Arts & Culture
Although not generally known as a literary hotspot, Charlotte can boast a number of writers who have national and international reputations.
The vitality, excitement and energy of a live dance performance is a joy to behold. This summer, the Queen City plays host to a range of performances.
Outdoor theater on a summer evening is ideal for a family road trip or a date with a special someone. Here in Charlotte, there is an outdoor Shakespeare Festival. A day trip will take you to see long running historic dramas about Native American tradition, early settlers, the Underground Railroad and the death of folk legend Tom Dooley.
Whether they appeal to young readers, literary treasure hunters, or comic book collectors, these independent Charlotte bookstores have found the right formula to maintain enthusiasm for their offerings.
Summer is a great time to check out some of Charlotte’s best museums and catch their hot summer exhibits.
May Day falls on May 1. It is recognized around the world as International Workers’ Day. It is also symbolic of the spring season with wonderful warmer weather and gardens in full bloom. Celebrate any and all the meanings of May Day with these events.
Poetry slams and open mics all over Charlotte celebrate the spoken word. See the best talent the city has to offer or join in with your own poetic creations.
Whether you prefer walking through street festival or enjoy going to the theater with plush seating, here are some great activities to chase away every vestige of the winter blues.
March is Women’s History Month and Charlotte celebrates with a variety of events honoring and showcasing the achievements of women.
Happy Presidents Day! Here are a few ways to commemorate the holiday by doing more than visiting the shopping mall.