Events: February 2019

Charlotte Events: The Editor’s Pick

Charlotte events2.7.19 – 3.7.19
William McLure Solo Exhibition
Anne Neilson Fine Art announces a solo exhibition featuring new works by Alabama artist and designer, William McLure. William’s newest body of work exudes a distinguished style of painterly freedom and vitality. His distinctive vocabulary of geometric and organic shapes fill the canvas in loose, flowing patterns and spontaneous brushstrokes. The newest collection of mixed media paintings will highlight William’s innate creativity and eminent style, developed through an appreciation and understanding of art and design. Join us Thursday, February 7th from 6-8pm for the opening reception.

More of This Month’s Quintessential Events

2.1.19 – 2.17.19
Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller Musical Show
Witness the Tony Award-winning musical celebration of legendary Jazz talent Fats Waller. The Waller score is sure to bring the audience into the rhythm and energy of the Cotton Club in the 1920’s and 30’s.

Queen City Brewers Festival
Sample tastes Charlotte’s breweries, brewpubs, and cideries along with a selection of small plates from selected restaurants.

Candlelit Slow Flow
Join NC Yoga Bar at their newest pop-up location in The Barrel Room at Catawba Brewing for a relaxing Thursday evening session.

Christy Kinard and EMYO
Gather for Shain Gallery’s opening celebration of southern talent with artists Christy Kinard and EMYO. Kinard’s mixed media creates impressions of the cultural traditions of the south while EMYO’s colorful paintings combine her expressive Cuban-American heritage.

2.8.19 – 2.9.19
Charlotte Symphony Orchestra presents Scheherazade
Conductor Christopher Warren-Green guides the audience through robust and romantic pieces. The symphony will begin with Strauss’s Don Juan and end with Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade.

LOVEly Craft Fair
Come to Lexington for their first annual craft fair. Purchase items from favorite local vendors to help benefit American Children’s Home.

Taste of the Mint: African-Print Fashion Now!
Enjoy small plates and wine tastings at the Mint Museum Randolph followed by a guided tour of African-Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization, & Style.

Lessons in Remembering
Lessons in Remembering is Ty Nathan Clarke’s latest body of work at Sozo Gallery. Come to the gallery opening event to witness memories forged through color, texture, and line to tease the viewer with thoughts of time, place, and uncertainty.

SOCO Gallery Opens Virago
SOCO is pleased to present Virago, an exhibition of new works by New York-based multi-disciplinary artist Jen Ray. The gallery will host a public opening reception with the artist on Wednesday, February 20 from 6-8PM and an exhibition walk-through with the artist on Thursday, February 21 at 11AM. This is the artist’s first solo exhibition with SOCO Gallery. Jen Ray creates paintings, performances, and sound works that celebrate female self-determination. The exhibition, Virago describes an alternate universe occupied exclusively by women portrayed in ways that question accepted gender roles. Virago will include a video performance at the opening reception and will showcase multimedia work and works on paper through March 22, 2019.

2.22.19 – 2.23.19
Charlotte Symphony Orchestra presents Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty
Let NextGen conductor Joseph Young lead you through a program of realism and fantasy. Aaron Copland’s Billy the Kid Suite and Michael Daughtery’s Trail of Tears illustrate the strength and brutality of the American west before Tchaikovsky’s whimsical score leaves you in a fantasy.

Essential Oils to Optimize Your Health
Join “The Essential Oil Lady” and Certified Holistic Health Coach Jennifer Tremblay in learning how to choose and use essential oils to support your health and wellness at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. Take home samples and blends you have created.