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Club Music,Electronic
12th Planet
12th Planet (John Dadzie), is a Los Angeles-based dubstep and drum and bass producer and DJ.
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Benefit/Fundraiser
13th Annual Lupus Mardi Gras Gala
Celebrate the spirit of New Orleans at the Lupus Mardi Gras Gala. The Lupus Foundation of America, North Carolina Chapter (LFANC) has designed an elaborate ball that has become the pinnacle Mardi Gras celebration in the Queen City and will transform the parade-goer in you. Step out of your car in downtown Charlotte and onto the glimmering streets of the French Quarter. We will have you twirling around the dance floor with exciting music from Cease Fire Productions, dining on authentic creole cuisine, partaking in the masquerade contest, witnessing the coronation of the Gala King & Queen, and even experiencing the mystic with a fortune teller. Guests will also get the chance to test their luck at the casino and luxury raffle and bid on an array of prized pieces in the silent auction. All proceeds benefit the LFA, North Carolina Chapter and “help unmask lupus” by raising funds for lupus research and local support services, while increasing awareness and public support for those who suffer from the disease. The LFANC is part of a national force devoted to solving the cruel mystery of lupus while providing caring support to those who suffer from its brutal impact. Through our programs of research, education, support, and advocacy, the LFA is leading the fight to improve the quality of life for all people affected by lupus. Support of the Mardi Gras Gala helps makes our mission a reality.
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Expo/Trade Show
15th Annual Greater Charlotte Home & Landscape Show
One Place. One Weekend. All Your Projects Solved! Discover Trends & Innovative Solutions for your Home & Landscape all under one roof. Save TIME with everything for your home & garden under one roof at the Cabarrus Arena & Events Center in Concord. You can learn about trends and ideas to update and enhance your home. Many favorites return and plenty of new exhibitors along with nationally known experts. www.charlottehomeandlandscapeshow.com. Thousands of square feet of exhibits will display the latest in products and services from builders, contractors, materials, decks, pools, spas, storage, plants, landscapes, kitchenware and much more. Plus, FUN for the kids with hands-on workshops and a special appearance by Peppa Pig!
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Business
2019 CIAA Minority Business & Leadership Symposium
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization and the nation’s oldest HBCU athletic conference established in 1912. The 2019 CIAA Minority Business & Leadership Symposium is a collaboration of business development enterprises and organizations equipped to provide comprehensive programming designed to stimulate the economic and intellectual growth and development of MWBEs. This year's event will take place on Thursday, February 28, 2019 in the Charlotte Convention Center. Entering its 4th year, the CIAA developed an inclusive and progressive platform for great minds to convene and to network to build social capital, grow through education, and collaborate to address the issues and concerns faced by MWBEs and professional communities. This initiative also allows MWBEs to learn more about the CIAA beyond the games, understand its business model, economic impact, and engage with one another as members of this business community. Early Registration for the Symposium & Business Luncheon is $50 until February 17, 2019. Late registration begins February, 18, 2019 and is $75. Don't delay, capacity is 200!
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Children, Community Event, Class/Workshop, Community Event, Craft Show, Seminar
2019 IKEA Charlotte Arts & Culture Series
Join us at IKEA Charlotte on the second Saturday of each month for the 2019 IKEA Charlotte Arts & Culture Series.
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Holiday, Easter, Easter Egg Hunt, Fair/Festival
2019 Queen City Easter Festival
The 2019 Queen City Easter Festival is full of festivities such as face painting, games, dance performances, crafts, vendors, food and more! There will also be an Easter Egg Hunt and FREE Easter Bunny pictures accompanied by 100 FREE toy gift bags for children. 100 Free swag bags will also be given to the first 100 attendees. If you would like to donate candy for the egg hunt please dop off at the welcome table. This is a family friendly free event! 2018 Queen City Easter Festival Video - https://youtu.be/f_4uVPcXJF4 Easter Egg Hunt Schedule: Easter Egg Hunt Start Time 1:30pm (Ages 5 & Under) Easter Egg Hunt Start Time 2:30pm (Ages 6-9) Easter Egg Hunt Start Time 3:30pm (Ages 10-12) Kid Activities: Bake Sale Face Painting Bounce House Egg Decorating Easter Coloring Stations
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Fair/Festival, Spring, Children
2019 Queen City Spring Festival
The 2019 Queen City Spring Festival is full of festivities such as face painting, games, dance performances, bake sale, crafts, vendors, food and more! There will also be FREE makeovers (Hair, Makeup, Nails) for female attendees. 100 Free swag bags will also be given to the first 100 attendees. This is a family friendly free event! Free Makeovers: (Hair, Nails, Makeup) Oooh! That's Cute!! Nail Studio Jolly Rancher Challenge: Jolly Rancher Guessing Game Jolly Rancher Pop Goes The Balloon Game Jolly Rancher & Spoon Race Jolly Rancher Candles Jolly Rancher Jello Jolly Rancher Slushies Ring Around The Jolly Ranchers Jolly Rancher Hunt (Ages 5 & Under) 1:30pm Start Time Jolly Rancher Hunt (Ages 6 & 9) 2:30pm Start Time Jolly Rancher Hunt (Ages 10 & 12) 3:30pm Start Time $1 Raffle: Jolly Rancher Candles Jolly Rancher Drink Mix Jolly Rancher Gelatin Kid Activities: Bake Sale Face Painting Bounce House Kid Limbo
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Running
3-2-1 Dash for Down Syndrome 5k
People with Down syndrome have an extra chromosome, so this race has a little something EXTRA too – Official times will be recorded at the 5K finish line, then runners will go on to DASH the extra 0.11 miles to finish at 3.21 miles, in honor of the 3rd copy of the 21st chromosome present in people with Down syndrome. Runners will be greeted at the finish line by DASHers with Down syndrome who will accompany them to the second finish line and thank them for their support!
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Community Event, General, Education
35th Annual Witherspoon Lecture Series
"Shamans and Schizophrenia: How Religious Practice May Change Psychotic Experience." The lecture will be presented by Tanya Marie Luhrmann. She is the Watkins University Professor in the Stanford Anthropology Department. Her work focuses on the edge of experience: on voices, visions, the world of the supernatural and the world of psychosis. She has done ethnography on the streets of Chicago with homeless and psychotic women, and worked with people who hear voices in Chennai, Accra and the South Bay. She has also done fieldwork with evangelical Christians who seek to hear God speak back, with Zoroastrians who set out to create a more mystical faith, and with people who practice magic. She uses a combination of ethnographic and experimental methods to understand the phenomenology of unusual sensory experiences, the way they are shaped by ideas about minds and persons, and what we can learn from this social shaping that can help us to help those whose voices are distressing. She was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2003 and received a John Guggenheim Fellowship award in 2007.When God Talks Back was named a NYT Notable Book of the Year and a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year. Her new book, Our Most Troubling Madness: Schizophrenia and Culture, will be published by the University of California Press in 2016. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. REGISTER ON OUR WEBSITE. RECEPTION AT 6PM / LECURE AT 7PM
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Seminar, Education
5G Connectivity’s Impact on Real Estate
Join CoreNet Global Carolinas for a dynamic lunch program: “5G Connectivity’s Impact on Real Estate,” which will focus on how commercial building owners can leverage and connect with wireless technologies for their tenants’ benefit. The following panel of speakers will share insight on this topic: Frank Cairon, Executive Director Network Support at Verizon Wireless; Stuart Hicks, an Airwavz Solutions Board Member; and Mark Horniko, Founder and President of Airwavz Solutions, Inc. Seats will fill up quickly, so reserve your spot today!
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