Robert Caro lecture, theater, music, I-77 meeting

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Robert Caro

Robert Caro speaks Tuesday at Davidson.

Author and biographer Robert Caro will give the annual Conarroe Lecture at Davidson College on Tuesday night. The week’s calendar also includes Davidson planning and Town Board meetings, a public information session on the I-77 widening project in Huntersville and the inaugural meeting of a new environmental group in Davidson. There’s also lots of live music and the opening of Davidson Community Players’ production of the drama “Wit.”

Our Town Cinemas has “Silver Linings Playbook,” “Identity Thief,” “The Impossible,” “Safe Haven” and “A Good Day to Die Hard.” See the showtimes at right on this page. Continue Reading

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Sports, theater, I-77 forum, Celebrate Smithville

James Howell

James Howell

weekend calendar bugFrom sports and theater to a community festival and a book signing, our community calendar this weekend is a busy one. Davidson College baseball is back at home for a series of games, while the men’s basketball team plays Montana at Belk Arena, in a nationally televised ESPN “Brackbusters game. Cornelius residents can Celebrate Smithville on Saturday at Town Hall, where they’ll also have a book, CD and DVD swap. Davidson College’s fifth annual Women’s Leadership Conference runs Friday night and all day Saturday. The Rev. James Howell, former pastor at Davidson United Methodist Church, will be signing copies of his new book on Saturday morning at Main Street books in Davidson. And the Lake Norman Chamber hosts Friday morning program on I-77 widening. “Sonia Flew” is on the stage at Davidson College, while Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius has “Crimes of Omission.” There’s also plenty of live music at local clubs. Those events and more below.

Our Town Cinemas has “Silver Linings Playbook,” “Identity Thief,” “The Impossible,” “Safe Haven” and “A Good Day to Die Hard.” See the showtimes at right on this page. Continue Reading

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Reception Fri. for Deanna Wilson exhibit at Town Hall

Deanna Wilson paintings

Deanna Wilson paintings

Deanna Wilson

Deanna Wilson

Special-ARTNEWSbugDAVIDSON – A reception is planned Friday from 6-8pm at Davidson Town Hall with artist and graphic designer Deanna Wilson of Davidson, whose paintings are on display this month in the atrium gallery. Her lively and colorful works range from landscapes to wildlife to still-lifes. Continue Reading

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From ‘Sonia Flew’ to ‘Wit’ to ‘Crimes of Omission’

Sonia Flew

Davidson students (from left) Cea Rubin, Brooke Brazer and Dylan Goodrum have leading roles in “Sonia Flew,” directed by Sharon Green. The play runs this weekend. (Jordan Luebkemann photo)

theater notes bugThe area’s theater calendar is a busy one in the coming weeks with lots to choose from, including the political drama “Sonia Flew” at Davidson College opening Wednesday night. Davidson Community Players is in final rehearsals for “Wit,” which opens next week. And coming up at Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius, the psychodrama “Crimes of Omission.” Details below. Continue Reading

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Thunberg speaks at Green Drinks Lake Norman Feb. 28

Bill Thunberg

Bill Thunberg

Bill Thunberg, vice chair of the Centralina Economic Development Commission, will be the guest speaker at the next Green Drinks Lake Norman networking reception in Davidson on Thursday, Feb. 28. Continue Reading

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Celebrate Smithville, theater, music and more

this week bugWe start the week with the President’s Day Holiday and it just gets busier from there, with meetings and lectures, dance and music, at week’s end, there’s a big Woman’s Leadership Conference at Davidson College and a Lake Norman Chamber program on I-77 widening. On stage, “Sonia Flew” debuts at Davidson College, while Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius has “Crimes of Omission.” This Saturday brings the second annual “Celebrate Smithville” festival in Cornelius and Davidson’s men’s basketball team takes on Montana in a nationally televised game. Those events and more below.

Our Town Cinemas has the zombie flick “Warm Bodies,” “Silver Linings Playbook,” “Identity Thief,” “The Impossible,” “Safe Haven” and “A Good Day to Die Hard.” See the showtimes at right on this page. Continue Reading

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