Roundabout What’s Happening Jan. 24
Music & more
Da T.R.U.T.H. live in concert — 4 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27: Stellar Award winning Christian Rapper Da T.R.U.T.H., admission $5, Christian Outreach, 1424 Rickert St., Statesville, 704-881-0425, www.christianoutreach.org
Tonight: Kenny Roby at the LGAC black box theater — Doors open 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 24: Roby performs with his full band; Tripp Edwards Band opens. $7 at the door. LGAC, 405 N. Lee St. Looking Glass Artists Center’s black box theater, 405 N. Lee St., firstname.lastname@example.org
Free show Friday at the LGAC black box — Kanepunch music and comedy, unique style of music incorporating Pop, Hip Hop, and Urban Daing some of his alternative southern rock, Jan. 25. Looking Glass Artists Center, 405 N. Lee St., 704-633-ARTS, www.salisburyartists.com
Mipso — Friday, Feb. 1, doors open 7 p.m. Charleston mmulti-instrumentalist and vocalist Laura Thurston opens at 7:30 p.m. Mipso around around 9 p.m. $5 in advance, $7 DOS. Looking Glass Artists Center black box theatre, 704-633-2787, email@example.com, www.mipsomusic.com.
‘The Magic of Music!’ Winston-Salem Symphony concert for Kids — 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 17: with guest magician Jim Light, Reynolds Auditorium, 301 N. Hawthorne Road. Tickets 336-464-0145 or www.wssymphony.org/
Tosco Music Party — 7-11 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26: Acoustic music showcase with eclectic styles and singalongs. $17 adults, www.tix.cpcc.edu, 704-330-6534. Dale F. Halton Theater, Central Piedmont Community College, 1206 Elibeth Ave., Charlotte.
Bon Jovi at Time Warner Cable Arena — Wednesday, March 5, Charlotte. Tickets start at $19.50. www.ticketmaster.com 800-745-3000.
‘One Night Of Queen’ at the Knight Theater — 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 1: Premier Queen tribute band, “One Night Of Queen,” performed by Gary Mullen and The Works. Tickets start at $34.50. 430 S. Tryon St., Charlotte.Tickets: 704-372-1000, www.carolinatix.org, www.blumenthalarts.org
Eric Clapton with The Wallflowers in Raleigh — Wednesday, April 3, PNC Arena (formerly RBC Center). Tickets start at $45, www.ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000
Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center — • Little Big Town Tornado Tour, March 2 • Celtic Woman, April 26. Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center, 777 Casino Drive, Cherokee. www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.
Improv returning to Lee Street — 7:30 p.m., Friday-Saturday, Feb. 15-16: Now Are The Foxes’ love-filled Valentines weekend performance. All shows have possibility to contain adult content, usually rated PG-13. Admission $10, drinks available, no advance reservations. Looking Glass Artists Center’s black box theater, 405 N. Lee St., corner of Kerr. firstname.lastname@example.org
Lee Street Theatre’s fifth annual Ten-Minute Original Play Festival — May 15-18, theme: “Hotel 6,” directed by Justin Dionne, Looking Glass Artists Center, 405 N. Lee St., www.leestreet.org
Old Courthouse Theatre’s Living Room Reading Series ‘The Trip to Bountiful’ — 4 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27. Free admission, 704-788-2405, OCT main theater, 49 Spring Street NW, Concord, 704-788-2405, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
Old Courthouse Theatre presents ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ — Feb. 7-9, 15-16, 22-23 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 10, 17, 24 at 2:30 p.m. By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, adapted by Wendy Kesselman. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring Street NW, 704 788-2405, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
PPT box office opens for “To Kill a Mockingbird” — Season ticket holders, Jan 24. For the public, Jan 28. Performance dates Feb. 7-9 and 13-16, Feb. 10. Adults $15, seniors/students $12. Feb. 13 is VALUE NIGHT, all tickets $10. Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. 704-633-5471 PiedmontPlayers.com
Old Courthouse Theatre presents ‘Charlotte’s Web’ — March 7-8 at 7:30 p.m.; March 9 at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., March 10 at 2:30 p.m. By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, adapted by Wendy Kesselman. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring Street NW, 704 788-2405, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
This & That
Olde Rowan Fiber Guild — 6:30-9 p.m., Jan. 28: Area fiber enthusiasts and artists meet to promote the fiber arts. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 Martin Luther King Ave.
