Friday, July 9, 2010

Events for the Weekend: July 9-11

Posted by Jarvis Holliday On 7/09/2010 No comments
Your best weekly list for parties, nightlife, social, and cultural events in Charlotte. This isn’t intended to be a complete list of everything that's going on, but instead are the events GPT recommends. Use contact/website info listed to verify event details.

Friday, July 9

Summer Solstice
Come unwind at this event, network, and check out one of Uptown’s newest restaurant/bars. Presented by Pinkies Up Productions and So Kel Events. 6-9 p.m. Free. Kalu Asian Kitchen, 505 E. Sixth St.,

Banana Republic Fashion Show, Party, and Fundraiser
This will be great evening of fashion at one of Charlotte's most popular lounges. Proceeds to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Western and Central NC. Presented by the organizers of Charlotte NC Fashion Week. Doors open 8 p.m.; show starts 9 p.m. $10. Suite, at the EpiCentre, 210 E. Trade St.

Saturday, July 10

Summer Concert Series featuring Bell Biv DeVoe
See these musical icons perform classics such as "Poison," "Do Me," and "I Thought It Was Me" as this outdoor concert series continues. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Free; visit website for free tix. Pavilion at EpiCentre, 210 E. Trade St.

OSSE: Old School Special Edition
Hip-hop pioneer Special Ed hosts and presents this monthly event that fuses together some of the greatest icons of old-school hip-hop. A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to local charities and non-profits. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. $15 general admission; $30 VIP. Airport Sheraton, 3315 Scott Futrel Dr.

The Black Carpet Affair
Hosted by Toya (of Tiny & Toya fame), this event is sure to draw a large crowd. Music by DJ K-Nyce in the VIP room, and by DJ Tab D'Bia$$i in the ballroom. 10 p.m. Advance tickets: $20 general admission; $40 VIP (VIP tables also available). The Ritz-Carlton, 201 E. Trade St.

Sunday, July 11

Tango and Tea
Each Sunday afternoon, enjoy music, dancing, and delectable pastries in the Atrium at NoDa's eclectic café. 2-6 p.m. Free. Amelie's French Bakery and Café, 2424 N. Davidson St.


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