Out & About
CLT Out & About: Nov 16–18
Posted on 14 Nov 2012
Kia O. Moore
Friday, Nov. 16th
Night | 7pm
..::Mint to Move Cultural Dance Party::..
This is a collaboration with Charlotte Latin Dance and ArtSí Charlotte, a community initiative supporting Latino Arts. Mint to Move is a Let’s Move Museums and Gardens event.
Join D.J. Pepito, one of the hottest DJs in Charlotte of salsa, mambo, cha-cha, merengue, and bachata, as we celebrate the Latino Arts.
Salsa: A Latin dance form with origins from Cuban Son (sound)
Bachata and Merengue: genres of music that originated in the Dominican Republic and spread to other parts of Latin America, Europe, and the Caribbean.
Music and Dance: A great way to bring together various cultures from North and South Carolina who love to dance!
Celebrate: Our global community and the art of movement.
When: Friday, Nov. 16, 7pm-11pm
Where: Mint Museum Uptown, 500 South Tryon St.
Cost: FREE for Mint Members; $10 for Non-Members; $15 per couple
Night | 9pm
.::Concrete Open Mic::..
Art is DIVERSITY! It knows no prejudice, no boundaries. It lacks ego, pretense or judgement. If you have searched for a comfortable environment to share your talent.…you’ve found it! Join us for our weekly Open Mic event, hosted by Stefen Micko and CP Maze! Bring your guitar, your notebook or just your voice. Many artistic collaborations have already come from these Open Mic’s. And some past participants, have and will be featuring in other upcoming events. We celebrate ALL Arts, ALL the time!!! So come join us as we invite you to LIVE OUT LOUD!!
When: Friday, Nov. 16, 9pm
Where: Poor Richard’s Book Shoppe, 135 Brevard Ct.
Saturday, Nov. 17th
Evening | 6pm
..::African Arts and Cultures::..
African Arts & Cultures is an event that engages, entertains, and educates its audience on Africa as a “Continent”. This event exposes the community to various types of African art. The event incorporates art, culture, and food to give the audience a real taste of Africa. This event represents Africa in a light that is unknown to most. We invite you to join us as we open the gate to Africa!
When: Saturday, Nov. 17, 6pm-9pm
Where: AKA Creative, Remount Road
Cost: $20 General Admission; $40 VIP
Age: 16 and Up
Night | 10pm
..::I Remember When Old School Reggae Party::..
Classic Reggae and Dancehall all night long with Power 98’s Bill Blass and WGIV 103.3’s Vinroy Reid! Come on over to Mama’s Caribbean Grill 1504 Central Ave, in the Plaza Midwood area to party all night long. Free ’til midnight! Drink Specials! Food till 3am!
When: Saturday, Nov. 17, 10pm– 4am
Where: Mama’s Caribbean Grill & Bar, 1504 Central Ave.
Sunday, Nov. 18th
Day | 10am
..::Carolina Renaissance Festival::..
The Renaissance Festival is a 16th century European style art and entertainment festival combining outdoor theater, circus entertainment, arts and crafts marketplace, a jousting tournament, a feast fit for royalty, and much much more. The 19th annual season opens this fall for seven festive weekends, Saturdays and Sundays, from October 6th to November 18th, 2012.
When: Sunday, Nov. 18, 10am-5:30pm
Where: Fairground, 16445 Poplar Tent Road, Huntersville, NC