Concord Library events — • 4 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 29: 3rd-4th Grade Book Club discusses “Boys Start the War” by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor • 4 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 31: 5th-6th Grade Book Club discusses “The Bad Beginning” by Lemony Snicket. Information, Children’s Room at 704-920-2058 • 2-4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2: Teen Wii video game day, call Kris at 704-.920-2053 • The Concord Book Club: 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the meeting room, discussing “The Kitchen House” by Kathleen Grissom. Register at 704-920-2053. 27 Union St. North, Concord. 704-920-2050, www.cabarruscounty.us/library or Facebook
llusionist at The Davis Theatre — 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 1: award-winning illusionist Jason Bishop. $45, tickets at www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org and Davis Theatre Box Office Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., in person or by phone, 704-920-2753. The Davis Theatre , 65 Union Street S, downtown Concord.
Dance at J.F. Hurley Family YMCA — 7-10 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2: Older adults dance, live music, $5 and bring a snack to share.
Kalima Tribal Belly Dancing — 7:30 p.m., Feb. 2: See belly dancers from around the region, The Looking Glass Artist Center, 507 N. Lee St. Also featuring the live music of Valentine Wolfe out of Charlotte. Details at www.KalimaTribal.com or Facebook.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® brings DRAGONS to Charlotte — Jan. 30-Feb. 3: Fantastical celebratory tournament of circus champions that brings together mystic dragon lore with authentic circus feats honoring The Year of the Dragon. Tickets at www.ticketmaster.com, www.ringling.com, 1-800-745-3000.
Showcase Of Woodcarvings 2013 — 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Feb 16-17: Charlotte Woodcarvers Club’s 30th annual Showcase, 100+ carvers from ten Southeastern states exhibit 500-600 carvings in competition for $1800 in cash awards. Demonstrations, carving Competitions, seminars, vendors. Tom Wolfe hosts carving competition both days of the show. Free admission to the public, family friendly, free parking. 2219 Tyvola Road, Charlotte. Rod Gatlin, 704-529-1748, Showcase@CharlotteWoodcarvers.com, www.charlottewoodcarvers.com
Lutheran Home 29th annual quilt show — “SEW? How’s It Going?” Feb. 17 from 2:-5 p.m.; Feb. 18-19 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lutheran Home at Trinity Oaks.
Wings Over Wayne Air Show — 8 a.,m.-6:30 p.m., May 18-19: Air show at Seymour Johnson AFB, Goldsboro, salutes service men and women; pays tribute to Operation Homecoming 1973 when North Vietnam released American POWs from captivity. Free admission, parking. Info: Maj. Steven Bofferding, Air Show Director, email@example.com
Prevent Child Abuse Rowan-The Terrie Hess House — 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26: Vendors offer goods; proceeds go to the Terrie Hess House which provides resources for children that have been sexually abused. Refreshments/door prizes. Event held at 2815 Grace Church Road. Details at www.facebook.com/events/131469163683705/
The Blue Vine, 209 S. Main St. — • 9 p.m.-midnight, Friday, Jan 25: Ashley Jo Farmer Band, folk/adult contemporary, no cover • 9-11:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26: live music TBA • 704-797-0093, www.thebluevine.com
Cooper’s, The Gathering Place, 122 E. Fisher St. — • 8-11 p.m. every Tuesday: Open mic night. 704-754-4907.
DJ’s, 1502 W. Innes St. — 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Friday, Saturday: Live music. 704-638-9647, www.DJsRestaurant.com
ethos southern bistro and martini bar, 118 N. Main St. — Live music Friday and Saturday evenings. 704-639-2600, www.ethosdining.com
Fat Jack’s Pub, 120 Military Ave. — 8 p.m. until, Friday-Saturday: open jukebox. 704-638-8996.
The Fuel Depot Bar and Grill, 2168 Statesville Blvd. — • Tuesday, Open Mic • Wednesday, World Tavern Poker • Thursday, 8 ball tournament, deejay/ karaoke with Cherokee • Friday jam session with Monkey Wrench (free).
