On Aug. 16, The Light Factory unveils the latest in its "In Our Own Backyard" series. The exhibit, titled Unfiltered, features photography by Steve Perille. Perille, who currently resides in Charlotte and has worked as a photographer for The Chicago Sun-Times, St. Louis Post-Dispatch and The Charlotte Observer (among other publications), uses his lens to capture the charm of ordinary life sightings. The exhibit continues through Jan. 30, 2011.
Free. Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. The Light Factory (Middleton McMillan Gallery), 345 N. College St. 704-333-9755. www.lightfactory.org.