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BB&T Ballpark (map)
324 South Mint St.
Uptown

All That Sparkles: 20th Century Artists' Jewelry

Through Jan. 8, 2017

This exhibit focuses on the art of jewelry, featuring work from Harry Bertoia and Claire Falkenstein, as well as Bechtler Collection artists Alberto Giacometti, Alicia Penalba, Raffael Benazzi, and Niki de Saint Phalle.

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art (map)
420 S. Tryon St.
Uptown
phone 704-353-9200

The House That Modernism Built

Through Sept. 11

The exhibit presents Bechtler Museum of Modern Arts’ rich mid-20th century art collection alongside furniture, textile and ceramic holdings on loan from other institutions and private collectors. The show will emphasize process, examining how designers and artists tackled projects, and how the innovations in other disciplines from the sciences to the humanities influenced their direction.

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art (map)
420 S. Tryon St.
Uptown
phone 704-353-9200

Exhibition: "The House That Modernism Built"

Through Sept. 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
phone 704-353-9200
info@bechtler.org

The House That Modernism Built will present the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art's rich mid-20th-century art collection alongside furniture, textile, and ceramic holdings on loan from various institutions including Eames Office, Herman Miller Archives, the Gregg Museum of Art & Design along with works from private collectors. $8 for adults, $6 museum members

http://bechtler.org/Collection/House-that-modernism-built
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Bechtler Museum of Modern Art (map)
420 S. Tryon St.
Uptown
phone 704-353-9200
Exhibition: "The House That Modernism Built"

Big Jay Oakerson

Thu., Aug. 25, 8 p.m., Fri., Aug. 26, 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. and Sat., Aug. 27, 7 & 9:30 p.m.
The Comedy Zone Charlotte at NC Music Factory (map)
900 N.C. Music Factory Blvd., Suite B3
Uptown
phone 980-321-4702

Cool Stuff

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m.

Exhibit explores science and physics through hands-on interaction and experimentation. The exhibit allows visitors to launch objects into the air, lie on a bed of nails, crush a garbage can, use a laser to listen to secret messages and more. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $9 for children; Free admission to children under 2 years old

Discovery Place (map)
301 N. Tryon St.
Uptown
phone 704-372-6261

Explore More Stuff

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m.

Discover the secrets of stuff through chemistry and physics in this exhibit, which allows visitors to experiment with forces and materials that involve magnetism, electricity and more. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $9 for children; Free admission to children under 2 years old

Discovery Place (map)
301 N. Tryon St.
Uptown
phone 704-372-6261

KidScience

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m.
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Fun and learning go hand in hand at this exhibit for young visitors. The stimulating atmosphere relates to science and math. Children will learn by touching and testing different environments and activities, including water tables, wind tunnels, blocks, gears and air tubes. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $9 for children; Free admission to children under 2 years old

Discovery Place (map)
301 N. Tryon St.
Uptown
phone 704-372-6261

World Alive

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m.

Exhibit explores the Earths's biodiversity, through a range of habitats and live species. From rainforests to aquariums, viewers can broaden their education and experience related hands-on activities. Admission to the museum is $12 for adults; $10 for seniors and $9 for children; Free admission to children under 2 years old

Discovery Place (map)
301 N. Tryon St.
Uptown
phone 704-372-6261

Beyond Rubik’s Cube

Through Sept. 5

Whether you’ve ever been good at twisting, turning and figuring out how to get all the colors correctly placed on a Rubik’s cube or not, this exhibit is likely going to be pretty interesting. In the exhibit, you’ll learn how the Rubik’s Cube emerged from a workshop in Communist-era Hungary. Includes dozens of memory and matching games, as well as strategies for conquering the puzzles. $13-$17

Discovery Place (map)
301 N. Tryon St.
Uptown
phone 704-372-6261

National Parks Adventure

Through Jan. 6, 2017

Explore the wilds of America in this film. Narrated by Robert Redford, National Parks Adventure takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into the nation’s awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness.

Discovery Place (map)
301 N. Tryon St.
Uptown
phone 704-372-6261

P.S. Your Cat is Dead!

Thu., Aug. 25, 7:30 p.m., Fri., Aug. 26, 8 p.m., Sat., Aug. 27, 8 p.m., Sun., Aug. 28, 7 p.m., Wed., Aug. 31, 7:30 p.m., Thu., Sept. 1, 7:30 p.m., Fri., Sept. 2, 8 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 3, 8 p.m.

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

Duke Energy Theater (map)
345 N. College St.
Uptown
phone 704-372-1000

Young Jeezy Live in Concert

Thu., Aug. 25, 7 p.m.
phone 703-916-8970
autumn@offsgroups.com

YUNG FLY ENT. PRESENTS: THE RETURN OF THE SNOWMAN JEEZY IN CONCERT THURSDAY AUGUST 25TH, 2016 @ THE FILLMORE 820 HAMILTON CHARLOTTE, NC TICKETS ON SALE NOW: TICKETMASTER.COM AND FILLMORE BOX OFFICE Varies

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The Fillmore (map)
1000 N.C. Music Factory Blvd.
Uptown
phone 704-549-5555
Young Jeezy Live in Concert

The Uptown Comedy Show

Thursdays, 9:30 p.m.

Come to laugh at standup acts by local comedians. Hosted by Paul Pallotta. Free admission

Fitzgerald's Irish Pub (map)
201 E 5th St.
Uptown
phone 704-370-0687

Forest Brown Trio

Thu., Aug. 25, 9-11:45 p.m.

The Forest Brown Trio will be live at Flight Beer and Music Hall. 80 craft beers on tap and great food and drink specials!!

Flight (map)
314 N College St
Uptown
phone 9804741551
Forest Brown Trio
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