Saturday, May 22, 2010

Come Celebrate FemmeFest!

If racing is not your thing, avoid the traffic and head to the Third Annual Charlotte FemmeFest in NoDa tonight, 5:30pm - 1:30am. FemmeFest celebrates women in the arts and benefits women in the community. Lots of music, art, shopping with 50+ vendors, and of course, food!
Come say hi to our CrownTown Handmade members Stitch Machine, Verabelle, and intenyears. in the Neighborhood Theater!

The third annual Charlotte FemmeFest will be held at N. Davidson and 36th Street, in NoDa, Charlotte’s art district, on Saturday, May 22nd, 2010 from 5:30pm to 1am. This year’s host venues include The Evening Muse, The Neighborhood Theater, Dolce Vita, Smelly Cat Coffeehouse, the Outdoor Stage at Salvador Deli and the art galleries of the North Davidson Street Arts District.

Charlotte FemmeFest 2010 will feature national, regional and local music acts and visual artists. The evening will include a wide variety of genres from folk to hip hop, including Jill Andrews, Wavy Space, Doria Roberts, Amelia’s Mechanics, Mieka Pauley, The Alpha Theory, Natalie Royal and many more acts to be announced. Visual artists will be featured in the NoDa galleries and in an emerging artist exhibit in the Neighborhood Theatre.

Charlotte FemmeFest aims to reach, inspire, and strengthen our cultural community by showcasing the diverse work of emerging and established female voices throughout the region and beyond. In addition, FemmeFest will continue to assist non-profit organizations that serve the women and children in our community. Through music and art, our minds are expanded, our hearts warmed and our souls nourished.

This year the proceeds from Charlotte FemmeFest will benefit the women and children of Center of Hope Women & Children’s Shelter. Families who are homeless, hungry and hurting can come to the Center of Hope to be fed, sheltered, clothed, trained, and most importantly, loved. The Center of Hope is the largest women and children's homeless shelter in the Southeast.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the show. For tickets and more information, please visit (Press release obtained from the event website.)

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