Live jazz and the birds and the bees tonight

Oh yeah, it’s been a great week already and the partying continues tonight. Let’s get this party started. See you in the streets…




Jazzy Friday – Each third Friday the Jazz Arts Initiative presents The Jazz Room featuring a musician that re-imagines the music of jazz masters. This month’s edition features Greg Jarrell playing Gerry Mulligan. 6 p.m. and 8:15 p.m., Stage Door Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Corner of 5th and College St. $12.


Don’t Forget

Science on the Rocks – Discovery Place returns with more nerd fun. This month’s edition of Science on the Rocks: The Birds and The Bees examines pollination (Can I say that in a blog?) and propagation. The fun includes: a seahorse mating ritual game involving an egg toss. There’s a dissection demonstration of a fetal pig and rat (6p, 7p and 8p). Don’t miss a chance to try the Drunk Googles before you drink too much! 5 p.m. Discovery Place, 301 North Tryon St. $8 and up.

Previous Science On the Rocks events: 


Weird Theatre – Your going to have to experience XOXO’s (formerly Machine Theatre) Bohemian Grove to understand it. Bohemian Grove is a theatrical experience, immersive performance party. Guests for each performance will begin their journey in a 15-passenger van that glides through the backwoods of Mecklenburg County before arriving at a historic farm for the performance. Performances begin at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, May 7-30. Departure site will be revealed via email after reservations are made.
$50, which includes transportation to/from the Grove and cold beverages. For reservations: xoxoperformance@gmail.com

Concert Series – Who’s Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band headlines Friday Live at the Factory. It’s a weekly summer concert series at the NC Music Factory. Robert Randolph and the Family Band launched the series last week. Other performers include  Chris Cook and the Heartless Road Band will open. 6 – 11 p.m. N.C. Music Factory,1000 North Carolina Music Factory Blvd. $8.


Holla: sipandplayclt@gmail.com

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