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Alive After 5

Every Thursday Enjoy live bands after work From May 2 through September 12 while the days are longer, the weather is warmer and hanging out is friendlier. Performances take place on the rooftop and courtyard of the EpiCentre from 5-10 p.m. See the lineup below and details here. Rooftop Stage 05/02/2013 – Life of the Party […]

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Light Factory summer camps

The Light Factory is offering a variety of great summer camps for youth in digital photography, stop-motion animation and filmmaking.  Classes are one to two weeks and camps are separated into 3rd-5th,  6th-8th and 9th-12th grades. The amazingly cool titles include:  Photo Scientist, Fashion Photography, Holga & Toy Cameras,  “Guerrilla” Filmmaking and two week long […]

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Free Entry to Mint + Art Fusion

Wednesday Wednesdays evenings are FREE at the Mint Museum Uptown and Randolph from 6-9p. Every so often they have an interactive workshop or special event. On October 16, 2013, Art Fusion: Ecofab Trash Couture will feature the sustainable fashion movement at the Uptown location. Witness a fashion show in the galleries and make your own recycled piece […]

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Charlotte Bobcats (found a deal!)

Cheer on the Charlotte Bobcats as our home team at Time Warner Cable Arena, or attend a game when they play against your favorite team. Either way makes somebody’s day. Schedule Deal! Groupon issued packages starting at $22 for tickets plus three post-game shots for Charlotte Bobcats vs.  Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, April 13, Charlotte Bobcats vs. […]

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First Friday Spring Arts Market

April 5 Atherton Mill and Market (farmer’s market) will pull together arts, crafts, culinary treats, jewelry, soap and live music by Sy Arden. A local food truck, Roots.Good.Food will also join the party. 4-8 p.m. Where: South End, 2104 South Blvd. Why attend: The weather’s warming up for these type of after work, weekend kick off events

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Dining and customized tour at The Mint Museum

February 20, March 20, April 20, May 15, June 26 A monthly event, Taste of the Mint, allows participants to sample small plates and wine pairing at the two restaurants located at the Mint Museum Uptown (Halcyon: Flavors from the Earth and e2 emeril’s eatery) as well as a customized one-hour tour of the museum. The […]

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Back Alley Films @ Crownpoint Stadium 12

Several Dates Back Alley Films is real “REEL gorilla” for bringing quirky and non-mainstream films to the large screen in a modern theater here in Charlotte. Coming up are the following films below. Each showing is $5 for Charlotte Film Society members and $10 for non-members.* Movies are shown at Crownpoint Stadium 12, 9630 Monroe Road. […]

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Trinidadian Brunch

March 30 Enjoy Caribbean flavors? The Caribbean Heritage Association of Trinidad and Tobago (C.H.A.T.T.) is offering a lunch of Trinidadian cuisine. 11 a.m. -4 p.m. Proceeds benefit the C.H.A.T.T. scholarship fund. Where: Northeast Charlotte, 16516 Old Silversword Drive (Between Back Creek Church Drive and I-485) Why attend: You have a taste for flavorful food and the accompanying […]

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Sizzlin’ Saturdays in South End

Every Saturday South End knows how to bring the masses to their ‘hood. First Food Truck Fridays, now Sizzlin’ Saturdays. Three food truck stars – Dan the Pig Man, Matt of Homegrown Crepe, and Dano of Root Dawn banned together for this effort. Check out details below.

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International groceries

If you’re anything like me and grew up with foods that you can’t find in your local grocery store… you know, beyond the quarter of an aisle filled with Old El Paso Texas brand foods and a few packs of rice noodles. Or if you have a palate for flavors beyond the norm, use this list to find local […]

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