GIVE HIM A BREAK: Looks like this unnamed dancer, who showed his skills last Saturday in the Charlotte Merchandise Mart at the Boost Mobile Hot Import Nights car show, is about to put a literal spin on the art form known as break dancing. Get it -- "break" dancing? Funny, eh?
LOOK, UP IN THE SKY: Kevin Starr, the man behind the funky fresh gallery Kevin Starr Art Studio (left), is joined by patrons Shannon and Mike Hammer at an exhibition for artist Kelly Carbon -- which was held at the studio last Saturday. For more info, check out www.kellycarbon.com and www.kevinstarrartstudio.com.
LADIES NIGHT: Lindy Dobbins and the Red Velvet Manx perform at The Evening Muse on July 12. Dobbins and the Manx, a Charlotte outfit whose trio was amped up and electrified for its set, was one of three female performers that night. Asheville's Nikki Talley opened the show with a solid acoustic outing that showcased why she was the winner of Carolina Star (think American Idol).
MORE COW BELL: Well, this member of the Santa Clara Vanguard may not actually be playing cow bells -- but, hey, those are bells. She was doing the ring thing at NightBEAT 2007 drum corps competition Sunday, July 15.