‘Life As We Know It,’ ‘Play Again,’ art, Earth Day

karyn jester happenings bugOur weekend calendar in the Lake Norman area has it all – from public meetings and networking opportunities to arts festivals and theater.

Meetings this weekend include the Cornelius Historic Preservation Commission, Green Drinks Lake Norman and a public meeting Thursday about the exit 28 reconstruction project. And the Lake Norman Kiwanis Club has a membership social after work Thursday at Port City Club.  Continue Reading

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Climbing in ‘Reel Rock 8′; films from Colombia, Japan

Coming to Davidson College April 28.

Coming to Davidson College April 28.

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The film schedule around Lake Norman is chock full in the coming weeks, with screenings of a film about the art of play, a Davidson Outdoors festival of films featuring top rock climbers. Davidson Film Club has a Colombian film about an unlikely pair on a journey, and Studio C Cinema at Cornelius Arts Center has the Japanese film “Kikujiro.” Read on for the dates and descriptions. Continue Reading

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Need a laugh? Try Bella Love’s Improv Comedy Night

They'll make you laugh. Improv comedians from left Jacob Asher, Cale Evans and Matthew Martinez. (David Boraks photo)

They’ll make you laugh. Improv comedians from left Jacob Asher, Cale Evans and Matthew Martinez. (David Boraks photo)

Bella Love Inc. continues to stir up the cultural scene in downtown Cornelius this week, with an Improv Comedy Night, the first of what organizers hope will be a regular series. Thursday night’s show runs 7:30 to 11pm at Kadi Fit in the Oak Street Mill, featuring several improv groups from around the region – from Charlotte to Salisbury. Continue Reading

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Warehouse has a look at our lives in ‘Life as We Know It’

From left, Bill Reilly, Dan Brunson and Jim Esposito star in "Life as We Know It," at Warehouse PAC in Cornelius.

From left, Bill Reilly, Dan Brunson and Jim Esposito star in “Life as We Know It,” at Warehouse PAC in Cornelius.

theater notes bugThe quirks and craziness of contemporary life are the fodder for theatrical fun in “Life As We Know It,” a 90-minute show of five short comedies and a monologue written by North Carolina playwright Elaine Alexander.  The show takes a satiric swipe at cell phone addiction, helicopter parenting and youth obsession among other modern day maladies.

  • Runs April 24 to May 4, Thursdays to Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm.

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‘Life As We Know It,’ ‘Play Again,’ Art on the Green

karyn jester happenings bugapril is for arts logoOur calendar this week has everything from Town Board meetings to book discussions to the opening of a new production, “Life as We Know It,” on stage at Warehouse PAC in Cornelius. We also have films and the Davidson Farmer’s Market, where they’ll celebrate Earth Day Saturday. Art on the Green is Saturday and Sunday in downtown Davidson. And the season’s first Davidson Concert on the Green is Sunday, with musical ensembles from Davdson College. Continue Reading

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Rotary Run and Bark For Life

robin gibson bugIn case you didn’t get enough dogs and running, prepare for more of the same as we hop right into Easter. On the heels of last weekend’s successful Pawz Too Run event in Davidson, there are opportunities to run/walk again, to play with dogs, or do both — run/walk with dogs. On tap this weekend is the Lake Norman Rotary Run 5K and 10K, in its third year, and the always popular Bark for Life of Lake Norman, which plans to fundraise and entertain the masses (including people and pets) at Birkdale Village. That is, if predicted rainfall doesn’t get in the way.
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Movie showtimes

Our Town Cinemas, 227 Griffith St., Sadler Square, Davidson. Box office opens daily 1 p.m. Advance tickets and reservations: 704-237-3238 NOTE: Parentheses indicate matinee prices.

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Apr. 18-Apr. 24
Captain America: The Winter Soldier, (PG-13) - Fri & Sat: (1:00), (4:00), 7:00, 10:05; Sun - Thu: (1:00), (4:00), 7:00
Rio 2, (G) - Fri & Sat: (1:30), (4:10), 7:10, 9:40; Sun - Thu: (1:30), (4:10), 7:10
Heaven is for Real, (PG) - Fri & Sat: (1:20), (4:20), 7:20, 9:55; Sun - Thu: (1:20), (4:20), 7:20
Transcendence, (PG-13) - Fri & Sat: 1:15, 4:15, 7:15, 10:00; Sun - Thu: 1:15, 4:15, 7:15
Apr. 25-May. 01
The Other Woman, (PG-13) - Fri & Sat: (1:15), (4:15), 7:15, 9:50; Sun - Thu: (1:15), (4:15), 7:15
The Amazing Spider-Man 2, (PG-13) - Thu: 7:00PM
Captain America: The Winter Soldier, (PG-13) - Fri & Sat: (1:00), (4:00), 7:00, 9:55; Sun - Thu: (1:00), (4:00), 7:00
Rio 2, (G) - Fri & Sat: (1:30), (4:10), 7:10; Sun - Thu: (1:30), (4:10)
Heaven is for Real, (PG) - Fri & Sat: (1:20), 7:20, 9:45; Sun - Thu: (1:20), 7:20
Transcendence, (PG-13) - Fri & Sat: (4:20), 9:40; Sun - Wed: (4:20), 7:10; Thu: (4:20)
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