New South and the New Southerner, DNC Edition
Friday, August 31
When a story is moving as fast as Charlotte's, it helps to know the back story. Levine Museum presents media "briefings," QA and exhibit tours led by historian Dr. Tom Hanchett
Hanchett, author of Sorting Out The New South City: Race, Class, and Urban Development in Charlotte (UNC Press), will discuss some of the controversies, people, and surprising stories behind Charlotte's emergence as a major city.
An informal New South Soda Pop Tasting will allow attendees to sample the South's growing cultural diversity - from Cheerwine to Blenheim, Sangría Señorial and Vietnamese Dragonfruit.
Free for credentialed media. Non-media may attend with regular paid admission .
Offered Friday, Aug. 31, 10:30am and 2:30pm
Saturday, Sept. 1, 10:30am and 2:30pm
Monday, Sept. 3, 10:30am
Space and soda pop samples are limited, reservations recommended: 704.333.1887 ext. 242 or firstname.lastname@example.org.