5 Things to Do this Week in Charlotte: Jazz, Art and Politics

There are plenty of opportunities to soak up a little culture in the Qcity this week. Here are five events you should know about.

Happy Monday, Qcity!

Today, the weatherman is calling for a chance of showers and thunderstorms with highs in the low 80s. The chance of rain sticks around for most of the week keeping temperatures mostly in the mid to low 80s. (Full forecast)

Here’s a peek at what’s happening around Charlotte this week:

Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum
Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. @ Belmont Regional Center
Stop by for coffee, networking and conversation. This week, N.C. General Assembly candidates have been invited to speak and answer questions. (Details)

GospelSHOUT!
Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. @ United House of Prayer for All People
This annual concert features the sounds of a mass choir mixed with the United House of Prayer’s unique high-energy trombone “shout band” tradition. Admission is free.  (Details)

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ArtBreak
Thursday @ Levine Center for the Arts
ArtBreak tours are free, thirty minute guided tours each third Thursday at the Mint Museum Uptown, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art and the Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture. (Details)

Jazz Room Groove Edition
Thursday, 6 p.m. @ Blumetal Stage Door Theater
This week Charlotte’s own Adrian Crutchfield will pay tribute to Grover Washington, Jr., who is considered to be one of the legendary founders of the smooth jazz genre. (Details)

Soul Junction: Historic West End Music Festival
Friday, 3 p.m. @ Johnson C. Smith University
This two-day music festival in Historic West End features live music, great food and craft brews on the Liston Hall Lawn. (Details)