They’ve been practicing all spring – singers, dancers and musicians – to recreate a TV classic. Come enjoy the result as Spotlight Performing Arts Academy presents School House Rocks Live! Jr. the weekend of May 31st through June 2nd.
The cast will take you back in time to the unique show that was School House Rocks or introduce your children to it for the first time. Join them as they recreate this Emmy award-winning 1970′s Saturday morning cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math, science and politics through clever, tuneful songs.
The shows will take place on Spotlight Performing Arts’ main stage on…
- Friday, May 31st at 7 pm
- Saturday, June 1st at 2 pm
- Sunday June 2nd at 7 pm
Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students. Visit www.spotlightacademyonline.com to purchase your tickets or get more information. Seating is limited so buy your tickets early to ensure you won’t miss out on this treat from local performance artists.
Spotlight Performing Arts Academy is located within The Lofts at 7714, at 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road in downtown Mint Hill.
The local artists of Pottery 51 will participate in the Carolina Clay Matters Pottery Guild’s Spring Pottery Festival this weekend. The festival is Saturday, May 11th from 10 am to 4 pm at the Barn at McAlpine Business Park, 8300 Monroe Road in Charlotte. Specifically, Pottery 51′s Rachel Hoover, David Bridge, Max McLeod, Althea Hayduk and Brenda Roberts will join about 50 other local potters, all members of the Carolina Clay Matters Pottery Guild, in displaying their ceramic works at the festival.
Pottery 51′s studio and gallery are located within The Lofts at 7714, a retrofitted mill property at 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road in downtown Mint Hill. The nonprofit group rents individual studio space to local potters and offers pottery classes to local residents.
Spotlight Performing Arts Academy’s Show Choir will present “The Power of Music” this Friday evening May 10th at 7 pm. Tickets are just $5 for this spectacular evening of music and dance but they are going fast, so call 704-545-7373 to reserve your seats today.
Anchoring The Lofts at 7714, a retrofitted mill property, Spotlight Performing Arts Academy is Mint Hill’s premier music and performing arts school, offering individual and group classes in voice, drama and a wide variety of musical instruments. Visit www.spotlightacademyonline for more information.
Looking for something fun to do tonight in Mint Hill. Look no further than Pottery 51, located in The Lofts at 7714, as they host their First Friday event tonight, May 3 from 6:30 to 9 pm. Light refreshments will be served while you browse through the potters’ studio.
And in case you are looking for a truly unique Mother’s Day gift, check out the Pottery 51 gallery, which includes the handmade, local pottery and jewelry of member artists.
For more information about Pottery 51, visit http://www.facebook.com/pottery51.
Summer is just around the corner. Have you figured out how your children are going to spend their free time? Want them to do something different and worthwhile? Want them out from under the television and video game trance? Look no further than your local performing arts studio. Mint Hill’s own Spotlight Performing Arts Academy is offering a variety of music and acting camps this summer for kids of all ages.
And the best news – if you sign up by May 31st, you’ll receive 20% off your camp’s tuition.
Spotlight has full day, half day and 1-2 day boot camps. Themes include Alice in Wonderland, Rising Stars, Shining Stars, Glee Camp, It’s Broadway, Spotlight’s Got Talent and Shakespeare.
Spotlight’s 3,600 square foot studio, located in the heart of downtown Mint Hill within The Lofts at 7714, provides a fun, creative and inspiring atmosphere for its students. Come take a look, by visiting its website www.SpotlightAcademyOnline.com or drop by in person to find out more about its summer camp opportunities or any of its other offerings.
Located directly on Matthews-Mint Hill Road in downtown Mint Hill, The Lofts at 7714 has a few remaining spaces available for commercial lease. This vintage building, originally erected as a textile mill in 1945, has recently been retrofitted into commercial lofts for local professionals, merchants, entrepreneurs and artists. It offers prospective tenants the opportunity to get in on this up-and-coming building at the start. Current tenants have transformed their spaces, which were once used for industrial purposes, into eclectic, unique and creative spaces for their businesses.
