Free piano concert coming to Catawba College campus

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 21, 2013

Music & more

Piano concert at Catawba — 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22: A free program of piano music by Patrick Behringer, Omwake-Dearborn Chapel, performing works of Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Prokofiev. Information on the Catawba Artist series: Jacob Hahn, 336-456-4017,
East Rowan Honors Chorus at First Baptist — 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb, 24: East Rowan High School Honors Chorus, an auditioned group of about 50 students under the direction of Dean Orbison, plays in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church, Salisbury.
RCCA presents the Giannini Brass — 3 p.m., Sunday, March 3: Pops and Patriotic Favorites hosted by Rowan County Concert Association, Keppel Auditorium on Catawba campus; tickets $20 adults, 704-633-1474, Salisbury Belk, Rowan Visitors Bureau, Literary Bookpost, Keppel box office one hour prior to show.,
DC & The Chosen Few — 7 p.m., Thursday, March 7: Rowan Public Library, 201 W. Fisher St., hosts free concert by local band, a mix of southern gospel, classic country, bluegrass, rock ‘n roll. 704-938-4718 or 704-933-4398.
Brand New Opry at the Davis Theatre — • March 28, Thistledown Tinkers, Celtic music with Southern swagger. 704-920-2753 or, Davis Theatre, 65 Union St. S., Concord, 704-920-2753.


PPT Youth Theatre presents ‘The Jack Tales’ — Feb. 22 and March 1 at 7:30 p.m.; Feb 23 and March 2 at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Adults $10, seniors/students $8. Complimentary opening night reception immediately following performance. Norvell Theater, 135 E. Fisher St., 704-633-5471,
Lee Street Theatre presents ‘Love, Loss, & What I Wore’ — 7:30 p.m., March 6-9: A staged reading of Nora Ephron & Delia Ephron’s intimate collection of stories. Directed by Missy Barnes. Looking Glass Artist Center, 405 N Lee St.,,, 704-798-7768 to reserve tickets, or buy DOS, $10.
Old Courthouse Theatre presents ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ — Feb. 22-23 at 8 p.m. and Feb. 24 at 2:30 p.m. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring Street NW, Concord, 704 788-2405,
Squonk’s Mayhem and Majesty at The Davis Theatre — 8 p.m., Friday, March 1, $49: Live music, dance, film, whimsical props in an unforgettable show that pushes the boundaries of musical athleticism and visual,, 704-920-2753. The Davis Theatre , 65 Union Street S, downtown Concord.
OCT 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. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring Street Nw, Concord, 704 788-2405,
OCT’s Living Room Reading Series ‘Judgement at Nuremberg’ — 4 p.m., Sunday, March 17: This reading is rated PG. Free admission, 704-788-2405, OCT main theater, 49 Spring Street NW, Concord, 704-788-2405,
OCT presents ‘The Night of January 16th’ — 8 p.m., March 14-16, by Ayn Rand. Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring Street NW, Concord 704 788-2405,


Inaugural Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival and Art Walk — Saturday, April 27: Family-friendly cultural arts kickoff, downtown Kannapolis, planned for last Saturday each month. Free for patrons and participants. Info: Michael Knox, 828-231-5037, or Ryan Dayvault, 704-273-0590, Organized by Modern Film Fest, City of Kannapolis, NC Research Campus.
Inaugural Rowan County MayFest — May 15-19: carnival rides, nightly entertainment, food, craft, vendor displays. Sponsored by the Rowan County Fair Association; at the fairgrounds on Julian Road.

