Filmmakers and scriptwriters have exactly 100 words to create their cinematic story. No more, no less. The filmmakers must focus on the essence of the story and cut out any unnecessary dialogue. Watch the final cuts from Academy Award winning filmmakers and exceptional students.
This exhibit focuses on the art of jewelry, featuring work from Harry Bertoia and Claire Falkenstein, as well as Bechtler Collection artists Alberto Giacometti, Alicia Penalba, Raffael Benazzi, and Niki de Saint Phalle.
In this class you will be learning the basic fundamental moves of the 'Ancient Art of Bellydance'. After a nice warm-up and stretch, and a quick lesson on “bellydance posture”, your dance teacher will thoroughly breakdown several fundamental moves that you will follow along & practice & perfect before moving to the next one. Then you will take those moves and put them together for some fun fabulous combos & a belly dancing routine you can learn & even do at home! We will have you Belly Dancing like a pro in no time! Class is BYOB(wine)! 25http://www.SipandSkill.com
The visually stunning 2015 Oscar winner for Best Picture by maverick director Alejandro Inarritu stars Michael Keaton as a washed-up action star trying to reinvent his career as a credible actor and director on the Broadway stage. For this special performance, the film will be accompanied live by renowned jazz drummer Antonio Sanchez. 15
The Roundabout Company celebrates their 50th Anniversary with the Broadway masterpiece, Cabaret, a tale of Berlin nightlife in pre-WWII Germany.
Improv performance by Charlotte Comedy Theater. For more information, visit www.charlottecomedytheater.com. $10
Clara LeBlanc trips at a holiday party and is whisked off to the hospital to learn that her ankle is broken. Clara’s dreams swirl and take flight with silly nurses, her friends and get-well gifts. The sky's the limit for the CC&Co. dancers as they soar through the winter air on rope, trapeze, silk, and cyr wheel...with the addition of some contemporary dance. This unique take on everyone’s favorite Christmas classic, The Nutcracker, makes for the perfect family event of the holiday season. $25-40http://carolinecalouche.org/claras-trip/
Exhibit explores science and physics through hands-on interaction and experimentation. The exhibit allows visitors to launch objects into the air, lie on a bed of nails, crush a garbage can, use a laser to listen to secret messages and more. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $9 for children; Free admission to children under 2 years old
The interactive exhibit features Charlotte and its 13 surrounding counties as a case study to illustrate the profound changes in the South since the Civil War. $6 for adults; $5 for seniors, students and children 6-18 years old; Free for children 5 years old and under
OnQ Productions is doing it big for its 10 year anniversary. This “black-to-black” double feature includes performances of Kiss My Black Angst and Day of Absence. The latter, penned by playwright Douglas Turner Ward, is set during the civil rights era and is a wake up call for white residents who find all the town’s black folks missing. $28
This extraordinary, free literary festival connects families, children, and teens to the library, while strengthening and instilling a love of reading. Nationally recognized children’s and young adult authors will visit Charlotte to participate as featured guests. Throughout the day, children and families will engage in story-times, author discussions, book signings, and literary-based live and digital activities. Featured authors and illustrators include: Tom Angleberger, Linda Ashman, Nancy Cavanaugh, Matt Myers, LeUyen Pham, Adam Silvera, Tui T. Sutherland, Kathleen Burkinshaw, and more to come! EpicFest is presented to the community by Wells Fargo, with community partner Read Charlotte. FREE!https://foundation.cmlibrary.org/events/epicfest
Discover the secrets of stuff through chemistry and physics in this exhibit, which allows visitors to experiment with forces and materials that involve magnetism, electricity and more. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $9 for children; Free admission to children under 2 years old
Join us as we Laugh and Learn about Charlotte. This 90 minute tour departs from the Levine Museum and takes you through some of Charlotte's most interesting neighborhoods. Your tour guide will put a comedic spin on the sights and sounds of the Queen City as they highlight the history and architecture of the area. Halfway through the tour we stop for a short beverage and bathroom break. Did we mention you can bring your own beer and wine on board the bus while you enjoy the tour. $25.00http://funnybus.net
For more information, visit www.ctcharlotte.org. $12-$28.