South End Soul (Thursday – Saturday)

April 28, 2011 10:25 pm

South End Soul continues Thursday, Friday and Saturday with its celebration of design, art and innovation, anchored in Historic South End to highlight Charlotte’s creative community. South End Soul is an evolution of the popular Art and Soul event, this festival engages Charlotte’s creative community and invites visitors to experience and engage in a variety of events that celebrate the innovation of the district and the city.

South End Soul brings together individuals and organizations from across the design spectrum and provides a forum for Charlotte’s creative community to explore issues, showcase ideas and generate business with a regional audience.

From Thursday night’s creative discussions (PechaKucha Night) to the Design Your Life Festival to Saturday night’s Fashion Soul, there’s something for everyone over the next few days. And don’t forget the Royal Wedding festivities at Big Ben!

What: Thursday, Friday and Saturday events for South End Soul To capture the new vibe in South End

Where: In South End along Camden Road

When: Thursday, April 28th – Saturday, April 30th

Here are just a few highlights from each day…you can find a complete listing of events and information through the website, Facebook or follow us on Twitter for the latest updates.

Thursday, April 28th

Pecha Kucha Amos’ South End – 7:30pm -9:30pm $5 at door PechaKucha Night was devised in Tokyo in February 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network, and show their work in public. It’s a format that makes presentations concise, and keeps things moving at a rapid pace.

Friday and Saturday, April 29th – 30th

April 29 – 30
Design Your Life Festival
Throughout South End – centered around The Design Center of the Carolinas.
Learn how to design, remodel and create a showplace in your own home. Visit the NARI Remodeling Show at Atherton Mill, 10am-8pm

Friday, April 29th

In addition to the Design Your Life Festival, there are additional opportunities for exploration and creativity on Friday and Saturday:
Royal Wedding Celebration
Big Ben British Pub
Morning (it’s early in London)
KATE AND WILLIAM – Join the ex-pat’s and sigh.

South End Gallery Crawl
(Bike it, if you like it)
South End Galleries

Saturday, April 30th

Atherton Mill & Market
Atherton Mill

South End Super Flea
Urban Flea Market
Location: Parking lot located across from Phat Burrito

Sexy Power Party Common Market South End: 8pm-2am
Get your SexyPowerOn and celebrate our 2 year anniversary with a crazy night of fire twirling, drag fashion, go-go dances and sexy, sexy music.

***SAVOR SOUTH END- Saturday evening – 6pm Atherton Market ***
Slow Food Charlotte Wine & Dine with Tony Coturri
TICKETS are $50 and must be purchased in advance.
Tony Coturri returns to Charlotte for a grand celebration of food, wine, music and fun at the Atherton Market in South End. All proceeds will go to SLOW FOOD CHARLOTTE’S FARMERS FUND, committed to bringing farmer driven continuing education to the sustainable farming community.

8:30pm- Dharma Lounge Pre-Party
*Special guest DJ Joel Khouri
*$5 raspberry kamikazes
Fashion Show Starts at 10:00pm!!
Dharma Lounge
Marigny Dance Club

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