Thursday, November 12, 2009

Weekender

Posted By on Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 4:46 PM

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

Friday, Nov. 13

Game Theory

Dialect Gallery

Local artist Antoine Williams’ new solo exhibition, Game Theory opens tonight at Dialect Gallery. Paintings in the exhibition explore ideas related to different perspectives of life and the perusal of happiness and freedom.

Special Event Tease the hair (the bigger, the better) and break out your 80’s vintage gear for a special 80’s themed-party at Town Tavern tonight. more...

Art Tonight is First Look Friday at Mint Museum of Art. What does that mean? An art preview celebrating the opening of the exhibition, Lois Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant Color. The evening event will also feature a lecture on the artist and music performances by students from Queens University of Charlotte and Johnson C. Smith University. more...

Saturday, Nov. 14

South Pacific

Belk Theater

It’s getting hot and relationships are blossoming in Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's award-winning musical South Pacific. See if love will prevail during performances at Belk Theater.

Dance Tonight is your last chance to check out NC Dance Theatre’s Innovative Works – which includes Mark Diamond’s “There Again, Not Slowly,” and Dwight Rhoden’s “Moody Booty Blues,” and Uri Sand’s “Tearing for a Cure,” and two new pieces choreographed by Mark Diamond and Sasha Janes – at Booth Playhouse. more...

Comedy Laughter will be supreme when stand-up comedians Tommy Blaze and Jeremy Pierce hit the stage of Alive tonight. more...

Sunday, Nov. 15

Birth

Queens University

Karen Brody’s production Birth tells true stories of pregnant women in America today. It’s also for a good cause, as it raises funds for Carolina Community Maternity Center.

Festival The Puerto Rican Festival celebrates all things Puerto Rican. This includes music, spoken word, dance, arts and crafts, and authentic foods. more...

Music Russian rockers Mumiy Troll have crossed the sea and will bring its alternative-pop rock sounds into Alley Cat tonight. more...

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