St. Lucia's Day

Discovery Place Kids-Huntersville

December 13, 2018 @ 11:15 AM

St. Lucia’s Day is a festival of light celebrated in Swedish homes and schools on one of the darkest and shortest days of the year-the Winter Solstice. Hear a reading of "Lucia Morning in Sweden" by Ewa Rydaker at the Town Hall Stage, then heading over to I CAN Create for a festive craft. 

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The Nutcracker

Belk Theater

December 13, 2018 - December 23, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Celebrate the sights and sounds of the holidays at Nutcracker! Join Clara as she encounters an epic battle between the Mouse King and Nutcracker, a breathtaking snowfall, jumping candy canes, and the iconic Sugar Plum Fairy. Check website for show times and pricing.

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African-Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization and Style

Mint Museum Randolph

December 13, 2018 - April 28, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Visitors explore a dynamic and diverse dress tradition and the increasingly interconnected fashion worlds that it inhabits. See "popular" garments, runway fashions designed by Africa’s newest generation of couturiers and styles favored in Africa's urban centers.

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Hank Willis Thomas: What We Ask Is Simple

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur

December 13, 2018 - March 2, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. The exhibit investigates 20th century protests, reminding museum goers that societal tumult is part of a hard-fought battle for equality.

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For Freedoms

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur

December 13, 2018 - March 2, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

To further unite the nation, in 2018 For Freedoms launched a 50 State Initiative in which multiple organizations and events embodied an array of voices and sparked a national dialogue about art, education, commerce, and politics. The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture is proud to be one of many institutions nationwide and the only one in Charlotte to partner with For...

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Welcome to Brookhill

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture

December 13, 2018 - September 1, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

"Welcome to Brookhill" is a collection of images that, like poetry, stir emotion. The photographs reveal what this neighborhood, like every other neighborhood, has come to be to its inhabitants: home.

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Hank Willis Thomas: What We Ask Is Simple

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur

December 13, 2018 - March 2, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. The exhibit investigates 20th century protests, reminding museum goers that societal tumult is part of a hard-fought battle for equality.

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Colorism Affecting Our Future

Levine Museum of the New South

December 13, 2018 - December 31, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The student work featured in this exhibit marks the culmination of a three-year partnership between Levine Museum of the New South and Studio 345, a program of the Arts and Science Council. In the summer of 2018, Studio 345 student Emily Núñez led high school students in conversations around how colorism has affected their lives and informs their visions for the future. Their...

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Through this Lens

Levine Museum of the New South

December 13, 2018 - April 30, 2019

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

With artistic dialogue, the Through this Lens community will offer our larger community a look through the many lenses of the immigrant experience.

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