Things to Do in Charlotte NC This Week: Charlotte Art Weekly #42

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The Most Creative Events of The City Mentioned in the 42nd Edition of the Charlotte Art Weekly.

Apart from the visual delight, a work of art can inspire the observer in myriad ways. This virtue of art is what makes it significant and relevant in the lives of people. It inspires, it enriches and it enhances the perception of the individual. The city of Charlotte has a lot going on that can enrich each one in a substantial way. Give the local creators of Charlotte a chance to take you on an artistic journey throughout the week and know more about them through subscribing to our Charlotte Art Weekly. To get a copy of our own Weekly every midweek, please send us a WhatsApp message at +91-7016718614.

The 42nd edition of Charlotte Art Weekly is dedicated to American songstress, lyricist, musician, and philanthropist Eunice Kathleen Waymon popularly known as Nina Simone, who contributed in the genres of classical, blues, jazz, R&B, gospel, folk, and pop. The artist wanted to be a pianist at an early age and thus decided to apply at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, where she was rejected due to unrighteous racial discrimination. She started working in a Nightclub to play ‘cocktail piano’, where she eventually developed a knack as a jazz vocalist. With more than 40 albums in her repertoire, the four-time Gramm nominee’s most popular tracks are titled as ‘I Love You, Porgy’ and ‘I Put a Spell on You’, ‘I Got It Bad & That Ain’t Good’.

Events for This Week

First Date

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A romantic comedy play brought by Davidson Community Players, where two singles go on an adventurous journey after their first blind date.

Armour Street Theatre

March 30 to April 1, 2018

With tickets

 

Robot Johnson Sketch Comedy

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A good original sketch comedy show brought by veteran humorist Robot Johnson

The Rabbit Hole

March 30, 2018

With tickets ($12)

 

Reptile & Amphibian Day

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Learn more about the common traits between reptiles and amphibian species creatures

Discovery Place Science

March 31, 2018

With tickets (Museum Admission)

 

Collective Art Exhibition

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Local art of contemporary times | Featuring artist – Addison Wahler, Arko 83, Arthur Brouthers, John W. Love Jr. Osiris Rain, Owl, Paul Veto, Robert Childers, Sharon Dowell, and Stewart Millsaps.

The Smart Series

April 1, 2018

Open to all

 

David McGee One Man Show

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Mint Hill president David McGee presents paintings, sculptures and mobiles at his solo show.

Mint Hill Town Hall

April 2, 2018

Open to all

 

The Imaginators

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A children’s play that talks about friendship, companionship, creativity and imaginations through the life incidents of two siblings.

Mallard Creek Recreation Center

April 4, 2018

Open to all

 

Spring Plant Sale

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Consult the garden volunteers to know more about botanical tactics. Get the best plants, trees and shrubs for your place, while helping the society.

Wing Haven

April 5 to 7, 2018

Open to all

 

SouthEnd March Gallery Crawl : Passion for Pastels

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Art exhibition and live demonstration by artist Rosemary Curtin, who represents oil painting, portraiture, abstracts, pastels and folk art in her solo show

Coffey & Thompson Art Gallery, Frame and Design

April 5, 2018

Open to all

 

Jazz at the Bechtler: Horace Silver – Song for my Father

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A Horace Silver themed jazz evening in the city.

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art at Levine Center for the Arts

April 6, 2018

With tickets ($14)

 

It’s set to be an inspiring week in Charlotte NC, between 30th March to 5th April. Be sure not to miss out!

Illustration: Nilesh Ramani

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