High Rock Boat & Ski Club, 257 Boat Club Lane — 7 p.m. every Thursday: beginner and intermediate shag lessons • www.highrocklakerestaurant.com
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 — Friday, Jan. 25: Christian metal Night with The Helper, Curios, A Heart Divided, Will & Eli, Jericho • Saturday, Jan. 26: Christian Comedy Night with John Felts and Zac Brown from Wilmington, The Don and The Coolemee Clown • Free refreshments, air hockey, foosball, pool, wi-fi. Public invited to jam or schedule their group to perform. 704-213-1467,
Rick’s BBQ and Grill, 929 S. Main St. — 7 p.m., tonight, Jan. 24: Karaoke performance by Jean Myers • Karaoke 7-9 p.m. Mondays • Cruise-in 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays • Karaoke 7 p.m. until Fridays-Saturdays. 704-642-0050.
Tamarac Marina, Bringle Ferry Road — “Karaoke on the Lake” 6-9 p.m. Mondays on the patio, full menu available, nightly specials. 704 636-1918.
E.H. Montgomery General Store — Friday Night Bluegrass Jam 7-9 p.m.: Open jam for all acoustic musicians. Historic Village of Gold Hill, www.HistoricGoldHill. com, Facebook: Historic Gold Hill, North Carolina, 704-267-9439.
Old Stone Vino, 515 S. Main St., Kannapolis — 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays: guitarist, singer, songwriter Marty DeJarnette. Fridays, Saturdays: various artists. 704-938-2337.
The Evening Muse, 3227 N. Davidson St., NoDa Arts District, Charlotte — Friday, Jan. 25:Aside Oceans, Gulley • Saturday, Jan. 26: Shannon Whitworth, Taddy Porter, Filligar. CarolinaTix, 704-372-1000, www.eveningmuse.com
The Double Door Inn, 1218 Charlottetown Ave., Charlotte — Friday, Jan. 25: The Shack Band, Of Good Nature • Saturday, Jan. 26: Bill Lyerly. CarolinaTix, 704-372-1000, www.doubledoorinn.com
The Neighborhood Theatre, 511 East 36th St., Charlotte — • Saturday, Jan. 26: The Marshall Tucker Band. www.neighborhoodtheatre.com
The Visulite, 1615 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte — Friday, Jan. 25: Yacht Rock Revue • Saturday, Jan. 26: Crowfield. CarolinaTix, 704-358-9200, www.visulite.com
One day fiddle workshop — Two levels, Saturday, Jan. 26: 2-3 p.m. beginners, 4-5 p.m. intermediate and advanced players • Workshops conducted by Master Fiddler Matt Hooper. Held at the Montgomery Store in Gold Hill. $25 fee for workshop registration. Limited space, advance registration required at 704-267-9439 or www.themontgomerystore.com
Stained glass classes — 6-8 p.m., Mondays through Feb. 11: Lessons on using the copper foil method, by glass artist Yolonda Shimpock, owner of Celestial Glasworks, 664 N.Cannon Blvd., 704-796-2260 for details, www.celestialglasworks.com
Beginning and intermediate weaving instruction — Private lessons on a floor loom. Day or evening times available. Contact Liese Sadler 215-300-4369, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
History course on Salisbury and Rowan County — 13-week course, Thursday evenings 7-8:30 p.m. Feb. 7-May 9. Teachers may earn continuing education credits. First class held at Rowan Museum, following classes at various historic locations. $30. Register at 704-636-0103.
Studio classes at Waterworks — Register online or 704-636-1882, see www.waterworks.org for full class descriptions and prices • Open Figure Drawing (18+) Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. • Handbuilding & Wheel Pottery (12+), Tuesdays, 6:30-9 p.m. • Sharpening Your Drawing Skills (12+); Thursdays 6:30-9 p.m. • Perfecting Your Darkroom Skills (16+); Tuesdays 6:30-9 p.m. • Composition (12+); Thursdays 6:30-9 p.m.
Learn to shag — Thursday shag dance classes at TJ’s High Rock Lake Restaurant and Lounge (formerly High Rock Boat and Ski Club), 275 Boat Club Lane • Beginner I & II at 7 p.m. • Intermediate/Advanced at 8 p.m. Note: Beginner I students must preregister • 704-202-9655, www.carolinashaglessons.com, 704-279-6168.
Zumba fitness — • 5:30 p.m., Mondays, Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 704-216-7714 • 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, First Baptist Church of Salisbury, old YMCA gym on Fulton St. • 6 p.m. Thursdays, $3 per person, St. Matthews Church Salisbury • J.F. Hurley Family YMCA’s aqua zumba, 10:15 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Kalima Tribal Belly Dance Valentine workshops — Beginning 9 a.m., Feb. 2: “Dark Romance” workshops explore the darker side of love, at The Treehouse, 506 1/2 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer. Then see dancers from around the region at The Looking Glass Artist Center, 507 N. Lee St., that evening 7:30 p.m. Also features the live music of Valentine Wolfe out of Charlotte. Details at www.KalimaTribal.com or Facebook.
