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Cain Center for the Arts

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Black History Month observance at Cain Center Feb. 24

Feb. 19. Cornelius’ Black History Month celebration on Feb. 24 will be a three-way partnership between the Town of Cornelius, Cain Center for the Arts and Smithville Community Coalition. Plan on a full afternoon and evening. It all starts at 4 pm at Cain Center, where Sons of Mystro will do a private strings workshop […]

‘Be More Chill’ comes to Cain Center in early March

Feb. 5. The Cain Center for the Arts will showcase local youth talent in “Be More Chill,” a groundbreaking musical that delves into the complexities of the teenage experience. Based on the 2004 novel by Ned Vizzini, the musical follows Jeremy Heere, an average teenager until he finds out about “The Squip,” a tiny supercomputer that […]

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Pianist of note will perform at the Cain

Jan. 16. Billboard-charting American pianist, composer and Steinway Artist Robin Spielberg, renowned for her emotive and masterful piano artistry, will perform at the Cain Center for the Arts on Saturday, March 9. Spielberg will take the audience on a journey through time and emotions, sharing engaging stories between selections. Concert films produced specifically for the […]

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Cain’s first anniversary was a stellar event

Jan. 8. Mandy Gonzalez sat on the edge of the Cain Center for the Arts stage on Saturday night and fielded about a dozen questions from members of Lake Norman youth choirs who joined in her next to last song. It all happened during rehearsal where the star of “Hamilton”—she played Angelica Schuyler—was down to […]

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Cain Center at one year mark: Redevelopment is happening

Jan. 5. [One-year anniversary] The Cain Center for the Arts has surpassed the town’s expectations in every way, according to Mayor Woody Washam. “Town investment in the center has stimulated the redevelopment and reinvention of our downtown as an economic driver for the entire region,” Washam said. “Cain Center for the Arts is truly fulfilling […]

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Cain at the one-year mark: Downtown Cornelius transforming

Jan. 3. [One year anniversary] The Cain Center for the Arts, on its first anniversary, is being celebrated as a gathering place and economic development driver. Paul Newton, Cain Center Board president and chair, said the founders and benefactors of the $25 million facility knew it would be much more than a beautiful building. Community […]

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Cain saw 15,000 attendees in its first year; gala is this Saturday

Jan. 2. [One year anniversary] It’s hard to believe, but it’s been one year since the Cain Center for the Arts opened in downtown Cornelius to rave reviews. —Total attendance during the first year was 15,000, including all programs and town events. —More than 200 volunteers supplemented nine full-time and four part-time staff members. First […]

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Art exhibit highlights work from participants at Hinds Feet Farm

Dec. 15. An exhibit in the Cain Center for the Arts gallery highlights and celebrates the original art of participants in programming at Hinds Feet Farm, a nonprofit that works to maximize the potential of persons living with brain injury. It’s called “Justifying our Lens” and it runs through Jan. 5 in the gallery on […]

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Cain Center announces spring 2024 season

Nov. 15. The Cain Center for the Arts Spring 2024 season gets under way Jan. 6 with a black-tie optional celebration of its first anniversary featuring Broadway star Mandy Gonzalez. She is best known for her collaborations with renowned artist Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of Hamilton. Gonzalez was Angelica in the Broadway smash hit. Also […]

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Wide variety of performances set for Cain Center’s Spring 2024 season

Nov. 3. Cain Center for the Arts Spring 2024 season gets under way Jan. 6 with a black-tie optional celebration of its first anniversary featuring Broadway star Mandy Gonzalez. She performed as Angelica in “Hamilton.” Tickets Tickets may be purchased on the Cain Center website. Shows Also on tap are Doo-wop and R&B legends The […]