March happenings


March 1, 2021

Cinderella at the Skyline Drive-in series at Camp North End

Enjoy a classic film with a cool view of the Queen City at this drive-in movie experience. Stop by the one of the delectable food stalls to snag a bite to eat before the show.

The details: March 4, 7 p.m.; $30 per car;

In process: Andrew Hayes at Hodges Taylor Gallery

This solo exhibition features sculptures incorporating found book pages and steel by Asheville-based artist Andrew Hayes. 

The details: Opens March 5;

Stephen Hayes at Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art

Durham native Stephen Hayes gives voice to the African American experience through historical interpretation and contemporary mixed-media artwork.

The details: March 5-May 22;

Love Rules by Hank Willis Thomas at SOCO Gallery

The wordplay in the Brooklyn-based conceptual artist’s neon sign imparts a message of a community striving toward unity. The presentation coincides with a solo exhibition of photographer Linda Foard Roberts’ “LAMENT” series.

The details: March 11-April 21;

Curt Butler: Solo Show at Shain Gallery

Known for his work with oil and encaustic (wax) mediums, Butler’s pieces are a magnificent blend of brushstrokes best viewed from multiple perspectives. 

The details: March 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.;

Frontline Workers at The Brooklyn Collective gallery

Dear Frontline has partnered with the Brooklyn Collective gallery in uptown Charlotte to honor frontline and essential workers who have supported our communities throughout the pandemic. The exhibit includes works by 11 local and national artists. 

The details: March 12-June 30;

Color Me Green 5K Trail Run at U.S. National Whitewater Center

Dodge clouds of green powder as you leprechaun-leap your way through the trails. 

The details: March 13, 8 a.m. – noon; registration costs vary;

Acoustic Grace at uptown’s Brooklyn Grace

This new monthly showcase features local singer-songwriters and a cappella performers in a free concert, which can be livestreamed on Facebook. 

The details: March 25 at 7:30 p.m.;

W|ALLS: Defend, Divide, and the Divine at Mint Museum Uptown 

This exhibition of more than 130 photographs examines the historic use and artistic treatment of walls over the centuries. 

The details: Through July 25;

— compiled by Amanda Lea

NOTE: Given the unusual circumstances facing venues and event organizers during the pandemic, please check in advance to confirm details and hours of operation. 

Featured image Ami Vitale, Ripple Effect, 2009; provided by The Mint Museum

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