Opera Carolina Maestro James Meena and Director of Production Michael Baumgarten at the Opera Carolina Gastonia set location. Opera Carolina is producing "The Girl of the West," its next show, in collaboration with Italians. The production is something of an international collaboration. Costumes are being made in Italy, sets are being made in Gastonia, and the production is opening here, then traveling to several places in Italy.
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Opera Carolina's The Girl of the West
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Time capsule opened after 50 years at Park Terrace Theatre
Avengers: Infinity War
Panthers tight end Greg Olsen on his upcoming cameo in the Fox broadcast booth.
Billy Shue dreams of winning the Charlotte Marathon
Dancer Davian Robinson believes disability fuels art
Bob Trotman- Business as Usual
The sweet smell of BBQ is in the air at Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church
Lisa Dargan discusses her fairytale-invoking voluminous skirt made from ostrich feathers created by Giambattista Valli
Myra Gassman discusses her passion for Japanese design at “Charlotte Collects: Contemporary Couture and Fabulous Fashion”
Stars Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard return alongside executive producers Steven Spielberg and Colin Trevorrow for Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Pratt and Howard are joined by co-stars James Cromwell, Ted Levine, Justice Smith, Geraldine Chaplin, Daniella Pineda, Toby Jones, Rafe Spall, while BD Wong and Jeff Goldblum reprise their roles.
Davian "D.J." Robinson is the first blind dance major in UNC Charlotte's history. As a dancer with a disability performing with others, he asks: "How can we all be this united masterpiece of art? Not separated by fears, comparisons, doubts... Me being vulnerable doesn't mean that I'm weak. Me being vulnerable means that I am real."
Get a window into N.C. artist Bob Trotman's work with this video, made by Charlotte's Basic Cable. Trotman's "Business As Usual" is on view at Davidson College's Van Every|Smith Galleries through Dec. 8 and at UNC Charlotte Center City's Projective Eye Gallery through Dec. 14.
Children's Theatre of Charlotte at ImaginOn has an immense structure called the Story Jar, a "jar" above which are suspended tons of things that have relationships to shows the group has done, or kids it has served. Maryann O'Keeffe, Partnership Coordinator for Children's Theatre, talks about objects on the Story Jar with the best stories.