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Kings Drive Art Walk develops artist and audience

Kings Drive Art Walk develops artist and audience

Charlotte resident Alfreda Johnson always considered making Charleston Sweetgrass baskets a serious family hobby. By the time Johnson retired from Wells Fargo in 2011, she was ready to get serious… Read more »

Arts Notes: April 9 to 15

Arts Notes: April 9 to 15

Heritage Museum’s ‘Thing-a-ma-Jigs’ exhibit to run through April 18 MATTHEWS – The Matthews Heritage Museum will host “Widgets and Thing-a-ma-Jigs: An Exhibit of the Mostly Unknown” through April 18. The… Read more »

Home is where the ‘art’ is at Mint Hill Arts

Home is where the ‘art’ is at Mint Hill Arts

MINT HILL – When Jennie Tomlin took an interest in drawing as a child, it was in the early 1940s during World War II, when everything was in short supply…. Read more »

Easter in Matthews-Mint Hill

Easter in Matthews-Mint Hill

Whether celebrating by engaging in a church service or hopping along after little ones as they hunt for Easter eggs, there’s something for everyone to enjoy this Easter season. Check… Read more »

Lightwire illuminates classic stories at Wingate’s Batte Center

Lightwire illuminates classic stories at Wingate’s Batte Center

The magic of live theater usually starts in the dark. In productions of New Orleans-based Lightwire Theater, the lights stay off. As the audience’s eyes acclimate to the darkness, 3D… Read more »

A&E Notes: March 12 to 18, 2015

A&E Notes: March 12 to 18, 2015

Spotlight to host improv show MINT HILL – The Black and White Theatre Company’s improv troupe, The Jesters, will perform at Spotlight Performing Arts Academy on Saturday, March 14, at… Read more »

African Children’s Choir to light up the stage at Mint Hill churches

African Children’s Choir to light up the stage at Mint Hill churches

MINT HILL – The African Children’s Choir will take the stage for several free performances at Mint Hill churches later this month. The choir, known as ACC, is a program… Read more »

School of Theatre to take the stage for ‘Les Miserables’

School of Theatre to take the stage for ‘Les Miserables’

MATTHEWS – Dr. Margaret Wrenn Goodrum believes acting is more than just words spoken on stage; she feels it’s an opportunity to cultivate an understanding of real-world issues through connecting… Read more »

Opera Carolina’s ‘Hansel and Gretel’ is a sweet treat

Opera Carolina’s ‘Hansel and Gretel’ is a sweet treat

If you think about the original Grimm Brothers’ fairytale, “Hansel and Gretel,” it’s pretty terrifying. Children who eat too much are stranded in the forest to die, when a witch… Read more »

A&E Notes: Feb. 26 to March 4, 2015

A&E Notes: Feb. 26 to March 4, 2015

Annual Photography Competition and Winter Sampler events at Mint Hill Arts MINT HILL – Mint Hill Arts is hosting its annual photography competition and winter sampler events now through March…. Read more »