Friday, January 30, 2009

Weekender

Posted By on Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 9:56 AM

Check out these events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area this weekend— as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.

Friday, Jan. 30

Art: Check out the opening reception of artist Tonya Gregg’s exhibit at The Creative Art Exchange, which features vibrant art that focuses on gender roles and identity within African-American culture. You’ll also have the chance to meet Gregg and ask questions too.

Music: Get your groove on with funky vibes by Tropic Culture when they perform at Visulite Theatre. Oh yeah, and save room in your stomach for Latin food, as it will be provided at the show.

Theater: When two fairies from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream show up on a Hollywood set, they’re bound to stir up more than fairy dust. See what happens as performances of Shakespeare in Hollywood go down at Theatre Charlotte.

Saturday, Jan. 31

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Music: Clarence Greenwood aka Citizen Cope will dish out his own mesh of blues, rock hip-hop and other chill-styled vibes when he performs at Neighborhood Theatre.

Music: Get ready for some all out jamming and sing-along’s at the Tosco Music Party, which will feature a mix of local musicians performing at Central Piedmont Community College’s Dale F. Halton Theater.

Food: Sink your mouth into a large and delicious sandwich at Nonna’s Kitchen.

Sunday, Feb. 1

Theater: Music, laughter and love make for a good time, even during hard times. Be sure to catch a performance of Rent at Ovens Auditorium before it’s too late.

Art: Check out the Re/formations: Disability, Women and Sculpture exhibition in the Van Every/Smith Galleries at Davidson College. The exhibition features an array of sculptures, representing the cultural identities of disabilities.

Food: Feast on Peruvian-styled rotisserie chicken and more at Pio Pio Restaurant.

Sunday, Feb. 1

Theater: Music, laughter and love make for a good time, even during hard times. Be sure to catch a performance of Rent at Ovens Auditorium before it’s too late.

Art: Check out the Re/formations: Disability, Women and Sculpture exhibition in the Van Every/Smith Galleries at Davidson College. The exhibition features an array of sculptures, representing the cultural identities of disabilities.

Food: Feast on Peruvian-styled rotisserie chicken and more at Pio Pio Restaurant.

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