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The Voice of the Black Community

Arts and Entertainment

Music, musings and an auction
Bachelors for bid and Esperanza Spaulding
 
Published Thursday, May 3, 2012 7:22 am
by Staff reports

What’s going on in May? Plenty. Here’s a sample:


• The Deltas of Charlotte Foundation presents its eighth annual Bachelor Auction at 6 p.m. May 5 at the McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square; 345 N. College St. Ladies will be able to bid on bachelors ranging in age from 20-60. Tickets are $25. For more information, call (704) 372-1000.


• Saxophonist Kirk Whalum along with Kevin Whalum and Nicole Henry will perform at 8 p.m. at the Halton Theater at CPCC. For more information, call (704) 330-6534.


• Crown of the Town will be held at 6:30 p.m. May 5 at Booth Playhouse, 130 N. Tryon St. The event is a platform for aspiring hip-hop and R&B artists. Tickets start at $10. For more information, call (704) 372-1000.


• Jazz artist Esperanza Spalding will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 10 at the Knight Theater at the Levine Center For the Arts, 430 S. Tryon St. Tickets start at $35. For more information, call (704) 372-1000.


• The Carolina Music Factory presents Friday Live! at 6 p.m. May 11 and every Friday through June 29 at 1000 Seaboard St. Each Friday features different entertainment and the cost is $5. For more information, call (704) 987-0612.


• The Life Story of Rick James is playing Mother’s Day weekend May 12-13 at Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. Tickets start at $28. For more information, visit: www.ticketmaster.com.


• Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is performing May 15-20 at the Knight Theater at Levine Center for the Arts, 430 S. Tryon St. Tickets begin at $39.50. For more information, call (704) 372-1000.


• Comedian DL Hughley will perform at 8 p.m. May 15 and at 7 p.m. May 16 at the Comedy Zone at the N.C. Music Factory, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. General admission is $22.50. For more information, call (980) 321-4702.


• New Edition will be in concert at 8 p.m. May 19 at Bojangles Coliseum, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. El DeBarge will open the show. Tickets start at $51.50. For more information, call (800) 745-3000.


• NCDT School of Dance fourth annual Benefit performance at 7:30 p.m. May 19 at the NCDT, 701 N. Tryon St. The performance showcases talented young starts of the student repertory ensemble and school apprentices. Tickets start at $15. For more information, call (704) 372-1000.


• The Speak Up Youth Poetry Slam will be held 6 p.m. May 20 at the Duke Energy Theater at Spirit Square, 345 N. College St. Tickets are $5. For more information, call (704) 372-1000.


• Food Lion’s Speed Street will kick off its three-day festival May 24-27 in Uptown. The free event includes numerous musical acts. R&B artists Evelyn “Champagne” King and Midnight Star will perform on May 24 on the Coca-Cola Stage located on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard between Brevard Street and Caldwell Street at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. For more information, visit: www.600festival.com.


• Comedian Charlie Murphy will perform at the Comedy Zone at the N.C. Music Factory, 900 N.C. Music Factory Blvd., May 24-27. General admission is $20. For more information, call (980) 321-4702.


• Party in the Park: Jazzy Ladies Revival at the Mint Museum begins at 6:30 p.m. May 31. The evening begins with live jazz on the lawn, followed by the viewing of “Hugo,” at 8:30 p.m. Tickets range between $5-10. For more information, call (704) 337-2000.

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