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Beast Feast

August 10 Food truck competition, live music and an “Amphibious Duathlon” all this Saturday at the U.S. National Whitewater Center during the cleverly titled Beast Feast. Event details: Date: Saturday, August 10 Location: U.S. National Whitewater Center Live music: free and open to the public Food truck sampling: $5 for four tickets Event Schedule: 8 […]

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Half off Studio Movie Grill

Studio Movie Grill offers luxurious seating, restaurant-quality food and a jumbo screen to watch new and classic films. Groupon issued a deal to purchase $10 tickets for the price of $5. The discount is available for a limited period of time. Get them here! Where: Uptown, EpiCentre

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Mobb Deep celebrates 20 years

August 15 For all the old school hip hop heads…this one’s for you. Mobb Deep celebrates their 20 year anniversary with a tour. Wow. I’m feeling a little old. Tons of other performers will hit the stage including Big Pooh of Little Brother, Supastition and more. Additionally, the event will feature a Queen City rap battle […]

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Movies at Symphony Park

August 2 – 23 Fridays at 7:00 p.m. check out movies under the stars at Symphony Park at South Park. They have a live band, concessions, family activities and other entertainment. The movie begins at dusk…when you can see it.  

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Japanese Festival!

August 3 The Japanese Association in Charlotte will host their 29th annual Bon-Odori Festival. You’ll find Aikido demonstrations, Japanese food, tea ceremonies, calligraphy, origami, yukata fitting and games. Previous events drew about 4,000 attendees. Activities take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Wells Fargo Atrium. Check out this video from a previous […]

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Doin’ It In The Park: Pick-Up Basketball, NYC

October 2 A special screening of the documentary, Doin’ It In The Park: Pick-up Basketball, NYC will play at AMC Northlake. The film explores the history, culture and social impact of New York’s summer b-ball scene, the worldwide “Mecca” of the sport. More details here. Where: North Charlotte Why attend: Witness the raw art of street b-ball […]

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Latin dance night at Mint Museum

August 16 The Mint Museum will host their Mint to Move cultural night at the Uptown location. This is a newer program and appears to be growing in popularity and attendance! Experience salsa, mambo, cha-cha, merengue, and bachata. There are dance lessons for those in need. This event is a collaboration between the Mint, ArtSi […]

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Music, dine or lounge

Amelie’s…a French Bakery Catch live music every Monday night from 8 – 10 p.m. at their North Davidson Street location. They’re open 24 hours/day so feel free to burn the midnight oil after the tunes. Blue Restaurant A fine dining Mediterranean restaurant located in Uptown offers live music on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. […]

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Big Hair Music and Food Truck Festival

July 27 Slippery When Wet Bon Jovi Tribute, Hair Nation Hair Metal Experience and Food Trucks at Amos Southend. Get a free ticket here! Where: Southend Why attend: 80’s Rock is your thing

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Charlotte Restaurant Week

July 19-28 Charlotte Restaurant Week returns where you can experience three or more courses for $30 at over 100 upscale restaurants. With such a deal, it’s recommended that you book a reservation before dining out. Check out the participating restaurants here. Where: All over Charlotte Why participate: Experience more expensive dining on a budget

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