Local arts & entertainment news Feb. 7-14
‘Night at the Museums’
Saturday, Feb. 16 • Shows 5:15 and 6 p.m.
Grab your “magic key” and board a trolley for an evening of fun as you watch two museums come to life.
Meet live characters like a T-Rex, Daniel Boone, Teddy Roosevelt, a Western cowboy, Barbie, an Egyptian prince … and a few troublemakers!
Get tickets at the NC Museum of Dolls, Toys & Miniatures, 108 Fourth St., Spencer, 704-762-9359 or NCMDTM.com
Presented by Rowan Museum & NC Museum of Dolls, Toys & Miniatures
A Buffet dinner is included. Tickets are adults: $25; children: $15; family of 4: $75.
Pottery 101 hosts artists Shirl Hull and Amy Hart
6-8p.m. Friday, Feb 8
NY native Shirl Hull is an artist and designer that has been making and designing jewelry since the early ’70s, studying jewelry design, lost wax casting and jewelry fabrication. Shirl has been the recipient of several entrepreneurial awards and her work has appeared in Essence magazine. She currently resides in Spencer.
Amy Hart has been welding and forging iron for over 20 years.Because she creates found object art, when Amy is not stopping her car on the side of the road to “re-purpose” an old muffler, she can be often be found at a local scrap yard.
Salisbury Symphony to present ‘A Night at the Met’
Saturday, Feb. 23
“A Night at the Met” features Soprano Jennifer Rowley, acclaimed worldwide for her unforgettable voice and remarkable stage presence. See her perform in person at Salisbury’s Hedrick Theatre.
Ms. Rowley will be accompanied by pianist Matthew Michael Brown, and will include pieces selected by Rowley especially for this occasion.
This rare opportunity will include a seated, catered meal by Holly Tate
Fine Catering of Winston-Salem. You won’t want to miss this musical treat and social event!
Seating is limited, so reserve your place now. Saturday, Feb. 23; Cocktails at 6 p.m., Dinner at 7 p.m., Concert following.
Crystal Lounge and Hedrick Theatre, Catawba College Campus
Tickets are $125 each; net proceeds to benefit the Salisbury Symphony. Learn more at www.salisburysymphony.org
Be part of the community barn quilt project
10 a.m. Feb. 16
MOUNT ULLA — Be a part of the biggest community barn quilt in NC. You do not have to be a professional artist and we can help you create your square in one of our classes by calling 704-278-2800. The first session will be coming is Feb. 16. $45 cost includes all supplies. Spaces are limited. RSVP to West Rowan Farm & Garden, 11575 NC Hwy 801, Mount Ulla or see https://www.facebook.com/463907544111609/posts/544798322689197/
The finished community barn quilt will be displayed at 11575 NC Hwy 801 along side of the store.
Center for Faith & the Arts presents ‘Meet Me in Paris’
7 p.m. March 9
CFA gala and fundraiser at Lee Street Theatre: Imagine twinkling lights and white tablecloths. The sound of good jazz in the background and the smell of fresh flowers from the stand on the corner. Artists are out painting and poets are reading their new works. There is good French wine on the table and the buffet contains a delightful assortment of French Hors d’oeuvres and fine desserts. As you sip and nibble special entertainment takes the stage to make the evening more wonderful. Leave the mundane world behind and join CFA for a magical evening. 704-738-3445 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CFA announces Call For Artists
Center for Faith and the Arts announces a call for its upcoming show “Never Silent” to be presented in conjunction with Salisbury Pride and timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewell Uprising in New York City, a landmark event in LGBTQ history.
Artists working in any mediums should send digital images of submissions by May 6 to artist-in-residence Shane Manier at email@example.com. learn more at http://www.FaithArt.org
The opening reception is June 2. CFA is located at 207 W. Harrison St.