Entertainment

In the galleries

Central Piedmont Community College’s annual arts festival opens April 13. For a full schedule of events, locations and more information, visit sensoria.cpcc.edu.

History & Culture

World Experience: A Cultural Exchange

April 13: Students and faculty present food, dress, music from many cultures. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Overcash.The Fight for Education Equality

April 17: Panel discussion of CPCC Levine Campus exhibits. 11 a.m. Levine Campus Auditorium.From Grits to the Allman Brothers

April 17: Explore American Southern culture. 11 a.m. Tate Hall.

Immersive arts

The Art of Immersion

April 16: A new way of telling old stories. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tate Hall.Tools of the Trade

April 16: Explore 3-D characters, virtual environments, fantasy spaces, panoramic images, sound. 3-5 p.m. Tate Hall.Poetry of Dr. Farhad Javidi

April 17: 7:30 p.m. Tate Hall.Immersive video games

April 19: Video games, as an art form, convert the spectator into an essential part of the expression. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Tate Hall.

Literature

AJ Mayhew and James Robert Smith

April 16: CPCC alumni and authors talk about their work. 11 a.m. Library, second floor atrium.A Celebration of Poetry

April 17: Reading by poets Dorianne Laux and Joseph Millar. 7 p.m. Health Careers.The Poem’s Journey

April 18: Gail Peck explores a poem’s journey. 9:30-10:20 a.m. Tate Hall.The Irene Blair Honeycutt Distinguished Lecturer

April 18: Sonja Gantt moderates a discussion with Russell Goings. 7 p.m. Pease Auditorium.A Celebration of Fiction and Nonfiction

April 19: Joseph Cavano, Judy Goldman and Gary V. Powel will read and discuss their work. 2 p.m. Tate Hall.Word of Mouth Showcase

April 19: Real stories, told live. 3:30 p.m. Tate Hall.

Music

Made in the USA

April 13-15: A tribute to Gershwin and Bernstein. 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Halton Theater.Bechtler on Campus

April 16: Concert will pair visual art and music. 7:30 p.m. Halton Theater.An Operatic Celebration

April 17: A conversation with opera singers. 12:30 p.m. Tate Hall.Stanley Jordan

April 19: Grammy-nominated guitar virtuoso performs. 8 p.m. Halton Theater.Canadian Brass

April 20: 8 p.m. Halton Theater.Tosco Music Party

April 21: Performances by 20 acts of all musical genres. 7 p.m. Halton Theater.

Visual Arts and Film

Coming home: Original works by Romare Bearden

April 13-30: Works from the collection of Russell Goings. Pease Gallery.Geometry and Experimentation

Through June 1: European Art of the 1960s and 1970s. Ross Gallery.Indoor Artwalk

April 13: Works by regional artists. 5-10 p.m. Overcash second floor lobby.Sacred/Profane: The Arts as a Bridge

April 13: A multimedia program of image, word, music and dance. 7:30 p.m. Tate Hall.“Play It Again, Sam”

April 13-22: A play by Woody Allen. Pease Auditorium.“Twelfth Night”

April 14: UNC Charlotte presents Shakespeare’s comedy. 11 a.m. Tate Hall.“Lies My Father Told Me”

April 15: David, a young Jewish boy, is caught between two worlds in this film. 7 p.m. Tate Hall.Capturing Creativity

April 16: N.C. Dance Theatre performs. 1 p.m. Halton Theater.“Under the Red Cloak”

April 16-20: This play explores black female historical characters. Tate Hall.

“Louder Than a Bomb”

April 17: Four teams prepare for and compete in a youth poetry slam in this film. 2 p.m. Tate Hall.

Digital Film People

April 17: A conversation with filmmakers. 7:30 p.m. Halton Theater.Sight & Sound: “The Freshman”

April 18: Harold Lloyd’s classic silent film. 2 p.m. Tate Hall.Sight & Sound: “The General”

April 18: Ethan Uslan performs live music during this Buster Keaton film. 7:30 p.m. Tate Hall.“The Last Mountain”

April 19: Film screening. 7 p.m. Tate Hall.Joffrey Ballet School

April 21: Performance and demonstration. 11 a.m. Tate Hall.

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