Check out these art events, happening this week in Charlotte and the surrounding area.
RAW: Natural Born Artists present Spectrum at Tremont Music Hall: Giving artists an outlet for showcasing their many talents - from art, photography, fashion to music, performance art and more - RAW is an organization that has expanded to more than 60 cities worldwide. The Charlotte chapter hosts its Spectrum show at Tremont Music Hall on Thursday. To check out who is going to be there, visit www.rawartists.org/charlotte. $20. April 17, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tremont Music Hall, 400 West Tremont Ave. 704-343-9494. www.tremontmusichall.com.
Brush & Beats at Charlotte Art League: Watch artists paint and mingle in the studios of Charlotte Art League. The freshly created artwork will be for sale. All artists are invited to bring their own canvas and paints to join in the merriment. There will be live music, too. CAL's current exhibit, Spring Into Art, features works from more than 50 local & regional artists. Free admission. April 18, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Charlotte Art League, 1517 Camden Road. 704-376-2787. www.charlotteartleague.org.