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The North Carolina Dance Theatre’s 2013-2014 season promises to be just as riveting, just as ecstatic and just as innovative as the 2012-2013 season. Tickets for the 2013-2014 season are now on sale. Subscriptions at the Premium, Deluxe or Super level offer the best deals, with tickets starting at $77 for up to three performances. […]

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The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art (a Knight Arts grantee) will launch its new film series, Modernism + Film, this Friday August 16 with the screening of “Niki de Saint Phalle and Jean Tinguely: The Bonnie and Clyde of Art.” The new series will investigate themes in design, engineering, architecture and modern/contemporary art, and will […]

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This year’s Charlotte Shakespeare Festival will wrap up with murder, mayhem and blood in the post-apocalyptic world of Elise Wilkinson’s reinterpreted “Macbeth.”  Performances run from August 15-25 at the Booth Playhouse in Founder’s Hall. In its eighth season, the Charlotte Shakespeare Festival will continue its pre-show series and admission by donation. The Festival’s “Macbeth” (also […]

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The Light Factory’s 6th Juried Annuale, now on view, was judged by the president and CEO of the Mint Museum of Art, Dr. Kathleen V. Jameson. She selected the six finalists out of 110 entries. The exhibition opened at the end of May and will run until September 15. Tonight, in the Light Factory’s Knight […]

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The streets were packed this past Friday night in Charlotte’s historic Southend. Art lovers and foodies flocked to the Southend’s First Friday Gallery Crawl and Food Truck Friday events. In fact, it was hard to determine who was there for what, but then that is the appeal of the Southend’s Gallery Crawl; you can experience […]

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Due to overwhelming attendance at the Bechtler’s jazz concerts, the museum has expanded this series to include two full concerts. Now audiences can choose between one of two shows: a 6-7:30 p.m. concert and a 8:15-9:30 p.m. concert. Kicking off this new option, the Ziad Jazz Quartet will be performing Latin jazz. Latin jazz fuses […]

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By Brandon D. Nixon, Harvey B. Gantt Center I had been away traveling in the Middle East for a few weeks and hardly knew what to expect from the Harvey B. Gantt Center’s current exhibition, The Kinsey Collection: Shared Treasures of Bernard and Shirley Kinsey – Where Art and History Intersect. With the increased activity […]

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Celebrate NoDa this weekend

Published on 25 July 2013 by in Charlotte

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We all know NoDa rocks, but at a festival this Saturday, July 27, NoDaRioty, the neighborhood’s nonprofit arts committee, will celebrate that fact with a new festival- NoDa Roxx. Taking place on Cullman Avenue from 12-8 p.m., the festival is free and open to all ages. There will be live music, field day contests, artist […]

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Widely known during the 19th century and acclaimed by the American Art-Union as “perfectly American,” Richard Caton Woodville’s paintings and drawings are receiving much deserved attention in the twenty-first century with the first exhibition of his work in 45 years. Organized by the Walters Art Museum, in Baltimore, Woodville’s hometown, “New Eyes on America: The […]

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“I was raised in a small, back-woods Southeast Texas town. I did not grow up with an exposure to art. I did not have an uncle with a darkroom. I did not hold a camera until I was a grown woman.” These lines at the beginning of Lori Vrba’s personal statement are jarring and assertive.  […]

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