Spring A&E Guide 2016: Warmer weather brings fun things to do across the Carolinas

Get set for theatre and art performances, concerts and more

compiled by Dan Van Mourik, qnotes contributor

For our 2016 guide, we’ve gathered LGBT-focused performances for our readers. Enjoy one of these below or go online and search for your favorite theatre, arts groups, dance company, musician, and more.

March 1-6
“The Realish Housewives of Charlotte: A Parody”
Booth Playhouse
Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
130 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, N.C.
March 1, 2 & 3: 7:30 p.m.
March 4: 6:30 p.m. & 10 p.m.
March 5: 5:30 p.m. & 9 p.m.
March 6: 3 p.m.
Tickets start at $19.50
blumenthalarts.org.

March 5
“El Ritmo Americano”
Charlotte Pride Band
Latin America inspired music
Myers Park Baptist Church
1900 Queens Rd., Charlotte, N.C.
5 p.m.
Tickets: $13
charlotteprideband.org.

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March 6
Adam Lambert in Concert
The Fillmore Charlotte
820 Hamilton St., Charlotte, N.C.
8 p.m.
Tickets: $52 and up
fillmorecharlottenc.com.

March 10 – CANCELLED
“Musically Chic: A Benefit Concert”
Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Visulite Theatre
1615 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte, NC
6 p.m.
Tickets: $15/advance, $20/door
clgbtcc.org.

April 2
“Rite of Passage”
One Voice Chorus Concert
Sugar Creek Brewing Company
215 Southside Dr., Charlotte, N.C.
5 p.m. & 8 p.m.
onevoicechorus.com.

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April 3
“Rite of Passage”
One Voice Chorus Concert
Reformation Lutheran Church
1118 Union St., Columbia, S.C.
5 p.m.
onevoicechorus.com.

April 9
“We are ‘Family’ Feud”
Benefit for Different Roads Home and Carolinas Care Partnership
Hosted by Lana Cane and Mink Shoals
Theatre Charlotte
501 Queens Rd., Charlotte, N.C.
7 p.m.
differentroadshome.org.

April 21-24
Gay Charlotte Film Festival
Theatre Charlotte
501 Queens Rd., Charlotte, N.C.
Times to be announced
VIP 10-ticket pass $50
Individual films $8/advance; $10/door
$5/students & seniors
charlottelgbtfilm.com.

April 30
“Broadway Ball”
Fundraiser for Theatre Charlotte
Theatre Charlotte
The Big Chill
911 E. Morehead St. #100, Charlotte, N.C.
Tickets on sale March 7
theatrecharlotte.org.

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