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
The interactive exhibit features Charlotte and its 13 surrounding counties as a case study to illustrate the profound changes in the South since the Civil War. $6 for adults; $5 for seniors, students and children 6-18 years old; Free for children 5 years old and under
Join us as we Laugh and Learn about Charlotte. This 90 minute tour departs from the Levine Museum and takes you through some of Charlotte's most interesting neighborhoods. Your tour guide will put a comedic spin on the sights and sounds of the Queen City as they highlight the history and architecture of the area. Halfway through the tour we stop for a short beverage and bathroom break. Did we mention you can bring your own beer and wine on board the bus while you enjoy the tour. $25.00http://funnybus.net
A permanent gallery devoted to the work of Romare Bearden (1911-1988), who was born in Charlotte. Bearden is best known for his groundbreaking use of collage and vibrant portrayals of American life, depicting subjects that range from contemporary urban scenes to nostalgic recollections of the rural South.
This exhibit is about the power of perspective. It features work by experimental filmmaker Phil Solomon’s and an optical installation from Ethan Jackson. It’s also the debut of Sharon Dowell’s “A City on its Side,” a controversial mural (with a familiar face: CL contributor Lara Americo) created as a response to HB2. Jackson and Dowell will speak at the reception. Free
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.
Improv performance by Charlotte Comedy Theater. For more information, visit www.charlottecomedytheater.com. $10
CMBCC Empowerment Saturdays are here to empower small business owners with the training, tools and resources you need to build your success story. Join Lean Certified Productivity Expert, Nikita Devereaux on Saturday, October 22 to learn how to organize your thinking, personal space and even your day to day habits to help you accomplish your most ambitious business, career or life goals. CMBCC Members $10.00 | Guests $15.00http://www.cmbcc.org/events/20161022
This exhibit explores the musical roots of NASCAR. Mostly, that means showcasing cars that have been driven by musicians, featured in music videos (like a 1959 Chevrolet Corvette in Brad Paisley’s “Old Alabama”) and sponsored by musicians (like the 2012 Juan Pablo Montoya No. 42 Chevrolet with Taylor Swift on the hood). There’s more than 40 artifacts, including guitars, trophies, attire and more. (Anita Overcash) $12.95-$19.95; free for children 5 years old and under
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
The exhibit features 26 wood works by three artists, including Frank E. Cummings III, John Mascoll and Avelino Samuel.
Aaron, a newbie to blind dating, meets with Casey, an expert blind dater, for a first date. A simple night of drinks turns into a chaotic dinner when the couple realizes they are not alone. The people in the restaurant turn into best friends, ex's, and even parents in this comical musical about the chances we take to find true love.
Rogers combines aspects of art history, religion, and mythology with her own biography and private mementos to create intricately constructed images.