Chorus raises voices

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One Voice Chorus’ Sotto Voce will present “Telescopic Hearts, Love Knows No Boundaries” on Feb. 17, 4 p.m., at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s Center City campus, 320 E. 9th St.

The ensemble’s recital tells the story of the love, how it expands to sometimes amazing places.

Proceeds from the event will go to support the university’s Multicultural Resource Center.

The chorus has also scheduled two more concerts this spring. “Songs of Wisdom” will be held on April 6, 7:30 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 501 N. Tryon St., in partnership with the American Guild of Organists. “Hollywood Squares: British Invasion” will take place on June 6-8, 7:30 p.m., at the North Carolina Dance Theatre, 701 N. Tryon St.


Arts show to benefit TOY

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Time Out Youth (TOY) will present their sixth annual “Celebration of the Arts” to be held on March 2, 7:30 p.m., at Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Rd.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with an open bar.

Talent comes from Charlotte and New York City. They included at press time: Hardin Minor (mime), Stephen Seay (actor and director), Rachael Houdek (performer), Jason Barney (singer/actor/dancer), Veda Covington (actor/singer), Chris Hannibal (magician/comedian), Tania Kelly (actress) & Robot Johnson (sketch comedy), Annie Vereen (dancer) and Helen Russell (singer).

“Charlotte has so many talented performers and we are excited to once again showcase some of the best in ‘Celebration of the Arts.’ This year’s show is a mix of talented vocals, comedy and some unique performances including dance and magic. It’s an evening that’s sure to entertain,” Vito Abate, show producer told TOY. He added, “All of the performers are excited to share the stage and donate their skills to help Time Out Youth.”

General seating tickets are available for $25 in advance through TOY, 1900 The Plaza, or at the door. Call Rodney Tucker, executive director, at 704-344-8335 or email to learn more.


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