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Newsies: Child labor and striking have never looked this fun

Newsies: Child labor and striking have never looked this fun

Based on the 1992 box-office flop that had a gradual rise to cult following after, “Newsies” the musical is charming its way into audiences’ hearts in its Broadway tour across… Read more »

Y Not? Educating Ballantyne in Art, Dance, Theater

Y Not? Educating Ballantyne in Art, Dance, Theater

Tucked away in the second floor of the Ballantyne Corners shopping center is the Ballantyne Arts Center, a jam-packed hub of art activity for children and young people interested in… Read more »

Arts & Entertainment Notes: Dec. 26, 2014 to Jan. 1, 2015

Arts & Entertainment Notes: Dec. 26, 2014 to Jan. 1, 2015

Community School of the Arts and Charlotte Children’s Choir to merge Community School of the Arts and the Charlotte Children’s Choir will merge as of Jan. 1, 2015. Through the… Read more »

Trash, treasure and treat: Dulce Tavares turns discarded items into art

Trash, treasure and treat: Dulce Tavares turns discarded items into art

“When it came time to pick a career, I thought, ‘No one can make money making art,’” said mixed-media artist and Matthews resident Dulce Tavares.  As a child growing up… Read more »

Arts & Entertainment Notes: Dec. 12 to 18, 2014

Arts & Entertainment Notes: Dec. 12 to 18, 2014

Young singers to bring holiday spirit to Charlotte Talented young singers from every corner of Charlotte will come together to share the spirit of the season on Friday and Saturday,… Read more »

Last weekend of LJCC’s “Into the Woods” connects fairy tale and family life

Last weekend of LJCC’s “Into the Woods” connects fairy tale and family life

Long before “Wicked” scorched Broadway with the Oz witches’ back story, a musical called “Into the Woods” blazed the trail when it premiered in 1986. Created by award-winning American composer… Read more »

Charlotte Chorale’s musical Christmas tradition gives back

Charlotte Chorale’s musical Christmas tradition gives back

One thing south Charlotte resident Renee Downey loves about performing with the Charlotte Chorale, is that the non-profit singing group offers “something for everybody.” Downey has been a part of… Read more »

Dashing into the giving season

Dashing into the giving season

The inspiration for Plaza-Midwood resident Clarkie Brown’s children’s book, “A Dasher Christmas” came while she was staying with her husband, Mike, in the couple’s cabin in the North Carolina mountains…. Read more »

Cultivate kids’ love of music at Symphony’s ‘Magic of Christmas’

Cultivate kids’ love of music at Symphony’s ‘Magic of Christmas’

At 18 years and counting, the Charlotte Symphony has provided a Christmas tradition for an entire generation. Adults who went to the concert as children now bring their own families, and… Read more »

Arts & Entertainment Notes: Nov. 28 to Dec. 4, 2014

Arts & Entertainment Notes: Nov. 28 to Dec. 4, 2014

New show debuts at McColl Center Artists Betsy Birkner and Austin Ballard recently debuted their show “Mud/Steel/Glass or The Provocation of Light” at the McColl Center For Art + Innovation,… Read more »