Queen City Theatre Company is kicking off it’s 10th season with a dark comedy. This one follows a man who is down on his luck — he’s been robbed twice, his girlfriend cut ties with him and he’s just been sacked. To make matters worse, a burglar breaks into his home and ties him up — all the while lending a listening, flirtatious ear to his troubles and informing him that his cat is dead. $23-$25
This yearly skateboard deck art show has picked up wins in CL’s Best of Charlotte for good reason. Artists purchase new or salvaged skateboards and give them new life through art. Locals like Alexandra Loesser and Phoebe Alicia gave us a peek (one of Loesser’s works features David Bowie and Alicia’s features kittens) and CL graphic designer and artist Dana Vindigni shared another kickass board design (pictured) that goes down the rabbit hole.
This exhibit presents two local artists that you should be watching. The first is Nicholas Napolentano, a hyperrealist figurative with a message. The flyer features two semi-nude women in bed in a fetal-like position. The second artist is Matthew Steele, who creates wooden sculptures that resemble complex manmade infrastructures. Reception on July 15, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Free admission