5 things to do in Charlotte this week (March 20-24)
Kick off this week with a course in African American history and close it out with an intimate concert with Grammy-winning singer Dianne Reeves.
Regaining our Power: African American History Course – This nine-week course (every Monday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.) is sponsored by League of Intelligence and held at Mayfield Memorial Baptist Church. Heavy snacks and food vendors available. Bring your notebook, a friend and get ready to have a great experience regaining our power through knowledge. More info
Miles & Coltrane: Blue (.) – OnQ Performing Arts hosts a preview performance of this classic production that takes you thought the lives of two jazz legends — Miles Davis and John Coltrane. It’s “Pay What You Can Night.” Suggested donation, $10. More info
The Great Love Debate – Guys seated on the left, girls seated on the right at this wild, feisty, hilarious, interactive forum on love, sex, dating, & relationships in 2017. This national tour returns to Charlotte at Whisky River in the EpiCentre. No tickets sold at the door. More info
Religion & Power – The UNCC Graduate Student Conference Committee invites scholars in all areas of the humanities and social sciences to an evening session that will seek to examine the intersection(s) of religion and power. This interdisciplinary forum will allow students to confront ideas such as religion and politics, intra-religious and/or inter/religious power dynamics, power imbalances, and religious ethics. More info
Dianne Reeves in Concert – This Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter brings her talents to Knight Theater for an intimate performance. You’ll get to enjoy each and every song close up. She hardly ever makes it to this area, so do not miss this special performance. More info