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Smartly-penned “Summer on Fire” mingles politics and passion

Smartly-penned “Summer on Fire” mingles politics and passion

In the new play “Summer on Fire,” the character of Gwynn Simmons is a young and talented singer/songwriter who gets jitters before her first big tour.  She confides in an… Read more »

Creating her own flavor one meal at a time

Creating her own flavor one meal at a time

Next time you pick up a cookbook at the store, there’s a chance you might be looking to whip up a meal from one of south Charlotte’s own. After searching… Read more »

Making reading cool

Making reading cool

On a day when most elementary school-aged children are sleeping-in, 55 students board buses for the Montclaire Elementary Freedom School, a reading-focused summer program aimed at eliminating summer reading loss. … Read more »

Potters to sell at  special Mint event

Potters to sell at special Mint event

The eighth annual Potters Market Invitational is coming to the Mint Museum Randolph next month, and bringing with it 40 of the state’s best potters. The event, Sept. 15 from… Read more »

Auditions scheduled for ‘La Traviata’

Auditions scheduled for ‘La Traviata’

Central Piedmont Community College’s Opera Theatre group will hold auditions soon for its performance of “La Traviata” and “Dialogues of the Carmelites. Auditions are Aug. 14 from 6:30 to 9:30… Read more »

Light Factory offers class in Spanish

Light Factory offers class in Spanish

The Light Factory, a visual-arts museum in Charlotte, will offer its first class in Spanish when its new Introduction to Digital SLR Photography opens in September. The class will cover… Read more »

Garden opens Fields A-Flutter

Garden opens Fields A-Flutter

The Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden will open its annual butterfly exhibit, Fields A-Flutter, on Friday. The event gives people a chance to learn about and get close to butterflies, especially… Read more »

Local gallery accepting submissions for show

Local gallery accepting submissions for show

The Charlotte Fine Art Gallery is looking for artist submissions for the Pride and Patriotism: American Expressions show. The show opens Aug. 31 and runs until Sept. 28, which covers… Read more »

Collectors show coming back to Charlotte

Collectors show coming back to Charlotte

The Carolina Vinyl and CD Collectors Show will be back in Charlotte late next month. The show is scheduled for Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Tremont… Read more »

Students show off their art at exhibition

Students show off their art at exhibition

Students of the local Charlotte Fine Art Gallery will put their work on display and possibly make some cash early next month at a special exhibition. The gallery’s second annual… Read more »