Jazz for Justice and Peace tonight (Roundabout)

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 5, 2009

Music and moreJazz for Justice and Peace ó 6 p.m., tonight. Looking Glass Artist Collective Black Box Theater, 405 N. Lee St. $12 advance, $15 at door. Proceeds benefit Sudan Rowan and Rowan Blues and Jazz Society. Presentation by Lost Boys of Sudan. Music by Joe Robinson Jazz Band. Cash bar. Tickets available at Literary Bookpost, 119 S. Main St. or by calling 704-636-2811.
Old Crow Medicine Show ó 8 p.m., Feb. 6. The Millenium Center, 101 W. 5th St., Winston Salem. www.ticketmaster.com.
DRUMLine Live ó 7 p.m., Feb. 8. Belk Theater, Blumenthal Center, 130 N. Tryon St. Charlotte. Tickets start at $25. 704.372.1000. www.blumenthalcenter.org.
Les Lankhorst: “Red, Hot and Swing” ó 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10-22. Booth Playhouse, Charlotte. Tickets begin at $29.50. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthalcenter.org. Slipknot ó 7 p.m., Feb. 10. Bojangles Coliseum, Charlotte. 704-335-3100. www.ticketmaster.com.
Kellylee Evans, jazz singer ó 8 p.m., Feb. 12. Davis Theatre in Cabarrus Co. historic courthouse, 65 Union St. S., Concord. $25. 704-920-2753. cabarrusartscounciltix.com.Kristen Yarborough, soprano, firstARTS Amore Concert ó 7:30 p.m., Feb. 13. First United Methodist Church sanctuary. Featuring soprano Kristen Yarborough with Matthew Michael Brown, pianist. Ticketed cheesecake reception follows, $10, proceeds go to organ fund. 704-636-3121, ext. 226.
“Bugs Bunny on Broadway” presented by the Charlotte Symphony ó 2:30 and 8 p.m., Feb. 14. Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte. $24-$61. www.charlottesymphony.org. 704-972-2000.
Charlotte Blues Fest ó 8 p.m., Feb. 14. Bojangles Coliseum, Charlotte. $42.50-$49.50. www.ticketmaster.com.
Salisbury Symphony Family Concert ó 4 p.m. Feb. 15. Varick Auditorium, Livingstone College. Featuring young piano and violin due Richard He and Dustin Wilkes-Kim. Also All-County 5th Grade Honors Chorus. 704-637-4314. www.salisburysymphony.org.Harlem Gospel Choir ó7:30 p.m., Feb. 16. McGlohon Theatre, 345 N. College St., Charlotte. Tickets start at $15. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthalcenter.org.Joan Baez ó 7:30 p.m., March 2. McGlohon Theatre, Charlotte. Tickets from $39.50. 704-372-1000. www.carolinatix.org.
“Shakespeare in Hollywood” Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road ó Through Feb. 8. 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Sundays. www.carolinatix.org. 704-372-1000.
“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” Little Theatre of Winston-Salem ó Through Feb. 8. Arts Council Theater. www.littletheatreonline.com. “Frost/Nixon” ó Feb. 10-15, Belk Theater, Blumenthal Center, 130 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-372-1000.
“Fish Face” and a special Black History Month presentation of “Songs from the Soul” ó 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Feb. 10, Arts Council Theatre, Winston-Salem. Sponsored by Children’s Theatre of Winston-Salem.$8 general admission, $12 reserved seating. 336-725-4531. www.childrenstheatrenews.org.”Sound of Music” Old Courthouse Theatre ó 8 p.m. Feb. 12-14, 19-21, 27-28; 2:30 p.m. Feb. 15, 22, March 1. 49 Spring St. NW, Concord. $15 adults, $12 seniors, $12 student, $10 children. 704-788-2405.
“AmerWrecka” The Actor’s Lab ó 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday Feb. 12-28. The Charlotte Arts League, 1517 Camden Road, Charlotte. 704-372-1000. www.carolinatix.org.
“Freedom Park” by Jennifer Hubbard, presented by Lee Street Theatre ó 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19-21; 2 p.m. Feb. 22. Looking Glass Artist Collective Black Box Theatre, 407 N. Lee Street. Adults $10, seniors $8. If coming with a group, contact leestreettheatre@live.com for reserve seating.
Jon Reep ó 7:30 and 10 p.m., Feb. 7. McGlohon Theatre, 345 N. College St., Charlotte. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthalcenter.org.
