CORNELIUS – No matter where his career has taken him in the world, from Baltimore to Kabul to Lake Norman — and points in between — Robert Maier has always carried with him a passion for independent cinema. “I missed them,” he said. “I missed going to really good films.” Maier is director of… read more about Studio-C highlights foreign and independent films
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Tucked away in the depths of the Coulwood neighborhood of north Charlotte is a choice establishment run by wunderkind and seventh generation North Carolinian Chef Clark Barlowe. Heirloom restaurant is a shrine to North Carolina: the drinks, the floor, the ceilings, the tables, the wall… read more about Heirloom will make you proud to be in N.C.
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DAVIDSON – Bill Caswell is preparing to razzle dazzle audiences in the Davidson Community Players production of “Chicago,” the hit musical that has been delighting audiences since the original Broadway production opened in 1975. “It’s a show where everybody is bad,” Caswell said. “They’re in it… read more about DCP brings all that jazz with 'Chicago'
HUNTERSVILLE – The town and Birkdale Village invite residents July 4 to the annual Fourth of July celebration. Different activities will take place at 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Birkdale. Children can decorate bikes to get them ready for the parade. There will also be hair painting, bubble… read more about Huntersville celebrates Fourth of July
Even we believe the animals should celebrate our country! Would you like to see your pet take the spotlight in our next Paw Print edition? Send us a photo of your furry friend all dressed up in patriotic fourth of July attire! Additional details above. read more about Most Patriotic Pet Contest
MOORESVILLE – Customers will often state that the Prickly Pear doesn’t really serve Mexican. There are tacos and burritos, but they are filled with different tastes and textures. And the salads are not served in oversized edible shells but rather wrapped tightly with a thin slice of… read more about Prickly Pear focuses on modern Mexican food
CORNELIUS – In His Steps, a local, non-profit dance ministry for girls, offers free annual summer camps for girls ages pre-K through twelfth grade. Participants can choose from one of the summer camp locations or come to them all. Camps will be filled with fun learning about dancing for Christ… read more about 'In His Steps' offers free summer camps for girls
CORNELIUS – Lisa Williams Kline will lead a workshop, “Writing a Novel for Young People,” that wil. help writers develop characters and storylines. Kline, the author of eight novels for young people, has won the North Carolina Juvenile Literature Award. Besides teaching workshops, she edits for… read more about Workshop focuses on writing novels
MOORESVILLE – Rubberband will bring edgy act to the Live at LangTree concert series. The five-member band consists of Tyrone Butler, Chuck Folds, Merritt Partridge, John Seagle and Steve Williard. Founded in Greensboro, the band performs party favorites from R&B, soul, funk, rock, disco, reggae… read more about Bounce to sounds of Rubberband
CHARLOTTE – Mustered Courage performs its blend of bluegrass, acoustic and alternative country to the U.S. National Whitewater Center’s River Jam concert series. Drawing influence from bands like Mumford and Sons and the Avett Brothers, Mustered Courage earned the 2015 CMAA Golden Guitar Awards… read more about Mustered Courage headlines River Jam
DAVIDSON – The Town of Davidson’s next Concerts on the Green series will feature the good vibrations from The Band of Oz’s brand of Carolina beach music. The Raleigh band got its start in 1967. They’ve earned acclaim by playing festivals and concerts throughout the Southeast. The concert… read more about Concert series bring Oz to town
DAVIDSON – Tony award winner Corey Mitchell, a musical theater and acting teacher at Northwest School of the Arts in Charlotte, has had a major influence on the students he has taught over the years. NSA junior Jeremy Cousar and freshman Maya Sistruck, just two of the thousands of students whom… read more about Tony winner inspires students
CORNELIUS – The Warehouse Performing Arts Center presents the fifth installment of its popular “reader’s theater series” next month. “The Nerd” by Larry Shue is an inventive, side-splitting comedy first presented by the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, then Broadway. The action centers on the… read more about Warehouse PAC presents ‘The Nerd’
