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Arts & entertainment news Jan. 19-25

Steaming up the Trolley Barn with good food and good friends

By Lizz Johnson, WVAC Administrative Director 

Waterworks Visual Arts Center • 6:30-11:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28

Come out to the F&M Trolley Barn for the 12th annual oyster roast. Mark your calendars for Saturday, Jan. 28 from 6:30-11:30 p.m. and get ready to turn up the heat on a cold winter night! Big Daddy’s of Lake Norman will be cooking up oysters and shrimp on site, College Barbecue will have their famous pork sliders with sides, and dessert will be provided by Cold Stone Creamery. Our auction this year is filled with items from coffee and wine to spa packages and our famous Lunch-For-A-Year lunchbox! Celebrate your auction win and work off dessert on the dance floor to great music provided by Virtual Sounds.

Tickets are $85 non-members / $80 members and include food, beer and wine, dessert and a spot on the dance floor. Casual attire. Must be 21 to attend. Get tickets at www.waterworks.org , 704-636-1882 or at Waterworks Visual Arts Center during gallery hours. All proceeds support Waterworks’ education and outreach programs.


Tonight: Carolina Artists

6:30 p.m. every third Thursday: At Rufty Holmes Center, 1120 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.; a nonprofit made up of aspiring artists of every skill level. Those interested in art and over 18 years of age are welcome.

St. Thomas Players announce the cast of  ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

The show runs Feb. 23-March 5 at Lee Street theatre, producing partner of St. Thomas Players and Center for Faith & the Arts.

Anne Frank: Ava Holtzman

Otto Frank: Bill Reilly

Edith Frank: Amber Watson

Margot Frank: Zoë Watson

Petronella van Daan: Alice Rich

Hermann van Daan: Chris Eller

Peter van Daan: Blake Sakeli

Mr. Dussel: Seth Labovitz

Miep Gies: Sara Lee

Mr. Kraler: Dylan Ellerbee

Nazi: Dalton Gray Miller

Dutch Collaborator: Mike Cline

For tickets, call 704-310-5507 or visit leestreet.org


Coffee with a Cop Tuesday 

9-10 a.m. Jan. 24 and every second and fourth Tuesday, have Coffee with a Cop at Mean Mug, 1024 S. Fulton St., a casual way to get to get to know our Salisbury Police Department. No agenda, just conversation. 704-754-4615, www.meanmugcoffeeco.com

Senior Games and SilverArts registration 

Jan 25: for independent sports, team sports, SilverArts extravaganza and bridge tournament available at www.rowanseniorgames.org

Registration deadline for bridge tournament Jan 27, SilverArts deadline is March 1 and Senior Games deadline is April 1. Call 704-216-7780.

Watch or perform in the next Open Mic night!

CHARLOTTE — Blumenthal Performing Arts invites you to its next Open Mic night event on Friday, Jan. 27 AT McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square. This free event is open to performers and spectators of all ages. Instrumentalists, singers, dancers, storytellers, poets, jugglers, magicians and others are all welcome. Audience seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. Beginning performers, as well as veterans, are encouraged to participate. Due to great interest, we have implemented a lottery system for selecting performers. If you would like to perform at an upcoming Open Mic, send an email to openmic@ncbpac.org and include the following information:

1. First and last name of the performer(s)

2. Performance genre (singing, playing an instrument, telling a story, etc.)

3. Current city

See http://blumenthal.org/ for to learn more.


Fifth annual Lenoir Comedy Club fundraiser 

LENOIR — The 5th Annual Lenoir Comedy Club fundraiser for the Caldwell Arts Council is Saturday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m. at the JE Broyhill Civic Center. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door, or $200 for a table for 8; for tickets call 828-754-2486 or visit the website at http://www.caldwellarts.com

The event features Lenoir native emcee Yulson Suddreth and comedians Jarrod Harris and Blayr Nias. For more information, call 828-754-2486 or visit www.caldwellarts.com



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