Arts Calendar


“Floyd Collins”

Through May 12: Carolina Actors Studio Theatre, 2424 N. Davidson St. 704-455-8542; www.nccast.com.

“Love Letters”

May 3-6: Matthews Playhouse, Matthews Community Center, 100 E. McDowell St., Matthews. 704-846-8343; www.matthewsplayhouse.com.


May 3-19: Queen City Theatre Company, Duke Energy Theatre, 345 N. College St. 704-372-1000; www.carolinatix.org.


May 10-12: Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, ImaginOn, 300 E. 7th St. 704-973-2800; www.ctcharlotte.org.


Jazz at the Bechtler

May 4: Horace Silver tribute. Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, 420 S. Tryon St. 704-353-9200; www.bechtler.org.

Charlotte Symphony KnightSounds

May 4: “Joie de vivre.” Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. 704-372-1000; www.charlottesymphony.org.

Charlotte Symphony Lollipops

May 5: “Peter and the Wolf.” Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. 704-372-1000; www.charlottesymphony.org.

Saxophonist Kirk Whalum

May 5: CPCC Halton Theater, 1206 Elizabeth Ave. 704-330-6534; halton.cpcc.edu.

Gaudium Musica Concert

May 6: Viva Klezmer performs Jewish traditional music. St. Ann Catholic Church, 3635 Park Road. 704-523-4641; www.stanncharlotte.org.

Jazz Combo/Sax Quartet

May 6: “Oliver Nelson’s ‘Blues and the Abstract Truth.’ ” Davidson College, Sloan Music Building, Concord Road, Davidson. 704-849-2848; davidson.edu/music.


“Come Fly Away”

Through May 6: Twyla Tharp choreographed a tale of love around 19 songs performed by Frank Sinatra. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. 704-372-1000; www.carolinatix.org.


Gallery Crawl happens the first Friday of the month with extended hours and special events.

Andre Christine Gallery

Through June 1: “Contemporary Skylines and Architecture.” 148 Ervin Road, Mooresville. www.andrechristinegallery.com.

Cabarrus Art Guild

May 6: Judged art show. Reception is 2-4 p.m. Gibson Mill Depot, 325 McGill Ave., Suite 250, Concord. www.cabarrusartguild.org.

Cabarrus Arts Council

Through May 17: “Garden Party.” Historic Courthouse, 65 Union St. S., Concord. 704-920-2787; www.cabarrusartscouncil.org.

Ciel Gallery + Mosaic Studio

Through May 26: “Back to the Garden.” 128-C E. Park Ave.; 704-577-1254l; www.cielcharlotte.com.

Dialect Design

Through May 7: “Heavy Starch.” 3204-C N. Davidson St. 704-502-6880; www.dialectdesign.com.

Hidell Brooks Gallery

May 4-June 30: Works by David Kroll. 1910 South Blvd., Suite 130. 704-334-7302; hidellbrooks.com.

Jerald Melberg Gallery

Through May 19: “Bright Lights, Big City.” Gallery talk with Susan Grossman, 6 p.m. May 3. 625 S. Sharon Amity Road. 704-365-3000; www.jeraldmelberg.com.

Lark & Key

Through May 26: “Memory & Metaphor.” 128 E. Park Ave, Suite B, in South End. 704.334.4616; www.larkandkey.com.

McColl Center for Visual Art

Through July 28: “Squared.” 721 N. Tryon St. 704-332-5535. www.mccollcenter.org.

New Gallery of Modern Art

May 3-June 3: “The Great Masters of Lithography.” Opening reception 6-8 p.m. May 3. 435 S. Tryon. 704-373-1464; newgalleryofmodernart.com.

NoDa Day

May 5: Block party featuring more than 20 artists. McDowell Street between 35th and 36th streets.

NoDa Studio Crawl:

May 4: Open house featuring 13 studios, live music. Printable map online. NoDa, East 36th St. and North Davidson St. www.nodarioty.org.

Providence Gallery

Through May: Plein air works by Paula Holtzclaw and Isabel Forbes. 601-A Providence Road. 704-333-4535; www.providencegallery.net.

RedSky Gallery – Elizabeth

May 11-July 7: “Tranquility: Victor Chiarizia and Sarah Faulkner.” 1523 Elizabeth Ave., Suite 120. 704-377-6400; www.redskygallery.com.

Shain Gallery

Through May 15: Works by Chris Groves and Mark Kelvin Horton. 2823 Selwyn Ave. 704-334-7744. www.shaingallery.com.


At Levine Center for the Arts

Mint Museum Uptown

Through Aug. 12: “Colorblind: The Emily and Zach Smith Collection;” Through Aug. 19: “Matthew Weinstein;” Through May 13: “Surrealism and Beyond.” 500 S. Tryon St. 704-337-2000; www.mintmuseum.org.