Arts & Culture
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.
Knitting is hot in Charlotte, especially during the cold winter months. Check out the city’s best spots and events for knitters.
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.
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.
Celebrate the release of “The Hobbit” (in theaters December 14) and help bring Middle-earth to 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.
Here are some of the museum exhibits, shops and cultural organizations that are part of Charlotte’s Native American landscape.
Charlotte’s ghosts come out at night. From nature trails to converted churches, you can haunt the ghouls of the Queen City.
From the demure to the grand, here are five shows in the Charlotte area worthy of sequin-dappled dresses and bow ties.
Uptown Charlotte is fortunate to have an abundance of free art on display for the public. From The Green to the lobby of the Carillon Building, there’s always something to see, and it’s all for free.