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Arts & Entertainment Notes: Dec. 10 to 16, 2014

Arts & Entertainment Notes: Dec. 10 to 16, 2014

Silent Images documentary takes first place in film festival MATTHEWS – Silent Images, a Matthews-based nonprofit dedicated to telling stories of hope in the midst of oppression and hardship, recently… Read more »

‘Fame Jr.’ to debut at Spotlight Performing Arts Academy

‘Fame Jr.’ to debut at Spotlight Performing Arts Academy

MINT HILL – Actors at Spotlight Performing Arts Academy will take audience members back in time this weekend to an era of big hair, heavy makeup and flashy clothing as… Read more »

Cultivate kids’ love of music at Symphony’s ‘Magic of Christmas’

Cultivate kids’ love of music at Symphony’s ‘Magic of Christmas’

At 18 years and counting, the Charlotte Symphony has provided a Christmas tradition for a generation. Adults who went to the concert as children are now bringing their own families, and… Read more »

Telling the tales of Africa

Telling the tales of Africa

Writing has been important to Emmanuel Ngwainmbi since he was 10 years old. The Matthews resident, who hails from Cameroon, Africa, first began writing as a child when he was… Read more »

Arts & Entertainment Notes: Nov. 12 to 18, 2014

Arts & Entertainment Notes: Nov. 12 to 18, 2014

Mint Hill Arts announces Volunteer of the Month, ‘People’s Choice’ winners MINT HILL – Photographer Mary Ellis Young, former secretary of the Mint Hill Arts Executive Committee, was recently named… Read more »

Finding liberation in art

Finding liberation in art

Providence Day School art students took a visual trip to Central America last week as part of the school’s global artist-in-residence program. Costa Rican artist Fabio Herrera visited advanced middle… Read more »

Arts & Entertainment News: Nov. 5 to 11, 2014

Arts & Entertainment News: Nov. 5 to 11, 2014

Local children’s book authors host book signings MATTHEWS – Children’s book authors Barbara Scott-Cannon, of Matthews, and Catherine Farley, of south Charlotte, recently participated in a joint book signing during… Read more »

Arts & Culture Notes: Oct. 29 to Nov. 4, 2014

Arts & Culture Notes: Oct. 29 to Nov. 4, 2014

Piedmont Pastel Society show to debut this weekend in Matthews MATTHEWS – The Piedmont Pastel Society will host its fall show from Nov. 2 to Dec. 6 at the McDowell… Read more »

‘Our Town’ coming to Matthews

‘Our Town’ coming to Matthews

MATTHEWS – Performers of all ages will unite this weekend for an interactive show that will give audience members a taste of life in a small town during the early… Read more »

Arts & Culture Notes: Oct. 15 to 21

Arts & Culture Notes: Oct. 15 to 21

Mint Hill Arts names October Volunteer of the Month MINT HILL – Jennie Martin Tomlin was recently chosen as Mint Hill Arts’ October 2014 Volunteer of the Month. Tomlin is… Read more »