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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 »

Tickets on sale for Uptown Charlotte Jazz Fest

Tickets on sale for Uptown Charlotte Jazz Fest

People can start getting their tickets now for the third annual Uptown Charlotte Jazz Fest. The event, June 22 and 23, will include a number of jazz performances at the… Read more »

Discovery Place reopens THEM exhibit

Discovery Place reopens THEM exhibit

Discovery Place reopened its THEM exhibit this weekend, giving people a look at all the things that play an unseen part in their health. The exhibit, presented by Carolinas Medical… Read more »

Horn Society of the Carolinas plays with real “brass” at May 12 Concert

Horn Society of the Carolinas plays with real “brass” at May 12 Concert

by Dee Grano You may not think of a group of mild-mannered French horn players as big risk-takers. But then again, the French horn is not actually French – it’s… Read more »

Festival, craft fair helps The Sandbox

Festival, craft fair helps The Sandbox

SAFE College Funding will host a carnival and street fair next weekend to raise money for nonprofit The Sandbox. The event, May 19, a Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4… Read more »

Free admission for Art Museum Day

Free admission for Art Museum Day

People can get in free May 18, a Friday, to three of the cultural institutions at the Levine Center for Arts thanks to the Association of Art Museum Directors’ Art… Read more »

Foundation to match grants in power2give program

Foundation to match grants in power2give program

The Leon Levine Foundation is challenging people to give to arts, science and history education projects in the Charlotte area. The foundation’s $150,000 challenge will match donations to education projects… Read more »