The Happy Belated Birthday to my Sister Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Starring the Chuckleheads show will a sibling themed unscripted improvisational comedy games (ala Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Improv-a-ganza, and the Second City,) musical games/activities, game show elements, and the heavy-duty audience participation that are staples of the six-year-old Chuckleheads’ improv comedy troupe’s shows. And it’s all made up on the spot. $10/$15http://www.planetimprov.com
Featuring new arrivals from Duy Huynh, Angie Renfro, Vicki Sawyer and Mary Alayne Thomas. Free admission
The Charlotte Museum of History will host a series of afternoon teas based on the tea-time customs of Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and England. A guest speaker from the featured country will give a presentation on that country’s culture and tea customs. The Welsh afternoon tea is July 27, 2014 and will feature Welsh rarebit along with a traditional tea menu. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required no later than two days prior to the event. $20 for the public, $15 for museum membershttp://charlottemuseum.org/events.asp
Gallery Exhibit: July 8-26, 2014.Opening Reception/Meet the artists: July 12, 6-9pm. Featuring summer-themed work by the gallery’s represented artists. CFA Gallery represents award-winning artists from the Carolinas and around the country in a diverse range of media. Oils, acrylics, watercolors, sculpture, textiles, woodturning, pottery, fine jewelry on display and for purchase. Exhibit is free. CFA Gallery hours: Tues 10-4, Wed-Thurs 10-9, Fri 10-6, Sat 10-2, closed Sun-Mon. Free.http://www.charlottefineart.com
Come let your dancing take flight at the 1st Annual Carolina Aerial and Dance Exchange held in Charlotte, NC! Join us for two weeks of intense training and exploration in Aerial and Contemporary Dance. CADE offers Intro-Advance level classes. With their expertise and devotion to the arts, our internationally recognized faculty members will ensure that you have the best possible learning experience. You will take your technique and choreographic skills in Dance and Aerial to new levels! Summer Study Scholarships Available / Apply by May 17 Varies- see website for detailshttp://www.carolinecalouche.org/CADE.html
Workshops with Well-Known Quilters More than 450 quilts 8 exhibits Huge Merchant Mall Over $50,000 in prizes $14 daily, $35 for all four dayshttp://aqsshows.com
Please join us for an intimate evening of conversation and celebration as we honor J. Eugene Grigsby Jr.'s work. Special guests Pat Bates; Grigsby's niece, Dr. Marshall Grigsby, the artist's son, as well as his cousin and devoted art collector, Vivian Davidson Hewitt will be sharing their memories of this amazing artist and educator's life and work. This is truly a unique opportunity- please don't miss it! Free for members; $10 non membershttp://www.ganttcenter.org/web/page.asp?urh=CalendarViewer&ref=n&id=450
I Am Art: Spoken Word Featuring: Rome D'Carlo (@RomeDCarlo) Open Mic, Live Music & Feature Acts presented by: Touch One Productions with your host, Jaycee Cowan McField Doors open at 9:00 pm * $10 Cover at the Door * – Open Mic 10:00 to 11:00 pm (first six people to sign up in person guaranteed to perform) – Feature Spoken Word Act begins at 11:00 pm $10https://www.facebook.com/events/317185845111475/?ref=br_tf
A native of Uruguay, Vivo is known for his maritime scenes, painted in a semi-abstract style, in oil on canvas or board and applied with palette knives and brushes.
Pre-event activities and music begins at 7 p.m. Movie begins at dusk. Screening American Girl: Isabelle Dances into the Spotlight.