Cameron Art Museum: Living History Day, Celebrating the 159th Anniversary of the United States Colored Troops Victory at the Battle of Forks Road.

Cameron Art Museum 3201 S. 17th Street, Wilmington, NC, United States

Living History Day, Celebrating the 159th Anniversary of the United States Colored Troops Victory at the Battle of Forks Road.  Join us Saturday as we honor the USCT march from Fort Fisher to Wilmington. Come interact with Civil War reenactors and learn the stories of the brave men who fought for freedom. 10 AM-5 PM Learn about the lives of USCT with reenactors from Battery B and the 1st USCT out of D.C. 11 AM Battle of Forks Road Documentary Talk with Representative from 1st USCT Reenactors out of D.C. The Battle of Forks Road documentary looks closely at the story of this Civil War skirmish that led to the fall of Wilmington, focusing on the victory of the United States Colored Troops and the significant impact they made in the Cape Fear Region. 12:30 PM Legacy Short Film Legacy is a short film chronicling the oral histories of the descendants of the United States Colored Troops by filmmaker Adam Alphin. The film paints a more complicated picture of this story than might be seen at first glance, exploring the lives of the Black, white, and Indigenous men who fought at the Battle of Forks Road where Cameron Art Museum now stands. Legacy captures the resilience […]

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Jazz at the Bechtler: An Evening with Karen Briggs

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art 420 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, United States

Prepare to be spellbound as internationally renowned jazz violinist Karen Briggs takes the stage with the Ziad Jazz Quartet, led by Ziad Rabie, for an extraordinary evening of music. Making her debut Jazz at the Bechtler appearance, Briggs has enjoyed a distinguished career that spans over four decades as a performer and composer. Her performances have taken her to over 50 countries, captivating audiences with her stunning violin playing as a featured soloist. With her vast musical experience and captivating stage presence, Briggs promises an unforgettable performance that transcends genres and showcases the true power of jazz.

$25

Jazz at the Bechtler: An Evening with Karen Briggs

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art 420 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, United States

Prepare to be spellbound as internationally renowned jazz violinist Karen Briggs takes the stage with the Ziad Jazz Quartet, led by Ziad Rabie, for an extraordinary evening of music. Making her debut Jazz at the Bechtler appearance, Briggs has enjoyed a distinguished career that spans over four decades as a performer and composer. Her performances have taken her to over 50 countries, captivating audiences with her stunning violin playing as a featured soloist. With her vast musical experience and captivating stage presence, Briggs promises an unforgettable performance that transcends genres and showcases the true power of jazz.

$25

Symphony on Tap: Violin & Piano Duets

Symphony on Tap is a new series with the goal to engage our community through music and beer. Symphony on Tap events are free admission and are sure to be lots of fun!

Free

Jazz at the Bechtler: Smokin’ Saxophone Returns ft. Danny Walsh and Emiko Ohara-Walsh

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art 420 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, United States

With the saxophone at the forefront, this month’s concert promises to be a celebration of the instrument's versatility and expressive power. From smooth and sultry melodies to high-energy improvisations, tenor saxophonist Danny Walsh, accompanied by pianist Emiko Ohara-Walsh, joins the Ziad Jazz Quartet, led by Ziad Rabie, for a dynamic and soulful concert. Walsh, regarded as one of the most gifted and versatile recording artists in the Jazz and R&B circuits, has performed and recorded with such luminaries as Greg Allman, Aerosmith, drummer Lenny White (Return to Forever), and toured with guitar legend Mike Stern.

$25

Jazz at the Bechtler: Smokin’ Saxophone Returns ft. Danny Walsh and Emiko Ohara-Walsh

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art 420 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, United States

With the saxophone at the forefront, this month’s concert promises to be a celebration of the instrument's versatility and expressive power. From smooth and sultry melodies to high-energy improvisations, tenor saxophonist Danny Walsh, accompanied by pianist Emiko Ohara-Walsh, joins the Ziad Jazz Quartet, led by Ziad Rabie, for a dynamic and soulful concert. Walsh, regarded as one of the most gifted and versatile recording artists in the Jazz and R&B circuits, has performed and recorded with such luminaries as Greg Allman, Aerosmith, drummer Lenny White (Return to Forever), and toured with guitar legend Mike Stern.

$25

Symphony on Tap: Instrumental Ensemble

Symphony on Tap is a new series with the goal to engage our community through music and beer. Symphony on Tap events are free admission and are sure to be lots of fun!

Free

Jazz at the Bechtler: A Tribute to Miles Davis ft. Al Strong and Kobie Watkins

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art 420 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, United States

Celebrate the enduring legacy of jazz legend Miles Davis with a remarkable tribute performance featuring the extraordinary talents of Al Strong and Kobie Watkins alongside The Ziad Jazz Quartet, led by Ziad Rabie. On this special occasion, immerse yourself in the timeless artistry and innovation that defined Davis' iconic sound.

$25

Jazz at the Bechtler: A Tribute to Miles Davis ft. Al Strong and Kobie Watkins

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art 420 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, United States

Celebrate the enduring legacy of jazz legend Miles Davis with a remarkable tribute performance featuring the extraordinary talents of Al Strong and Kobie Watkins alongside The Ziad Jazz Quartet, led by Ziad Rabie. On this special occasion, immerse yourself in the timeless artistry and innovation that defined Davis' iconic sound.

$25

Symphony on Tap: Violin & Piano Duets

Symphony on Tap is a new series with the goal to engage our community through music and beer. Symphony on Tap events are free admission and are sure to be lots of fun!

Free

Jazz at the Bechtler: Latin Jazz

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art 420 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, United States

From the fiery beats of Afro-Cuban jazz to the sultry melodies of bossa nova, Latin Jazz at the Bechtler offers an unforgettable musical experience. Experience the infectious energy and sizzling grooves as the talented musicians Jim Brock (percussion), Nelson Rios (Bass), and Ariel Mejia (trumpet) take the stage with the Ziad Jazz Quartet, led by Ziad Rabie, creating a captivating blend of Latin rhythms, melodic sensibilities, and improvisational brilliance. This unique fusion of cultures and musical traditions will transport listeners to a world where the boundaries of jazz are pushed and new artistic expressions emerge.

$25

Jazz at the Bechtler: Latin Jazz

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art 420 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, United States

From the fiery beats of Afro-Cuban jazz to the sultry melodies of bossa nova, Latin Jazz at the Bechtler offers an unforgettable musical experience. Experience the infectious energy and sizzling grooves as the talented musicians Jim Brock (percussion), Nelson Rios (Bass), and Ariel Mejia (trumpet) take the stage with the Ziad Jazz Quartet, led by Ziad Rabie, creating a captivating blend of Latin rhythms, melodic sensibilities, and improvisational brilliance. This unique fusion of cultures and musical traditions will transport listeners to a world where the boundaries of jazz are pushed and new artistic expressions emerge.

$25