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Arts Notes: May 7 to 13

Arts Notes: May 7 to 13

Artist demonstration at Matthews Artists Guild meeting MATTHEWS – The Matthews Artists Guild will meet on Tuesday, May 12, at 6:30 p.m. in the McDowell Arts Center. The meeting will… Read more »

Charlotte Academy of Music ‘key’ to student’s success

Charlotte Academy of Music ‘key’ to student’s success

Like most moms, Jodi Stokes thought it would be fun for her then-6-year old son, Kyle, to learn piano. When she took him for his first lesson, his talent was… Read more »

A&E News & Notes: April 23 to 29

A&E News & Notes: April 23 to 29

Matthews Playhouse to present two plays this weekend MATTHEWS – Student actors from Matthews Playhouse of the Performing Arts’ School of Theatre will perform “A Year with Frog and Toad”… Read more »

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 »