This 10-panel history exhibit spans the last 50 years of the nonprofit organization American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina (ACLU-NC)’s work since its inception in 1965. This 50 year anniversary exhibit chronicles ACLU-NC’s dedication to preserve and protect civil liberties in North Carolina. Free with museum admission
The exhibit features 150 works on paper by an assortment of American artists, spanning more than 150 years of art history.
This is a new traveling exhibit with a variety of historical documents, books, images and other records from Emory University’s Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library that follows the Southern Christian Leadership Conference 11 years after its inception. This exhibit illustrates the less-documented struggle for equality following the Civil Rights Movement and the ongoing fight for social change. Free with museum admission
Leapin’ Lizards! One of the world’s best-loved musicals is back! The timeless story. The classic characters. The unforgettable songs. Featuring the beloved book and score by Tony Award®-winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, ANNIE includes such unforgettable songs as “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” “I Don’t Need Anything But You,” plus the eternal anthem of optimism, “Tomorrow.” Don’t wait until tomorrow. Get your tickets today! seasonal packages only (single tickets on sale soon)http://blumenthalarts.org
The warm-hearted musical is set to the book and scores by Tony Award-winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin. Featuring unforgettable songs like “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” “I Don’t Need Anything But You,” “Tomorrow” and more.
Fans of Henri Matisse, the renowned 20th century French artist, will find this exhibit as insightful as it is artsy. It features 80 paintings and illustrations from his art books, including Jazz. Highlights from the exhibit include "Le Cow-boy" (The Cowboy), "Le lanceur de couteax" (The Knife Thrower) and the striking, "Icarus."
If school wasn't starting next week, I would kill myself improv show A few years ago my daughter, Madison (age 11), would come home from school and watch an old Odd Couple show. She loved how messy Oscar (Jack Klugman) was. One day she decided to write a letter and get his autograph. Before mailing it I said, "You know Jack Klugman is 90 years old." She looked at me and said, "Can we send it FedEx"? As an added incentive we have a 20.00 door prize or as I like to say, "A week's worth of stolen lunch money." 12.00 in advance; 15.00 at the doorhttp://www.OTCimprov.com
Presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts, this classic Academy-Award winning feature-turned Broadway musical is coming to Charlotte. $25
COTU presents an original, world premiere production exploring the Viking poem, Beowulf, that helped shape western literature.Reach back through time to that original epic saga and journey with the Geats to battle monsters and dragons. Lose yourself in story and song and experience the hero's tale firsthand! Our policy of paying what you would like for any show is in effect for this performance but you must submit an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to explore this opportunity because this option will not be available at the box office. $15 general Admission; $10 Students/ Seniorshttp://www.citizensoftheuniverse.org
Presented by Legacy Theatre Production Company. After years apart, three siblings are brought back together again following the death of a family member. Old grudges are revisited, resentment and hostility boils over, and a hidden family secret threatens to tear them apart for good. $15
The body is a beautiful thing, but this exhibit is focused not on its natural state but rather on artistic expression. Highlighting 21st century trends in tattoos, piercings, manicures, jewelry and accessories, the exhibit focuses on the creative ways we embellish our skin. The exhibit includes 100 objects by artists and designers, including Naomi Yasuda, who has a claim to fame for work on Madonna’s fingernails.
This new exhibit is a commemoration to the history of Lebanese immigrants in North Carolina since the 1880s. Combining family photographs, personal stories, letters, artifacts and other media, The Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies at N.C. State University develops a variety of ways for visitors to immerse themselves in Lebanese culture in the South. Free with museum admission