Bring-your-own-vase floral design — 2-3 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: Designing fresh cut flowers, $5 per class plus cost of flowers, call for reservations; instructor David Harrison, Harrison’s Florist, 1012 Holmes Ave. off Grove St. near RRMC, 704-636-4251.
Mind aerobics art class — 2-4 p.m., Mondays and Fridays, taught by artist Robert Toth: An introduction to drawing, pastel and sculpture. $10 per two-hour session. Rufty Holmes Senior Center, call 704-279-9301.
Art Classes with Patt — Adult art classes by artist Patt Legg; studio located off Miller Road • noon-2 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays • OR 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays. All classes are ongoing, 2 hrs. in length, pay as you go ($40/2 hrs.) Call for material costs, what to purchase, to sign up. 704-232-6000, 704-856-8869. See samples www.pattlegg.com/
Card making class at the Y tonight — 6-8 p.m. every other Thursday evening, next class 6-8 p.m., Jan. 24: supplies included. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd., Terri Dockins 704-636-0111.
Afternoon card making class at the Y — 1 p.m., Feb. 18. preregister with Louise Klaver 704-636-0111, email@example.com, J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd.
Learn how to knit at the Y — 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13. Preregister with Louise Klaver 704-636-0111, firstname.lastname@example.org, J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd.
Chrismon classes, all new designs — • New Beginner, Saturday, Feb. 2: 9:30-11:30 a.m. • Beginner, Thurs, Jan. 31: 10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m. / Saturday, Feb. 2: 9:30--11:30 a.m. • Intermediate, Friday, Feb. 1: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • Advanced: Saturday, Feb. 2: 9 a.m.-noon. Rufty’s Chrismon Shop, 280 Furniture Drive, 704-636-7790 for reservations/information, email@example.com
Piedmont Singles — 7:15 p.m., Friday, Jan. 25: music with DC and the Chosen Few. 1908 Statesville Blvd., Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, no joining fee, donations appreciated, covered dish.
“The Trial” at the Davis — Free screenings of independent films • Tonight, Thursday, January 24, 7 p.m., “The Trial.” A capital case turns a small-town lawyer’s life around in this movie filmed in the Charlotte-metro area. Features Matthew Modine and Rance Howard. Davis Theatre, 65 Union Street S., 704-920-2787, wwww.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org, www.modernfilmfest.com
Old Courthouse Theatre Ayn Rand’s ‘The Night of January 16th’ — 7-9 p.m., Jan. 28-29: Cold read from the script. Show datesMarch 14-23. 49 Spring St. SW, Concord. 704-788-2405, www.oldcourthousetheatre.org
Old Courthouse Theatre ‘South Pacific’ — 7-9 p.m., Feb. 10-11, show dates April 25-May 12. 49 Spring St. SW, Concord. 704-788-2405, www. oldcourthousetheatre.org
Lee Street Theatre’s fifth annual Ten-Minute Original Play Festival — April 15-16: “Hotel 6,” directed by Justin Dionne. Tgryout for six original ten-minute comedic plays. Looking Glass Artists Center, 405 N. Lee St., www.leestreet.org
Call for quilts
Lutheran Home 29th annual quilt show — Feb. 17-19: “SEW? How’s It Going?” quilts of all types and styles and in all phases of completion welcome, quilts are not judged, but viewed by the general public. Lutheran Home at Trinity Oaks. General public may show quilts: call Brenda Zimmerman 704-603-2770 by Feb. 11.
Call for photographers
Carolina Artists’ second annual photography exhibition and contest — March 6-8: Photo Expo 2013, photography exhibition and competitive judging, ages 18 and up in this region, at Salisbury Civic Center for professionals and amateur photographers. Deadline for entry Feb. 20. Cash prizes, photography products, ribbons awarded. Entry fee for Carolina Artists members $20 for up to five photographs. Non-members $30 for up to three photographs. Additional photographs $5 per entry. Additional details to follow, or call chairpersons, award winning photographers Bill and Celeste Ward, 704-633-7919.
