Things to do in Charlotte NC : Charlotte Art Weekly #21

Happy Halloween from Charlotte Art Weekly 21

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How can you help the citizens around you, who are continually contributing in the creative field? Simple, by just attending their showcases and spreading a word about it! Appreciating local arts not only helps the creative citizens around you but it also helps to amplify the cultural value of the city holistically. Through 21st edition of Charlotte Art Weekly, we wish you a Happy Halloween, and we hope you have a safe trick or treat celebration. We are not going to tell you who is attaching the Pennywise red balloon on Charlotte’s sewers but we will tell you about some of the city’s most interesting happenings.

 

Our this week’s creative inspiration has been borrowed from Fulton Allen, fondly called by fans as Blind Boy Fuller an American blues guitarist and songster. Born in Wadesboro, NC Fuller was amongst the most admired African American singers who learnt to play guitar in his tender teenage and lost his eyes in his mid-teens. He used to play on the streets for employment and polished his skills in music by listening to the record of Blind Blake and stage performances of Gary Davis. At Durham, he started developing local fans, and in 1935 he got an opportunity to record a song with the American Recording Company. His folk singing was direct and ruthless but astoundingly expressive, and his repertoire includes chart-toppers like I Want Some of Your Pie, Truckin’ My Blues Away, and Get Your Yas Yas Out.

Things to do in Charlotte NC

How This CAW Will Help You in Having the Most of this Week:

 

‘Veils’: An Art Exhibition

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An acrylic painting exhibiting inspired by the photographs of veiled women around the world by Dr Daina Nathanie.

October 24 – November 21, 2017

Queens University of Charlotte

Open for all

For more information visit here

 

100 Words Film Festival

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The film festival all set to premier 100 films made by students and professional filmmakers and also a special showcase of 15 best of the movie from last three annual seasons.

November 3 – 4, 2017

McGlohon Theatre

Entry with Tickets ($15)

For more information visit here

 

EpicFest

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An event to connect children, books, authors and illustrators to amplify the love for reading and literature.

November 4, 2017

ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center

Open for all

For more information visit here

 

The Bechtler Ensemble

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Connecting music pieces with modern art by band Bechtler Ensemble and its founder Tanja Bechtler.

November 4, 2017

Queens University of Charlotte

Open for all

For more information visit here

 

The Light Factory Annual Art Auction

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The 35th art auction and fundraising event presenting vivid artworks and striking photographs.

The Light Factory

November 4, 2017

Entry with Tickets ($40-$50)

For more information visit here

 

Marc Hoffman Jazz Quartet

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Put a smile on your face and taping shoes in your feet s Marc Hoffman, and the band will groove you on the jazz tunes.

Gettys Art Center

November 5, 2017

Entry with Tickets ($15-$25)

 

The Shadowboxers w/ Cameron Floyd

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soulful vocals of Shadow boxers combining with Cameron Floyd’s folk art under a single concert.

Visulite Theatre

November 5 – 6, 2017

Entry with Tickets ($10-$15)

For more information visit here

 

Chalk Festival

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Converting a parking lot into a chalk art mural with CPCC Graphic Design Department.

November 8, 2017

CPCC Harper Campus

Open for all

 

Bumper Jacksons

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The Artist of the year band Bumper Jacksons performing classic ‘78 American folk music.

November 10, 2017

Stage Door Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

Entry with Tickets ($25)

For more information visit here

 

A load of things to do in Charlotte NC this week (3rd November to 9th November)

Illustration: Nilesh Ramani

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