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The Amazing Taste – A Progressive Dinner at Levine Center for the Arts

May 18, 2015 @ 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

$100 – $120

The Amazing Taste: A Progressive Dinner at Levine Center for the Arts

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Foodies and arts lovers join for this first-of-its-kind collaboration between Charlotte’s cultural crown jewels! Enjoy appetizers at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, dinner at Mint Museum Uptown, and dessert, coffee, and performance at Blumenthal Performing Arts’ Knight Theater, with a menu crafted by Charlotte’s own Something Classic Catering! Wine provided by Shelton Vineyards and Raffaldini Winery. Beer generously provided by Birdsong Brewing Company and Lenny Boy Brewing.

5:30-7:15 p.m.: Gallery tours of Venturing out of the Heart of Darkness, appetizers, and beverages at the Gantt Center, 551 South Tryon Street

  • Appetizers – Yam Pancakes. Greens Saute. Pepper Pil Pil
  • West African Chicken Shish Kebob. Zeit & Toum (Garlic& Mint Sauce)
  • Lamb & Potato Samosas. Parsley Paint
  • Spicy Beef Meatballs. Peanut Sauce
  • Wine, beer, and signature cocktail

7:15-8:30 p.m.: Gallery tours of the Body Embellishment exhibition, salads, and entrees at Mint Museum Uptown, 500 South Tryon Street

  • Salad of Melons. Basil Vinaigrette. Bresbis Cheese
  • Rocket Salad. Avocado. Spring Strawberries. Crispy Chick Pea Crouton. Mango Vinaigrette
  • Squid Ink Fettuccini. Peppadew Pesto. Seared Scallops
  • Bang Bang Beef Short Rib
  • Sriracha Dijon Honey Glaze. Napa Kimchi. Jasmine Rice
  • Wine, beer, and signature cocktail

8:30-9:30 p.m.: Dessert, coffee, and musical performance at Knight Theater, 430 South Tryon Street

  • Dessert: Fresh Plum Tart. Almond Cream
  • Individual Espresso Chocolate Cakes. Ganache. Edible Confetti Petals

$120 per person, or

$110 for members of ONE participating institution (Gantt Center, The Mint Museum, OR Blumenthal Performing Arts) – Click on the CarolinaTix link and use promo code ONE

$105 for members of TWO participating institutions – use promo code TWO

$100 for members of ALL THREE participating institutions – use promo code THREE


Proceeds benefit the participating nonprofit Levine Center for the Arts institutions. This event has received generous support from Bank of America. Media sponsors: Qcitymetro.com and Creative Loafing.

Note: This event occurs on Art Museum Day 2015International Museum Day 2015.

Bank of America
Bird SongCreative Loafing Charlotte Lenny BoyQ City Metro
Shelton VineyardsSomething Classic


May 18, 2015
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
$100 – $120
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Mint Museum Uptown
500 S. Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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+1 704-337-2100