The events are coming! The events are coming! Go ahead and open your Google Calendar, save these dates, and send invites to your closest friends so they don’t miss out on all of the action. We’ve got 12 events happening this week that are sure to delight … one of which features our very own Matt Olin. Now let’s dig in and see what’s happening in the Queen City!
Our Cousin Vinnie
The Odd Couple
Jan. 31 to Feb. 16
Have you ever wanted to see Matt Olin twelve times in two weeks? If the answer is yes, then we have some fantastic news… you can watch him on stage with Theatre Charlotte as Vinnie in The Odd Couple, running January 31 through February 16!
Written by the legendary Neil Simon, The Odd Couple is one of the greatest comedies in American theatre. As Theatre Charlotte describes it, “The guys are gathered for poker night in the messy apartment of divorced sportswriter, Oscar Madison, when Felix Unger arrives late. Fastidious, tense, and practically suicidal, Felix announces that he has just separated from his wife. When Oscar, the slob, invites Felix, the clean freak, to move in with him, the odd couple is born with hilarious results!”
We’ll be in the audience cheering on “our cousin Vinnie” and the rest of the stellar cast of The Odd Couple, and we think you should join us. Don’t miss out on a heartwarming evening of hijinx and hilarity, get your tickets here!
While you’re at it, listen to the latest episode of the Biscuit CLT Podcast. Andy Goh speaks with Matt and the cast of The Odd Couple about bringing this stage classic to life.
More events to get you exploring Charlotte:
Can you use “Children’s Theatre of Charlotte” in a sentence, please?
Akeelah and the Bee
January 31 – February 16 – ImaginOn
We wonder if the symphony can play Ozzy Osbourne’s “Crazy Train.”
Charlotte Symphony Off the Rails
February 4 – Snug Harbor
Is your singing voice un-beer-lievable? (Yeah … we know.)
February 4 – Free Range Brewing
Bring your guitar and strum along!
Tosco Music Open Mic
February 5 – The Evening Muse
We’d love to hear a lecture about AI. As long as no one mentions “Skynet.”
Great Decisions: Artificial Intelligence and Data
February 5 – UNC Charlotte Center City
Historian Dr. Tom Hanchett shares a look back at two important neighborhoods in Charlotte’s history.
Brooklyn to Biddleville
February 6 – Morrison Regional Library
Our friend Ed Price, Director of Community Matters Cafe, will speak on the theme of “Hope and Justice.”
SouthEnd ARTS presents Love Wins Hope Heals
February 6 – Charlotte Trolley Powerhouse Studio
Make a “rainbow connection” with artists at C3 Lab. (No word on whether Kermit is attending.)
Prism Exhibit Opening
February 7 – C3 Lab
Get in the MOOOOOOOD for Valentine’s Day at this pop-up market.
Utterly in Love at The Cow
February 7 – Armored Cow Brewing Company
Dive into a day of music, dancing, arts, cooking, and of course, culture.
ASC Connect with Culture
February 8 – Charlotte Museum of History
It’s a long way to HeroesCon in June, y’all. So indulge your love of comic books at this mini-convention.
Charlotte Mini-Con 2020
February 8 – The Westin Charlotte
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