On Tuesday morning, at a press conference in Bank of America Stadium’s team meeting room, the Panthers and behemoth concert promoter Live Nation announced that Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Billy Joel will perform at the uptown venue.
The event features not only opportunities to create your own art, workshops, panels and (of course) cosplay contests, there are dozens of artists and storytellers behind the comics that come out personally to meet with their fans.
The Levine Cancer Institute is a beneficiary of some of the money raised through the cycling event. It helps pay for programs like yoga, healing touch, oncology massage and art classes for patients and caregivers.
Fresh off being roasted by Zach Galifianakis on the latest episode of "Between Two Ferns,"Jerry Seinfeld announced Friday morning that he will return to Charlotte for his first stand-up comedy performance here in four years.
According to the festival's website, the purpose of the free multi-cultural festival is to share the history of slavery and to commemorate its ending in America. The festival lasts through Sunday with events planned for the entire weekend.
The former vice president is coming to Charlotte as part of his "American Promise Tour." The event will take place at the Belk Theater at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center and will kick off at 7:30 p.m.
The First Friday Of Each Month! South End Gallery Crawls are on the first Friday of every month. Many local restaurants are participating, so make a night of it with dinner and art. Join us in South End, for the most unique gallery crawl experience in an historic district!
The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is pleased to present four documentaries by Steve Crump in honor of Black History Month. The films will run February 6-27, will take place at Main Library (310 North Tryon Street), and will be introduced Crump who is a WBTV reporter and award-winning filmmaker.
In an effort to raise greatly needed funds we are excited to announce that we will be hosting a special fund raising Gala: An Evening of Stars -Tribute to Lionel Richie North Carolina Premier Friday, January 22.
Fundraiser for Caldwell and Catawba County Humane Societies. The Unity Village Band will be playing a fundraiser for the Caldwell and Catawba County Humane Societies on October 24, 2009 at The Hogwaller Courtyard in downtown Lenoir, NC.
Campaign Kicks Off Monday, September 7th! In a struggling economy, program graduates of the Charlotte Rescue Mission's long term recovery programs are finding work. But they need the community's help in securing bus passes to get to and from work and other programs while waiting for that first paycheck to arrive.
Saturday, September 19th! Come and enjoy a traditional Norwegian Lunch of Lapskaus (a Norwegian Stew) with bread & butter for $ 5.00. You can purchase homemade Norwegian desserts, shop for handmade crafts or find a treasure at the outside attic sale.
Opening Thursday, August 6th! With an extraordinary mix of side-splitting songs convincing enough to be played on MTV, uncontrollable laughs and lighthearted fun, this award-winning and totally original new musical is 90 minutes of pure delight that's suitable for all ages and will have everyone laughing and singing along.
Wednesday, July 22nd! Artists will be showing and selling their work. A silent auction of custom decorated chairs will also take place. Donations of chairs are still being accepted. Refreshments will be served.
Opens Friday, June 12th! Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical retelling of the classic fairy tale. Cinderella is a teenage girl forced to do all of the menial tasks in the home she shares with her coldhearted stepmother and homely stepsisters. One day when home alone, Cinderella shares a cup of water with a thirsty and handsome traveler, not realizing until he continues on his journey that he is the crown prince of the kingdom.
Tuesday, May 19th! The North Carolina Symphony takes a musical journey along the coast of the Carolinas. The program features music of coastal Native Americans and a representation of the Gullah tradition from the Sea Islands.
Thursday, April 16th! This is your opportunity to meet with top quality employers seeking diversity in professional candidates like you! Professional dress is required . Bring plenty of resumes and be prepared for a possible interview!
Monday, March 30th! Poor Charlie Bucket finds one of five Golden Tickets and gets the opportunity to tour the most popular and powerful chocolate factory in the world. One by one lucky winners disappear thanks to their greed, until only Charlie is left. Will greed consume Charlie and turn him against Wonka? Or will he realize the err of his ways and inherit Wonka's chocolate empire?
Coming This Weekend ~ March 28th & 29th! Watch the North and South battle it out across the plantation grounds. Both Confederate and Federal camps will be open for the public. One main battle each day at 1pm. Shop with period sutlers and purchase a delicious meal from the food vendor! All proceeds benefit the Capital Campaign to Save Meckelnburg's Oldest Log Cabin!
Playing Now Through March 29th! Fall in love all over again with Enchanted April, a funny, romantic and heart-warming Broadway hit. Travel to Italy on this romantic journey where two lonely married women rent an Italian villa for a month, sharing the rent with a crusty Englishwoman and a lonely aristocrat. When the men in their lives make a surprise visit, their relaxing vacation turns into an unexpected amore!
Thursday, February 19th! Charlotte residents are reading the classic Civil Rights novel To "Kill A Mockingbird" as part of The Big Read , organized by the Public Library of Charlotte Mecklenburg County. The Museum is excited to be a partner and offer related programs.