Saturday, March 5, 2011

12p.m. to 8p.m. Fan Experience Open

1:00p.m. B. Smith Cooking Show — Food Lion Cooking Stage

2:00p.m. Kid & Play — TV One Lounge

2:00p.m. J. Anthony Brown — Miller Lite Main Stage

2p.m. “Born to Shine” Live Auditions – Time Warner Cable Lounge

3p.m. Belk Fashion Show – Belk Fashion Show Runway

3:30p.m. B. Smith Cooking Show — Food Lion Cooking Stage

3:30p.m. LaMann Rucker Autograph Signing- McDonald’s Fan Experience

4p.m. Toyota Green Initiative Lecture Series featuring Lance Gross

5:30p.m. Tom Joyner Appearance – McDonald’s Fan Experience

6:00p.m. Idris Elba — Nationwide Zone

6:30p.m. Tom Joyner — McDonald’s Fan Experience Booth

8:00pm JAGGED EDGE — Miller Lite Main Stage

McDonald’s Super Saturday
9 a.m.–Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St
(Doors Open 8:30 a.m.) FREE

2011 CIAA Toyota Fan Experience
12 p.m. –Charlotte Convention Center, 501 S. College Street

CIAA Post Tournament Party featuring Jeffrey Osborne
11 p.m. (Doors open at 10 p.m.)
Charlotte Convention Center, Crown Ballroom, 501 S. College Street

The following events may not be sanctioned by the CIAA

Charlotte Black Film Festival
Charlotte Convention Center & Central Piedmont Community College
A celebration of African American filmmakers, actors, composers, screenwriters and directors. Educational, empowerment and networking opportunities include film screenings, panel discussions, hands-on workshops and the vision awards ceremony.

Good Times – Grand Finale: Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, 551 S. Tryon St. 9 p.m.-3 a.m. Hosted by BernNadette Stanis (Thelma of “Good Times”).

Kid Capri: Strike City at the EpiCentre uptown, 201 E. Trade St. A dance floor and bowling with performances by DJ Technician and Kid Capri. 9 p.m. Tickets: .

Late Night Jazz: Morton’s The Steakhouse, 227 W. Trade St. Jazz from saxophonist Shableek and Uncommon Jazz. $20 in advance. 704-837-2062;

The Official Day Party Headquarters: Admission is $10 before 1 p.m. Features DJs, large TVs and pool tables. Fox & Hound at Seventh and Tryon streets. Advance tickets available at www.tottciparties2011;; 704-488-3998; or 704-649-5304.

CIAA Redemption Day Party: 1 – 7pm, Latorre’s Nightclub 118 W. Fifth St. Charlotte (704-533-0871) Greensboro (704-490-5578) Raleigh (919-780-4783)

The Black Carpet Affair: 9pm Extravaganza Depot, 1610 N. Tryon St. Charlotte, NC
(704) 343-9200

The Ultimate CIAA Day Party: 2 -7pm Club Reign 5300 Old Pineville Rd. Hosted By Model Brandy Chenell..ladies $5 before 3pm. 704-706-4631

I am/ You are/ We are: 12pm Phoenix 300 N. College St. JCSU’s Official CIAA Day Party w/ DJ Kool sponsored by YTilt, Sol Kitchen, and JCSU Young Alumni,

CIAA Official – Freestyle Comedy Show: 2pm Sheraton Airport Hotel 315 Scott Futrell Dr. Starring Comedian BDaht, DarrenBrand, Burpie, ChicoBean & Osama-Bin-Drankin
w/ Special Guest.. Tai Griffin and More. .. 336-676-2355

XXL Magazine & CIAA presents The Slam Lounge: 8pm Vida Epi Centre 105 E. Trade St. Tickets $30 or call/text 347 .886 .5696

CIAA 2k11 Championship AfterParty: 9pm Capri 3500 E. Independence Blvd. w/DMV’s Own Rare Essence performing live. $30 Wayne C. 301-536-4866 Kenny Bowe 301-237-1802 Rob F. 336-601-6134 Or Contact:

All 4 One Party: 12pm to 1am, American Legion Post 380, 4235 W. Tyvola Rd. $30 704) 357-0390

Heights Entertainment CI Weekend 2011 Uptown Charlotte: 12pm Ruth’s Chris Steak House 222 S. Tryon St. Music by DJ Paradime

Game On: 9pm The Big Chill 911 E. Morehead St. Wendy Raquel Robinson aka Tasha Mack from Bet’s The Game and The Steve Harvey Show Will Be Hosting This Event Along With Deja Bluu, The Incredible DJ Polo And Other Special Invited Guests.

The Encore @ The Westin: 9pm to 2am Westin Charlotte 601 S. College Street, Featuring “DJ BRO RABB” with Special Invited Guests

The Atrium Affair:10pm The Atrium Affair @ The Ritz-Carlton – Urban Garden 150 N. College St. This is a semi-formal affair. Your finest attire is requested. Complimentary Hors D’œuvres Served Butler Style .

Overtime “The Saturday Night Finale”: 9pm to 2am Wine Up 3306 N. Davidson St.

The Day Cabaret Part 2: 11am Club Ice 00 E. Stonewall St. Music Provided by: DJ Allnite of, Attire: Casual & Cosmopolitan Attire (Jeans accepted – No Athletic Wear)

State of the Union 30 Plus Day Party: 12 to 6pm Halo 820 Hamilton ST. Ste A2. Music By: DJ Technic, Live Performance By: Uptown Swagga 704.576.1873
Jean & Moet CI Edition: 9pm The Buckhead Saloon 201 East 5th Street, or

CI’s RnB And Jazz W/Carl Thomas and Xantha: 9pm N Demand Event Center 1300 W. Morehead St. $35

La Dolce Vita Escapes Presents..”The Kandi Shop”: 9 pm hosted by Kandi Burruss, of the hit show, “The Real Housewives: 9pm Cosmos Café 300 N. College St.

All Greek Affair: 8pm Calentano Nite Club 300 N. College St. Give back a percent to your organization.

Professionals Day Party: 12 to 7pm WOK bar 127 N. Tryon Street. Hosted by the Market Street Gentlemen Society of Charleston, SC & the Young Entrepreneurs of Charlotte NC $20 843.303.6529 or 843.302.2000

2nd Annual Party with the Pros: 10pm Grand Central 1000 Central Ave. Hosted by hosted by Slick Rick and other invited Celebrity guests ., by calling 704.858.2683, 704.777.3368, 704.491.1596

Revolution! 03.05.11: 10pm Marriott City Center 100 W. Trade St. Info:

EDITOR’S NOTE: Email your events to This list will be updated throughout the CIAA Tournament.

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