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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

Cotton Fields to Sky Scrapers

Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 12-5 p.m.

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

Levine Museum of the New South (map)
200 E. 7th St.
Uptown
phone 704-333-1887

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

Romare Bearden Gallery

Wednesdays-Sundays

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.

Mint Museum Uptown (map)
500 S. Tryon St.
Uptown
phone 704-337-2000

Jacob and The Good People

Sat., Aug. 27, 9-11:45 p.m.

Jacob and The Good People 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
Jacob and The Good People

Great Gatsby Gala benefiting National MS Society

Sat., Aug. 27, 6-11 p.m.
phone 704-525-5906
carol.roth@nmss.org
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The award­-winning 1920s ­themed event returns for its 28th year, benefitting the National MS Society Greater Carolinas Chapter. Dance to the 15­piece Russ Wilson Orchestra, enjoy heavy hors d'oeuvres from Charlotte's most celebrated restaurants, open bar wine & beer, a fantastic silent auction and much more. VIPs enjoy exclusive access to the Speakeasy Lounge offering a private pre­-event reception, exclusive hors d'oeuvres, signature cocktails from the private bar, and a gift! Funds benefit the National MS Society Greater Carolinas Chapter. Black tie or 1920s attire. Regular tickets $75 or 2/$120, VIP Speakeasy tickets $125. Sponsorships available. www.gatsbygala.org $75-$125

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Wells Fargo Atrium (map)
301 S. Tryon St.
Uptown Great Gatsby Gala benefiting National MS Society

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"
The Fillmore Charlotte (map)
820 Hamilton St.
Uptown
phone 704-916-8970

Here & Now: 80 Years of Photography at the Mint

Through Sept. 18

The first survey exhibition of photography drawn solely from the Mint’s permanent collection. It's comprised of approximately 100 of the Mint’s most stunning and provocative photographs.

Mint Museum Uptown (map)
500 S. Tryon St.
Uptown
phone 704-337-2000

Charlotte Comedy Theater

Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m.

Improv performance by Charlotte Comedy Theater. For more information, visit www.charlottecomedytheater.com. $10

Wet Willie's (map)
900 N.C. Music Factory Blvd., Suite C-1
Uptown
phone 704-716-5650

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

3rd Annual Walk/Run For Sickle Cell

Sat., Aug. 27, 8-11 a.m.

The Run/Walk For Sickle Cell helps us increase awareness and raise much-needed funds for sickle cell services. $25

Romare Bearden Park (map)
300 S. Church Street
Uptown
phone 704-432-4280
leronelangston@mecklenburgcountync.gov

A Milestone in History: You Should Have Seen What I’ve Heard

Through Oct. 16

The exhibit tracks the Milestone's history through photographs shot by photographers Daniel Coston and the late Chris Radok.

Levine Museum of the New South (map)
200 E. 7th St.
Uptown
phone 704-333-1887

Rockin’ & Racin’

Ongoing

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

NASCAR Hall of Fame (map)
400 E. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Uptown
phone 704-654-4400

Big Jay Oakerson

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
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