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On the town with Toni (April 28-30)

By Toni Baker-Tyson

Picnics, an evening of art, and more fun things to do this weekend in Charlotte; check out Toni Baker-Tyson’s weekly entertainment picks.


Images courtesy of Scott Gardner and About Face Charlotte

About Face Charlotte turns empathy into art with ‘Blessing Boxes’

Thousands of acts of kindness by Charlotteans are the building blocks for a Wall of Compassion that will be unveiled Thursday night.

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Superintendent Ann Clark addresses the audience and board prior to unveiling a new Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools boundary plan on Tuesday.
Jeff Siner, The Charlotte Observer

75 CMS schools will see change in Ann Clark’s boundary plan, and there are surprises

If passed by the school board, the changes will take effect in 2018-19. Public hearings are scheduled.


‘LA 92’ is great drama but sheds no light on a dark chapter in American history

Directors of the two-hour documentary said they wanted the film to “hold up a mirror to society” without force-feeding the viewer. In that they succeeded

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Kimberly Robinson, owner of The Sole Addiction, sells high-end shoes from her mobile truck next to the Aloft Hotel on College St. in uptown Charlotte. (Photo: John D. Simmons, The Charlotte Observer)

Kimberly Robinson, owner of Sole Addiction Mobile Shoetique, wins business award


Modernism + Film: Precise Poetry of Lina Bo Bardi
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Earth Day Birthday
International Sandwich Festival
Community Blood Drive