May 23 – May 25 One of Charlotte’s most valuable claims to fame is being home to nearby NASCAR and now housing the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The annual Food ...
May 23 – May 25 One of Charlotte’s most valuable claims to fame is being home to nearby NASCAR and now housing the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The annual Food Lion Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola event is centered around the 600 Festival (big car race). Live music, driver appearances and additional entertainment will take place around […]
May 29 – June 2 On Q Productions is getting ready to perform Miles & Coltrane at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August. In preparation and to raise funds, the show returns for a limited time in Charlotte at the Duke Energy Theater at Spirit Square. The performance will take you to the socially evolving […]
Pineville Parks and Recreation offers free movies and music at Pineville Lake Park throughout the summer into late September. They allow personal lawn chairs, blankets and food. The concerts get started at 7 p.m. and movies begin at dusk. May 17: Entertainers! June14: Madagascar3 June 20: Charlotte Symphony Orchestra June 28: Too Far Gone July […]
May 17 SlamCharlotte has a monthly poetry slam at Blumenthal’s McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square. The group is well known on the national level having won the national competition in 2007 and 2008. The national slam competition was even here in town August 2012! This event is not recommended for children due to adult language and content. Tickets are […]
May 18 The release of Free Angela and All Political Prisoners has sparked lectures about the historic account of Angela Davis and other political activists during the friction-filled and changing times of the 1960s. The Gantt Center is hosting a sold out film screening on May 14 and a post-film discussion led by Dr. Deborah […]
May 21 The Bobcats are hosting a Draft Lottery Open House at Time Warner Cable Arena from 6-8 p.m. The first 1,000 guests to enter the open house will receive a free T-shirt. Attend and see which pick the Bobcats receive in the 2013 NBA Draft. You can also preview the best locations for 2013-14 […]
June 9 PJ Morton of Maroon 5 is now flying so-lo and his tracks are soaring high in my book. He releases his New Orleans album on May 14 and is now touring for its release. He makes his way through Charlotte on June 9 at the Double Door Inn for a reasonably-priced and intimate show. […]
May 10 Looks like there are a few slots left for a FREE bicycle tour from Uptown to South End and voucher for lunch at 7th. Street Public Market. You must be 18 years of age or older and you must bring your own helmet. Details.
Groupon has a deal for discounted entry and roller skate rentals at Kate’s Skating Rink. See special pricing below. $10 for skate rental and admission for two, valid Thursday–Monday (up to a $22 value) $20 for skate rental and admission for four plus 20 arcade tokens, valid Thursday–Monday (up to a $49 value) $10 for […]
May 3-4 NoDa’s 3rd Biannual Studio Gallery Crawl will include art and music studios. Some studios are open as early as 4 p.m. on Friday. Times and details here. In particular, I’d like to highlight #10 on the studio tour map – Behailu Academy. Take a tour of the Academy’s youth artists’ murals, painting, mixed media, […]