Weekend: Mile in Her Shoes, Sing for the Cure and more

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Last weekend might have been filled with too much to do as Charlotte Pride rolled into Uptown, but this weekend will keep you just as busy. Check out some featured events coming your way through Sunday.

Aug. 21-Sept. 4
Continues through Sept. 4
‘The Performers’
Duke Energy Theatre
345 N. College St.
Various dates/times
Queen City Theatre Company presents the regional premiere of “The Performers,” a comedy recounting the ups and downs of life and love in the adult entertainment industry. For more, see our brief on page 18. Tickets and more performance information available online.
queencitytheatre.com

Aug. 23
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

NoDa Brewing Company
2229 N. Davidson St., Charlotte
9 a.m.Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is a Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence. All proceeds benefit Safe Alliance. In spirit of the old saying “you can’t understand someone’s experience until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes,” Walk a Mile in Her Shoes literally asks men to walk a mile in women’s high heeled shoes. The event is a playful and fun opportunity for men to raise awareness in their community about the serious causes and effects of sexualized violence. Sponsored by Hearts Beat as One Foundation. Registration and more information at safeallianceevents.org/participant/94115.

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Aug. 23
Sing for the Cure
Halton Theatre
1206 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte
7:30 p.m.
Sing for the Cure is a gala concert featuring a 100-voice choir, an orchestra and critically-acclaimed jazz singer Ann Hampton Callaway, benefiting Susan G. Komen Charlotte. Featuring singers from One Voice Chorus and Gay Men’s Chorus of Charlotte. Information and tickets available online.
singforthecurecharlotte.org

Aug. 24
Durham Potluck
Piney Wood Park
400 E. Woodcroft Pkwy.
1 p.m.
The LGBTQ Center of Durham will hold an alcohol-free Fun Day potluck and cookout for the community. Organizers will provide will provide water, hot dogs, hamburgers and veggie burgers. Grills will be fired up and ready to cook at 4 p.m. Free.
facebook.com/events/830209563658502/

 

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Posted by Matt Comer

Matt Comer previously served as editor from October 2007 through August 2015 and as a staff writer afterward in 2016.