2013 USA Hockey Sled Cup Championship
Various times Friday and Saturday. Extreme Ice Center, 4705 Indian Trail Fairview Road, Indian Trail. 704-882-1830. xicenter.com
Sled hockey allows people with physical disabilities to play ice hockey; it’s one of the most popular sports in the Paralympic Games. This event will feature the U.S. National Sled Team, which recently won the 2012 World Sledge Hockey Challenge in Calgary, Alberta; the U.S. National Developmental Sled Team; and national teams from Korea and Russia.
7 p.m. Caribou Coffee, 1920 Sardis Road N. lovinlindy.com
Lovin’ Lindy dance instruction presents Jumpin’ Java, a free swing dance class followed by open dance. The event is free, but you can purchase a beverage or pastry. The lesson starts at 7, the open dance at 8.
6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, 420 S. Tryon St. 704-353-9200. bechtler.org
Participants will get a crash course on the basics of modernism. There will be a cash bar at 6 p.m. both nights, followed by the program at 6:30. Space is limited, so register in advance at https://purchaseonline.bechtler.org/public or by calling 704-353-9200.
Davidson College Jazz Ensemble
7:30 p.m. Friday. Tyler-Tallman Hall in Sloan Music Center at Davidson College. davidson.edu
The Davidson College Jazz Ensemble presents a free concert with guest artist Adam Snow on percussion. Snow has been teaching percussion at Davidson since 2004. He also teaches at Winthrop University and at his home studio in Charlotte. An active performer throughout the Southeast, Snow plays a large variety of music, from jazz to blues to reggae, soul, funk and rock ’n’ roll.
Happening – a Collaborative Arts Movement
8 p.m. Thursday. Studio 1212, 1212 East 10th St. facebook.com/happeningmovement
On Thursdays nights, visit Studio 1212 from 8 p.m. to midnight Thursdays for a collaborative Arts Happening. Participants don’t always know too far in advance which artists will be featured, but generally there is live music, a DJ, visual art to participate in and more. There might be poetry readings, drumming, hooping, fire juggling, painting, crafts or aerial dancing.
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