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Border Matters and Fluid Identities: Dissident Latina/o American Narratives of the 21st Century Speaker, Oswaldo Estrada

Thu., March 23, 12-1 p.m.

The Center for Latino Studies invites you to a presentation on recent Latina/o American productions of novels, short stories and chronicles published over the last fifteen years in Latin America and in the United States. Dr. Estrada will analyze identity construction in hybrid zones, transculturation, otherness and the dark side of the "American Dream." His presentation will cover the works of Daniel Alarcón and Junot Díaz, Yuri Herrera, Maya Chinchilla and Daniel Sada, among other "border" writers of the 21st century.

“Rejuvenate U” - Ladies Night

Thu., March 23, 4-7 p.m.
phone 704-655-8988

You are invited to the first Rejuvenate University Ladies Night! The first of a series, “Rejuvenate U” promises to help attendees learn how to look – and feel – their best. Rejuvenate U will be held at Capizzi, M.D., the cosmetic surgery and aesthetics practice of Dr. Peter Capizzi, a double-board certified plastic surgeon regarded as the preeminent choice for surgeries and cosmetic procedures of the breast and body in the Charlotte area and beyond. FREE

http://capizzimd.com
Capizzi M.D. (map)
900 East Blvd.
General Charlotte Area
phone 704-655-8988

BB&T Leaders in Action Lecture featuring Jack Caravelli

Thu., March 23, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Join the Queens McColl School of Business as we welcome Jack Caravelli, Former White House National Security Advisor, Visiting Professor at the University of Oxford and the UK Defense Academy. Dr. Jack Caravelli is a national security expert, having served as a senior career officer in the US government, including postings on the White House National Security Council Staff and at the CIA and Department of Energy. He is the author most recently of "The Age of Hatred: ISIS, Iran and the New Middle East," published in summer 2016. free, but registration required

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Ketner Auditorium at Queens University (map)
1900 Selwyn Avenue
Myers Park
phone 704-337-2200
BB&T Leaders in Action Lecture featuring Jack Caravelli

"These Shining Lives" A Queens Theatre Production

Thu., March 23, 8-10 p.m.

Queens Theatre presents a performance by Queens students, directed by Professor Jerry Colbert. Written by Melanie Marnich, "These Shining Lives" is a true story chronicling the determination and strength of women who were sickened by radium rich paint in the 1920s watch factory where they worked. Sponsored by the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance. Thursday, March 23-Saturday, March 25, at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at 2 p.m. Cash or check accepted at the door; $11 for general public; $6 for students

Adult Art Nite: Fingerpainting, Canvas Painting, Coloring, & More! BYOB & Food

Thursdays-Saturdays, 6-7:30, 8-9:30 & 10-11:30 p.m. Continues through March 31
phone 980-500-9149
fun@cityartroom.com

Join City Art Room for a night of art fun for adults! You are welcome to bring wine, beer, malt beverages, soft drinks, and food (no liquor). Food can also be delivered to the studio. Participants can choose from the following activities: 1. Paint on a 12"x12" or 11"x14" canvas with brushes 2. Color in premium adult coloring books 3. Finger paint on up to seven sheets of 11"x14" paper 4. Customize and paint 1" leather bracelet 5. Paint a wine or beer glass 17

http://cityartroom.com/public-events
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City Art Room (map)
2828 Queen City Drive, Unit B
Westside
phone 980-500-9149
Adult Art Nite: Fingerpainting, Canvas Painting, Coloring, & More! BYOB & Food

Thursday Trivia with QuizCLT

Thursdays, 7-10 p.m. Continues through Dec. 1
phone 980-859-2586
glane@blueblazebrewing.com
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Trivia and beer fanatics alike can come together for a trivia showdown with a fun variety of topics designed to put a team's skills to the test. FREE to play. Prizes and pride are on the line with several rounds of questions about general knowledge, music, photo recognition and a few bonuses! Trivia starts at 7:00! Free

http://www.blueblazebrewing.com/events/
Blue Blaze Brewing (map)
528 S. Turner Ave
Westside
phone 980-859-2586
mhedrick@blueblazebrewing.com
Thursday Trivia with QuizCLT

John Alexander Jazz Trio

Thursdays, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 28
phone 704-927-2583

Join legandary saxophone player John Alexander every Thursday night at Blue.

http://www.bluecharlotte.com
Blue Restaurant & Bar (map)
214 N. Tryon St.
Uptown
phone 704-927-2583
John Alexander Jazz Trio

A Century of Helping Hands: 100th Anniversary of Mecklenburg Red Cross

Thursdays, Fridays, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Continues through June 24
phone 704-708-4996
info@matthewsheritagemuseum.org

The Matthews Heritage Museum and the Western North Carolina Region of the American Red Cross are joining together to put on the exhibit “A Century of Helping Hands"in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the American Red Cross in Mecklenburg County. The exhibit opens February 4 and will run to June 24, 2017. Many Red Cross chapters were founded in the US in 1917 as part of the effort to serve soldiers in World War I. Adults $4, 10 - 17 $2; under 10 free, Free first Saturday of the month

http://www.matthewsheritagemuseum.org
Matthews Heritage Museum (map)
232 N. Trade Street
Matthews
phone 704-708-4996
info@matthewsheritagemuseum.org
A Century of Helping Hands: 100th Anniversary of Mecklenburg Red Cross

Exhibition: The World is a Mirror of My Freedom

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through March 25
phone 704-332-5535
abellmas@mccollcenter.org

