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Musician and civil rights activist Nina Simone. Photo courtesy of North Carolina Music Hall of Fame

What’s Happening, Charlotte?

We’ve got a full page of things to keep you entertained through Sunday. Visit our special Weekend Events Page for the entire listing.

This week’s Editor Picks:

  • 2019 Charlotte Auto Show (Now through Sun.): More than 300 cars will be on display for the car enthusiasts and available for test drives for the serious shoppers. 
  • 6 Feet High & Rising (Fri.): Three poets, standing more than 6 feet tall, ready to entertain you.
  • Vanessa Ferguson sings Nina Simone (Fri. – Sat.): The songbird from Greensboro, who was also a contestant on NBC’s “The Voice,” pays tribute to one of her biggest musical influences.
  • Pieces of a Dream – Live in Concert (Sat.): The legendary contemporary jazz ensemble has churned out chart-topping hits for four consecutive decades. They’re bringing the heat to Charlotte with vocalist Rhonda Thomas as the opening act.
  • Black Alumni Ball: Charlotte (Sat.): Pull out your best Black Tie attire and party with the next generation of professionals and creatives of color.

If you’re hosting an event, be sure to submit it. It could end up as an Editor’s Pick.

*While we do our best to confirm events, contact event organizers for questions.

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