This & That

Third annual Rowan Wine Tour – March 1-3: Tour Rowan County’s three award winning wineries, Cauble Creek Vineyard, Morgan Ridge Vineyard, Old Stone Winery. Each winery will feature special events including singer Brooke McBride at Cauble Creek Vineyard on March 2 from 6-9 p.m. $10 cover charge for the concert. Call 704-633-1137 or email Cauble Creek Vineyard is located in the western part of the county at 700 Cauble Farm Road, off of Highway 150 • Morgan Ridge Vineyard is located near High Rock Lake at 386 John Morgan Road in Gold Hill • Old Stone Winery is located at 6245 US Highway 52 near East Rowan High School.
Concord Library events — • 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23: “The Mildred Florence Stevenson Harvey Collection: Chronicling a Life of Groundbreaking First and Faithful Service,” ribbon cutting ceremony in the History Room, 704-920-2061 • 27 Union St. North, Concord, or Facebook
Civil War Show — 5-8 p.m., Friday, March 1 and 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, March 2: Civil War guns, buttons, buckles, swords, bullets, shells, books, coins, documents, buy-sell-trade. Holiday Inn Jake Alexander Blvd. Adults $5, under 12 free. 704-463-5439.
Roadshow style antiques appraisal fair — 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday-Saturday, March 15-16: Antiques dealer Michael Hansen will look at visitors’ items, offer advice/information on heirlooms, yard sale bargains, attic finds, toys. Cost: $5. Held at Spencer Doll and Toy Museum, 108 4th St., Spencer, 704-762-9359,
Easter Egg-stravaganza for kids — 2 p.m., Saturday, March 16: Free for children up to 12 years old. Games, prizes, candy, special appearance by the Easter Bunny. Rain date March 17. Held at 8th Street Ball Park, Spencer. Sponsored by Spencer Jaycees.
‘An Evening with Alton Brown: The Science of Cooking’ — 7:30 p.m., April 20: Celebrity chef and Food Network star Alton Brown live, presented by the NC Science Festival, tickets start at $32.50. Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-372-1000,,


Guiding Light Missionary Baptist Association Convention Center — 3-6 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23: Building fundraiser featuring the art of Paulette Rice-Mangham. Guiding Light Missionary Baptist Association Convention Center, 308 Boundary St., East Spencer. $5 admission at the door or in advance at 704-636-2096 or 704-636-7506. Light refreshments served.
Benefit concert for Cystic Fibrosis featuring Three Bridges — 6 p.m., Saturday Feb. 23: Three Bridges in Concert with Scottssing performing a skit to one of their songs. Door prizes. Advance tickets $10 (age 13 and under free with adult) at Country Christian Books of Granite Quarry, Christian Supply of Kannapolis, Yard Stuff of Rockwell, Me and Mommy Consignment of Concord. Held at East Rowan High School Auditorium. 704-239-6134 and
AAU/YBOA Free Throw Fundraiser 4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 24, (Amateur Athletic Union/Youth Basketball of America) Miller Center/Hall’s Gym. Sponsors needed. 336-995-4303,
Meals on Wheels BBQ fundraiser — 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 12: $8, take out or dine in. Food prepared by College Barbeque, held at First Presbyterian Church, 308 W. Fisher St., for tickets call 704-633-0352, all proceeds to benefit Meals on Wheels of Rowan.

