Dr. Sketchy is what happens when “cabaret meets art school.” This monthly three-hour figure drawing session hosts models with unusual talents: Burlesque queens, acrobats, drag queens, contortionists, dancers, theatre companies and side show acts. . Bring your own clean art supplies. Evening includes silly contests with great prizes. Admission is $12; $10 for students and teachers.
Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte (ATC) is a non-profit, professional theatre company dedicated to producing bold and innovative new works by contemporary playwrights. We are the region’s leading professional company dedicated to programming for mature audiences. To see all special events at the Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte – Visit their profile page on our calendar
Your senses are in for a multicultural treat! Pura Vida Worldly Art is colorful, eclectic and fun. Come visit and you’ll find yourself spending hours exploring! You’ll enjoy discovering a variety of Latin American, Asian, Middle-Eastern, and African treasures from all over the world. As you browse, you’ll find fun, funky folk art such as
Our goal is to present contemporary and traditional art and craft; To provide a meeting place for artists and artist groups to exchange ideas, teach classes, and give lectures; To provide studio space for emerging and seasoned artists; To offer both affordable and fine art.
Kabarett Vulgare is a bastardization of Weimar Era cabaret and the American Sideshow tradition, performed by a collective of artists from all different mediums and backrounds. Our goal is to provide an outlet for artists to ‘think outside the box’, and to engage the audience and challenge their perspective of what they consider bizzarre and
Launched in 2009, the Gay Charlotte Film Festival is a project of the Charlotte LGBT Center As one of the newer Gay Film Festivals in the country, organizers try to feature established and up and coming LGBT films.
NC Music Factory is an entertainment crawl district that offers visitors a variety of options from nightlife to dining. Venues at NCMF include NYC’s Butter Night club, The Fillmore, Comedy Zone and a VBGB – Beer Hall and Garden. The Factory is also home to the LGBT Community Center and hosted the 2010 Charlotte Pride Festival.
Big Mammas House of Burlesque is the critically acclaimed epitome of classic Vaudeville, Variety and Burlesque show updated to encompass, sideshow, comedy, music, dance, girls, magic, humor, and did we mention pretty girls??? Come and experience LIVE variety entertainment at it’s Best!
Queen City Theatre Company (“QCTC”) is a non-profit organization that exists to theatrically explore the human experience. QCTC wishes to present theatre that celebrates the many different races, religions, genders, and sexual orientations that exist in both Charlotte, NC and the world. QCTC will strive to create theatre that not only entertains but enriches, educates and challenges
Like a modern day speakeasy (no secrets here!), the Evening Muse is an eclectic mix of art gallery, low-key hangout, café, music hall and bar. Featuring live music several nights each week from a variety of local, independent and national artists ranging from alternative and americana to hip-hop and reggae.
The mission of the Charlotte Pride Band is to provide an open, inviting environment for musicians of all ability levels while promoting the value and respect of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people in the Charlotte metropolitan area through quality musical performances.
While YouTube and other web sites have popularized the moving image, StillOut is a club for those who appreciate the still image. We welcome all LGBT and affirming members of the Charlotte metro community. StillOut is a program of the LGBT Community Center of Charlotte. Our mission is to enrich our lives and the LGBT
Originating from Charlotte, North Carolina, ART OUT unites GLBT artists and their fans from across the U.S. In addition to giving you a direct link to these artists throughout the year, ART/OUT also throws a quarterly party where you can meet and buy from our artists and then drink and dance the evening away.
One Voice brings gay, lesbian, and gay-supportive people together to celebrate our lives in song. Since 1989, when five Charlotteans met to form the Chorus, One Voice has grown into an important source of strength for our community. The 25 singers at our first rehearsal in January, 1990 have become a joyous and dedicated group
Through artistic achievement, education, and engagement, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Charlotte endeavors to create a society which values and respects its lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender members. Our positive energy and our enthusiasm for singing help us tackle the monumental job of creating social change.