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Busking means business for Charlotte magician

Busking means business for Charlotte magician

When magician Chris Hannibal performs spontaneous shows on the corner of Trade and Tryon streets in uptown Charlotte, half the trick is getting someone to stop and watch.  “It’s the… Read more »

Annual BeachFest set for April 26 & 27

Annual BeachFest set for April 26 & 27

Want to go to the beach but don’t have the time to drive four hours to the coast? Look no further than Matthews. The town’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resource… Read more »

Ballantyne artist Joyce Makar revitalizes old furniture

Ballantyne artist Joyce Makar revitalizes old furniture

Joyce Makar’s favorite thing about her artwork is that it’s not work at all. “This is like playing for me,” said Makar, who transforms tired furniture into vibrant collages of… Read more »

Pro potters and clay newbies find community at Clayworks

Pro potters and clay newbies find community at Clayworks

For potter Amy Sanders, realizing her artistic vision in clay starts with cloth. With each plate, pot and vessel forged, she honors a longstanding family tradition of sewing. “I remember… Read more »

Female artists shine in ‘Beyond the Curve’

Female artists shine in ‘Beyond the Curve’

Lambeth Marshall has always been an artist who thinks out of the box, so the nonprofit Civic & Cultural Arts Center of Pineville’s upcoming exhibit feels like the right place… Read more »

Starving Artist Production’s “The Birth” straddles faith, art at Christmas

Starving Artist Production’s “The Birth” straddles faith, art at Christmas

“It is not objective proof of God’s existence that we want, but, whether we use religious language for it or not, the experience of God’s presence,” wrote author Frederick Buechner… Read more »

South Charlotte Weekly Arts Beat Dec. 14

South Charlotte Weekly Arts Beat Dec. 14

Folk society’s potluck to be held Saturday The Charlotte Folk Society is inviting the community out to a potluck dinner and jam session this weekend. The event is Saturday, Dec…. Read more »

Puppy power returns to children’s hospital

Puppy power returns to children’s hospital

A wagon full of puppies returned to the Levine Children’s Hospital again last week, as members of the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas and local media united kids in… Read more »

South Charlotte Weekly Arts Beat Dec. 7

South Charlotte Weekly Arts Beat Dec. 7

‘Red’ opens Friday at Ciel Gallery “Red,” an exhibition of “celebrations and lifeblood in mosaic and mixed media,” opens Friday, Dec. 7, at Ciel Gallery. The exhibit features art that… Read more »

Local author’s alter ego looks a bit like Indiana Jones

Local author’s alter ego looks a bit like Indiana Jones

When Captain Courage burst through the door of Mrs. Berrycastle’s third-grade class in “Captain Courage and the Fear-Squishing Shoes,” he was on a mission. So too is south Charlotte author… Read more »