Night Life

The Blue Vine, 209 S. Main St. — • 9-midnight., Friday, Feb. 22: Americana/folk rock band Barefoot Movement • 9-11:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23: Acoustic, eclectic Lonnie Carpenter • 704-797-0093,
Cooper’s, The Gathering Place, 122 E. Fisher St. — 8-11 p.m. every Tuesday: Open mic night. 704-754-4907, Facebook.
DJ’s, 1502 W. Innes St. — 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Friday, Saturday: Live music. 704-638-9647,
ethos southern bistro and martini bar, 118 N. Main St. — 6:30-9:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22: Jazz pianist/vocalist Marc Hoffman • 6:30-9:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23: Jazz guitarist/vocalist Tom Billotto. 704-639-2600,
Fat Jack’s Pub, 120 Military Ave. — 8 p.m. until, Friday-Saturday, Feb. 22-23: open jukebox. 704-638-8996.
High Rock Boat & Ski Club, 257 Boat Club Lane — • 8 p.m. until, Friday Feb. 22: Salisbury Shag Club Reup Party with deejay Butch Metcalf • 7 p.m. every Thursday: beginner and intermediate shag lessons.
The Inn, 1012 Mooresville Hwy 150 — • Friday, Feb. 22 starting 6:30 p.m.: Christian Metal show with A Heart Divided, My Own Voyage, Anatomy of an Ocean, The Helper, Take Heart, Set Free, Blood of the Martyrs • Saturday, Feb. 23: Christian Rock with Reckless Mercy, Solid Ground. Free refreshments, air hockey, foosball, pool, wi-fi. Public invited to jam or schedule their group to perform. 704-213-1467.
Nashville Nights, 125-127 E. Innes St. — Saturday Feb. 23: 5 Gun Canyon. $5 annual membership, billiards, streaming country music videos, sports channels in HD, karaoke and live mike nights, deejays, upstairs game room. 704-762-999,
Rick’s BBQ and Grill, 929 S. Main St. — 7 p.m., tonight, Feb. 21: Karaoke performance by Samantha Knight • 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. 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, Fridays, Saturdays: various artists. 704-938-2337.
The Evening Muse, 3227 N. Davidson St., NoDa Arts District, Charlotte — Friday, Feb. 22: RB Morris, Gareth Asher, Davin McCoy • Saturday, Feb. 23: The Honeycutters, Nathan Angelo, Jesse Ruben, Chris Ayer. CarolinaTix, 704-372-1000,
The Double Door Inn, 1218 Charlottetown Ave., Charlotte — Friday, Feb. 22: Tiny Boxes • Saturday, Feb. 23: Donna Duncan Band. CarolinaTix, 704-372-1000,
The Neighborhood Theatre, 511 East 36th St., Charlotte — Saturday, Feb. 23: A Night In Rio: The Brazilian Carnival Experience. 704-358-9298,
The Visulite, 1615 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte —Saturday, Feb. 23: Holy Ghost Tent Revival. CarolinaTix, 704-358-9200,


Piedmont Singles — 7:15 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22: Music by Marie Waller. 1908 Statesville Blvd., Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, no joining fee, donations appreciated, covered dish.


Children’s Clay Classes at Pottery 101 — Saturdays 10 a.m.-noon. Students create an art piece based on various themes. Ages: 6-14, $35 per class, all materials included • Saturday, February, 23: Puffer Fish • Saturday, March, 2: Lucky Leprechaun • Call or come in to reserve a spot. 101 S. Main St., 704-209-1632.
Four session cooking class — 6:30-8:30 p.m., Mondays in March: Fundamentals, Soups-stews-stocks, Techniques, Planning and Presentation. $65/four sessions led by chef Matt Trexler. Sponsored by and held at Trading Ford Baptist Church, 3600 Long Ferry Road, 704-639-0084.
Workshops at Carolina Lily — 1375 Kern Carlton Road,$20 each, preregister at 704-639-0033 • 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 16: Mini-garden workshop, bring your own container, get $10 in mini-merchandise credit • 10:30 a.m., Saturday, April 13: Fairy Garden Workshop for Kidz, make a fairy garden in your-now empty Easter basket, includes $10 credit in fairy garden merchandise. Bring teacup and saucer to make a fairy house •
Stained glass classes — 6-8 p.m., Mondays through March 25 (no class March 18). Lessons on using the copper foil method, by glass artist Yolonda Shimpock, owner of Celestial Glasworks, 664 N.Cannon Blvd., Kannapolis. Pre-registration required, class size limited. Tuition $125. 704-796-2260,
Deadline to register tomorrow for vocal and instrumental workshop — 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, March 2: Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County offering “Songs of Peace and Joy: Music in Hospice Care,” open to the public, covers science, philosophies, ethics, practicum of live music at the bedside. McKinnon Hospice Center, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis,. Deadline for Register by Friday, Feb. 22, credit: 5 contact hours. $25 registration. Continental breakfast and lunch provided. Kathleen Blackwell-Plank, 704-935-9434,
Beginning and intermediate weaving instruction — Private lessons on a floor loom. Day or evening times available. Contact Liese Sadler 215-300-4369, for more information.
Winter workshops at Waterworks Visual Arts Center — Register at 704-636-1882 or • Two pastel workshops. “Landscapes”: Saturday, March 2, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., ages 12 and up. “Animals”: Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., ages 12 and up. Bring a favorite pet photo or create a “creature” that lives in your mind. For these workshops, bring a bag lunch. Instructor, professional artist Walter Stanford • Faberge Egg Magic: Saturday, March 16, 10 a.m.-noon, ages 4-10. Students 5 years and under must be accompanied by an adult. Create a glittering Faberge egg. Instructor: professional artist Marina Bare.
Miniature workshop taught by Terri Correll of the Mooresville Miniatures — 10 a.m. –4 p.m., March 2: Create adorable outdoor scene with wooden bench, basket, foamcore background, “patio” base. $20/$15 members, includes museum tour. RSVP by Thursday. Feb. 28 at 704-762-9359 or Spencer Doll and Toy Museum, 108 Fourth St., Spencer.
Chrismon classes, all new designs — • Intermediate, Friday, March 1: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. • New Beginner Saturday, March 2: 9:30-11:30 a.m • Beginner, Saturday, March 2: 9:30-11:30 a.m. • Advanced: Saturday, March 2: 9 a.m.-noon. Rufty’s Chrismon Shop, 280 Furniture Drive, 704-636-7790 for reservations/information,
Card making class at the Y — 6-8 p.m. every other Thursday evening, next class 6-8 p.m., Feb. 21: supplies included. J.F. Hurley Family YMCA, 828 W Jake Alexander Blvd., Terri Dockins 704-636-0111.
Learn to shag — Thursday shag dance classes at TJ’s High Rock Lake Restaurant and Lounge, 275 Boat Club Lane • $40 per month, no partner needed. 704-202-9655, or 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.


