Sunday, January 11, 2015

R Kelly & Big Al Jefferson's Birthday

Tough loss for the Panthers last night. The best way to get over that hurting feeling is to get out and about.

Quick reminder. Don't let this week slip away without making your reservation for Queen's Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week starts Friday. Don't wait to make a reservation at the fancy restaurant that you've been dying to try. More than 100 restaurants, three courses for $30. Ends Jan. 25.

For the Family - Sunday Funday All About the Blues includes family yoga, family-friendly art projects such as the Colossal Collage, a listen and learn at the Jazz Arts Initiative’s Blues Jam Session and more artsy family fun. 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S Tryon St.

Happy Birthday - R. Kelly hosts Big Al Jefferson Birthday Celebration. Don’t miss special guest MC Big Tigger. 10 p.m. Label,  900 NC Music Factory Blvd. $15 and up.

Jazz and Soul - See Sai the Violinist and Johnal perform at Soulful Sundays. Comedian Brisco will perform and Bluz is the host. Hookahs will also be available. Live music starts at 8 p.m. DJ Strategy begins at 10 p.m. Red On 28th, 2424 N. Davidson St. Ste. 112A Parking onsite.

Don't Forget - Daytime Activities

Black Cinema Classic - See Dorothy Dandridge in "The Decks Ran Red." This was re-released for the first time in 40 years in 2013. Watch this thriller on the high seas. 2 p.m. Harvey B.Gantt Center, 551 S. Tryon St.

Film Screening - "I Learn America" documents five immigrant teenagers at New York City’s International High at Lafayette. 2:30 p.m. Levine Museum of the New South, 300 N. College St.