Friday, October 9, 2009


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

Friday, Oct. 9

Dimeji Onafuwa: The Significant Line

RedSky Gallery

Stop in RedSky Gallery today, from 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m., for the opening reception of its new exhibition, Dimeji Onafuwa: The Significant Line.

Theater The audience is “the class” and “Sister” does some serious teaching in humorous performances of Late Nite Catechism at Booth Playhouse. more...

Special Event Author Rob Bell will discuss his latest book, Drops Like Stars: A Few Thoughts on Creativity and Suffering tonight at Ovens Auditorium. more...

Saturday, Oct. 10

Steve Martin

Knight Theater

It’s hard to get past the funny Steve Martin we all know from movies and comedy acts. And yet, we have no choice, as he really has transitioned to banjo pickin’. He will perform with The Steep Canyon Rangers and special guest Dave Barry tonight at Blumenthal Performing Arts’ newest venue, Knight Theater.

Festival Have you ever wanted to learn how to make mozzarella? Or, watch international pizza toss champions display their talents? You can do all that and more at Ciao, Italia! Festival. Don’t forget to chow down on pasta and Italian ice too. more...

Theater Davidson Community Players’ explores love – the joy and the heartache - in its latest production, Almost, Maine. more...

Sunday, Oct. 11

Carolina Renaissance Festival


Carolina Renaissance Festival continues this weekend. At the fest, you can take a step back into medieval times and enjoy a variety of arts and crafts, and live entertainment, including a jousting tournament.

Special Event One word: Zombies. At the Charlotte Zombie Walk at Phil’s Tavern folks can dress in their zombie best for a prowl through the streets of the Q.C. Money will also be raised for Halloween costumes for disabled children, in addition to a blood drive, and a canned food drive. more...

Festival It's fiesta time, when the 19th Annual Festival Latinoamericano invades Symphony Park at SouthPark Mall. The event honors Central and South American cultures with a hoard of authentic food, arts and crafts, dancing, and music. more...

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