Coming March 1: For the 2nd year in a row, the folks at Su CASA offer an oasis in the sea of typical CIAA parties by presenting … WONDERLAND — our tribute to the music of Stevie Wonder!
Resident DJ Justice and Q.C.-expat DJ Fraser will be spinning Stevie’s top hits, B-sides, remixes and more — plus music by artists influenced by Stevie, songs Stevie wrote/produced … and relevant detours into myriad funk, Latin, Brazilian and other sounds!
On top of that, our 2nd annual Su CASA bazaar is happening as well, featuring arts and crafts from variety of local vendors. Plus: Films, live art, face painting and more!
Oh, and tickets are just $15 in advance and $20 at the door! What a bargain, right?! (For advance tickets, visit: sucasapresentswonderland.eventbrite.com/) And, as usual, it goes down at Dharma Lounge, 1440 S. Tryon St., 105. 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Take a break from the norm — and a break from the Uptown traffic clusterf**k — this year and party with the Su CASA tribe!
Coming Feb. 15: In anticipation of the hit Broadway musical “Fela!” hitting Charlotte, Su CASA and The Harvey B. Gantt Center are bringing you a night of Fela-inspired Afrobeat tunes. Art, photography, facepainting, etc. Be ready to dance like never before!
Feb. 15. $10. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, at Levine Center for the Arts, 551 South Tryon Street. 704-547-3700. www.ganttcenter.org.
Su CASA is back to serve up another dope night of soul, house, Afrobeat and more … PLUS we’ve got a special mix of music performed by, produced by, influenced by and derived from The Godfather of Soul himself — James Brown!
On the turntables: Su Casa resident DJ Justice, U.K. legend Daz-I-Kue (Bugz in the Attic) and Atlanta’s JB expert, Apple Jac!
Get on the good foot … and bring your ass!!
$10 all damn night. 9 p.m.-3 a.m. Dharma Lounge, 1440 S. Tryon St. www.dharmacharlotte.com.
Presenting a new event for all Atlanta fans of 1970s-era Blaxploitation movies!
SWEET! The Blaxploitation Film Series is a periodic movie screening designed to show — and celebrate — the best of the worst Blaxploitation films ever made!
Come check us out at Apache Cafe on DEC. 8 for a 3 p.m. matinee. We’ll be showing “The Human Tornado” (starring Rudy Ray Moore, aka Dolemite) — and we’ll also be rocking pre-movie music courtesy of DJ Larmarrous … plus we’ll give away some fresh prizes after the screening.
Admission is only $7 … but bring a little extra cash so you can grab a drink. Trust us: Drinking will make the film that much zanier.
Don’t miss it!
$7. 3 p.m. (doors) Apache Cafe, 64 3rd St. NW. www.apachecafe.info.
Y’all know how we do … Friday, Oct. 12, “the monthly oasis for Charlotte’s culturally starved” is back with some brand-new funk!
This month — along with usual incredible music, art, photography and more — we’re joining in the “Congo Week” celebrations, so we’ll be featuring African-inspired fashion, sounds, films and info.
DJ Justice will be rocking the soul, house, Afrobeat and other goodies on the wheels of steel … along with special guest DJ Mafioso — straight outta the ATL!
Bring your a$$!
$5 — with RSVP on Facebook or via firstname.lastname@example.org. $10 at the door. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Dharma Lounge, 1440 S. Tryon St.
Su CASA — the monthly oasis for Charlotte’s culturally starved — returns on Saturday, September 8 … and this time we’re celebrating the release of “Everlasting,” the debut album from internationally acclaimed, Atlanta-based music icon DJ KEMIT!
DJ KEMIT — a renowned producer and musical force behind beloved ATL events like Spread Love, House in the Park and more — will be in the house live, spinning his famed brand of soul, house, boogie, Afrobeat and much more.
AND, you’ll get a chance to meet with DJ KEMIT and hear the brand-new album in its entirety at a special “Listening Lounge” … and then shake your a$$ all damn nigh! Plus: You’ll be able to buy a copy (or three) of “Everlasting” all night long!
Don’t miss your chance to experience what’s sure to be a legendary night of incredible music!
$10 in advance — click here to purchase tickets (until Aug. 30): http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4123194586?utm_source=eb_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=new_eventv2&utm_term=eventname_text.
$15 at the door.
CD “Listening Lounge”: 9 p.m.-10 p.m. A$$ Shaking: 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Dharma Lounge, 1440 S. Tryon St.
On July 27, we’re back with our regular Friday Edition of Su CASA — and, since we had so much fun with our last celebration of Dance Classics, we decided to do it again!
So get ready to shake your pants to even bigger and tastier sets of Paradise Garage-era house, ’80s- and ’90s-era R&B, ultra-old school hip-hop (i.e. UTFO, Soul Sonic Force, etc.), and MORE down-South bootyshake (seriously), among other danceable sh**!
If you were there for the last Su CASA, you know how good (and insane) it was. If you missed it, bring your rump, let your hair down and enjoy your damn self!
Free before 10 p.m. $5 after 10 p.m. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Dharma Lounge, 1440 S. Tryon, #105. www.dharmacharlotte.com.