Since it began touring in 2000, "Africa Umoja," a South African dance musical, has played to rave reviews. Its debut in Charlotte saw lackluster attendance but rousing appreciation from those on hand.
Lloyd Knight, now in his eighth season with the New York-based Martha Graham Dance Company, will perform as part of the UNC Charlotte Department of Dance’s annual Faculty Concert.
The Third Annual Step Up Soiree — which helps support the NC Dance Theatre Dancers’ Fund — takes place this Friday, April 12.
Now in his mid-70s, South Africa's legendary trumpeter Hugh Masekela reflects on his life and music as he prepares for a one-show performance in Charlotte.
The event, taking place March 23, is hosted by best-selling, Charlotte-based author Omar Tyree and will feature four scribes who've written books on a wide variety of topics.
The new play at Actor's Theatre of Charlotte — which runs through March 9 — explores family and faith against a Civil War-era backdrop.
Friday, Feb. 15, the Gantt presents two special programs that examine the legendary musician/activist — leading to the upcoming Charlotte debut of the play "Fela!" which chronicles his life.
Before the stage play "Fela!" hits town this February, get up to speed on the real-life man behind the musical.
Oneaka Mack, founder and artistic director of the Oneaka Dance Company, wants to use her latest production, "Distant Relatives: African Fusion," to reboot popular notions about African art and dance.
John "Spidey" Williams is one of the area's best welterweight boxers, but his other passion is the cerebral art of spoken word.
On Saturday, March 30, Low Country artist Jonathan Green will open an exhibition at the Harvey B. Gantt Center. The pieces represent a rough chronicle of his development as a professional painter.
The New Jersey native’s latest production debuts this weekend and, as the title suggests, is designed to examine social media and its effect on society.
On a Charlotte stage, Stephen Crane's 1895 novel "Red Badge of Courage" comes to life with a hip hop Voice
This weekend, movie buffs may be calling a few periodic timeouts on the annual basketball tournament for an event of a different kind.
The multifaceted artist speaks on the role meditation plays in the life of creative people and more.
The New York-based dance troupe comes to the Q.C., serving up a bevy of educational opportunities.
The subject of an HBO film and an exhibition at the Mint Museum Uptown — which closes Jan. 6 — McIver opens up about her work, family and more.
A bass baritone singer with Opera Carolina, Miller builds on his family's love of music to motivate and inspire younger generations.
Beyonce, Jay Z go vegan