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May events start to heat up; take a look and make some plans

Wednesday, May 1 Jazz Combos Spring Concert 7:30 – 9 pm | May 1. Join the Davidson College Jazz Combos for an evening of jazz. Free and open to the public. Sloan Music Center Tyler-Tallman Recital Hall, Davidson College. Thursday, May 2 LangTree Live 6:30 9 pm | May 2. Rattle and Hum, a U2 […]

ACT's production of Alice in Wonderland, an immersive experience, includes Kohen Hamlin, bottom; Emerson Adams, Bradley English, Jewel Caceres, center row; and Madison Pinto, Mylo Sommer, Peyton Meiners, top row. Photo: Wrenn Goodrum

Weekly Calendar April 29 – May 5: A play, concert and comedy start off this week

Monday, April 29 – Sunday,  May 5 Connie Company Shows: ‘Dragons Love Tacos’ See website for schedule. A boy and his dog are watching a TV show about dragons when they unexpectedly get caught up in the ‘Dos and Don’ts’ of what to serve to dragons to eat. Dragons love tacos, but if they accidentally […]

Tawba Walk crowd - cropped

Weekender April 25 – 28: Gallery crawl, comedy acts, festivals, Indigo Girls and more music

Thursday, April 25 Comedy Zone Presents:   Preacher Lawson, from Americas Got Talent 6 pm doors | April 25. Preacher reached the final round of AGT’s Season 12  and was a finalist in America’s Got Talent and Britain’s Got Talent Champions Tours, before going on to host America’s Got Talent Live! in Las Vegas while […]

Loch Norman Highland Games / Photo by Jason Benavides

Weekender April 18-22: All things Scottish at Rural Hill, pups, plants and more

Thursday, April 18 Public meeting on the Red Line commuter rail 6 – 8 pm | April 18. This proposed project would bring rapid-transit rail connections from northern Mecklenburg County and southern Iredell County to Uptown Charlotte via 10 stations in five municipalities. At the meetings, attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the […]

Loch Norman Pipe Band

Weekly calendar April 15-21: Red Line meetings, Wine Exploration, music, Scottish festival

Monday, April 15 String Studio Recital 7:30- 9 pm | April 15. An evening of talented string students performing an evening of solo and collaborative music accompanied by Tomasz Robak. Free and open to the public. Sloan Music Center Tyler-Tallman Recital Hall, Davidson College. Tuesday, April 16 Public meeting on the Red Line commuter rail […]

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Weekender April 11-14: Lots of music and an Earth Jam

Thursday, April 11 Joanne Show Taylor 7pm doors, 8 pm show | April 11. Joanne Shaw Taylor and her stellar band perform songs from her critically acclaimed studio album, Nobody’s Fool, as well as songs from the upcoming new album. Her guitar prowess, vocal abilities, and songwriting talents reach new heights as she presents a […]

Jetton Extension closing update

April 8. Jetton Road Extension will continue to be closed 7 pm to 6 am while road work continues. And if you venture down the road during the day, expect a bumpy, dusty ride. The extension has become a popular alternative for drivers seeking to avoid congestion on West Catawba, but the roadway has deteriorated […]

Joanne Shaw Taylor

Weekly calendar April 8-14: Music, comedy, festivals and Earth Jam

Wednesday, April 10 Davidson College Concert Series: Charlotte Symphony Brass Quintet 7:30pm | April 10. The Charlotte Symphony Brass Quintet headlines with selections from West Side Story and other powerhouse works for brass ensemble. For tickets, contact the Union Box Office at 704-894-2135. Tyler-Tallman Hall, Davidson College. Thursday, April 11 Joanne Show Taylor 7pm doors, 8 […]

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Weekender April 5-7: Plant and pottery sale, BBQ fest, voice recital

  Friday, April 6- Saturday April 6 Carolina BBQ Festival 2024  6:30 pm April 5 – 5 pm April 6. 15 Pitmasters from the Carolinas and beyond. Kickoff concert and dinner on Friday. Get tickets in advance. Victoria Yards, 209 E. 7th St., Charlotte 28202. Saturday, April 6 Bailey’s Glen Mudslinger Pottery & Garden Club […]

Comedy Zone Presents Preacher Lawson: April 25 at the Cain Center for the Arts

Oh April! Let’s get out and go

Tuesday, April 2 “Why Americans don’t trust the news media, what can be done about it, and why it matters” 5:30 – 7:30 pm |April 2. Since graduating Davidson, three-time-Emmy-winning journalist, Emily Drew ’04, 2024 Batten Professor of English, has covered mass shootings, natural disasters, presidential campaigns, and an incredible, tremendous, unbelievable number of presidential […]