CORNELIUS – The Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture Department is partnering with the My Aloha Paddle and Surf to offer standup paddleboarding courses. • Stand Up Paddleboarding Beginner Class – Learn stand-up paddleboarding in a safe and controlled environment with experienced and… read more about Rec department offers paddleboarding
CONCORD – The Carolina Renaissance Festival will hold open auditions for street performers, role players musicians and variety acts. Contact 704-896-5555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an audition 9 a.m.-noon June 20 and June 27 at Cannon School, 5801 Poplar Tent Road. Prepared… read more about Renaissance Festival holds auditions
MOORESVILLE – The Prickly Pear, much like the world of food, is constantly changing and blending traditional and non-traditional Mexican cooking. The result can be unexpected, but also delicious. “Our new chef is from Cuba and he’s creating this amazing Latin America fusion while learning… read more about Prickly Pear redefines Mexican food
DAVIDSON – The Davidson Community Players opens auditions June 28-29 for its October production of "Don’t Cry for Me, Margaret Mitchell" written by Charlotte natives Duke Ernsberger and Virginia Cate and directed by Vito Abate. Set in 1939, the story is about three sleep-deprived men- a… read more about Auditions upcoming for 'Don’t Cry for Me, Margaret Mitchell'
DAVIDSON – This week, it's all about the cats. Twenty-nine actors from Lake Norman and surrounding towns will perform the musical, “CATS,” June 9-14 at the Community School of Davidson ArtSpace. The actors are a mix of adults, college students and high school students. The cast also… read more about It's time for 'CATS'
CORNELIUS – The Cornelius Parks, Arts, Recreation, Culture Department along with Charlotte Symphony Orchestra will celebrate America June 27 under the stars at Bailey Road Park. A prelude act by Journey Church will kick off the evening of music at 6:45 p.m. with the Charlotte Symphony following… read more about PARC, Charlotte Symphony celebrates America
HUNTERSVILLE – Thousands of warriors of all shapes and sizes descended June 6 on the rolling hills, tree-lined trails and wide-open fields of Historic Rural Hill as part of the annual Warrior Dash. Learn more about the popular 3-mile, obstacle course in Thursday's paper 6/11. read more about Warrior Dash challenges participants
HUNTERSVILLE – Awakenings Yoga Studio will host June 20 a Summer Solstice event to celebrate the studio's fifth-year anniversary. The event begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 12 p.m. Complimentary classes will be offered in addition to various vendors onsite. Meditation will take place 9-9:30… read more about Awakenings Yoga holds Summer Solstice event
HUNTERSVILLE – Truth be told, Rich Nossel doesn’t consider himself an artist. Members of the Cornelius Arts Center and the Parks, Arts, Recreation and Culture Department think otherwise. People will be able to judge for themselves starting June 13 at Robbins Park in Cornelius. Nossel, who makes… read more about Artist's work goes 'Beyond Walls'
Davidson Community Players sizzles with ‘Chicago’ DAVIDSON – Davidson Community Players will present six-time Tony Award-winning musical “Chicago” in June. During the roaring 1920s in the rowdy city of Chicago, Roxie Hart murders a faithless lover and convinces her hapless husband Amos to… read more about Arts Briefs - Week of 6/4
June 4 • OUTDOOR CONCERT: Colby Dobbs performs the next installment of the Live at LangTree series 5-10 p.m. at 119 Landings Drive, Mooresville. Details: www.langtreelkn.com. • OUTDOOR CONCERT: Zac Brown Band performs at 7 p.m. at PNC Music Pavilion, 707 Pavilion Blvd., Charlotte. Ticket… read more about Herald Weekly Calendar - Week of 6/4
MOORESVILLE – Mona Chen came to the United States from China in 1997 at age 19. She wanted to see a different part of the world and ended up becoming a bus girl at a restaurant in New York. “I worked my way up through the restaurant business,” Chen said. “I’ve done everything: managed, tended… read more about Mona’s Lounge combines casual restaurant, fancy bar
Friday, June 5 • Rusty Rudder – Scott Johnson Acoustic, Queen’s Vice • The Hickory Tavern Huntersville – Thirsty Horses • Mickey and Mooch – Thomas Hunter and Guest • Mojo’s Grill and Pub – Greg Ragan • Shoals Grill – Main Channel Band • 202 North Main – Danny Wicker and Mel… read more about Music Lounge - Week of 6/4
CORNELIUS – Sometimes, the best things in life are free. Jason Roland said the free-form development of scripts and performance is what makes the sketch comedy troupe known as The Sloan one of the best tickets in town. Even the name of the troupe was improvised. “I kept thumbing through… read more about The Sloan promises silly sketch comedy