Tag: Arts

Fall into Arts

Mark your calendars for these can’t-miss events in Lake Norman this fall. ‘Tawba Walk Arts and Music Festival Sept. 16, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. One of the biggest events in Cornelius, this festival features dozens of local vendors, art, live music, entertainment, shopping, delicious food, and a celebration of some of the area’s most creative people. For the 13th…

Full ‘STEAM’ Ahead

After an extensive national search, the board of the new Cornelius Arts Center announced Justin Dionne will serve as the center’s executive director. Dionne, 32, will be responsible for driving community excitement and engagement and launching a capital campaign to build and staff the center, which is envisioned to be an arts and cultural hub for the region. Trained in…

A Center for Arts and Community

Since its official kickoff in October, the three-year project to build the Cornelius Arts and Community Center continues to drive forward. According to plans, the center should be completed in the fourth quarter of 2019 and will serve as an arts-based hub for the community and the region. Some believe its influence could extend even farther. The project was first…

Small, But Mighty

The Warehouse offers powerful plays, indie cinema, and more in a tiny—and unlikely—venue. When you oversee a 60-seat theater, people assume your goal is to move to a bigger space. “But intimacy is the point,” says Marla Brown, the actress, producer, and director who founded the Warehouse Performing Arts Center in 2010. “Nuance can be lost in a bigger theater.”…