Available Commercial Space in The Lofts at 7714
- Suite E: 685 square foot finished, internal space, which features three rooms, built-in bookshelves and plenty of light.
- Suite F: 375 square foot unfinished, internal space, adjacent to Suite E providing the opportunity to combine the two for those in the market for 1,000 square feet.
- Suite D: 600-800 square foot undeveloped, internal space that literally provides a blank canvas for prospective tenants to create their own unique work space.
Spring has The Lofts at 7714 singing along with activity and improvements. Get out of your rut, make new friends and bring the whole family to experience the many activities available at this reinvented historic mill building located in the downtown district of Mint Hill. There’s Spotlight Performing Arts Academy for the budding star/celebrity. It’s literally humming with singing, dancing and music. Sign up for Summer Camp now! Pottery 51 has improved their deck for the spring/ summer weather and it looks amazing. They have added a new kiln. You can buy pottery, watch the incredible potters at their craft or join their group. Check out their First Friday Night of Every Month Open House. More of an athlete or need to get your body in shape for the pool or beach? Take a class at Mint Hill Yoga or Thundering Wave Martial Arts. The discipline of these ancient arts may be just what your mind and body need. It’s the hottest ticket in town. Hope to see you there at The Lofts at 7714 soon!
Come one, come all to Pottery 51′s First Friday Open House tonight, April 5th, from 6:30 to 9 pm. Wine and light refreshments will be served along with a treat for the eye in the works of its very talented artists. This month’s featured potters are Appoline Mahle and Tarah Stroman.
Appoline is attracted to the infinite possibilities that can be made with clay and glazing techniques. Her artistic style features clean, simple lines with an unexpected twist or whimsical flare.
Tarah, the newest member of Pottery 51, is an accomplished jewelry artist who loves working with a variety of materials and is excited about the prospect of working with her own hands to make clay beads.
Pottery 51 is located within The Lofts at 7714, Mint Hill’s retrofitted mill building at 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road in downtown Mint Hill.
For more informaiton about Pottery 51 visit their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Pottery51.
Spotlight Performing Arts Academy just opened registration on a variety of new classes for the spring.
RISING STARS: Every week this class will read a story and then act it out. For ages 3-7, this class will meet every Saturday from 10 am to 12 pm from 4/13 through 5/11. The cost is $99.
MONOLOGUE WORKSHOP: Learn the art of selecting and perfecting a monologue for future auditions. Open to all ages, this class will also meet on Saturdays from 1 pm to 3 pm from 4/13 through 5/11. The cost is $99.
NEW PLAY CLUB: Join in once a month to experience a new play and meet theatre enthusiasts in the area. For ages 13-adult, this class will meet the last Tuesday of the month. The cost is $10 per session and participants are asked to sign up by the 15th of each month to ensure there are enough scripts to go around.
For more information about these classes or to register visit www.spotlightacademyonline.com or call 704-545-7373.
Spotlight Performing Arts Academy is located within The Lofts at 7714, Mint Hill’s retrofitted mill building at 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road in downtown Mint Hill.
Now available in The Lofts at 7714, Mint Hill’s only retrofitted mill building, is a 685 square foot, three room office or studio space. This interior space features a larger front area with a wide picture window, built in shelving and plenty of lighting, as well as two smaller adjacent rooms that also feature interior picture windows for a great overall open feeling.
For those seeking 1,000 square feet, this 685 square foot, finished space can be combined with an adjacent 375 square foot, unfinished space. This additional space can either be finished off or it can be used for storage, depending on the tenant’s needs.
The Lofts at 7714 offers affordable pricing in one of Mint Hill’s few available vintage buildings, located at 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road in downtown Mint Hill. Family owned and operated for almost 50 years, this building has been well cared for and is a great nurturer of local entrepreneurs, merchants and creative souls.