“Chicago City Limits: MySpace or Yours?” ó 8 p.m. Feb. 6 and 7. Booth Playhouse, 130 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. Seats from $29.50. 704-372-1000. www.carolinatix.org.
Robin Williams ó 8 p.m., Feb. 28. Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte. $56-$96. 704-522-6500. www.ticketmaster.com.
Larry the Cable Guy ó 7:30 p.m., March 15. Cabarrus Arena. $44.75. 704-522-6500. www.ticketmaster.com.
Classes Art classes, Excel Art School of Concord ó 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, February 7-28. Drawing and painting. Four-week session $225. Diane Overcash Paintings, 21 Union St. S. 704-784-1549. www.dianeovercash-paintings.com.
Dillingham Martial Arts at City Park Recreation Center ó 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Features Japanese Okinawan karate skills, character development and self-discipline. $50 per month, registration fee $10. 704-638-5295.
Interior design seminar ó Course featuring interior design taught by Anne Simpkins, IDS, ASID instructor. 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, Feb. 12-March 12; 6-9 p.m. Mondays, April 20-May 18. $120 includes materials Preregistration required. 1211 Old Concord Road, Salisbury. Register through Teri Shaw Salisbury Parks and Recreation 704-638-5275.
Speakers and forums”Let’s Talk About It” reading and discussion series, Davie County Library, Mocksville ó 7-9 p.m. Feb. 12: “A Virtuous Woman” by Kaye Gibbons, refreshments follow. This year’s series: “Discovering the Literary South.” Teachers can earn two renewal credits by reading all the books and attending at least four of five programs. 336-753-6030.The Center for the Environment at Catawba College presents Ken Cook ó “Ten Americans,” an alarming study of industrial chemicals, pollutants and pesticides in our bodies. 7 p.m., Feb. 19. Reception follows. Free and open to public. Advance registration required. 704-637-4727.
This & That Big Band Dances ó 7-10 p.m. first Saturday of each month. Hurley YMCA. Music by The Hi-Liters. Bring a snack to share. $5. 704-636-0111. Youth Valentine’s Day Ball for ages 12 to 25 ó 6-11 p.m., Feb. 14, Charles Mack Citizen’s Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville. Black tie event. Awards for best-dressed. $15. 704-799-0774.Salisbury Rowan Newcomers Club luncheon, fashion show, card and game party ó 11:30 a.m., Feb. 18. Salisbury Civic Center, 315 S. Martin Luther King Blvd. Theme is “Step Into Spring II” with club members modeling fashions by Christopher and Banks. Lunch catered by Matt Trexler. Music by pianist Phoebe Beard. Door prizes. Proceeds benefit Rowan Helping Ministries and the Women’s Crisis Center. Tickets $20, may be purchased from any Newcomers members or by calling Peggy Lutz, 704-209-6280 before Feb. 13. Night life The Blue Vine, 209 S. Main St. ó 9 p.m.-midnight, Feb. 6: Mel Jones and His Bag O’Bones, $5 cover; 9 p.m.-midnight Feb. 7: folk duo Chris and Thomas, E.W. Harris opens, no cover. 704-797-0093. www.thebluevine.com.Dirty Water Saloon, 14910 Stokes Ferry Road, Gold Hill ó Mondays-free pool, Thursdays karaoke with Dard and Angie. 10 p.m. Friday and Saturdays-deejay. 704-279-4286. www.myspace.com/dirtywatersaloon.Escape the Daily Grind, 316 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer ó8-10 p.m., first and second Fridays: Jazz with PCS Trio. 7-10 p.m. Feb. 7: Sam Haven, flamenco and acoustic guitar. 704-636-0160.Grove Inn, 1560 Hwy 29 South, China Grove óMonday: $1 draft, Monday Nite Football, open pool tournament; Tuesday: 7 p.m. Texas Hold ‘Em; Wednesday: Ladies Nite Out- karaoke/deejay dance; Thursday: open pool tournament; Friday: karaoke/deejay; Saturday: deejay dance /hilarious game contests or live band; Sunday: football/NASCAR party. 704-855-9901.
