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.
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.
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.
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.