Call for musicians
Piedmont Prime Time Community Band — Piedmont Prime Time Community Band accepting new members through Feb.7; rehearsals Thursdays 7-8:45 p.m., Blackwelder Park Baptist Church, 2204 Summit Ave, Kannapolis. Invited to join: flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon, saxophone, trumpet, French horn, trombone, baritone horn, tuba, percussion. Requirements: able to read music and will attend rehearsals. Jon Hutchinson, 704-425-3508, www.primetimeband.org
Open Bluegrass jam — Bluegrass jam open to all acoustic musicians.Refreshments available, admission by donation. E.H. Montgomery General Store, Gold Hill. Every Friday night 7-9 p.m., 704-267-9439.
Speakers and forums
Journey Stories in conjunction with the NC Transportation Museum exhibit — • 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26: Cherokee Removal with Dr. Bill Anderson. The removal of the Cherokee Nation from its homeland in the Southeast to a new territory beyond the Mississippi remains a compelling and controversial event in United States history. In this program, Dr. Bill Anderson explores the questions of why the Cherokees were removed and whether removal was inevitable. Free, in the Wagon’s Wheels & Wings exhibit area • 411 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer, www.nctrans.org/Events/Journey-Stories.aspx
Home & garden
9th annual Charlotte Home & Landscape Show — Jan. 25-27: Thousands of square feet of exhibits, the latest in products and services, at Cabarrus Event Center & Arena, 4751 Highway 49 N., Concord, 704-920-3976. Meet Ahmed Hassan of DIY Network’s “Yard Crashers.” See www.charlottehomeand landscapeshow.com
Artist Don Moore — Showing at Davidson County Community College’s 50th anniversary Jan. 29 exhibition: “Nostalgia” • Spine Gallery of Wake Forest University • Associated Artists of Winston Salem Show at the Sawtooth Center • Hampton House Galleries, Winston-Salem. Moore is represented locally by Green Goat Gallery in Spencer.
Final weekend of exhibit at Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 409-413 N. Lee St. — “A Sense of Place,” a Fine Arts Photography Exhibition by Elizabeth McAdams, through Jan. 26. 704-647-0183, 704- 433-6821. 405 N. Lee St., Thur-Sat 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and by appointment 704-431-8964.
Looking Glass Artists Center, 405 N. Lee St. — current exhibit “Through the Wall,” the art of Karen Frazer through Feb. 2. Gallery: noon-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. salisburyartists@ gmail.com. Looking Glass Artists Center, 405 N. Lee St., 704-633-2787, www.salisburyartists.com
Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. — • Art of Faiths – Religions of the World: Diversity and Tolerance, through Feb. 9. . Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday 10 a.m-7 p.m, Saturday 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 704-636-1882, www.waterworks.org
The Galleries, 65 Union Street S., Concord — Something Old, Something New through March 7. Free, 704-920-2787, www.CabarrusArtsCouncil.org
Local artist exhibit at SECCA — Frank Selby: Misunderstanding. Curated by Steven Matijcio. Through Feb. 10. Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem. 336-725-1904, www.secca.org
Mint Museum Uptown at Levine Center for the Arts, 500 South Tryon St., Charlotte — 704-337-2000, www.mintmuseum.org
Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte — 704-337-2000.
Reynolda House Museum of American Art, 2250 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem — • “The Armory Show: One Hundred Years Later,” celebrating 100th anniversary of the original groundbreaking New York City show. Managing Curator Allison Slaby’s gallery talk, Feb. 17, 2:30 p.m. Free with museum admission. 336-758-5150, reynoldahouse.org
The North Carolina Pottery Center, 233 E. Ave., Seagrove — Permanent exhibition: traces NC pottery from pre-historic Native American work through 21st century. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday, 336-873-8430, www.ncpotterycenter.org
YMCA sponsored trips — • Feb. 9: Ringling Barnum Brothers & Bailey Circus • Feb. 19: Music Hall of Fame/Curb Motorsports Museum • March 1: Southern Spring Home and Garden Show • March 19: Tiger world. • Buses leave from J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd. Details: Louise Klaver, 704-636-0111, lklaver@ rowanymca.com • Alaska Trip: interest meeting soon. Call Barbara Franklin 704-636-0111 firstname.lastname@example.org
Davie County Senior Services sponsored trip — May 9-11: New Bern, first capitol of NC, includes Tryon Place, Chery Point Marine Station, quaint New Bern downtown, civic theater production of “9-5.” Contact Barbara Thornton, Mocksville, 336-753-6230.