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 ó This Saturday: open mic. Open 7 p.m.-midnight Saturdays. Free refreshments, air hockey, foosball, pool. Public invited to jam or schedule their group to perform. 704-213-1467. www.inntheloop.blogspot.com. Jokers Bar and Grill, 2168 Statesville Blvd. ó Monday: 50 cent wings, open pool tables, ping pong tournament, karaoke with Cherokee; Thursday: pool tournament; Feb. 7: Divided by 4; Feb. 14: Valentines party with Strangle Brothers. 704-636-2583.Mimosa Restaurant, 117 N. Main St. ó 6-9 p.m. Feb. 8: Don Berg, no cover, half-price bottles of wine. 704-856-1200.Tabu Bar and Lounge, 329 S. Church St. ó Tuesdays-movie night; 10 p.m. Wednesdays: open mic; 10 p.m. Thursdays-play “Rock Band” with projector and P.A. 704-267-6246. www.tabubar.net.Three Fifteen, 315 E. Council St. ó 704-633-1315. www.threefifteen.com.CHARLOTTE
The Visulite Theatre, 1615 Elizabeth Ave. N, Charlotte ó 8 p.m., Feb. 6: Jessica Lea Mayfield, the Annuals, and What Laura Says. www.visulite.com. 800-594-TIXX. SinglesPiedmont Singles ó 7:15 p.m. Fridays, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. No joining fee, donations appreciated. Contact Frances Ward 704-637-3241.
Highlighters Dance Club ó Feb. 6: Delmonicos. First and third Fridays. Doors open 7 p.m., free line dance class 7:15 p.m. Open to singles 40 and over. Dress code. Heavy hors d’oeuvres served 8 p.m. BYOB. $10 members; $12 guests. Join for $20 and get in free the first night of joining. Non-smoking, dressy casual. American Legion Post 380, 4235 W. Tyvola Road, Charlotte. 704-548-9212. ssendecki@aol.com.
Zodiac Club ó Meets second and fourth Fridays. Doors open 7 p.m., food served 8 p.m. Open to mature singles over 40. $10 members, $12 guests. Dress code-upscale casual. Smoke-free. American Legion Post 380, 4235 West Tyvola Rd. Call 704-661-2437 or contact taylorbt@msn.com. Visit www.charlottezodiacdanceclub.com.Call for artistsPecha Kucha Night ó Seeking artists, architects, designers, filmmakers to showcase their work March 5 at High Point University. Requires power point presentation. Deadline for submission of images: Feb. 23. For more information contact Syed Ahmad at EastSquare Artworks, 120/122 East Innes St. syedARTglass@gmail.com. 704-754-0670.PERFORMING ARTSChris Austin Songwriting Contest, hosted by Merlefest ó Deadline for submissions: Feb. 18. Details: www.merlefest.org or 1-800-799-3838.Battle of the Bands ó Deadline to enter: March 1. Finals March 14 at Looking Glass Artist Collective theater, 405 N. Lee St. All genres of music and all ages may enter. First prize: two days of free recording time with sound engineer/producer Jerod Jacobs. Presented by Rowan Blues and Jazz Society (www.rowanbluesandjazz.com). For rules and entry form, go to: www.salisburyartists.org/marchhare.VISUAL ART
Multicultural Festival, Lexington ó Artisans and demonstrators sought for festival taking place 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 2 in Finch Park. 336-248-3960 ext. 3237. tammy@lexingtonnc.net.
AuditionsPiedmont Prime Time Community Band ó Accepting new members through Feb. 12. Rehearses 7 p.m. Thursdays beginning Jan. 15, Trinity United Methodist Church,Kannapolis. Call director Jon Hutchinson: 704-933-0660.
Circle in the Square Theatre School ó Auditions March 2-6, May 5-8 and June 1-5 for professional two year workshops and seven-week summer workshops (both acting and musical). 1633 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10019-6795. 212-307-0388. admissions@circlesquare.org. www.circlesquare.org. Seeking vendorsThink Black Biz Expo ó 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Feb. 21. Vendor spaces available, $30 for table and two chairs. Held in Black Box Theater at Looking Glass Artist Collective, 407 N. Lee St. For information call Tajuan Kyles, 704-232-1922.
Multicultural Festival, Lexington ó Vendors sought for festival taking place 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 2 in Finch Park. 336-248-3960 ext. 3237. tammy@lexingtonnc.net.
ArtWaterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. ó Current exhibits by Don Moore, Tyrone Geter, Natalie Bork and Maja Godlewska. Fifth annual Artists’ Invitational Exhibition and Sale. Admission free. Gallery open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Groups may arrange guided tour. 704-636-1882. www.waterworks.org.
EastSquare Artworks, 122 E. Innes St. óCurrent work by artists Syed Ahmad, Whitney Peckman, Connie Baker, Michael Baker. 704-798-0047. www.eastsquareartworks.com.Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 409 N. Lee St. ó “A “Handicapable” art show sponsored by Carolina Artists, opening reception 2-4 p.m. Feb. 7. Gallery open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 704-431-8964. www.railwalkgallery.com.
