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Summer Guide 2011: Arts events 

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WILL ROGERS FOLLIES: A LIFE IN REVIEW The story of a beloved American figure remembered for his humor, wisdom and common sense. June 17, 8 p.m.; June 18, 8 p.m.; June 19, 2:30 p.m.; June 21, 7 p.m.; June 22, 7:30 p.m.; June 23, 7:30 p.m.; June 24, 8 p.m.; June 25, 8 p.m. CPCC's Pease Auditorium, 1200 Elizabeth Ave. 704-330-6534.


BECHTLER MUSEUM OF MODERN ART Niki de Saint Phalle: Creation of a New Mythology. 55 new sculptures, paintings and prints by French-American artist Niki de Saint Phalle (the creator of the "Firebird" sculpture, which stands just outside of the Bechtler) are on display in the museum and five large-scale works are viewable outside. Continues through Oct. 15. 420 S. Tryon St. 704-353-9200.

CHRISTA FAUT GALLERY Quintessence. Featuring works by Ulysses Jackson. Continues through June 25. New Works by Daniel Marinelli. Reception with the artist on Aug. 20, from 4 p.m.–6 p.m. 19818 N. Cove Road, Cornelius. 704-892-5312.

CPCC ART GALLERIES Works by Sarah Baron. Reception on June 3rd, from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Held in Ross I Gallery. May 31-July 10. Works by Michael Henry. Reception on June 3, from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Held in Ross II Gallery. May 31-July 10. Annual Art Department Exhibition. Held in Pease Gallery. May 23-Aug. 26. 1201 Elizabeth Ave. 704-330-6211.

ELDER ART GALLERY Classic Beauty. Featuring paintings by Pittsburg artist Diane White. Continues through May 31. Abstraction, Volume 2. Featuring abstract paintings by several artists. June 3-29. Ten Years of Celebrating Art. Elder Gallery celebrates its 10 year anniversary with a group show, featuring works by an array of talented artists. Aug. 5-30. 1427 South Blvd. 704-370-6337.

EVERGREEN STUDIO & GALLERY Images from Kalimantan. Featuring views of the rehabilitation of rescued orangutans in Borneo, the ancient traditions of the Dayak people and the destruction of the rain forests. Continues through July 4. 143 Brevard Court.

GREEN RICE GALLERY Beauty in the Broken. Kendra Baird's newest paintings reflect her travels and experiences with cultures abroad, as well her own home land. Continues through May 29. Blurring the Lines. Featuring photography that captures drag kings and queens by Cate Eble. Opening artist reception on Friday, June 3, from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Continues through June 26. New Works by Martique Lorray. Her oil paintings are contemporary, archetypal, earthy and imaginative. July 1-Aug. 28. New Works by Deborah Norris and Ryan Stephens. Sept. 2-Oct. 30. 451 E. 36th St. 704-344-0300.

HARVEY B. GANTT CENTER FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN ARTS + CULTURE What My Mother Told Me. Featuring art by Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons. Continues through June 19. Black Music After 1968. Featuring the photography of Jim Alexander. Continues through June 19. John & Vivian Hewitt Collection of African-American Art. Featuring works by Romare Bearden, Margaret Burroughs, Jonathan Green, Jacob Lawrence, Elizabeth Catlett, Ann Tanksley and Henry Ossawa Tanner. Continues through June 30. Faces, Places and Spaces. Featuring art by Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe. Artists-in-Residence Exhibit. Featuring new works by Fahamu Pecou and Marcia Jones. 551 South Tryon St. 704-547-3700.

HIDELL BROOKS GALLERY Works by Paige Laughlin. Continues through June 25. 1910 South Blvd., Suite 130. 704-334-7302.

JERALD MELBERG GALLERY Works by Ernesto Berra and Raul Diaz. Two exhibitions of paintings and works on paper by the Argentine artists, Ernesto Berra and Raul Diaz. Continues through June 4. 625 S. Sharon Amity Road. 704-365-3000.

JULIAS COFFEE Photography by Wendy Gee. An internationally themed exhibit. Reception on Friday, Aug. 12, from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Aug. 1-31. Group Exhibition. Featuring the talented staff of Binder's Art Supplies & Frames. Reception on Friday, Sept. 9, from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 1-30. Photography by Taylor Florio. Exhibit will feature Charlotte cityscapes. Reception on Friday, May 13, from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. May 1-31. Acrylics by Mica Gadia. Featuring funky and colorful works. Reception on Friday, June 10, from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. June 1-30. Charlotte Artists Society Exhibit. Featuring the Charlotte Artists Society's many talented artists. Reception on July 8, from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. July 1-31. 1133 N. Wendover Road. 704-962-2467.

LARK & KEY GALLERY AND BOUTIQUE Inhabitants & Happenstance. Featuring new works by Duy Huynh and Amy Sanders. Continues through May 28. Second Nature. Group exhibition of works by Susan Hall, Duy Huynh, Angie Renfro and Dawn Rentz. Opening reception on Friday, June 3. June 1-July 30. New Works by Charlotte Foust & Patrick Atkinson. Opening reception on Friday, Aug. 5. Aug. 3-Sept. 24. 128 E. Park Ave., Suite B. 704-334-4616.

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