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Arts & Culture

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Best Poetry Events In Charlotte

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.

CBS Charlotte–04/01/2013

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Best Upcoming Spring Art Festivals Or Events In Charlotte

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.

03/18/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Women’s History Month 2013 In Charlotte

March is Women’s History Month and Charlotte celebrates with a variety of events honoring and showcasing the achievements of women.

03/04/2013

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Best Ways To Learn About Presidential And American History In Charlotte

Happy Presidents Day! Here are a few ways to commemorate the holiday by doing more than visiting the shopping mall.

02/18/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Black History Month 2013 In Charlotte

Charlotte’s long and distinguished history of African American accomplishments is celebrated every February during Black History Month. Special concerts and exhibits showcase black culture, and the CIAA Tournament, pitting the teams of historically black colleges and universities in a basketball shootout, brings the month to dramatic finale.

02/04/2013

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Best Places For Knitting In Charlotte

Knitting is hot in Charlotte, especially during the cold winter months. Check out the city’s best spots and events for knitters.

01/21/2013

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Best Ways To Experience The Presidential Inauguration In Charlotte

This year’s Presidential Inauguration Jan. 21 coincides with the city’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations. Some citizens will be heading to Washington to attend the inauguration. Others will remain in Charlotte, celebrating President Barack Obama’s second term in office with a day of service, tolerance or observance. No matter how you voted, this historic day promises to be one to celebrate.

01/07/2013

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Best 2013 Museum Exhibitions To Look Forward To In Charlotte

With the recently opened Bechtler Museum of Modern Art and the Afro-American Culture Center, there will be exciting new exhibits set to open in Charlotte in 2013.

01/02/2013

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Best Ways To Bring Middle-Earth To Charlotte

Celebrate the release of “The Hobbit” (in theaters December 14) and help bring Middle-earth to Charlotte.

12/10/2012

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Best Places To Buy Local Art For Less Than $100 In Charlotte

If you are in the market for a one-of-a-kind painting, jewelry, signed prints and sculptures, affordable art is right under your nose in Charlotte.

11/26/2012

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