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Dance Department to Present Spring Concert

The Department of Dance will present a spring concert Thursday, April 16, through Sunday, April 19, in the Robinson Hall for the Performing Arts, Belk Theater. Performances will be at 7:30 PM, April 16-18 with a 2:00 PM matinee on April 19. Tickets are available online.

The concert will feature a showcase of different dance styles and will include student performers in works choreographed by dance faculty Gretchen Alterowitz, E.E. Balcos, Kim Jones and Rachel Tucker.

Alterowitz’s piece "What tread in solidarity, what lament" is a piece for 11 dancers set to music by Gustav Mahler and Max Richter. "Pulse," choreographed by Balcos, is inspired by and set to the "nuevo tango" music of Argentine composer Astor Piazolla. Domestic violence is the subject of Tucker’s "Suite Wonder," with music by Stevie Wonder. Kim Jones created "Mauri – Breath of Life" in consultation with Rodney Bell, a celebrated dancer of Maori descent who uses a wheelchair for mobility. The movement is inspired by elements of traditional Maori culture.

Real Estate Symposium Set for April 22

The UNC Charlotte Center for Real Estate and Urban Land Institute Charlotte will host an afternoon symposium on raising private equity capital in today's market, from 1:00 - 5:00 PM, Wednesday, April 22. The event is open to the Charlotte business community; registration is available online.

"Navigating Private Equity Capital Markets" is co-presented by both organizations at UNC Charlotte Center City and will feature an inside view of how today's capital providers assess real estate investment opportunities and what they see for the future.

Steven Ott, dean of the Belk College of Business will deliver the opening remarks at 1:00 PM, followed by panels on private equity strategies, crowdfunding as a capital option, complexities of capital in public-private partnerships, and Charlotte real estate CEOs discussing future capital market trends.