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Shakespeare Festival returning

Shakespeare Festival returning

The Charlotte Shakespeare Festival will return for a seventh year in May. The festival, which starts May 31, will feature two full-length productions, a pre-show performances series and educational workshops…. Read more »

Mint Museum to host graphic designer discussion

Mint Museum to host graphic designer discussion

Irma Boom, a graphic designer from Amsterdam, will speak Thursday, April 12, as part of the Mint Museum’s Contemporary Architecture + Design series. Boom specializes in making books, incorporating the… Read more »

‘Violins of Hope’ survive Holocaust to inspire

‘Violins of Hope’ survive Holocaust to inspire

by Dee Grano “Some say the violin is the closest instrument to the human voice… when the violins are played, we hear the voice of the person who was lost.”… Read more »

Be grateful for Blackthorne

Be grateful for Blackthorne

by Charles Jenkin It’s not easy these days to open a new restaurant in south Charlotte. A new, successful eatery offering unique dishes along with a different and pleasing atmosphere…. Read more »

OTC Improv gets ready for ‘Single vs Married’

OTC Improv gets ready for ‘Single vs Married’

Over The Counter Improv will perform its show “The Single Life vs. The Married Life” later this month near Carowinds. “Like the show ‘Who’s Line is it Anyway,’ come out… Read more »

Charlotte Concert Band ­conductor plays farewell show

Charlotte Concert Band ­conductor plays farewell show

Dr. Donald Morris will direct his final concert next weekend after 13 seasons as the musical director of the Charlotte Concert Band. Morris was picked as leader of the all-volunteer… Read more »

Two new exhibits open at Mint

Two new exhibits open at Mint

The Mint Museum Randolph will welcome two new exhibits this weekend. The exhibits, “Sophisticated Surfaces: The Pottery of Herb Cohen” and “The American Art Tile, 1880-1940” debut Saturday, April 7,… Read more »

Providence Chamber Music Series revs up

Providence Chamber Music Series revs up

The next concert in the Providence Chamber Music Series takes place later this month at Providence United Methodist Church. The group will perform Franz Schubert’s “String Quintet in C Major,… Read more »

Red June playing next Gathering Concert Series

Red June playing next Gathering Concert Series

The Asheville-based band Red June will play the next Charlotte Folk Society gathering. The band, known for its Americana music, will play a free show April 13, a Friday, at… Read more »

Natalie Cole to perform with symphony

Natalie Cole to perform with symphony

Nine-time Grammy Award-winner Natalie Cole will perform with the Charlotte Symphony next week at Ovens Auditorium. Cole will perform some of her most beloved songs, including “This Will Be (An… Read more »

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