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Phantom’s Music of the Night enchants Charlotte

Phantom’s Music of the Night enchants Charlotte

Unlike its namesake character, “The Phantom of the Opera” crashed onto Charlotte’s scene last week without even the guise of subtlety. Billboards have advertised the arrival of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s… Read more »

REVIEW– The Illusionists: Witness the Impossible

REVIEW– The Illusionists: Witness the Impossible

The Illusionists: Witness the Impossible tour is making its way through Charlotte and leaving amazed audiences in its wake. Seven magicians make up the Illusionists and complement each other’s various… Read more »

Learn rock, Rachmaninoff at Ballantyne School of Music

Learn rock, Rachmaninoff at Ballantyne School of Music

Kelly Massaro didn’t always realize her daughter, Paolina, was musically gifted. “When Paolina was a baby, she had colic and screamed all the time,” Massaro said. “Now I know she… Read more »

A&E Notes: Jan. 23 to 29, 2015

A&E Notes: Jan. 23 to 29, 2015

Carolina Voices to hold auditions Jan. 24 for MainStage Choir Carolina Voices, Charlotte’s volunteer choral arts organization, will hold auditions for its MainStage Choir on Saturday, Jan. 24, from 1… Read more »

Newsies: Child labor and striking have never looked this fun

Newsies: Child labor and striking have never looked this fun

Based on the 1992 box-office flop that had a gradual rise to cult following after, “Newsies” the musical is charming its way into audiences’ hearts in its Broadway tour across… Read more »

Y Not? Educating Ballantyne in Art, Dance, Theater

Y Not? Educating Ballantyne in Art, Dance, Theater

Tucked away in the second floor of the Ballantyne Corners shopping center is the Ballantyne Arts Center, a jam-packed hub of art activity for children and young people interested in… Read more »

Arts & Entertainment Notes: Dec. 26, 2014 to Jan. 1, 2015

Arts & Entertainment Notes: Dec. 26, 2014 to Jan. 1, 2015

Community School of the Arts and Charlotte Children’s Choir to merge Community School of the Arts and the Charlotte Children’s Choir will merge as of Jan. 1, 2015. Through the… Read more »

Trash, treasure and treat: Dulce Tavares turns discarded items into art

Trash, treasure and treat: Dulce Tavares turns discarded items into art

“When it came time to pick a career, I thought, ‘No one can make money making art,’” said mixed-media artist and Matthews resident Dulce Tavares.  As a child growing up… Read more »

Arts & Entertainment Notes: Dec. 12 to 18, 2014

Arts & Entertainment Notes: Dec. 12 to 18, 2014

Young singers to bring holiday spirit to Charlotte Talented young singers from every corner of Charlotte will come together to share the spirit of the season on Friday and Saturday,… Read more »

Last weekend of LJCC’s “Into the Woods” connects fairy tale and family life

Last weekend of LJCC’s “Into the Woods” connects fairy tale and family life

Long before “Wicked” scorched Broadway with the Oz witches’ back story, a musical called “Into the Woods” blazed the trail when it premiered in 1986. Created by award-winning American composer… Read more »