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Show Stoppers

A Funny Thing Happened on the way to Dixie’s Tupperware Party: The music, art, theater and comedy to add to your agenda for the rest of 2019.  By Page Leggett This fall and winter will bring a bit of the old and the new to Charlotte’s cultural scene. Here are 20 events we’re most excited about. August The Band’s Visit…

Full Circle

Orr Ambrose’s fascination with nature and science has shaped the direction of her art. by Vanessa Infanzon When Charlotte artist Orr Ambrose was just 15, she started making annual or biannual trips to tiny Monhegan Island off the coast of Maine. The picturesque island, totaling 1 square mile and accessible only by boat, has long been an inspiration for poets,…

Glass in the Garden

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden celebrates its 20th anniversary with a blockbuster exhibit. by Page Leggett China is the traditional gift for a 20th anniversary, while platinum is the modern choice. To commemorate its 20-year milestone, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is eschewing both. Instead, the Belmont destination plans to mark the occasion with the suggested modern gift for a third anniversary:…