Things to Do in Charlotte NC This Week: Charlotte Art Weekly #41

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The 41st Edition of Charlotte Art Weekly Brings Original Creative Events in the City.

Charlotte Art Weekly‘s 41st edition mentions city’s top creative events and happenings. This week’s significant features hail from the field of theatricals, photography, visual arts, music, films, literature, architecture, and stand-up comedy. The most anticipating occurring of the week is the second edition of Charlotte Asian Film Festival, where original films about Asia created by Asian filmmakers will be showcased exclusively to American movie connoisseurs.

20th-century African-American artist Minnie Evans lived her most productive years as an artist in the USA and began her career at the age of 43. Her dexterity lies in using the creative mediums of wax and crayon and usually portrayed her childhood vision and dreams in her intricately designed artworks. She often contributed as a southern folk artist, surrealist and as a visual artist and consisted human, animal and plant forms in the artworks. The visionary folk artist’s most famous works are titled as Design: Airlie Garden and My Very First and My Second and her collection can be viewed in the Museum of Modern Art, the American Folk Art Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, and the High Museum of Art.

This Week’s Best of the Events

Charlotte Asian Film Festival

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Charlotte’s only film festival that screens films from Asia come with its second edition.

UNC Charlotte

March 23 to 25, 2018

Open to all

Wrestling the Angel

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The art exhibition is presenting how religion and sacred art emerges in work made by apparently worldly, ultra-modern artists.

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

March 23, 2018

Open to all

A Time To Kill

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John Grisham’s bestselling thriller novel – A Time to Kill readapted into a play.

Theatre Charlotte

March 23 to April 8, 2018

With tickets ($28)

Ripe

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Seven musical soul mates presenting rock, electro, pop and various genres of creative music

Visulite Theatre

March 23, 2018

With tickets ($15-$412)

A Reading with Patsy Odom

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A book reading session by Patsy Ann Odom on her novel Stained Glass

Park Road Books

March 24, 2018

Open to all


Ethnic Rack Offer

Dense Emptiness

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An architectural talk show discussing the future of design, technology and culture in the age of disruptions

Storrs Gallery at UNC Charlotte

March 26, 2018

Open to all

Jerome Rothenberg, Dillon Johnston Writers Reading Series

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International poet, translator, anthologist, and performer Jerome Rothenberg book reading and signing evening

Charlotte and Philip Hanes Art Gallery

March 27, 2018

Open to all

Annuale X

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An annual photography celebration and exhibition of Annuale X competition

The Light Factory

March 29 to May 24, 018

Open to all

Collecting and Protecting African-American Art with Dr Halima Taha

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A discussion on black art in America by academician Dr Halima Taha.

Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture at Levine Center for the Arts

March 31, 2018

With tickets ($10)

It’s set to be an inspiring week in Charlotte NC, between 23rd to 29th March. Be sure not to miss out!

Illustration: Nilesh Ramani

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