Discussion scheduled for ‘Flyin’ West’ performance at Summit Coffee

DAVIDSON – Davidson College professor Ann Fox will discuss “Flyin’ West” in advance of a Davidson Community Players performance of Pearl Cleage’s play.

The event is free for DavidsonLearns members with a purchase to that evening’s performance. Others are welcome to attend for $5 plus the purchase of a ticket.

The discussion will be held 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 22 upstairs at Summit Coffee, 128 S. Main St. The performance will follow at 8 p.m. at Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St.

Details: Davidson Community Players, 704-892-7953.


Audition held for children’s play

DAVIDSON – Davidson Community Player’s Connie Company seeks children, ages 8-18, to audition for its youth production of “James and the Giant Peach.”

Auditions will consist of theater exercises and cold readings from the script.

They will be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 and 10 a.m.- noon. Feb. 15 at Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St.

Bring a recent picture, resume or list of theater experience and a list of conflicts from February to April.

Rehearsals will begin Feb. 24. Performance dates are March 29-April 6.

Details: www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org or 704-892-7953.


College announces spring plays

DAVIDSON – The Davidson College theater department is holding a variety of performances during its spring season.

• “Mr. Marmalade” by Noah Haidle will be held at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19-22 in the Barber Theatre, 310 N. Main St. The performance, for ages 13 and older, is about a young girl and explores what it means to be grown up. Tickets cost $10 general admission, $8 for seniors, $7 for faculty and staff, and $5 for students.

• “In Real Life” by Robert Sandberg will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 27 and at 5 and 7 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Barber Theatre, 310 N. Main St. The performance, for middle and high school students, explores cyber-bullying and its consequences. Tickets cost $5.

• “Providence Gap” by Preston Lane will be held at 7:30 p.m. March 26-27, at 8 p.m. March 28-29 and at 2 p.m. March 30 at Duke Family Performance Hall, 207 Faculty Drive. The performance, for 12 and older, celebrates Appalachian heritage and focuses on friendship, love, myth and song. Tickets cost $15 general admission, $12 for seniors, $10 for faculty and staff, and $6 for students.


Bella Love hosts monthly art crawl

CORNELIUS – The Cornelius Cultural Arts Group invites the community to experience a downtown Cornelius art crawl.

Hosted by Bella Love, the monthly art crawl features some of the area’s most talented and innovative artisans, as well as live performances, food trucks and special events at businesses.

This month’s art crawl will showcase creative expression in celebration of Valentine’s Day 5-9 p.m. Feb. 14 at Oak Street Mill, 19725 Oak St.

Details: 704-895-2653.


Center screens Lance Armstrong film

CORNELIUS – The Studio-C Cinema will present “The Armstrong Lie,” a film about the journey of Lance Armstrong.

“The Armstrong Lie” was written and directed by Academy Award Winner Alex Gibney, who followed Armstrong for four years with the intent of chronicling his return to cycling after retirement.

Gibney’s cameras were there when Armstrong finally admitted to doping, which resulted in the retraction of Armstrong’s seven Tour de France titles.

The film screens at 7 p.m. March 1 in the Cornelius Art Center, 19725 Oak St.

Doors open at 6:15 p.m. for a reception. A discussion will follow the screening.

Tickets cost $8 for residents and $9 for others. 

Details: www.studioccinema.com or Robert Maier, 704-996-7724.


ReStore ReStyle Design Challenge needs designers

MOORESVILLE – Our Town’s Habitat for Humanity ReStore is looking for creative designers to compete in the fourth annual ReStore ReStyle Design Challenge.

The deadline for designers to apply is 5 p.m. Feb. 25.

The event challenges designers to create a room using only donated product from the Mooresville and Cornelius ReStores.

The event will be held May 8 at the Mooresville ReStore, 121 Norman Station Blvd. Attendees can shop from the rooms and ReStore at the event. Proceeds will help raise money to build a Habitat home.

Details: www.ourtownsrestore.org/restore-restyle-2014 or 704-808-1529.


Sanctuary sponsors art crawl

DAVIDSON – The Sanctuary of Davidson is sponsoring the Downtown Davidson Art Crawl in March.

The crawl will include more than 25 local artists and extend from Summit Coffee to just past the Davidson Post Office. Artwork will include handmade fine art, textiles, bath products and baked goods.  

The crawl will also include wine and beer tastings and live music.

Feighery plans on hosting art walks in March, June, September and November. The next event will be held 6-9 p.m. March 7.

Details: kristen@sanctuaryofdavidson.com.