Posted on 02 May 2013.
Today we’re introducing an expanded Events Calendar, with comprehensive listings of what’s happening in Davidson, Cornelius, Lake Norman and beyond.
We’ve added new features and made it easier to find events on a given day. Choose between a calendar view, or a list of events.
We’ll be adding more capabilities in the coming days, including the ability to add your own events. Stay tuned.
Check it out here: http://davidsonnews.net/guide/events/
Posted in Arts, Calendar, Letter from the Editor
Posted on 24 April 2013.
Tre’ McKinney wants to be a professional musician. The Hough High School senior from Huntersville recently took a big step toward that goal. The jazz drummer recently earned the top honors at the music scholarship competition sponsored by the North Carolina Jazz Project. Watch a video of his winning performance here, and read more about his accomplishment in our latest MUSIC NEWS column, in THE GUIDE»
Can’t see the video? Watch it at YouTube.com
Posted in Arts, Schools, Video
Posted on 24 April 2013.
Thirteen North Mecklenburg area middle school students were selected for the 2013 CMS Middle School Honors Band Clinic held on April 12-13, 2013, at Waddell Language Academy.
See the full story, and other music news, in The GUIDE»
Posted in Arts, Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, kids, Schools
Posted on 11 April 2013.
Case Warnemunde and Alan Sharpe of Bella Love Inc., which is helping to promote an arts scene in downtown Cornelius, will be guests at the next monthly chat with Cornelius Commissioner John Bradford on Monday morning, April 15. Read the full story
Posted in Arts, Calendar, Cornelius, Downtown and old Cornelius, Politics, Town Hall
Posted on 05 April 2013.
An arts movement is emerging in downtown Cornelius, thanks to a group called Bella Love Inc. and local businesses. Twice a month, the Lake Norman area arts community packs in to local fitness studio Kadi Fit for Bella Love Inc.’s open mic night. There, local performers are in abundance. Reporter Andrew Wilkins stopped in last night to check it out. Here’s his report, in THE GUIDE»
Posted in Arts, Business, Cornelius, Davidson, Downtown and old Cornelius, Huntersville
Posted on 03 April 2013.
Community Arts Project’s 6th annual Taste of Art fundraiser is scheduled Thursday, April 11, at Fresh Market, with a wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction to benefit the nonprofit arts group. Read the full story
Posted in Arts, Calendar, Cornelius, Davidson, Fund-raisers
Posted on 11 March 2013.
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Sammi Hays, 5, strings beads for a necklace during Friday’s drop-in art program at Cornelius Arts Center. (Gayle Shomer/CorneliusNews.net)
McKenna Hays, 2, left, Ava Szakaly, 5 center and Sammi Hays, 5, right, gathered Friday for drop-in art at the Community Arts Project in Cornelius. Kids enjoyed beading, printmaking, collages and painting. (Gayle Shomer/CorneliusNews.net)
Logan Vandekar, 5, works on a puzzle at Friday’s drop-in art session at Cornelius Arts Center, in the Oak Street Mill. (Gayle Shomer/CorneliusNews.net)
Karyn Hays, center, is measured around the neck for a necklace in progress by her daughter, Sammi, left, at Friday’s drop-in art session at Cornelius Arts Center, in the Oak Street Mill. (Gayle Shomer/CorneliusNews.net)
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Posted in Arts, Cornelius, Davidson, Downtown and old Cornelius, Photo of the Day
Posted on 26 February 2013.
Click to download a copy of the flier for the next ‘Tawba Walk.
Bella Love and Cornelius PARC are planning another ‘Tawba Walk art crawl on Friday night, March 15, in downtown Cornelius, with live art, local bands, food trucks and other vendors and entertainment.
The ‘Tawba Walk III will run from 6 to 10pm at the Oak Street Mill, 19725 Oak St.
The nighttime street festival is the latest in a series of events aimed at promoting downtown Conrelius as an arts district. Downtown businesses and organizations will extend their hours for the event, including Kadifit, Community Arts Project, Bebe Gallini’s, Ava Lilly’s, The Olive Branch, Memories Pawn Shop and Bella Love Studios. Read the full story
Posted in Arts, Business, Calendar, Cornelius, Davidson, Downtown and old Cornelius