The World is a Mirror of My Freedom was organized in response to the increasingly visible, lawful violence against Black bodies in the United States. Bringing together works from five of McColl Center’s current and alumni artists-in-residence, the exhibition explores themes of Black masculinity, social movement and mobility, revolution, and resistance. The exhibition drifts across time, from the 1700s to the future, inviting reflection on how the past has conditioned the present. The World is a Mirror of My Freedom features works by Marcus Kiser + Jason Woodberry, Shaun Leonardo, Dread Scott, and Charles Williams. FREE

http://mccollcenter.org/events/the-world-is-a-mirror-of-my-freedom/169
McColl Center for Art + Innovation (map)
721 N. Tryon St.
Uptown
phone 704-332-5535
Exhibition: The World is a Mirror of My Freedom

First Peoples: Catawba and Cherokee Nations

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through May 20
phone 704-739-1019
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
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This original exhibit features archaeological and historical collections on loan from the Schiele Museum of Natural History, the Inn of the Patriots, and several private collectors. The display includes stone and bone tools, ceramics, basketry, weaponry, and other artifacts that provide insight into how Native Americans utilized natural resources to meet their needs for millennia prior to European contact, and how the clash of the Old World with the New forever changed local Native American cultures. ADMISSION IS FREE! FREE

https://www.facebook.com/events/185470511935846/
Kings Mountain Historical Museum (map)
100 East Mountain St.
Gastonia
phone director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
director@kingsmountainmuseum.org
First Peoples: Catawba and Cherokee Nations

Surface

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through March 25
phone 704-334-4616
info@larkandkey.com

Lark & Key presents ‘SURFACE’ on view Feb 3rd through March 31st. The exhibition explores the concept of surface - above, below and within. Encaustic and mixed media artwork by Janet Eskridge, Bridgette Guerzon Mills and guest Robin Luciano Beaty. Ceramics by Jim Connell and jewelry from Alice Scott.

http://www.larkandkey.com
Lark & Key Gallery and Boutique (map)
128 E. Park Ave., Suite B
South End
phone 704-334-4616
Surface

Opening Reception: A Solo Exhibition by Denny Gerwin

Mondays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Continues through April 20

This exhibition is sponsored by The Arts at Queens. Opening Reception: Thursday, March 16 5-7 p.m. Exhibition: Saturday, March 4-Thursday, April 20 Weekdays 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.; weekends 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. In this exhibition "New Questions: A Body of Work," Queens Art faculty Denny Gerwin presents a progression of new artworks alongside a few preceding works. free

Queens University - Watkins Gallery (map)
1900 Selwyn Ave.
Myers Park
phone 704-337-2200
Opening Reception: A Solo Exhibition by Denny Gerwin

Caroline Calouche & Co. Summer Dance Camps

Through Aug. 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
phone 704-844-0449
classes@carolinecalouche.org
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Aerial and Dance Youth Camps June 19 – 23 & July 17 – 21 Ages 6 – 11 Dance your heart out this summer on the floor and in the air. Cirque Youth Camps June 26 – 30 & July 31 – Aug. 4 Ages 6 – 11 Run away to the circus this summer with us. Learn skills in the aerial sling, trapeze and acrobatics. Teen Camps July 10 – 14 & July 17 – 21 Ages 12 – 18 In a fun and supportive environment, learn dance skills Visit our website for info. 1 week $275.00 2 weeks $450.00 3 weeks $675.00 4 weeks $900.00

http://carolinecalouche.org/camps/
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Caroline Calouche & Co. Studios (map)
9129 Monroe Rd., Suite 150
Matthews
phone 704-804-2731
classes@carolinecalouche.org
Caroline Calouche & Co. Summer Dance Camps

Caroline Calouche & Co. Summer Intensive

Through Aug. 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
phone 704-844-0449
classes@carolinecalouche.org
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Summer Intensive July 10-28 Ages 12+ Take your dancing and circus skills to the next level in CC&Co.’s Summer Intensive. Classes in contemporary dance, ballet, jazz, hip-hop, partner acrobatics, handbalancing, Cyr Wheel, aerial sling, silks, trapeze, rope, Spanish web, improvisation and choreography. Open to all levels of dance and circus arts. 1-3 week options Students participating in the last 2 weeks will perform in the SI Showcase on July 28. 1 week = $400 2 weeks = $700 3 weeks = $900

http://carolinecalouche.org/classes/summer-intensive/
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Caroline Calouche & Co. Studios (map)
9129 Monroe Rd., Suite 150
Matthews
phone 704-804-2731
classes@carolinecalouche.org
Caroline Calouche & Co.  Summer Intensive

March Featured Artist: Lambeth Marshall - Transitions

Through April 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
phone 704-541-0741
info@CharlotteFineArt.com

Local artist Lambeth Marshall studied ceramics and design at UNC Charlotte. She has been working in clay for over 40 years and was a painter beforehand. She is now producing stimulating works in both pottery and painting. All of her work is one of a kind. All other represented artists will have works on display highlighting the Color for Spring ‘Greenery’! Choose a piece or two to bring spring into your home. On Display March 7- April 1, 2017 Opening Reception March 11, 5-8pm MEET THE ARTIST! Free

http://www.charlottefineart.com
Charlotte Fine Art Gallery (map)
7510 Pineville-Matthews Road, Suite 9A
Pineville/Hwy 51
phone 704-541-0741
March Featured Artist: Lambeth Marshall - Transitions
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