Friday, January 15, 2016

Panthers pep rally, Katt Williams and film festival

January is Panther Pride month so be sure to wear the blue and black for tonight's Pep Rally. 

Live Jazz - The popular Jazz Room live music series returns with trumpter Brandon Lee performing the music of S.C. native Dizzy Gillespie. Stage Door Theater, 130 N. Tryon corner of 5th and College in Uptown Charlotte. $12, $15. Tickets.

Annual Film Festival - Deltas of Charlotte Foundation (DOCF) present the 13th Annual Legacy of Black Women Film Showcase: Diamonds in the Rough. The festival will feature short films from local and national independent filmmakers primarily featuring black women. 7 p.m., Spirit Square, 345 N College St. Details.

Playtime Returns - Relive the magic of games at Playdate MLK Edition. Games include Twister, UNO, dominoes, Monopoly, Taboo, giant Jenga, Connect Four, Hula Hoops and more. 9 p.m. Venue @ 1801 - 1801 N. Tryon.

Don't Miss
Conspiracy Theory - This is one of those comedy shows that’s strictly for the grown folks. Comedian Katt Williams is known as much for his profanity-soaked comedy as he is for his occasional run-ins with the law. He brings his Conspiracy Theory tour here. 8 p.m. Bojangles Coliseum, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $45 and up.

Roaring ‘20s - You know it’s going to be a good night when the drinks are called giggle water and the party is a shindig. Head to Science on the Rocks: Speakeasy which harkens back to the era of prohibition with jazz, fops and flappers. Don’t have an outfit? Don’t worry, you can make a flapper or shirt cuff and there will be swing dance lessons. 5 p.m. - 9 p.m., Discovery Place, 301 N Tryon St. $8 and up. Tickets.

Go Panthers!: The Panthers begin the march to the Super Bowl. Cheer them on at the Miller Lite Panthers Playoff Pep Rally featuring the Topcats cheerleaders and Panthers Purrcussion band. Participants will receive a wristband, commemorative Panthers 2015 Division Champions T-shirt, a chance to win Panther Playoff tickets, no line/cover at participating bars and more. Bars included: Whisky River, Blackfinn, Strike City, Vida, Vida Vida, Bubble, Suite and Rooftop 210.
7 p.m. Rooftop 210, 210 E Trade, 230-B. Details.