3 engaging arts events in Charlotte this week

Looking to up your appreciation of the arts?

We've rounded up three artsy events around Charlotte this week that will scratch your cultural itch, from a children's opera to a boozy painting class.

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 'A Busy Bee' at Providence Day School

Bring your littles ages of four and 12 to a Sunday afternoon performance at Providence Day School. The children's opera — centered around a bee searching for her place in the hive — premiered early last year with the Florentine Opera in Milwaukee.

When: Sunday, March 3, 2-3 p.m.
Where: Providence Day School, 5800 Sardis Road
Price: Free
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50 percent off admission to the African-American Cultural Center

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture is currently offering 50 percent off admission for two or four. The Uptown museums boasts a selection of paintings, sculptures and more honoring African Americans who've impacted American culture.

Where: Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture, 551 S. Tryon St.
Price: $9-$18
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Nearly 50 percent off painting classes at Wine and Canvas

Put brush to canvas while sipping a special libation at Wine and Canvas. The studio is currently offering seats at its three-hour painting technique classes for up to 49 percent off the going rate. 

Where: Wine and Canvas, 501 Crossroads Plaza
Price: $20-$36
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