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Food Truck Fridays: South End Charlotte

Every Friday A wide variety of Charlotte Food Trucks set up shop in South End Charlotte every Friday night — as long as the sky doesn’t open. Find them at the Lunch Lot at Camden and Park Ave from 5-9 p.m. You can eat at picnic tables provided on site. If the weather is drizzly, […]

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Open Mics

There are several weekly “Open mics” throughout the city. A few include: Sunday Blumenthal Performing Arts now has an open mic for participants to sing, dance, play an instrument or share a story or poem on the first Sunday of the month. All styles and ages are invited but content must rate GA (general audience) and last 3-5 minutes […]

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South End Gallery Crawl + Food Trucks

First Friday Historic South End has a gallery crawl every first Friday of the month. The fusion of food trucks with the crawl makes for an even more appetizing event. 5-9 p.m. Details. This week, they are hosting the first ever walking tour during the gallery crawl. For those who crave structure and travel with an itinerary of […]

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First Night Charlotte 2012

The heartbeat of Charlotte

I created this website to shed light on some of the cultural and community oriented activities taking place in Charlotte. My goal is to not only help others to find events they’d enjoy, but also to expose the heart of Charlotte and build community. How would you describe our city? What makes it unlike any other place? It’s […]

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Zumba!

Saturdays An exercise group called Queen City Dance Out has fun classes all over the city. I’m a big fan of Zumba and haven’t posted much from the West side of town so thought I’d share this one in particular. (See their full schedule here.) The Zumba class at Bette Rae Thomas Recreation Center is […]

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Musical artist in residence

Wednesdays Snug Harbor’s monthly Artist in Residence is encouraged to flex their musical muscles in all sorts of audience appealing ways. 9 p.m. at 1228 Gordon Street, Charlotte, NC 28205. Details.

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Speak your mind

On exhibit now Students from Northwest School of the Arts, Myers Park, West Charlotte and Rocky River High Schools collaborated to create this very cool project – a photography collection for the Light Factory about American politics and who “we” are. Subjects highlight issues such as healthcare, the environment, racism and more. The exhibit runs August 20, 2012 […]

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