Modern Film Fest at the Davis — • Friday, Feb. 22, 9 p.m., after Art Walk. “Eyeborgs.” Action thriller set in the near future filmed in the Winston-Salem area • Free screenings of independent films, Davis Theatre, 65 Union Street S., 704-920-2787,,
Pfeiffer University’s film appreciation series — • March 15, B-Movie: A Hobo with a Shotgun. Free monthly Friday evening film and discussion series, in Pfeiffer University Theater, Administration Building, 3rd Floor, 48380 Hwy 52N, Misenheimer, 6-9 p.m., no reservation required. 704-463-3432 or


‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ — 7 p.m., Feb. 25-26: dancers, singers, actors. Third floor Meroney Theater, 213 S. Main St. Performance dates April 18-21 and 24-27. 704-633-5471,
Shakespeare To Go — March 14-15: Auditions for Fall 2013 Shakespeare To Go tour; held at NCShakes’ Spirit Center campus, 807 W. Ward Avenue, High Point. Schedule audition at 336-841-2273 or visit

Call for film makers

Be a film producer using your mobile phone and enter M4 contest — Details at Deadline March 31, 2013. Competition finale at SECCA, 750 Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem, Thursday, April 11.

Call for vendors

Inaugural Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival and Art Walk — Saturday, April 27: Family-friendly cultural arts kickoff, downtown Kannapolis, planned for last Saturday each month. Free for patrons and participants. Needed: local musicians, dancers, sculptors, painters, artists, street performers, jugglers, any kind of cultural artist; also vendors.
Register with Michael Knox, 828-231-5037, or Ryan Dayvault, 704-273-0590, Organized by Modern Film Fest, City of Kannapolis, N.C. Research Campus.

Call for artists

Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival and Art Walk — Saturday, April 27: Family-friendly cultural arts kickoff,

Call for musicians

Kaleidoscope Cultural Arts Festival and Art Walk — Saturday, April 27: Family-friendly cultural arts kickoff, See Call for performers for full details.
Open Bluegrass jam — Bluegrass jam open to all acoustic musicians. E.H. Montgomery General Store, Gold Hill. Every Friday night 7-9 p.m., 704-267-9439.

Call for history

Seeking historic Gold Hill photos —Photo history of Gold Hill and Gold Hill Mining District being compiled for publication and release prior to the 25th Founders Day event in 2014. 704-267-9439 or 704-279-7897.


