From Shawn: The Event Guru For Charlotte (lol)

“EVENTS FOR TUES & WED (7/26-7/27)

Good afternoon QC! This is some humid but ehhhh, great weather in our city but as always, ya boy got some cool stuff lined up for you for today & Wednesday. Check me out!

——-TUESDAY 7/26——-
This evening, head down to the McGlohon Theatre @ Spirit Square as local talk radio station WFAE 90.7 hosts a forum entitled, “Charlotte Talks Presents: A Public Conversation on How HB2 Changed North Carolina.” NC HB2 has put the state and Charlotte in the national spotlight. The law, which limits discrimination protections for LGBT individuals, ignited a conversation about privacy, bathrooms and transgender rights. This public conversation will examine how HB2 has changed North Carolina. Host Mike Collins and his guests will discuss the state’s image, economy, education, tourism and will take your questions. Admission is FREE to attend but please be sure to RSVP here:…. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The McGlohon Theatre is located at 345 N. College St. in Uptown.

Terrapin and Abari Game Bar have teamed up for tonight to host the “Abari Pingolf Tournament!” Pingolf is just like regular golf in that each machine/hole has a par. Depending on your score, you will receive plus or minus “strokes” onto your overall score. Everyone that enters will have a chance to brag, get some “swag” and win the grand prize. Competition starts at 7 p.m. Abari Game Bar is located at 1721 N. Davidson St. in the NoDa District.

At Petra’s tonight, come out for another fun edition of “Brews & Views!” Relax with your friends and reminisce as you view 2 classic films from yesteryear. The features for tonight at “Ghostbusters”@ 8 p.m. and “The Goonies” starting @ 10 p.m. Admission is FREE and there will also be FREE pizza while it lasts! Get there early! Petra’s is located at 1919 Commonwealth Ave. in the Plaza-Midwood District.

Come out to The Tavern for another fun, festive and sometimes freaky edition of “SayWord Tuesdays!” Outside of the abundance of love shown and given by everyone there, there’s NO telling what to expect from whomever touches the mic. You may hear a song, soliloquy, a verbal sex scene or something silly! Just come on down and experience the creativity! Admission is $FREE.99 and it begins at 9 p.m. The Tavern is located at 300 E. Morehead St. in Uptown. ‪#‎SayWord‬

——-WEDNESDAY 7/27——-
Want somewhere calm but also fun to get some work done today? Head over to Advent Coworking this morning for a FREE Day Pass Work Session! Get caught up on your tasks, deadlines, etc. and meet some cool people and goof off a little bit in the process! There will be lunch at 12 noon. The office will be open from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Advent Coworking is located at 933 Louise Ave. in the Plaza-Midwood District.

Come out to SOCO Gallery this evening along with HappeningsCLT as they proudly host “Carolina Art Crush LIVE!” with the featured works of legendary North Carolina photographer Burk Uzzle. Admission is FREE to attend and it begins at 6 p.m. SOCO Gallery is located at 421 Providence Rd. which is on the outskirts of Uptown.

It’s time once again for Party In the Park @ Romare Bearden Park this evening! Bring your family, friends, lawn chairs and blankets out and cool out to the sounds of Hip Pocket! Admission is FREE and it begins at 6 p.m. Romare Bearden Park is located at 300 S. Church St. in Uptown.

Come out to First Ward Park this afternoon for the SOGO (Sun’s Out, Guns Out) Workout Session with Anarrah. Admission is FREE to attend, please dress comfortably and stay hydrated! 7 p.m. 301 E. 7th St. in Uptown.

Slide over to Dupp & Swat this evening and get your senses stimulated with Queen City CLTive! Relax in the cool mood as 7 talented spoken word lyricists fill the air and your earholes with some truly invigorating spoken word rhythms. The event is at 8 p.m. Dupp & Swat is located at 2424 N. Davidson St. in the NoDa District. ‪#‎duppandswat‬

Everyone gather at Sydney’s Martini & Wine Bar this evening for another fly edition of “The Mid-Week Jazz Mixer” hosted by The Jazz Diva—Tammy Greene. Tonight’s performer is no stranger to the stage or to any venue in Charlotte—I’m talking about the band known as Affectual. If you’ve NEVER heard them jam before, do your ears a favor go give em’ a listen! Admission is FREE to attend and the mixer begins at 7 p.m. There will be lots of drink specials available, so please enjoy yourselves and the company of your friends and other mature people. Sydney’s is located at 401 N. Tryon St. in Uptown.

Wreck Da’ Mic Wednesdays is one of Charlotte’s newest comedy showcases filled with brilliant and hilarious talents who will be sure to leave you in stitches! Admission is FREE and there will be drink & food specials all night long! The event takes place at 7 p.m. and will be held at The NeighborHood Café. 1635 W. Trade St. on the outskirts of Uptown and near the JCSU main campus.

Yo! All you Dirty South Hip Hop Heads head down to ‘Stache House Bar & Lounge this evening as The Sol Kitchen and one of the QC’s finest turntablists proudly presents, “Southern Hospitality Pt. 1!” Come and relive the sounds, energy and heavy 808, trunk-rattlin’ funk from Miami Bass, No Limit, Cash Money, and Hypnotize Minds! Admission is FREE to attend and the music starts at 8 p.m. ‘Stache House is located at 1520 South Blvd. in Historic South End. ‪#‎TheSolKitchen‬

End your night on a smooth note at Eaglespeak Coffee House as Nicci Canada aka “The Jazz Lady” along with co-hosts Bridget B. Sullivan of Charlotte Community Radio and saxophonist Letron Brantley as they present “Jazz, Sip & Chat.” Stop through after work and enjoy a relaxing atmosphere and some fantastic sounds from The Queen City Jazz Trio. Also, please feel free to bring your dinner in but no outside drinks. Admission is FREE and the event starts at 8 p.m. Eaglespeak Coffee House is located at 3907 South Blvd.

Enjoy the middle of your week everyone!!! Peace…
Live. Laugh. Love. Learn. Listen. Give.
‪#‎WeekdayANDWeekendWarrior‬ ‪#‎TheBlackFerrisBueller‬


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