She was the first opera singer to perform at the Soul Train Awards, now she’s starring in Opera Carolina’s ‘Carmen’

Songbird Alyson Cambridge debuts in the Opera Carolina production as Carmen, a character also portrayed by Dorothy Dandridge and Beyonce.
By Katrina Louis | January 17, 2019

More than $70M pledged to Charlotte’s affordable housing crisis

Three major financial institutions announced a combined investment of $70.75 million to chip away at Charlotte’s affordable housing problem. Leaders […]
By Katrina Louis | January 16, 2019

13 Charlotte events celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. this week

Parades, panels and musical performances are a few of the activities kicking off on the reverend's birthday leading up to the day of national observance.
By Katrina Louis | January 15, 2019

As the CIAA tournament leaves Charlotte, another piece of culture leaves with it

Months prior to the CIAA basketball tournament relocation announcement, the Queen City Battle of the Bands also said goodbye to Charlotte. What gives?
By Katrina Louis | January 9, 2019

Mecklenburg County wants public input for Fiscal Year 2020 budget

Over the next few weeks, Mecklenburg County residents can share feedback -- online and in person -- for the fiscal year beginning July 1.
By Katrina Louis | January 6, 2019

The Harvest Center acquires land from Jackson Park Ministries to expand affordable housing

In addition to the land donation, The Harvest Center received a private $1 million gift which allowed much-needed building renovations.
By Katrina Louis | December 30, 2018

Year in Review: Qcitymetro’s top 8 stories of 2018

As we get ready to close out 2018, we’re looking back at eight local stories that had readers talking. ‘I’m […]
By Katrina Louis | December 28, 2018

Facebook faces civil rights backlash after U.S. Senate report confirms voter suppression

NAACP is leading #LogOutFacebook protest while others are demanding internal changes to the widely popular platform.
By Katrina Louis | December 18, 2018

Female chefs shine at Soul Food Sessions year-end dinner

Soul Food Sessions' Soul Sisters dinner celebrated Black grandmothers with six courses of upscale, muse-inspired soul food.
By Katrina Louis | December 14, 2018

Here are the NBA All-Star Weekend event details you need to know

Tickets are on sale for a lineup of All-Star Weekend events in Charlotte.
By Katrina Louis | December 12, 2018