The Carolina Artists — 7 p.m., Tonight, Feb. 21: Program on paper collage by artist Yvonne Alligood. New members welcome. Hurley room at Rufty Holmes Senior Center, 1120 S. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave.
Our Community Appreciation Awards — 6-9 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23: OCCA presents “I Am A Phenomenal Woman,” dinner and awards, speaker Shona Hairston. Tickets $8. Call 704-754-1863 or 704-499-1197.
Fiber artist to speak to Olde Rowan Fiber Guild — 6:30-9 p.m., Monday, Feb. 25: Beth Connell, local fiber artist whose favorite technique is crochet, speaks about new fibers, designs, finishing techniques, colors, choosing the correct fiber for your project. Rufty-Holmes Senior Center, 1120 Martin Luther King Ave.
Junior doll collector information meeting — 6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28: For girls ages 7-12 interested in starting, joining a doll collecting club. Spencer Doll and Toy Museum, 108 4th St., Spencer, 704-762-9359,
Frontiers in Nutrition seminar — 7-8:30 p.m., Feb. 26: Brian Bennett, Ph.D., UNC NRI, “Your Parents and Your Diet: How Genetics and Diet Relate to Cardiovascular Risk,” free, open to the public, limited seating, registration required. David H. Murdock Core Laboratory Building, 201 N. Main St., Kannapolis • Or see webcast at; register online at
Program by WWII Nazi Germany survivor — 7 p.m., Thursday, March 7: Dr. Ortrud Crist lived through World War II in Nazi Germany; at the Speakeasy Ale House, 9 Union Street N., Concord. Optional 6:30 p.m. buffet dinner $10. Information at or


Artist talk tomorrow at Looking Glass Art Center, 405 N. Lee St. — Extended through Feb 27: “Through the Wall,” exhibition of handmade paper pulp paintings and encaustic wax art by Karen Frazer. Showing a series of work dealing with ancestral and cosmic subjects. Artist talk and demo, anyone attending will be able to participate and make a print. Friday, Feb. 22 at 1 p.m., free and open to the public.
Artist Paulette Rice-Mangham — 3-6 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23: Rice-Mangham art show featuring 50+ pieces of original art work including acrylic paintings, metal sculptures. At Guiding Light Missionary Baptist Association Convention Center, 308 Boundary St., East Spencer. Light refreshments. $5 admission at the door or in advance at 704- 636-2096 or 704-636-7506; funds to assist with completion of Guiding Light Convention Center.
Rail Walk Studios and Gallery, 409 N. Lee St. — “East/West: New Works in Cut Paper by Ingrid Erickson” including large scale works in cut paper, mixed media, tyvek as well as folding screens and scrolls. Through March 2. In Historic Salisbury’s Rail Walk Arts District Gallery hours Thursday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 413-884-4499,
Reception tomorrow at Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 E. Liberty St. — • Visual Places: Evolving from Nature,” through May 11: Four artists reflect on the intersection of architecture and nature through the use of form, texture, surfaces. Opening reception Friday, Feb. 22: 5 p.m. informal gallery talks with artists, followed by 6-8 p.m. reception. Light refreshments, free and open to the public • “Celebrating Rowan County’s Young Artists” in the Young People’s Gallery: rotating display of artwork featuring the works of nearly 800 students representing Salisbury-Rowan County’s public, independent, home-schooled students. Receptions to honor the students, families, art specialists, school administrators held 5-6:30 p.m during each exhibition. Schedule: Independent and Home Schools, Feb. 16-March 6, reception Feb. 28 — ElementarySchools, March 11-27, reception March 21 — Middle Schools, March 30 -April 17, reception April 11 — High Schools, April 20-May 11, reception May 2 • Free admission, donations appreciated. 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,
The Galleries, 65 Union Street S., Concord — Something Old, Something New Exhibition through March 7. Free, 704-920-2787,


YMCA sponsored trips — • 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@ • Alaska Trip: interest meeting soon. Call Barbara Franklin 704-636-0111
Travel West with the Friends of Rowan Public Library — Trains and Canyons of the Southwest, April 12-20: Sedona, Santa Fe, the Verde Canyon, Grand Canyon Railways • Alaska Discovery Land and Cruise, Sept. 3-15: Inside Passage Cruise, Denali National Park, Hubbard Glacier, McKinley Express Rail • California New Year’s GetAway featuring the Tournament of Roses Parade, Dec. 29, 2013-Jan. 2, 2014: behind-the-scenes float viewing, gala New Year’s Eve party, Bandfest • Call Melody Moxley 704-216-8230.