Chronicling Charlotte Nightlife, Straight No ChaserDusk Till Dawn
End March on a high note by attending at least one of these parties and social events this weekend. Drink responsibly, and if you see me out, buy me a drink.
Friday, March 30
StrikeCity’s Three-Year Anniversary Celebration
The consistently warm weather we received in February, which, naturally, has carried on through March, might have thrown off your spidey senses. But contrary to what you’ve been feeling, spring officially began just a few days ago. However, there’s another way we mark springtime in Charlotte: the kickoff of Alive After Five.
The venerable, weekly after-work social begins Thursday, April 5. As is tradition, Alive After Five will be held at Wells Fargo Plaza for the first month, before commencing at the EpiCentre from May through September.
Attending Alive After Five is a rite of passage to becoming a Charlottean. Natives or those of us who... Read more »
ABC’s The Bachelorette will be filming this Friday, March 16 at NC Music Factory, according to a press release sent out by management of the entertainment complex. Actually, the release stopped short of saying which show it is, but it all but spelled it out—literally. The headline was “ABC’s ‘The Bach _ _ _ _ _ _ _’ to Film at NC Music Factory.” My guess is they wanted to drum up a buzz, attendance, and media coverage, but might be prohibited contractually from announcing the show. The press release also mentions the star of the show by first name, Emily, which we can assume is Emily Maynard, who lives in Charlotte and was announced in... Read more »
Have a good time this weekend. And remember to set your clocks forward one hour Sunday morning (suggested at 2 a.m.). Does this mean you’ll lose an hour of partying?
Thursday, March 8
EpiCentre Concert Series: Vanilla Ice and Bubba Sparxxx
Friday, March 9
Culture Couture... Read more »