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‘A Steady Rain’ coming to Charlotte

‘A Steady Rain’ coming to Charlotte

The Broadway play “A Steady Rain” is coming to Charlotte next month through a collaboration with 700 Miles South Theatre Company and the Carolinas Actors Studio Theatre’s Avant VanGarde Series…. Read more »

Viva Klezmer! plays next Gathering

Viva Klezmer! plays next Gathering

The quartet Viva Klezmer! will play the next Charlotte Folk Society Gathering. The band plays Klezmer music, which often is described as “Jewish jazz.” The band is made up of… Read more »

Discovery Place shifts hours starting Saturday

Discovery Place shifts hours starting Saturday

Discovery Place is getting ready to extend its hours for the summer. Starting Saturday, May 26, and running until Sept. 3, the interactive museum will be open Monday to Friday,… Read more »

Meet Pulitzer winner Leonard Pitts Jr.

Meet Pulitzer winner Leonard Pitts Jr.

Leonard Pitts Jr., a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, will appear at Park Road Books in June to promote his new book. Pitts will discuss and sign copies of the book “Freeman,”… Read more »

Inner Peace Festival starts Saturday

Inner Peace Festival starts Saturday

The annual Charlotte Inner Peace Festival will kick off this weekend at the corner of Monroe and Rama roads. The event is “a major opportunity for Charlotte to unify in… Read more »

Museum hosts documentary honoring ex-POWs

Museum hosts documentary honoring ex-POWs

The Armed Forces Museum & Archives of the Carolinas is helping show a documentary this weekend honoring former prisoners of war. “Honoring Our World War II Heroes – The American… Read more »

Local artist paints little-remembered history on unlikely canvas

Local artist paints little-remembered history on unlikely canvas

MecDec commemorated in Will Puckett’s Matheson Bridge mural by Dee Grano You drive under a bridge and see an overpass, but artist Will Puckett sees a canvas. The area under… Read more »

Ciel gets ready for ‘Exuberant Color’

Ciel gets ready for ‘Exuberant Color’

The Ciel Gallery will host a solo exhibition next month by Chicago fabric artist Wanda Hanson. The exhibit, Exuberant Color, opens June 1 with a reception with Hanson. The event… Read more »

Meet nature’s babies this weekend

Meet nature’s babies this weekend

The Charlotte Nature Museum is getting ready to introduce local kids to the animal world’s babies. With spring typically comes a new batch of babies, so on Saturday, May 19,… Read more »

Mint Museum hosts designer Stefan Sagmeister

Mint Museum hosts designer Stefan Sagmeister

Stefan Sagmeister, founder of Sagmeister Inc. and an influential graphic designer, will speak May 24 at the Mint Museum Uptown. Sagmeister will discuss how to achieve happiness as a designer,… Read more »