arts

$500K Picasso exhibit could be Charlotte’s next big arts move after Van Gogh

Charlotte’s next big art exhibit could be Picasso, but it’ll come at a cost of about $500,000 split between the city and county. What it is: “Picasso...

The unapologetically Black Durag Festival is back

The Durag Festival, an annual celebration of everything Black with a particular focus on hair and style, is back on this year. The outdoor festival, which...

Charlotte-based TV drama “Delilah” premieres tonight on OWN

A new OWN drama series called “Delilah” puts Charlotte in the spotlight. Catch the series premiere tonight at 9 p.m. Why it matters: Charlotte has...

New NoDa bar wants to be a hangout spot for artists

A new bar and art gallery called Art Room is scheduled to open later this month just north of NoDa. Why it matters: The bar will include local artists of all...

North Carolina’s film industry is gaining momentum, again

Eight or nine years ago, it was a common occurrence to see actress Claire Danes walking around South End, or Mandy Patinkin in Uptown, in between shoots for...

Dozens of art, science and history experiences are free in Charlotte-Mecklenburg this Saturday

Connect with Culture Day will take place on January 28. The event, coordinated by the Arts and Science Council, grants free access to cultural experiences at...

How to go create stuff at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s makerspace

I accidentally found Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s makerspace, and I was instantly awestruck. Not only had I never actually seen a 3D printer in action...