The Arts and Science Council brings art and culture into the community with Culture Blocks. These are free performances, classes and workshops that take place all around the Charlotte area.
In-person events are on hold for now, but Charlotte Ballet, and some other organizations, are offering some virtual classes and performances. Read about these Arts and Science Council virtual events, and then keep reading for a big list of virtual events from many organizations in Charlotte.
What we have in this post is a subset of what’s available. Please see more events on the Culture Blocks website.
You’ll need register each week for the classes you’re interested in, and you’ll receive a Zoom link.
Latin Dance from Charlotte Ballet
Tuesdays, through February, 2021
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
West African Dance from Charlotte Ballet
Wednesdays, through February, 2021
5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Jazz Dance from Charlotte Ballet
Thursdays, through February, 2021
7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Adult Senior Dance Class
Tuesdays, 1 to 2 p.m.
Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Through February, 2021
Dear Soul Music Co Events
Unplugged+Live: Songwriters in the Round
Thursday, December 17th, 2020
Featuring Arsena Schroeder, Camryn Wilson, Karen Poole and Lee Knox.
The Art of Sound: Music Production for Beginners
Saturdays, from January 9th to February 20th, 2021
1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
“The Art of Sound: Music Production For Beginners” is an introductory course for aspiring music producers and artists looking to record their own works! During this 7-week course, participants (ages 16+) will learn the art and technology of music production to create professional music compositions with equipment they have at home – a smartphone, tablet, computer, or home studio.
Please follow the above link to see what’s covered each week, and more info that you need to know, and to register.
Using Your Unique: Virtual Songwriting Workshop
Fridays from March 5th to 26th, 2021
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Dear Soul Music Co. Presents the Using Your Unique: Virtual Songwriting Workshop. Using Your Unique is sponsored by ASC Culture Blocks, a community partnership funded by Mecklenburg County. This online edition is a four-week workshop for songwriters at all levels via ZOOM with instruction by singer-songwriters, Arsena Schroeder & 1 Way North.
Using Your Unique: Artist Branding Workshop
Fridays from May 7th to 28th, 2021
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Dear Soul Music Co. Presents the Using Your Unique: Virtual Artist Branding Workshops. Using Your Unique is sponsored by ASC Culture Blocks, a community partnership funded by Mecklenburg County. This virtual workshop is a four-week workshop for independent artists of all mediums via ZOOM.
More Virtual Classes and Performances
The Music of the African People
Sundays from November 29th, 2020, to February 21st, 2020, except for January 3rd, 2021
4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
“The Music of African People” is an exciting 12 – week virtual program that explores the contributions of African People to the world of music. Each live weekly program from 4-5PM starts Sunday, November 29th , 2020 and ends Sunday, February 21st, 2021. This program is sponsored by Culture Blocks, a community partnership funded by Mecklenburg County.
Ignite Winter Dance Fest
Wednesdays through February 24th, 2021
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
FREE community dance classes for everyone 6 – teens live on Zoom. Join us Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:00 PM for Hip Hop, African, and Modern. Classes start December 2nd. Don’t wait and register today!
Call 704-221-4787 or click the link below:
Once registration is complete the Zoom link will be emailed to you.
More virtual eventsCheck out our big list of upcoming virtual events, or look at a few of them here:
Thursday, October 28, 2021