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Davidson-based Felicia van Bork works in monotype, a printmaking technique that results in a single work instead of an edition of identical prints.

A mile-long stretch of Tryon Street goes on display Wednesday in an unfinished attic of the Mint Museum Uptown, the only space long enough that could be found to host the exhibition, which is strangely giant and miniature at the same time.

One of the "E.T." Atari game cartridges unearthed this year from a heap of garbage buried deep in the New Mexico desert has been added to the video game history collection at the Smithsonian.

"Pitch Perfect" and "True Blood" actress Anna Camp is returning to the stage, starring as a struggling writer in a new play by Nick Jones at Lincoln Center.

Tchaikovsky’s “Nutcracker Suite” is one of the most familiar pieces of classical music in history and remains a popular holiday tradition. But in 1960, big band pioneer Duke Ellington and composer Billy Strayhorn gave Tchaikovsky’s work a fresh jazz makeover that is as compelling as the original.

Musically Yours adds a – live – festive vibe to holiday shopping at Northlake, SouthPark or Carolina Place.

Slideshow: About 330 entries came in for the Observer/Bechtler Museum of Modern Art’s Firebird Coloring Contest to recognize the fifth anniversary in Charlotte of Niki de Saint Phalle’s sculpture. We received entries in a variety of media, including watercolor, crayon, mirrors(!), yarn and glitter. Here are the winners.

He designed it to show off Charlotte Ballet’s strengths, which have increased since its debut in 2006.

A visit to Washington, D.C., on December 7 leads down to the National Mall.

Mel Chin’s video installation “SEA to SEE” at the Mint calls attention to the environmental impact on the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.

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