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Movies Returning to the Davis Theatre in August

The Cabarrus Arts Council’s new Flicks at the Davis series will bring four cult classic films from the 1980s and 1990s back to the big screen. The line-up is Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Friday, Aug. 28, 8 p.m.; National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Thursday, Nov. 19, 8 p.m.; The Big Lebowski, Friday, Jan. 29, 8 p.m.; Dirty Dancing, Friday, April 8, 8 p.m. The films were chosen by members of Art on Tap, the arts council’s membership group for young adults. Art on Tap will sponsor an “Ugly Christmas Sweater” contest in conjunction with National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.


Photographs by Sonia Handelman Meyer on Display at The Galleries August 17-October 10

The Galleries’ first-ever solo exhibition, which will feature photographs by Sonia Handelman Meyer, will be on display Aug. 17-Oct. 10. Meyer, who is 95, plans to attend special events, including Art Walk and Collectors Circle, during the exhibition. As a member of the New York Photo League, Meyer brought awareness to the plight of immigrants, minorities and the poor as she photographed the city in the 1940s. Her amazing eye and unimposing persona allowed her to take pictures that pull the viewer in and give us a better understanding of the social, political, and personal struggles of the period.



The Cabarrus Arts Council is dedicated to providing a wide variety of cultural arts programs that celebrate the rich diversity of our county and our world. The arts council programs and operates the Davis Theatre and The Galleries, conducts one of North Carolina's largest art-in-education programs for both the Cabarrus County and Kannapolis City school systems, supports arts organizations and artists through grants and workshops, and serves as a catalyst and consultant for public and corporate art.

Upcoming Events


The Listening Room

Thursday, Sept. 10

7:30 pm

Davis Theatre

The arts council's version of an open mic night features local talent. Tickets: $5 at the door


Art on Tap: Kick-Off Party

Friday, Sept. 11

7 pm

Red Hill, 21 Union St., Concord

The arts council's membership group for young adults begins its second year.


Deadline: Regional Artist Grants

Friday, Sept. 18


Cabarrus County artists are eligible to apply for this funding. Click the Grants tab for more information.



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The arts council is looking for volunteer docents for The Galleries and ushers for Davis Theatre productions. More information...

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