Things To Do In Charlotte NC : Charlotte Art Weekly #23

The Charlotte Art Weekly’s 23rd Edition is here With Chuck Brown and Some Startingly Enriching Events

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Hardly a week left for Thanksgiving and here we are already thanking you for showing enormous love towards your city. Our increasing number of subscribers who receive the Charlotte Art Weekly is evidently showcasing people’s love for each other and the city, and its creations. With the CAW 23 we bring you some never before visual art displays, open mic gatherings, photography presentations, theatricals, movie screenings, music concerts, literature events, stand up comedy shows and of course lots of love. So go ahead attend these events and make sure to appreciate the local talent and artist, because someone is making a living out of it.

The CAW 23 is featuring American guitarist Chuck Brown as its core inspiration for the week. Fondly called the The Godfather of Go-Go Brown was someone who played in the funk music genre and also invented the go-go music genre. Born in Gaston, NC, Brown has a traumatic childhood as he lived on the streets, did not graduate the high school and even cleaned shoes for a living. After completing his jail sentence in a murder case, Brown moved back to Washington DC and started to perform at parties. Soon he became a mainstream musician and created studio albums like We The People, and Funk Express, Live Albums like Go-Go Swing Live and This IS A Journey Into Time, and Compilation Albums Like Lets Go Go Christmas and Best of Chuck Brown. He was awarded National Heritage Fellowship in 2005, and his discography is still celebrated across America.

Things to do in Charlotte NC

 

Brush ‘n Beats

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Taste the flavour of art in Charlotte with a pinch of music, colours and gigs of giggling. Canvas can be bought from the venue and supplies will be provided.

November 17, 2017

Charlotte Art League

Open for All

For more information visit here

 

Loni Love’s Comedy Cafe – OPEN MIC COMPETITION

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Open yourself this evening with host Loni Love, Cafe Mocha Radio’s Host and stand a chance to win $500 through your performance.

November 17, 2017

Stats Restaurant & Bar

Entry With Tickets ($12.50)

For more information visit here

 

Preserving Us: A Photographic Preservation Workshop

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A workshop not just restricted towards the art of clicking, learn to preserve them too here! Bring your photos for practising.

November 18, 2017

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Open For All

 

As Far as the Eye Can See

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A theatrical performance is displaying a timeline, beginning from the African American history of slavery to the 2008 presidential election of Barack Obama.

November 18, 2017

The Glorious Performance Team

Open For All

 

Saturday Night Cine Club – Viceroy’s House

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Film Screening of Viceroy’s House: A Story of India’s Independence and  Lord Mountbatten

November 18, 2017

Theatre Charlotte

Entry With Tickets ($5-$10)

For more information visit here

 

Hot Buttered Rum w/ Coddle Creek

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Finding a space for acoustic music for the weekend, well here it is!

Visulite Theatre

November 18, 2017

Entry With Tickets ($10-$14)

For more information visit here

 

An Evening with David Goldfield

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A literary gathering with author Goldfield to talk about his new book Gifted Generation

Park Road Books

November 20, 2017

Open for all

For more information visit here

 

Ryan Davis

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The 70 cities tour is coming to your city. Featuring comedian Ryan Davis, who has starred in acts such as SNL and Next Friday

The Comedy Zone

November 22, 2017

Entry With Tickets ($25)

For more information visit here

 

Hand To God

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A comedy play featuring story of a puppeteer. Only an audience who can bare foul-mouthed puppets is recommended to attend.

Hadley Theater at Queens University

November 24 to 25, 2017

Entry With Tickets ($25-$44)

For more information visit here

 

A load of things to do in Charlotte NC this week (17th November to 23rd November)

Illustration: Nilesh Ramani

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