This 10 session class meets weekly. Students learn “Method” acting technique with sense memory and relaxation exercises, voice, improvisation and in-depth scene study using substitution, intent, personalization, creative hiding and physical action. Strasberg, Meisner, Adler and Katselas teachings explored. One class devoted to “On camera” cold reading and audition process. Instructor, L.A. Watt, SAG-AFTRA, AEA, owns Corlin Productions, union signatory production company. Watt produces/directs film, television and commercials. Watt teaches Workshop Advanced for working actors and directors. $260http://www.charlotteacting.com
Ride the Rotary Express through a winter wonderland of twinkling lights. New in 2013 - come see The 12 Days of Christmas Light Display! Enjoy Singing Bears, model trains, s’mores, hot cocoa and more. While you’re at the park, be sure to visit the interactive model train display Dec. 5 – 8; Dec. 11 – 15 and Dec. 18 – 23 $2.00 for train; Free to walk through park!
Starving Artist Productions flagship show. Now in our eighth season. A reflective and modern thematic one-act that combines live original music, monologues for a one-of-a-kind holiday experience. Nominated for two years as "theatre event of the year." Based on the writings of Frederick Buechner. Various times Dec. 12 - 21, with special event nights. $15-35
Local and regional artist open mic showcase. 10.00
BLT Steak Charlotte invites guests to join them in giving back to the local community this holiday season and in turn, BLT Steak will gift you with something sweet. Guests are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to BLT Steak now through December 20th. Those who purchase an entrée and donate a toy to the Toys For Tots campaign will be rewarded with one of BLT Steak’s signature desserts. Does the sticky toffee pudding capture your attention? Is the peanut butter chocolate mousse calling your name?
3rd Annual Lunch with Santa. Come bring the kids to enjoy lunch with Santa from 11am-2pm! Event includes 2 slices of Pizza or 2 hot dogs, 1 fountain drink, 10 arcade tokens and a photo with Santa! Space is limited so call 704-552-7888 today or email email@example.com to make your reservations. $6.99/child
In late 1956, over the course of several months, LIFE magazine published a series of articles about life in the segregated South, focusing on Greenville, SC. The series…, “ambitiously and simply titled The Background of Segregation, explored the emotionally and politically charged issue at a time when the Civil Rights movement was barely in its infancy.” Images and excerpts from the articles provide a direct look at everyday life under segregation.
Featuring: Rick Speitzer - PJ Brunson - Freddie Wilson held in the round upstairs in the intimate listening room Free
The public is invited to Bite of the Apple-Art Educator's Art Exhibit which showcases artwork created by local area North Carolina and South Carolina art teachers. The annual exhibit hosted by the Civic & Cultural Arts Center of Pineville in its main gallery located at 316 Main Street, Pineville, NC 28134 is free to the general public and was created to encourage art teachers to create artwork outside of the classroom in a friendly juried competition. Light refreshments and live music by Lucinda Lucas on opening night beginning at 6:30 p.m. on November 8, 2013. FREE
Question Bridge: Black Males utilizes new media to incite meaningful discourse regarding the African American male community. Prior to expanding the project, 10 individuals were asked to express their sentiments on an assortment of topics in front of a video camera. African-American Art Since 1950:Perspectives from the David C. Driskell Center seeks to bring forth a new insight into the meaning of African-American art as it continues to highlight the social, cultural, and political visions of a growing creative community. New Mythologies:William Villalongo is a multimedia exhibition hoping to challenge traditional values and concepts found in Western art and history. $8-Adults, $6-Seniors, Educators, Students, Military; $5-Groups of 10 or more; FREE-Members & Children 5 years of age and under
Thursday Night Karaoke at Tavern at the Mills with yours truly Cindy Kay. A favorite night for a variety of folks from service industry friends to retail crews to date night patrons. 1/2 off Martini night includes everything on our vast list of mixtures. "Refreshing tavern atmosphere for guests of all ages. Friendly staff, 18 flat screens, two projection TVs, tall pub tables and two patios" FREEhttp://www.cindykaymusic.com
Written by noted humorist David Sedaris, THE SANTALAND DIARIES is a brilliant evocation of what it's like to work as an elf in Macy's. This hilarious one-man, one-act play is the perfect antidote to the overwhelming sugary sweetness of the holiday season. Presented by Three Bone Theatre Directed by Robin Tynes Starring Scott Miller $20
CAST brings back the comedy classic "A Tuna Christmas" by Jaston Williams, Ed Howard and Joe Sears with the same zany antics that make audiences roar holiday season after holiday season. Tom Ollis and Jack Utrata play more than 20 characters with 364 costume changes. Expect 1,003 laughs. The directors are Lena Olson and Michael R. Simmons, CAST's Artistic Director. $28 adults; $22 seniors (60+); $18 students.
The 36th Annual Fourth Ward Holiday Home Tour showcases the elegant Victorians, urban condominiums, cultural institutions and historic places for which Fourth Ward is famous – all dressed in their holiday best. This walkable tour includes admission to 8 private uptown homes, along with NCDT and 7th Street Public Market. North Carolina Dance Theatre will offer sneak peak rehearsals of The Nutcracker and tour-goers will enjoy seasonal music on the porches of neighborhood homes, free horse and carriage rides, beer tastings from Olde Mecklenburg Brewery and food samples (while they last) from selected center city restaurants. $25.00http://www.fofw.org