Friday, December 18, 2015

Christmas play, paint party and toy drive

Finish up your holiday shopping and then head out tonight for dance parties, holiday parties and more. See you in the streets...

Christmas Play - A Soulful Noel re-interprest holiday classics such as “Twas The Night Before Christmas,” “Little Drummer Boy” and “Go Tell it on The Mountain” through music. 7:30 p.m., McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square, 345 N College St. $15. Details.

Poetry Slam - Performer, writer and community organizer Lauren Bullock headlines this month’s Slam Charlotte. 8 p.m., Booth Playhouse at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, 130 North Tryon St.

Don't Forget
Paint and Play - Brush N Beats brings hip-hop flavor to the sip and paint theme with live music by Ron Mull. Enjoy open painting, wine and good peeps. Bring a canned good to be donated to the local food bank. 7 p.m. Charlotte Art League, 1517 Camden Road. Free. Includes paint & brushes. Canvases will be provided at discount rates courtesy of Carolina Canvas Company.

Cultural Dance Party - This special edition of Mint To Move Cultural Dance Night. Music: DJ Pepito (Jorge Moran), Angel Delgado, Jerry Giraud, and Brandon Nater. Featuring: ArtSi members; Lena Hopkins-Jackson, caricature artist, Rodrigo and Wendy (tango). Dance Lessons by  Rumbao Latin Dance Company at 8:45 p.m. 7 p.m. - 11:30 p.m., Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon St. $7-$11. Cash Bar and Complimentary Light Snacks.

Toy Drive - Join the Sigmas, Youth Educational Society and Queen City SGRho at the The Holiday Gathering. Bring a toy, clothing or non-perishable food to donate. Music by DJ Cali and DJ Skillz. 10 p.m. Oak Room. 200 East Bland St. Music by DJ Cali & DJ Skillz. Brought to you by: Sol Kitchen, Ultra Entertainment, Round Table Ent., Blue Goose & Status Inc.