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Charlotte Walks: The WFAE Step Challenge

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What are your goals for 2022? Is being “more active” on your list? Then get started with “Charlotte Walks: The WFAE Step Challenge.”

Commit to run, walk, roll, swim, cycle or row for 4 weeks. While you’re on the move, listen to your favorite shows – Charlotte Talks, Morning Edition, All Things Considered, FAQ City or SouthBound.

$50

‘Son of the White Mare’

VisArt Video 3104 Eastway Drive, Charlotte, NC

A psychedelic masterpiece of world animation, Marcell Jankovics’ Son of the White Mare sits amid the august company of Yellow Submarine and René Laloux’s Fantastic Planet. A 1981 Hungarian production, …

$10

‘La Besita’

Booth Playhouse NC

In a cloud of smoke, the train flies through the air above the stage as aerialists and acrobats depicting the train’s passengers and moving parts defy gravity. For Charlotte circus …

$10

‘BRASILIA: LIFE AFTER DESIGN’

Online

What would it be like to live in someone else’s 70-year-old-dream of the future? A concrete Utopia designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer and urbanist Lucio Costa, the city of Brasilia …

Free

“Lancaster Rocks! The Contributions of Lancaster, SC to American Popular Music”

Native American Studies Center 119 S. Main St., Lancaster, SC

For such a small town, Lancaster, SC has produced a surprising number of musicians and producers, not only artists who have gained fame, but ones who shaped and continue to shape American popular culture. From the earliest days of recorded music, through the R & B and Soul music eras, into the Alternative music of the 80s, and to the contemporary era, Lancaster County has produced rock and pop stars of regional, national, and international acclaim. This lecture celebrates Lancaster’s contribution to American popular music.

Free

CHARLOTTE SYMPHONY: HARRY POTTER

Knight Theater 430 S Tryon St., Charlotte, NC

CSO’s homage to film composer John Williams is a strategy to teach the little ones about the different sections of the orchestra through “The Boy Who Lived.” The idea is …

$40

JAMES MCMURTRY

Visulite Theatre 1615 Elizabeth Ave, Charlotte, NC

“Talking to the wallpaper/Wandering the halls/I burned a lot of bridges/And I dropped a lot of balls/It’s wonder I can go back to any place I’ve been,” James McMurtry sings …

$20

Free For All Burlesque Birthday Bash

Tommy's Pub 3124 Eastway Dr Suite 710, Charlotte, NC

Burlesque and Variety show at Tommy's Pub presented by Tool Chest Productions featuring performances by Anita Tool, Shirley Sweet, Marina Del Rey, Caza Blanca, Meredith Sparkles, Topper O'Toole & Richard Picture. No Cover Charge - Tips Appreciated.

Free

“From Refugees to Slave Traders: The Transformation of the Westo”

Native American Studies Center 119 S. Main St., Lancaster, SC

In the mid-17th century the Rickohockan Indians settled at the Falls of the James River briefly. After battling the English and the Pamunkey, they negotiated a trade deal, changed their name to Westo, and settled along the Savannah River. Their move introduced guns and Native slaving in the Southeast, and had far-reaching consequences. This talk will present the ethnohistoric evidence for the Westo and contextualize their action in a changing colonial economic sphere.

Free

“From Catawba to Contemporary – Pottery and Ceramic Arts from the SC State Museum’s Collection”

Native American Studies Center 119 S. Main St., Lancaster, SC

Please join Paul Matheny, Director of Collections at the SC State Museum for an in-depth look behind the scenes of the museum’s extensive pottery collection. This presentation will provide information about the museum’s historic and contemporary Catawba pottery collection, historic Edgefield and Upstate, SC stoneware and contemporary ceramic arts produced by studio artists in our state today.

Free