Moonlight on Main comes to Belmont

For three consecutive weekends during October and November, Moonlight on Main will bring a warm glow to chilly nights in historic downtown Belmont in neighboring Gaston County. Museum of the Moon, an international touring exhibit from U.K. artist Luke Jerram, features a seven-meter detailed NASA image of the lunar surface.  Traveling across global public spaces,…


Co-directors Patrick Sammon and Bennett Singer open their documentary, “Cured” (Story Center Films), with the viewer discretion warning that it “contains graphic images of past treatments used by doctors to ‘cure’ homosexuality.”

Charlotte’s Mint Museum celebrates 85th anniversary

October 22 marks the 85th anniversary of The Mint Museum. A weekend celebration is planned October 22-24 to commemorate the opening of North Carolina’s first art museum.  Various festivities, presented by the bank Chase, kick off at 5pm and continue through 9pm at Mint Museum Randolph. Events include the opening of the newest Interventions installation by Iocal artist…

Last Chance to Apply for Small Music Venue Grants Coming Fast

Similar to COVID survival grants made available to independently owned restaurants Q-Notes reported on last month, The Live Music Society is accepting applications for its next round of grants for 2022, although the closeout date is coming up fast: October 20. The Live Music Society launched its first round of relief efforts in the fall…

UNC Chapel Hill’s Process Series Presents ‘Voices: A Walking Tour’

UNC-Chapel Hill’s Process Series season begins with two presentations of Heather Tatreau’s “Voices: A Walking Tour” November 5-6, both beginning at 7 p.m.  Curated by Tatreau, the site-specific performance takes the shape of a contemplative walking tour of campus after dark to discover the hidden voices in the school’s landscape. Beginning at UNC’s historic Old Well,…

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