To mark the official anniversary of the city’s founding 250 years ago, Charlotte will be celebrating on December 3 with cake! Each CPCC Library location will be providing free cupcakes on a first come, first served basis on this day. So, come out and help us celebrate this occasion!
Celebrating the 250th Anniversary of Charlotte’s Founding
October 17, 2018; 10:30 a.m. – noon
CPCC Central Campus, Library, Second Floor Atrium
The following panelists will be discussing the importance of collecting, preserving and sharing Charlotte’s history with the community. Reception to follow. PD credit pending.
- Shelia Bumgarner, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
- Andrea “Angie” Chandler, Harvey B. Gantt Center
- Dr. Hugh Dussek, Moderator, Central Piedmont History Professor
- Dr. Willie Griffin, Levine Museum of the New South
- Dr. Brian Jones, Charlotte Museum of History
QUESTIONS? Learn more at cpcc.edu/library/events or call ext. 6885.
Hot off the Press!!! “Legacy and Promise” by Susan Oleson-Briggs
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.
New this year is a Sensoria Nights, a special highlighted event each evening. Sensoria Nights events include:
- Friday, April 12 CPCC Opera Theatre presents “Dialogues of the Carmelites”
- Saturday, April 13 CPCC Theatre presents “Fences”
- Sunday, April 14 The Charlotte Jewish Film Festival presents “Broadway Musical: A Jewish Legacy”
- Monday, April 15 Bechtler on Campus, in collaboration with the CPCC Music and Art Departments
- Tuesday, April 16 Digital Film People, an interactive discussion about the film industry in N.C. and beyond
- Wednesday, April 17 Ron Rash, acclaimed author and winner of the 2013 Irene Blair Honeycutt Distinguished Lecturer award
- Thursday, April 18 Poetry reading by Li-Young Lee, one of six poets featured in the documentary film, “Poetry of Resilience”
- Friday, April 19 The Jazz Diva Presents Joe Sample
- Saturday, April 20 Tosco Music Party
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!
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.
CPCC Libraries invite you to join us on Wednesday, March 14 at 11 a.m., on the 2nd floor atrium of the Central Campus Library, as CPCC History Instructor Kathryn Wells presents “Foundations for Empowerment: Women in Early America.” Ms. Wells will discuss the meaning of empowerment, and give concrete examples of women in early America that laid the foundations for the possibility of empowerment for later generations.
Join the CPCC Library on Thursday, March 22 at 11 a.m., in Tate Hall on Central Campus, as we welcome Dr. Ruth Shaw, former CPCC President. Dr. Shaw will discuss her experiences and how education played an important role in her success. This event is co-sponsored by Student Life and the American Association for Women in Community Colleges. A light reception will follow.
- When: Feb. 1- 29
- Where: Harper Campus, 3rd Floor Hallway (Outside Room 304)
For more information or to view other Black History Month events, click here.
Written by Angela Perry
Communications and Journalism Co-op Student, CPCC