The Little Theater of Gastonia proudly presents the compelling drama "An Inspector Calls." In the play, the foundations of one British family are rocked by a visit from the mysterious Inspector Goole. Each member of the family must face startling facts, revelations, and consequences connected to their lives. And, as Inspector Goole hints, audiences are left to question what their effect on others in the world might be. $15 for Adults; $12 for Seniors/Studentshttp://www.littletheaterofgastonia.com
Come and see Charlotte's funniest up and coming comics the first Saturday of each month. $5.00
"Cup of Humor" is a comedy show featuring Charlotte's funniest up and coming comics. This is a great place to gather with friends, be entertained without the hassle of the bar scene and get home at a decent hour! $5.00
Cinebarre. EAT.DRINK.WATCH MOVIES. Join us on Tuesday's for our $5 movie tickets. All day only $5! But be sure to buy your movie tickets in advance, whereas all movies WILL sell out!!! $5http://www.cinebarre.com
Award-winning sportswriter Scott Fowler discusses his new book. Free public event appropriate for adults and teens presented by Gaston County Public Library. No reservations required for individuals and families. Advance reservations required for organized groups. Following presentation, copies of Mr. Fowler's books will be available for personal purchase and author autograph. Information: 704-868-2164, ext. 4. Free
Deltas of Charlotte Foundation, the non-profit 501 (3)(C) fundraising partner of the Charlotte Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., presents The 11th Annual Legacy of Black Women Short Film Showcase. The event will be held on Friday January 17, 2014 at Spirit Square The evening will commence with a light reception at 6:30 PM followed by the films at 7:30 PM. Tickets can be purchased online at http://bit.ly/1cE30v9 or by phone at 704.372.1000 for $30. For more information, please contact event co-chair Colette Nichols (email@example.com / 704-458-3901) $30http://www.deltasofcharlotte.org
The exhibit features a selection of works by gallery artists.
New Year Jazz and after-work hors d’oeuvres and libations for working and lounging adults featuring music of Dave Brubeck. Charlotte Symphony percussionist Rick Dior on drums, Ziad Rabie on sax, Ron Brendle on bass, and Noel Friedline on piano. Free
Join the Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter for the largest educational conference on lupus in the state, featuring a variety of discussions led by physicians and other leading experts. Exhibitors will be present from organizations and companies that provide services and products for the lupus community. Scholarships are also available. Cindy Coney will be the keynote speaker. Coney is a lupus thriver, ambassador of hope, author of “The Wild Women’s Guide to Living with Chronic Illness,” and a nationally acclaimed speaker, human resilience expert and philanthropic force. Questions? Call toll-free 877-849-8271. You must register by January 3, 2014. $15
In 1998 the Interfaith Pilgrimage made its way into Charlotte. The group consisted of the young and the old from various ethnic and religious backgrounds. They were recreating the "Middle Passage" Slave trade routes from Europe, Africa, South America and the United States. Their goal was to locate sites that were part of the Slave trade and to pray for racial healing and atonement for the past institution of Slavery. $13-$30
The Single Mother EmpowHERment Symposium will be hosted by Yasmin Young, of Power 98, and Olympia D, of Old School 105.3. This inspirational event includes a celebrity keynote speaker, 5-Star Meal, dynamic panel of single mothers, empowHERment breakout sessions, resources for families and more. Following the program, T.I.M.E. has created an ongoing support system/network that will be announced the day-of the summit. This event will empower, inspire & educate single mothers through innovative resources & tools focusing on the theme Surviving, Striving & Soaring into Greatness. $30.00http://www.singlemotherempowerment.com
$2 Wings, $2 Vodka, $2 Beers, and $2 Rum and Coke. Karaoke, music by Undertaker Sound.
This group exhibition will highlight recent works by faculty members from the Department of Design and the Department of Fine Arts. Held in Rutledge Gallery.
OCRI and the NFLPA Charlotte Former Players are partnering to present the 2nd Annual Injury Prevention Across Sports with Science (I-PASS) Charity Event. The event is an opportunity for members of the local community to connect with each other over a common interest, football - or the more important goal of raising funds and awareness about sports injury prevention. Our Keynote speaker, Lee Corso (ESPN College Football Analyst), and the cocktail hour/dinner with former NFL players will make this both a fun and educational event. Seating is limited to 350. Black-tie optional. Tickets include cocktail hour, dinner, parking and giftbag. 150.00http://www.ipasscharlotte.com
Join us as we enter "The Perfect Universe!" QC Stay At Home Moms and A New Vision CDC are hosting the 4th annual Total Children's Wellness Fair. There will be local and big businesses to support the INCREDIBLE line up of entertainment that will be there, including Monkey Joes, Green Sprouts, Be The Match, Mom’s Rising , Yoga and Gracie Barra Charlotte. Back again this year is the Oneaka Collective cultural Dance –Off, "Re-Fashion Show", Cooking W/Kids demo with chef Michael Bowling and incredible workshops. This year we're introducing a “Mom's Corner” to discuss Nursing In Public. FREE