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Past Spotlights

Music @ St. Alban's - Four Horsemen

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Remember the Past, Protect the Future

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Music @ St. Alban's - One Road Over

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Preconcert Talk with Flute4 Quartet 

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If you have any questions about Spotlight events, please contact specialevents@davidsonlearns.org

DavidsonLearns members enjoy a variety of Spotlight Events throughout the year, bringing our community together for lectures, theater, music, and more. 

  • The English Cozy Mystery
    Feb 17, 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Come prepared to learn about British Cozy Mysteries and (perhaps) to share your favorite cozy author and title.
  • Housing Inequality and the Racial Wealth Gap in Charlotte
    Feb 11, 4:00 PM
    Zoom
    Researchers will share their work on the racial wealth gap, its historical roots, and ways in which it continues to shape the demographic and economic geography.
  • Tony Abbott: A Community Celebration of a Life
    Jan 27, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    An event hosted by DavidsonLearns, Davidson College, Davidson College Presbyterian Church, Learning in Retirement at The Pines, & Davidson Community Players
  • Davidson Housing Coalition with Mark Washburn
    Dec 16, 2020, 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Statistically, Davidson is North Carolina's most expensive city for real estate. Davidson is also the smallest town in North Carolina to anticipate the affordable housing crisis.
  • TRUE LIKENESS: A Conversation about Portraiture
    Dec 03, 2020, 4:00 PM
    Zoom
    Newman and Stanley will discuss the college’s latest installation, True Likeness, an exhibition of contemporary portraits from diverse makers, in a variety of media.
  • Law Enforcement in Today’s World
    Nov 18, 2020, 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Penny Dunn, Davidson’s Chief of Police since 2017, will discuss how law enforcement is changing in light of recent national events.
  • Blair McMillen, Pianist
    Nov 09, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    DavidsonLearns is pleased to welcome pianist, Blair McMillen, as he presents a variety of piano selections for listening and discussing.
  • Mecklenburg County Libraries: 1891 to the Present
    Oct 21, 2020, 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Davidson Scholars and DavidsonLearns invite you to hear from Thomas Cole, PhD as he shares the history of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library.
  • Davidson Lands Conservancy: Why it Matters
    Oct 15, 2020, 4:00 PM
    Zoom
    Join DavidsonLearns as Dave Cable shares with us new directions in conservation and the importance of local conservation efforts.
  • Trump & 2020: A Contested Election?
    Oct 06, 2020, 4:30 PM
    Zoom
    DavidsonLearns hosts Susan Roberts, PhD as she shares her thoughts about the possibility of a contested election in November 2020.
  • Davidson History: "Murder on South Street, 1914"
    Sep 30, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Zoom
    In 1914, two of the town’s most prominent citizens were at the center of a murder case that made headlines across the Southeast...
  • All You Need to Know About Voting 2020
    Sep 21, 2020, 4:00 PM
    Zoom
    DavidsonLearns is pleased to have Barbara Randoph and Greg Snyder discuss the November 2020 voting process with us.
  • Town Arborist, Peter Grisewood
    Sep 16, 2020, 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Davidson Scholars and DavidsonLearns invite you to hear from the Town of Davidson’s first Town Arborist, Pete Grisewood.
  • Making Sense of the Catawba Casino on Kings Mountain
    Aug 31, 2020, 1:00 PM
    Zoom
    Dr. Schmidt gives background on the origin of the dispute, roles of the Federal & state governments, and conflict between the Catawbas and the Cherokee.
  • A Conversation on Race, Privilege, and Power With Dr. Dante Bryant
    Aug 26, 2020, 4:00 PM
    Zoom
    Dr. Bryant's area of expertise lies in examining race, social inequity, and systems change.
  • Contagions: Echoes of the Big Lie
    Aug 18, 2020, 4:00 PM
    Zoom
    In Charlotte, the epidemic ignited controversy over closing of businesses, shutdown of schools and proper treatment methods. Covid-19? No, it was the 1918 influenza outbreak...
  • Living Room Learning Series: Deep Dive into Chamber Music
    Jul 29, 2020, 4:30 PM
    Zoom
    Enjoy listening ahead of time to a trio of composers from three eras and then join us for a free Zoom discussion.
  • The Genesis of Autoimmune Disease and How to Reduce Your Risk
    Mar 23, 2020, 7:00 PM
    MSC Industrial Supply Co., 525 Harbour Pl Dr, Davidson, NC 28036, USA
    Featuring Dr. Chris Magryta who will speak on “The Genesis of Autoimmune Disease and How to Reduce Your Risk”.
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime
    Feb 26, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St, Davidson, NC 28036, USA
    In partnership with Davidson Community Players, we present a benefit performance of the production, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime. The proceeds of the evening will go to support IGNITE which is a Davidson based program that supports adults with high functioning autism.
  • Welcome to DavidsonLearns Fall 2018 Course Kick-off
    Aug 12, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Davidson, Davidson, NC, USA
    Come join us at a social gathering to kick-off the start of DavidsonLearns Fall 2018 Courses.
  • Music @ St. Alban's
    May 31, 2018, 7:00 PM
    St. Alban's, 301 Caldwell Ln, Davidson, NC 28036, USA
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