Anniversary celebrations mark gay arts spring

2015 Spring A&E Guide: LGBT arts groups prepare for spring performances as One Voice Chorus celebrates 25 years

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March comes in with the wind and so does the spring concert season. Three groups are holding concerts: Charlotte Pride Band, Gay Men’s Chorus of Charlotte and One Voice Chorus.

One Voice Chorus

‘Wishes: Dreams into Reality’
March 14, 3 p.m.
Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St., Charleston
March 15, 3 p.m.
First United Methodist Church, 118 East Morgan St., Wadesboro
March 20, 7:30 p.m.
Great Aunt Stella Center, 926 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte
March 21, 7:30 p.m.
Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1915 S. New Hope Rd., Gastonia
One Voice Chorus kicks off their 25th anniversary celebration with a concert asking audience members to consider what wishes they have for the community and world for the next 25 years. Tickets are $25 in advance online and $30 at the door.
onevoicechorus.com

25th Anniversary Silver Celebration
March 28, 7 p.m.
Levine Museum of the New South, 200 E. 7th St., Charlotte
One Voice celebrates its 25th anniversary with hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, cabaret and DJ. Celebrate history. Reconnect with old friends. Tickets must be purchased online in advance, either online or from chorus members. $15.
onevoicechorus.com

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Charlotte Pride Band

‘Music That Moves You’
March 7, 5 p.m.
Heaton Hall, Myers Park Baptist Church
1900 Queens Rd., Charlotte
Pieces such as “Rookie of the Year,” “L’Esprit du Tour,” and “Arabesque” will be brought to life with action-packed performances. Local LGBT-affirming groups collaborating with the band include Charlotte Roller Girls, Queens of D’Nile Studio belly dancers and others. This is the band’s fifth anniversary concert. Tickets are $13/individual and $22.50/family pass (two adults with kids under 12) and are available online.
charlotteprideband.org

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Gay Men’s Chorus of Charlotte

‘Forte! 2015’
March 21
CenterStage@NoDa, 2315 N. Davidson St., Charlotte
Gay Men’s Chorus of Charlotte’s annual black tie gala, featuring music from the chorus, drinks, food and fun. $65.
gmccharlotte.org

— compiled by Lainey Millen Photos from arts groups’ websites and Facebook.

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