Things to do in Charlotte NC | Charlotte Art Weekly #3


Team CY is devastated to know about the peace shattering 47th homicide of this year occurred at a local bar this Saturday in Charlotte City. We pay homage through this week’s Charlotte Art Weekly to all the victims and families who have lost a piece of love in the course of this heinous act.

The motivation for the third edition of Charlotte Art Weekly is none other than the city born R&B songster Nappy Brown. A blazing singer and musician born in 1929, he is reminisced for using exceptional onomatopoeia quality lyrics within his records. Originally named as Napoleon Brown Goodson Culp, brown’s influence in the genres of R&B, Blues and Soul music was so exceptional, that even Elvis Presley made certain to visit his performance whenever he performed at Memphis, Tennessee. His tracks like Don’t Be Angry, Little by Little, Night Time Is The Right Time, were considered Billboard Chart toppers in the 50s and had received numerous accolades for his flawless musical style including a mention in the Blues Hall of Fame.

Things to do in Charlotte NC

To keep the spirit going at this moment here is the CAW list of recommended happenings for this week at Charlotte:

Out of Bounds Ensemble (Part 3) – Charlotte New Music Festival


A One of a kind musical performance with composers Daniel Fawcett, Maya Johnson, Elizabeth Kowalski, Michael Mills, Colin Payne, Kris Peysen, Nathan Scalise, Yu Shi.

June 5, 2017

Rowe Recital Hall, Charlotte, NC

With Tickets ($5 – $8)


Charlotte Comedy Theater Takes Over The Improv Room!


An all-female ensemble performing spontaneous humour. Featuring the brightest comedians of Charlotte

July 1, 2017

North College St. & 5th St., Charlotte, NC

With Tickets ($10)


Fun Home


A Broadway musical based on Alison Benchdel’s best-selling graphic memoir. See as Alison recalls her childhood secrets, explores herself belonging to three different age groups and watches her parent with the adult grown-up eyes.

June 27, 2017, to July 3, 2017

Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts, Charlotte, NC

With Tickets ($25 – $110)


Gena Chambers 1st Sundays Live Series


An evening with food and music. Musical Performance by songstress Gena Chambers featuring VKC Band.

July 2, 2017

Riverview Raw Bar & Chill, Charlotte, NC

With Tickets ($5)


Superhero Camp


An arena for children to revitalise with the dose of music while entangling friendship strings with fellow superhero children during the camps.

July 3, 2017, to July 7, 2017

Charlotte Academy of Music, Charlotte, NC

With Tickets ($185)


Fourth of July Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony


Remembering, the braves of the American on the Independence Day of United States through a neutralisation ceremony, flag hoisting event and a presentation by Betsy Ross on the Legend of the First Flag. The day will be prolonged with a guided tour of Hezekiah Alexander Home Site, Crafts and a forager hunt.

July 4, 2017

Charlotte Museum of History & Hezekiah Alexander Homesite, Charlotte, NC

With Tickets ($5)


Pre-Drawn Canvas Nights at Carolina Creative Expressions


Sip, Snack and spread your creative ideas through strokes on pre-drawn canvases.

July 5, 2017

244 East Black Street, Charlotte, NC

With Tickets ($25)


Jersey Boys


A night to remember for the fans of Jersey Boys. Know the story behind the formation of the greatest band!

July 5, 2017, to July 9, 2017

Belk Theater, Charlotte, NC

With Tickets ($25 – $110)


Artist Jonay di Ragno, one night only!


An art show to experience the aesthetics of internationally acclaimed artist, Jonay di Ragno, and an opportunity to network with the local artists of Charlotte visiting during the exhibition.

July 6, 2017

Magnolia Emporium, Charlotte, NC

Free Entry


100th Centennial Celebration Festival of Camp Greene Military Camp


Celebrating the centennial year of the US Army establishment of Camp Greene in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County founded in 1917.

July 15, 2017 – July 16, 2017

The Historic Dowd House, Charlotte, NC

Free Entry


A load of things to do in charlotte nc this week (30th June to 6th July)

Yatra Archives His Pictures Tell Your Story : a Heart to Heart talk with photographer Vivek Desai

If photographers today wish to cover an age-old festival popular in a remote village, all they need to do is google for details. Date, place, time, schedule, it’s all listed on the well-designed website. Camera bag and lens in order,… 37th Saptak Annual Music Festival peaks during the weekend!

Day 7 ends with audience saying ‘Wah Ustad’ The seventh day of the music festival featured three concerts namely a violin recital by Vidushi Kala Ramanathan, Gundecha brothers presented drupad music and a Santoor recital by Shri. Rahul Sharma accompanied by… Sleep Comes Like A Drug : Fab Fables #5

It was July. This time, the monsoon was heavy and the moisture-laden air had dampened everything. But for the streak of yellow light originating from the street lamp, the room was dark.   He got up again with his toe… પ્રાર્થના / prayer (અસત્યો માંહેથી પ્રભુ! પરમ સત્યે તું લઈ જા)

Prayer by Nahnalal અસત્યો માંહેથી પ્રભુ! પરમ સત્યે તું લ‍ઈ જા, ઊંડા અંધારેથી, પ્રભુ! પરમ તેજે તું લઈ જા; મહામૃત્યુમાંથી, અમૃત સમીપે નાથ લ‍ઈ જા. તું-હીણો હું છું તો, તુજ દરસનાં દાન દ‍ઈ જા. પિતા! પેલો આઘે, જગત વીંટાતો સાગર…