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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 »

Arts & Entertainment Notes: Nov. 14 to 20, 2014

Arts & Entertainment Notes: Nov. 14 to 20, 2014

Crown Artists exhibit debuts at the Cornwell Center Crown Artists recently debuted the group’s first exhibition, “Expressions,” which opened in Charlotte at the Cornwell Center on Nov. 1. “Expressions” features… Read more »

Art, girls and granddaughters

Art, girls and granddaughters

Kay Jaitly has enjoyed writing ever since her first writing assignment – an essay on raccoons she wrote in the second grade. “I couldn’t wait to get home after school… Read more »

Finding the magic in you

Finding the magic in you

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Tony-award-winning Broadway musical, “Cinderella,” conjures up whimsical magic with a journey of self-discovery, giving the classic story a modern twist. The modern version takes audiences into a… Read more »

Finding liberation in art

Finding liberation in art

Providence Day School art students took a visual trip to Central America last week as part of the school’s global artist-in-residence program. Costa Rican artist Fabio Herrera visited advanced middle… Read more »