Looking Glass Artist Collective Gallery, 407 N. Lee St. ó Current exhibits: “The Future of Art” RCCC student exhibit, and “A Tribute to Black History Month”. Shop featuring art and crafts for sale by members. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and during special events. 704-245-2302. www.salisburyartists.org. Creator’s Gallery at John Calvin presbyterian Church, 1620 Brenner Ave. ó Exhibit of art by Katie Spivey. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Feb. 6. Gallery open Wednesdays, 5:30-7 p.m. and by appointment. 704-633-4333.Green Goat Gallery, 516 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer ó 704-639-0606. www.greengoatgallery.com.Cabarrus Arts Council Galleries, 65 Union Street, Concord ó 7 p.m., Feb. 5: artist Robert Brown toi speak, free gallery talk. Nineteen paintings and three ink wash drawings by Brown featured in “Structurally Sound: Foundations in Architecture,” exhibition of architecturally-inspired artwork by 10 artists on display through March 26. Gallery hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays. 704-920-ARTS. www.cabarrusartscouncil.org. Depot Visual Arts Center, 103 W. Center Ave., Mooresville ó Gallery hours: 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 704-663-6661. www.mooresvilleartistguild.com.Court Street Gallery, 134 Court St., Statesville ó Max Tharpe photography. Gallery open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. www.iredellmuseums.org.Grace and Cameron West Art Gallery, Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer ó “Help the Confused: Jim Daniels” on display through Feb. 28. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 704-463-3160. joshua.cross@pfeiffer.edu.Arts United Gallery, 220 S. Main St., Lexington ó 5-7 p.m. Feb. 10: opening for student art exhibit. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. www.co.davidson.nc.us/arts.
Davidson County Community College, Mendenhall Building, Lexington ó “Inspirations” art exhibit. Eight artists, 96 pieces. Open during regular college operating hours. 336-249-8186.Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte ó “Andy Warhol Portfolios: Life and Legends” through Feb. 15; “Scene in America: A Contemporary Look at the Black Male Image” through April 5, 2009. Open 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission $6 adults, $5 seniors and students, $3 ages 6 to 17, free for members and children 5 and younger. 704-337-2000. www.mintmuseum.org.
Mint Museum of Craft + Design, 220 N. Tryon St., Charlotte ó Admission $6 adults, $5 seniors and students, $3 ages 6 to 17, free for members and children 5 and younger. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 704-337-2000.Reynolda House, Museum of American Art, Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem ó “Chuck Close: the Keith Series” through May 31. Open 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday. $10 adults, $9 seniors, students with ID and children free. 336-725-5150 or www.reynoldahouse.org.MuseumsN.C. Transportation Museum, Spencer óMuseum open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 1-4 p.m. Sunday; closed Monday. Train rides Saturday only, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. $6 adults, $5 children ages 3-12 and seniors ages 60 and up. Roundhouse Turntable rides at $1. Group rates available with advance notice. 704-636-2889 or 877-NCTMFUN. www.nctrans.org.
Rowan Museum, 202 N. Main St. ó Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. $3 adults, $1.50 students, free museum members. 704-633-5946.
Dr. Josephus Hall House, 226 S. Jackson St. ó 1820 house museum. Costumed docents provide tours. $3 adults, $1.50 students, free to members of Historic Salisbury Foundation. For group tours, call HSF office, 704-636-0103.Historic Rockwell Museum, 102 E. Main St. ó Open Sundays 2-4 p.m. and by appointment. For information call Ann Teague: 704-279-5783.
China Grove Roller Mill Museum ó Guided tours 2-4 p.m. second Sunday of each month. For special tours call 704-433-3912. www.hist-society-srowan.com.Historic Latta Plantation, Sample Road, Huntersville ó 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 7: Back of the Big House, portrays life of those enslaved on a cotton plantation. Museum hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. $6 adults, $5 seniors and students, free for children under 5. www.lattaplantation.org. 704-875-2312.
Discovery Place, Charlotte ó “Circus!” consisting of more than 20 interactive stations. Museum open 9 a.m-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 1-6 p.m. Sunday. 704-372-6261 or www.discoveryplace.org.
The North Carolina Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St., Raleigh ó 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Feb. 12: “The Lincoln Bicentennial: a Symposium”. 919-807-7943. www.ncmuseumofhistory.org.The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 W. Jones St., Raleigh ó Museum admission is free. 919-733-7450. www.naturalsciences.org.