Charlotte-area events for May 10

05/08/2014 12:00 AM

05/07/2014 5:26 PM

Festival

N.C. Brewers and Music Festival

11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Rural Hill, 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville. $35 ($22 for music-only ticket, $15 for designated driver ticket, $7 for kids). www.ncbrewsmusic.com.

Enjoy some of North Carolina’s best craft beers while you listen to roots, acoustic rock, jam and bluegrass artists. Lineup includes Greensky Bluegrass, Big Daddy Love, Sol Driven Train, Jesse Dee and others.

Music

Brit Floyd: The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show

8 p.m. Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $35-$60. 800-745-3000.

The show pays tribute to the legendary rock band through a three-hour chronological musical journey that covers its catalog from 1967 to 1994. Show features the trademark Pink Floyd arch and circle light show.

Visual Art

‘Van Gogh Alive’

10 a.m.-6 p.m. (also daily through June 1). Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St. Sold for timed entries, $20 for adults; $18 for ages 2-13 or

seniors. www.discoveryplace.org.

More than 3,000 images of Van Gogh’s paintings, sketches and letters will be splashed digitally from wall to floor, immersing visitors in his work through 40 high-definition projectors. Tickets include full-day admission to Discovery Place. The IMAX film “Van Gogh: Brush with Genius” is $5 extra.

Movie

‘The Broken Circle Breakdown’

7:30 p.m. Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road. $5-10. www.charlottefilmsociety.org.

An Oscar nominee this year for Best Foreign Language Film, this movie from Belgium is a love story – she owns a tattoo shop, he plays banjo in a bluegrass band. But their romance is tested when tragedy strikes. Observer arts writer Lawrence Toppman will lead the post-film discussion.

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