April 6 - 15, 2018

Events

This year's Sensoria kicks off a new tradition: a spotlight on local music! Come hear Behailu Academy performers, David Childers and the Serpents, and Patois Counselors in the outdoor Boiler Plaza at Camp North End, CPCC's partner in this event, at 1824 Statesville Avenue.
  • Fri. April 06 at 6PM

Fine artist and children's book illustrator Matt Myers (who lives right here in Charlotte) presents and discusses some of his favorite children's book art.
  • Fri. April 06 at 7PM

L’elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love) will be performed on the Halton Stage for the first time in CPCC Opera Theatre’s 20 year history.  In this endearing comic opera, a love- sick Nemorino buys the dubious Dr. Dulcamara’s magic potion (it’s really just wine) in order to win the beautiful Adina’s heart.
  • Fri. April 06 at 7:30PM
  • Sat. April 07 at 7:30PM
  • Sun. April 08 at 2:30PM

On Golden Pond is the love story of Ethel and Norman Thayer, who are returning to their summer home on Golden Pond for the forty-eighth year. This touching, funny and warmly perceptive study of a spirited and lovable elderly couple facing their twilight years received some of the most powerful critical and popular acclaim of any new playwright's debut in Broadway history. 
  • Fri. April 06 at 7:30PM
  • Sat. April 07 at 7:30PM
  • Sun. April 08 at 2:30PM
  • Thu. April 12 at 7:30PM
  • Fri. April 13 at 7:30PM
  • Sat. April 14 at 7:30PM
  • Sun. April 15 at 2:30PM

Charles Lewton-Brain will talk about his work as a master goldsmith, author, artist, and teacher.  
  • Sat. April 07 at 7PM

Join us to honor the Maureen Ryan Griffin, the 2018 Irene Blair Honeycutt Legacy Award winner, and to hear her read from her work. Reception at 6 p.m. and Reading at 7 p.m.
  • Mon. April 09 at 6PM
  • Mon. April 09 at 7PM

CPCC Dance Theatre faculty will present three works, and a guest artist will give a lecture demonstration on Dance for film.  
  • Mon. April 09 at 7:30PM

Encounter talented CPCC student poets, musicians, dancers, and more, in our annual showcase of student talent.
  • Tue. April 10 at 5:30PM
  • Tue. April 10 at 7PM

Tour CPCC's seven remarkable visual art studios and see work made there this semester by CPCC students in painting, drawing, 3-D art, printing, jewelry, ceramics, and film!
  • Tue. April 10 at 7PM

Current US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith is the 2018 Irene Blair Honeycutt Distinguished Lecturer. The 2012 Pulitzer Prize committee called her winning collection, Life on Mars: "...bold, skillful poems, taking readers into the universe and moving them to an authentic mix of joy and pain." Smith will read from and discuss her work twice: Wednesday, April 11, at 8pm (Pease Auditorium), and Thursday, April 12, at 11am (Dale F. Halton Theater). Both are free and open to the public, with general admission and no reservations.
  • Wed. April 11 at 8PM
  • Thu. April 12 at 11AM

In collaboration with Jerald Melberg Gallery, CPCC Art Galleries present color + color = space, an exhibit of recent collages and paintings by Felicia van Bork.
  • Thu. April 12 at 3PM
  • Thu. April 12 at 6:30PM

"Eso que Llaman Amor" (That Thing Called Love) shows at 6 p.m., followed by a live Q & A (via Skype) with Director Carlos César Arbeláez.
  • Thu. April 12 at 6PM

Filmed with vérité intimacy for nearly a decade, QUEST is the moving portrait of the Rainey family living in North Philadelphia. Presented in partnership with the Charlotte Film Society and Cineodyssey Film Festival. Free and open to the public.
  • Thu. April 12 at 6:30PM

Central Piedmont Community College and UNC Charlotte's College of Arts + Architecture mark the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI with performances of Benjamin Britten's masterpiece War Requiem.
  • Fri. April 13 at 7:30PM
  • Sat. April 14 at 7:30PM