CPCC’s Ross Gallery to Host First Friends & Family Market Fundraiser

WHAT: Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) Galleries will host the first Friends & Family Market to raise funds for educational programming.

The Friends & Family Market will contain work by 35 artists who have an affiliation to the gallery. Original works and prints will be sold for $50 or less. Fifty percent of all sales will go to the artist, 40 percent to the galleries and 10 percent to one of three CPCC student visual arts groups.

Artists include current and former CPCC students, instructors, alumni exhibiting artists, future exhibiting artists and more. They include: Natalie Abrams, Eli Arenas, Amy Bagwell, Betsy Birkner, Matthew Brien, Anderson Carman, Shaun Cassidy, Sharon Dowell, Catalina Duarte, Heather D. Freeman, Amy Herman, Aspen Hochhalter, Carolyn Jacobs, Anna Kenar, Ashley Knight, Janet Lasher, Andrew Leventis, Oliver Lewis, Allison Luce, Terry McMicking, Nam Nguyens, Nancy Nieves, Karen O’Leary, Isaac Payne, Don Peeler, Miranda Pfeiffer, Zachary Tate Porter, Eva Rizzardi, Elizabeth Ross, Ahmad Sabha, Laurie Schorr, Barbara Schreiber, Caitie Sellers, Paula Smith, Matthew Steele, Tom Thoune, Alvaro Torres, Jason Watson, Janet Williams, Pam Winegard, and Kyle Worthy.

The Friends & Family Market strives to prove that quality art is affordable and the public’s support of regional artists encourages them to keep creating and exploring new works that may add to the beauty of the local community.

WHEN: Nov. 3 – Dec. 18, 2014
9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Thursday; noon – 6 p.m., Saturday

WHERE: Ross Gallery II, Overcash Center, CPCC Central Campus

CONTACT: For more information, please visit http://blogs.cpcc.edu/cpccartgalleries/friends-family-market/

CPCC Arts Announces Fall 2013 Performance Season

CPCC Arts, comprised of CPCC Theatre, CPCC Opera Theatre and CPCC Dance Theatre, is pleased to announce its fall 2013 season to the Charlotte community. Les Miserables

During the upcoming season, CPCC Theatre, Dance Theatre and Opera Theatre will collaborate to present the Broadway musical “Les Misérables” in commemoration of the college’s 50-year anniversary.

In addition to this special production, the troupes will also present a host of other performances that will delight and entertain audiences of all ages. The fall 2013 performance schedule is as follows:

CPCC Theatre

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds” September 27October 6, 2013, Pease Auditorium

CPCC Theatre, CPCC Dance Theatre and CPCC Opera Theatre

“Les Misérables,” November 15-24, 2013, Halton Theater

CPCC Dance Theatre

Summer’s Harvest,” September 6-8, 2013, Pease Auditorium

“A Winter’s Dream,” December 6-8, 2013, Pease Auditorium 

For more information, please call CPCC’s SunTrust Box Office at 704.330.6534 or visit tix.cpcc.edu. Student tickets are available for $5 (with a valid student ID).

Sensoria, A Celebration of the Arts, Returns April 12-20, 2013

 

Sensoria - April 12-20, 2013 @CPCC

Sensoria - April 12-20, 2013

Sensoria – April 12-20, 2013
Sensoria, CPCC’s annual celebration of the arts, brings the best in literature, music, visual arts, theatre, opera, history, culture and culinary experiences together for more than a week of cultural enrichment, community engagement and pure entertainment.

Sensoria Nights
New this year is a Sensoria Nights, a special highlighted event each evening. Sensoria Nights events include:

More Sensoria Events + Mobile
Sensoria Nights are just a part of what Sensoria has to offer. A complete list of each day’s events is available on the Sensoria website. You can also download a convenient Sensoria mobile app for iPhone and Android devices!

Food Trucks
Also new this year, an assortment of food trucks will visit the Central Campus several days during Sensoria. Be sure to stop outside Overcash and sample some delicious food:

  • Saturday, April 13 Roaming Fork (During Jazz on the Green)
  • Monday, April 15 Roots Farm Food Truck
  • Tuesday, April 16 Sal’s Roadside Eatery and The Homegrown Crepe
  • Wednesday, April 17 Cupcake Delirium and Roaming Fork
  • Thursday, April 18 Tin Kitchen

 

 

For more event information, visit the official event website at http://sensoria.cpcc.edu.

$5 Student Ticket!

All CPCC Arts tickets (theatre, opera and dance) are just $5 for students.  Stop by the box office in the Overcash Building on Central Campus and use your CPCC ID to purchase a $5 ticket today.  One ticket per ID, please.  Tickets are

Arts at CPCC

Arts at CPCC

now on sale for 2012-13 CPCC Theatre performances, including “Godspell,” September 28 – October 7 at Pease Auditorium.  Come see this groundbreaking musical with a message of kindness, tolerance and love.  Tickets are also available for:

“Sylvia”

A romantic comedy about a marriage and a dog.

Oct. 26 – Nov. 4, Pease Auditorium

“Big River”

A celebration of pure Americana with an award-winning score from country music king Roger Miller.

Feb. 15-24., Dale F. Halton Theater

“Fences”

A Pulitzer Prize winning drama about race, family and dreams.

April 12 – 21, Pease Auditorium

Part of Sensoria

Supporting the Arts Just Got Easier

Thanks to Power2Give, supporting CPCC Arts programs just got easier.  Throughout the year, special CPCC arts programs in need of additional funding will be featured on Power2Give.org.  You can see where the funding is needed, what

Arts at CPCC

Arts at CPCC

the goal is, and watch as your donation helps achieve that goal.  Check it out by clicking on the links below to see how you can support the CPCC Music Department’s Bechtler Ensemble Series or help with costumes and sets for the CPCC Opera production of “La Traviata.”  You now have the power to give!

http://power2give.org/charlotte/Project/Detail?projectId=969

http://power2give.org/charlotte/Project/Detail?projectId=1037