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A four-lot parcel along Catawba Avenue at School Street was listed at $1.6 million.

Cain Center will buy historic properties downtown

March 22. By Dave Yochum. Cain Center for the Arts has three parcels of land at the corner of School Street and Catawba Avenue under contract for an undisclosed amount. The prime site contains three folk Victorian-style homes, two of which the Cain Center will save. One of them will be used for a ceramic […]

Cain Center summer camp registration is open

Registration for summer camps at the Cain Center for the Arts is open. Week-long program, which begin June 10 and end August 9, include Paint! Paint! Paint!, Beat Making, Rock Band, Animal Art and Dance Camp with the Charlotte Ballet. For more info as well as to register, click here.

New Cain Center art exhibits: HomeGrown opens today

Jan. 22. The Cain Center for the Arts has two new art exhibits opening today in the Oak Street Mill—HomeGrown and HomeGrown, Jr. Home Grown is an annual mixed-media exhibit celebrating the local artistic community, while HomeGrown, Jr.—new this year—showcases work from artists aged 10 to 16. There is also a special exhibit showcasing local […]

Charlotte Symphony performs Sunday at Cain

May 10. The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra will perform at the Cain Center on Sunday, May 14. The “uplifting and entertaining performance” closes out the inaugural season at the Cain Center. There will be a variety of works by Dvořák, John Williams, Duke Ellington, & more. Doors open at 12:30 pm, with the show starting at […]


Cain Center adds ‘POTUS’ to line-up; tickets sales start Thursday

  March 14. The Cain Center for the Arts has added three performances to its April performance line-up. A regional cast will present three performance of “POTUS” at the center in April. Show times are 8 pm Wednesday, April 26, and  Friday April 28; and 2 pm Saturday, April 29. Tickets go on sale Thursday, […]

Cain Center | Photo by Justin Dionne

Be wary of secondary market for theater tickets

Feb. 24. By TL Bernthal. Scammers have figured it out: They can offer tickets to sold-out performances, hoping to get payment for something they don’t really have. A victim may never get the ticket, or find out at the door that what they think is a ticket for admission is a fraud. Justin Dionne, executive […]

The Cain Center for the Arts is open to the public 4-8 pm Tuesday, Jan. 3.

Weekly calendar Jan. 3-8: Cain Center opening and show, polar plunge, Huntersville anniversary celebration and more

Calendar Sponsors Here are some events  happening through Sunday. Tuesday, Jan. 3 Cain Center for the Arts Community Open House  4-8 pm | Jan. 3. Free community event featuring tours, local talent showcases, art workshops including Mosaic Ceramic Tile and Jewelry Handmaking. Local LKN performer showcases in the theater start at 6 pm including LKN […]

Cain Center Exterior at Dusk web

Cain Center: A jewel coming to downtown

June 17. By Dave Vieser. The $25 million Cain Center for the Arts will add a magnificent new design element to Cornelius. The contemporary structure will stand amidst neo-classical municipal buildings, quaint downtown structures and mill houses and cottages nearby. Named for Cornelius residents Ericka and Bill Cain, who contributed $5 million to the project, […]