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Biology Lecture.

Thu., Nov. 20, 11 a.m.
phone 704-894-2184

National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow Shannon Pittman '08 will discuss "The Importance of Movement Ecology in Species Conservation." Free. 11 a.m. in room 146 of the Dana Science Building. For more information call 704-894-2184. Free

Dana Science Building (map)
225 Concord Rd
phone 704-894-2073

Food for Thought: A Conversation with the US Attorney

Thu., Nov. 20, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m.
phone 704-565-5455

From sentencing disparities to civil rights to human trafficking to domestic violence, US Attorney Anne Thompkins (Western District of North Carolina) will share stories of how the Office of the US Attorney is working to build greater equity in our justice system. Ms. Thompkins will present data and insights that are both provocative and productive as she engages the interfaith community in solution focused conversation. Free, Please Register to Attend
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Covenant Presbyterian Church (map)
1000 E. Morehead Street
Dilworth Food for Thought: A Conversation with the US Attorney

21st Beaujolais Festival

Thu., Nov. 20, 6-9 p.m.
phone 704-750-5886

Every year, on the third Thursday of November, the Beaujolais Nouveau is released. The Alliance Française invites you to join them in celebrating "les première vendanges," or the first grape harvest of the season at this annual fundraiser. This is an authentic French tradition celebrated around the globe, and Charlotte is one of only 16 cities in the United States recognized as having an official Beaujolais Festival by the Union Interprofessionelle des Vins du Beaujolais. $15 - $30
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Foundation for the Carolinas (map)
220 N. Tryon St.
phone 704-973-4500
21st Beaujolais Festival

Chalkboard Art + Lettering for the Holidays

Thu., Nov. 20, 6-8 p.m.

Join us for an evening of learning chalkboard art + hand lettering. This two-hour workshop will focus on lettering styles, techniques, and how to create the perfect chalkboard signage for your holiday party. Working-off of a design concept created by OYS, students will hand-letter their their own holiday sign. All class materials will be provided and are yours to take home! Light snacks and beverages will be provided. Class size is limited. $75/pp
West Elm (map)
1100 Metropolitan Ave #160
phone (704) 333-0642

Discussion with Annie Leonard: Renewable Energy and Education

Thu., Nov. 20, 6-8 p.m.

Join "Story of Stuff" creator, and Greenpeace executive director, Annie Leonard for an interactive discussion of the local and global implications of energy choices. The renewable energy revolution is sweeping the nation and Charlotte can help lead the charge. Mingling and free pizza followed by a Annie’s keynote and lessons from NC solar schools. FREE
Midwood International Auditorium (map)
1817 Central Ave
Plaza Midwood
phone 919-324-6508
Discussion with Annie Leonard: Renewable Energy and Education

Films on Tap Trailer: Beer & Film Pairing 2

Thu., Nov. 20, 7-9:30 p.m.

Come and watch five local films will be paired with a sample beer chosen by the filmmakers from Heist Brewery. Doors open at 7 PM and films start at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $10 which includes a flight of beer. $10
Heist Brewery (map)
2909 N. Davidson St., Suite 200
phone 704-375-8260
Films on Tap Trailer: Beer & Film Pairing 2

Flight School

Thu., Nov. 20, 7 p.m.
phone 704-375-8260

Flight School is enrolling now! Join us the last Thursday of each month to taste experimental yet exceptional small-batch brews. The feature of the month: Coffee Brews! $8 per flight

Heist Brewery (map)
2909 N. Davidson St., Suite 200
phone 704-375-8260
Flight School

Davidson College Jazz Combo

Thu., Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m.
phone 704-894-2848

Under the new direction of renowned saxophonist Tim Gordon, the popular Davidson College Jazz Combo will offer an evening of small group jazz literature and improvisation. Free. 7:30 p.m. in Tyler-Tallman Hall, Sloan Music Center. For more information, call 704-894-2848. Free


Thu., Nov. 20, 7:30-10 p.m., Fri., Nov. 21, 7:30-10 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 22, 2:30-5 & 7:30-10 p.m.
phone 704-310-5507

