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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


Art Walk

Friday, Aug. 28

6-9 pm

Downtown Concord

See visual art and meet artists. Opening reception for Sonia Handelman Meyer at The Galleries.


Flicks at the Davis: Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Friday, Aug. 28

8 pm

Davis Theatre

Screening of cult classic starring Matthew Broderick. Tickets are $5 at the door.



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