Things to do in Charlotte NC : Charlotte Art Weekly #20

Charlotte Art Weekly: A Reminder To Consume Your Weekly Dose of Creativity


According to a survey by one of NC’s leading media house, Carolinians are most afraid of snakes and commitments. But the Charlotte Art Weekly is not here to deliver you these topics. We are here to make your week jovial by informing you about creative gatherings happening around your vicinity. The Charlotte Art Weekly has reached its 20th week, and with the increasing number of events, the struggle of choosing only the best handful event is amplifying simultaneously. We are here to give you visual art, performing art, literature, music, photography, theatricals, and everything that your creative instincts deserve.

The creative inspiration of CAW 20 is the distinctive-voiced pop-star Obit-Ben-E-King, who is renowned for composing the Songs of The Century enlisted single “Stand By Me”. Born in the vicinity of NC, USA, King was involved in a band during his high school days before giving out chart-toppers in the genres of Soul, R&B, Pop, Doo-Wop. His songs including So Much Love, I Who Have Nothing, Till I Can’t Take It Anymore have been sung by the various contemporary artist as a tribute and the American songwriter has singer has been honoured with multiple accolades including the Towering Song Award in 2012.

Things to do in Charlotte NC

Andrea Grimsley “Lucid Light/Abstraction.”


Celebrated artist Andrea Grimsley is showcasing her visual artworks based on the aesthetics of Abstract Expressionism.

October 20 to 28, 2017

Charlotte Fine Art Gallery

Open For All


The Grapes of Wrath


The Tony Award-winning play adapted from a famous novel is about to represent the story of Joad family’s travails.

October 27 to November 12, 2017

Theatre Charlotte

Entry With Tickets ($28)

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2017 Queen City Arts & Crafts Expo


50 vendors to participate in the annual expo to showcase homemade products with joviality, grooves and food.

October 28, 2017

Carole A. Hoefener Community Services Center

Open For All


Ken Block & Drew Copeland of Sister Hazel


With a bundle of acoustic performances, Ken and Drew will also be involving some storytelling with a laughter ride during their concert.

October 28, 2017

Visulite Theatre

Entry With Tickets ($18-$22)

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Day of the Dead/Día de Muertos Festival


Celebrating the traditional Mexican holiday with families, enjoying traditional art, craft, performances and innovative workshops.

October 29, 2017

Levine Museum of the New South

Open For All

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israel-live, Temple Israel.

Musical performance on the tunes of Israeli composers on the eve of Israel’s 70th birthday

October 29, 2017

Temple Israel

Entry With Tickets ($18-$72)

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Verse & Vino


Enjoy the evening conversing with 5 New York bestselling authors accompanying with some fantastic wine and bites.

November 2, 2017

Charlotte Convention Center

Entry With Tickets ($125)

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Next to Normal


A rock musical theatre is focusing the subject of mental illness residing in urban pockets. Winner of three Tony Awards and Pulitzer Prize in 2010.

November 2 to 11, 2017

Lee Street Theatre

Entry With Tickets ($20 onwards)

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Silver Brush Art Sale and Benefit


Showcasing the silver brush art of 9 painters including watercolours, oil, acrylic, mix medium, photography, jewellery and clay work

November 3, 2017

Southern Garden Events

Open For All


A load of things to do in Charlotte NC this week (27th October to 2nd November)

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