In this first ever collaboration and dual venue production, students of the Catawba College Theatre Arts Department and community members are teaming up to produce the Tony Award winning Rock musical, RENT. $15 + tax

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Lee Street Theatre (map)
329 N. Lee St.
General Charlotte Area
phone 704-310-5507

Queens Theatre Production

Nov. 20-23

The Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance presents a dynamic performance by Queens students, directed by Professor Jerry Colbert. Queens Theatre has produces a wide variety of dramas, comedies and musicals over the years, such as "The Rocky Horror Show," "Almost, Maine" and "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead." Come enjoy this fall's show! The Hadley Theater is located on Queens' main campus at the back wing of Myers Park Traditional School, 2132 Radcliffe Ave. From November 20-22, there will be an 8 p.m. showing; on November 23, the production will show at 2 p.m. $10 for general public; $5 for students. Tickets are available online and will be available at the door (cash or check only).

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Speedway Christmas

Fri., Nov. 21 and Tue., Dec. 30
phone 1-800-455-FANS

Speedway Christmas is returning to Charlotte Motor Speedway and the spectacular holiday light show will be even bigger and better in its fifth year. TBD

Charlotte Motor Speedway (map)
5555 Concord Parkway South
phone 704-455-3200

Public Art: An Artist's Perspective

Fri., Nov. 21, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
phone 704-337-2000

The Friends of The Mint Museum presents Sharon Dowell, local artist and Gallery Manager - UNC Charlotte to speak about Public Art. The event betins with coffee at 10:00 a.m. and the lecture begins at 10:30. Free with Mint Museum admission, free for Friends of The Mint members
Mint Museum Uptown (map)
500 S. Tryon St.
phone 704-337-2000
Public Art: An Artist's Perspective

Community Blood Drive

Fri., Nov. 21, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
phone 704-972-4700

During the months of November and December, every donor may sign a gift tag to be attached to a stuffed puppy and delivered to children in the local hospitals as part of CBCC’s 10th annual Puppies for Patients program. CBCC has donation centers in Charlotte, Concord, Gastonia, Hickory, and Greensboro. Call 704-972-4700 or go to to make an appointment at any location. Please note the Community Blood Center of the Carolinas' minimum weight requirement for blood donors is 120 pounds. none
Lowe's Home Improvement (map)
16830 Statesville Road
phone (704) 892-9449

N.A.S.C. Lunch and Learn Series Presents: “A Conversation with Chief Bill Harris”

Fri., Nov. 21, 12-1 p.m.
phone 803-313-7063

Join us and the Chief of the Catawba Indian Reservation for a very special hour on Friday, November 21, 2014 at 12p.m. at the USC-Lancaster Native American Studies Center located at 119 S. Main Street, Lancaster, SC 29720. This event is free and open to the public. Participants are invited to bring a bag lunch. Please direct any questions or comments regarding the series to Brent Burgin at 803-313-7063 or Mr. Burgin welcomes suggestions and ideas for future talks and speakers. Admission is free and open to the public.

USC Lancaster Native American Center (map)
110 South Main St.m Lancaster
Fort Mill
phone 803-313-7108

Pasta Fridays! Italian Chef-led Pasta Bar and Cooking Demo

Fri., Nov. 21, 12-2 p.m., Fri., Dec. 5, 12-2 p.m. and Fri., Dec. 12, 12-2 p.m.
phone 704-457-9421

Presenting "Pasta Fridays", our Friday lunchtime Pasta Bar where you can select your pasta lunch sample and learn about artisanal pasta and what makes it unique. The Pasta Bar will be manned by our very own Chef Riccardo Manieri, visiting from Orvieto, Italy. $15 fee includes Riccardo's demo, a lunchtime-portioned pasta sample (your choice from Pasta Bar options) and a $5 gift certificate toward anything in our store. Visit to submit payment and reserve your place today! Feel free to grab your plate of pasta and go, or stay and learn with Riccardo. 15
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7th Street Public Market (map)
224 E. 7th St.
phone 704-230-4346
Pasta Fridays! Italian Chef-led Pasta Bar and Cooking Demo
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