incredibly difficult subject matter in such a beautiful way. I sat in awe of the talent and bravery of the 7 kids. This should be seen by every single middle or high school student! The music will fill your soul. You will leave enlightened, challenged,touched by the experience. Treat yourself to art at its finest!

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Posted by Allison Snow Rhinehardt on 03/18/2016 at 8:41 AM

Re: “Breaking the Moon musical brings light to dark side

Fantastic show, I laughed, I cried (a lot!), I remembered my own painful teenage years and watched in amazement as these young actors demonstrated the struggles kids today face with such power and poignancy. Such an important show, with the potential to help so many realize they are not alone and there is help.

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Posted by Sarah Gabrielle Hartwick on 03/17/2016 at 9:53 PM

Re: “Breaking the Moon musical brings light to dark side

An absolutely amazing group of teens performing stunning music and telling heartbreaking, but very real stories. Come and be filled with "Hope", "Grace", and "Light".

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Posted by Mary-Margaret Kantor on 03/17/2016 at 9:40 PM

Re: “Breaking the Moon musical brings light to dark side

I really loved this show! The combination of so many great talents made me feel like I was right there, just listening to these teens talk about so many deeply personal issues, the way teens only do with eachother. The whole thing brought me right back to high school, reminding me how tough it is at that age, and how important it is that we can form some kind of dialogue with teenagers. This musical does that! I just wish that it would've been around when I was in high school!

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Posted by Mrs.Graddy on 03/17/2016 at 9:23 PM

Re: “Breaking the Moon musical brings light to dark side

This show is beautifully done and breathtaking to watch. Amy and all the cast are crazy talented! Fantastic show!

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Posted by Christi77 on 03/17/2016 at 9:22 PM

Re: “Breaking the Moon musical brings light to dark side

Young adulthood is a harrowing journey. Breaking The Moon does a beautiful job echoing all the painful, confusing and intimate lessons we learn along the way.

Beautiful songs, wonderful acting, brave young people making important art. My sons and I were fortunate to have this extraordinary experience shared with us. We loved the show.
Mary Killian

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Posted by Mary Killian on 03/17/2016 at 9:22 PM

Re: “Breaking the Moon musical brings light to dark side

I was one of those in the sold out crowd and all I can say is, "Wow!!!" I didn't think that such a short musical would be so long on meaning. Bravo to Amy for her creative genius, for her artistic purity, and for her crazy crust of comedy!
Marvin

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Posted by Marvin Sigal on 03/16/2016 at 6:47 PM

Re: “Local artist brings Free Art movement to Charlotte

Love it! I have been doing this around Charlotte, and the country for a few years now!

Posted by Tj Johnson on 03/09/2016 at 11:11 AM

Re: “Theatre Charlotte embraces The Importance of Being Earnest

I was at the performance on Sunday and that young man changed characters so effectively and energetically... even with a script, that actor rose to the occasion splendidly. Someone get him to Blumenthal.

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Posted by Margaret on 02/04/2016 at 11:16 AM

Re: “Trouble in mind: The hard truths of Thornton Dial

Wow. Just seeing this comment by HELLOWORLD. This is what you got from the article? You see a threat where there is no threat? You see difference where there's actually a deep human bond? It's always amazing to me how monumentally some people can miss the point of a piece of writing or work of art. Or maybe you *got* the point but you're just a common, everyday KKK sympathizer. Whatever the case, it's no surprise that you'd be so ashamed of your worldview that you hide behind the anonymity of a fake name... RIP Thornton Dial. You were a gift to this troubled world.

Posted by Mark Kemp 1 on 01/29/2016 at 1:20 PM

Re: “Dance Theatre Of Harlem offers diversity, not division

Great article!
The company name is Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) not DTOH.

Posted by DTH Lover on 01/20/2016 at 1:49 PM

Re: “Women's Showcase gives female choreographers chance to shine

Thank you for the mention of the Charlotte Dance Festival too! Our 10th Anniversary Festival is March 18-20. Looking forward to all shows above!

Posted by Caroline Calouche on 01/14/2016 at 11:05 PM

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