Things to do in Charlotte NC : Charlotte Art Weekly #19


A Curated List of Charlotte’s own Events- 19th Charlotte Art Weekly

In times when everyone is consuming content randomly and unconsciously through graphic, videos and words while scrolling through their screens, is putting an effort to provide a list of curated recommendation and help our subscribers to select on what sort of creative content one should consume to feel more enriching. Based in India CY’s Art Weekly initiative is already celebrating its 130thanniversary in Ahmedabad and will soon be helping the city of Vancouver and its residents in selecting the best of the events happening in their neighbourhood. Here is our 19th edition of Charlotte Art Weekly consisting events that are artistic, creative, musical, appealing and enriching.


The 19th CAW is dedicated to Andy Griffith an American humorist, recitalist, songster and author who was Tony Award nominee for two of his performances. Born in Mount Airy, NC in 1926 Griffith began as a monologist and soon happens to feature in teleplay No Time For Sergeants. He is remembered for a watertight performance in A Face in The Crowd, Legal Drama Matlock and The Andy Griffith Show. He is a Television Hall of Fame entertainer and was also a Grammy laureate for the album I Love To Tell The Story.

Things to do in Charlotte NC

Here are this week’s interest grabbers:


The Red Shoes



Showcase of an Academy Award-winning film about a girl who aspired to become the most excellent dancer of all time.

October 17 to 22, 2017

Belk Theatre

With Tickets ($25 Onwards)

For more information visit here


Charlotte Ballet’s Fall Works


An extraordinary ballet and performance art showcase as well as journey exploration.

October 19 to 21, 2017

Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts

With Tickets ($25 Onwards)




The artworks that tickle musing and amusement, presented by gallerist Duy Huynh and featured potter, Julie Covington.

October 20 to 28, 2017

Lark & Key Gallery and Boutique – South End

Free Entry



Grand Nights For Singing: Celebrating 90 Years


Theatre Charlotte celebrates music and shows tunes through cabaret performances.

October 20, 2017

Theatre Charlotte

With Tickets ($12 to $15)

For more information visit here


ASC Culture Blocks Festival


Celebrating visual art, music, performing arts, theatricals, culinary arts and life under a single banner.

October 21, 2017

E.E. Waddell Language Academy (formerly Smith Academy of International Languages)

Free Entry

For more information visit here


Laughter and Love Benefit for Puerto Rico


A fundraiser laughter ride to help the crisis victims in Puerto Rico.

October 21, 2017

Charlotte Comedy Theatre

With Tickets ($10)

For more information visit here


CommUNITY Conversation


Knowing the illustrated artworks of John Thomas Biggers through the eyes and knowledge of BE Noel, an art knower.

October 25, 2017

Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts

Free Entry


Modernism + Film: Journeyman Architect – The Life and Work of Donald Wexler


Celebrating the 84th birthday of architect Donald Wexler by remembering his life and work.

October 26, 2017

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art at Levine Center for the Arts

With Tickets ($5-$10)

For more information visit here


Jessica Lea Mayfield


Rock and Country genre musical star Jessica Lea Mayfield’s concert in Charlotte.

October 28, 2017

Stage Door Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

With Tickets ($5-$10)


A load of things to do in Charlotte NC this week (20th October to 26th October)

Illustration: Nilesh Ramani

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