Arsena Schroeder uses her ‘Unplugged+Live’ concert series to showcase local musicians
On Saturday, Schroeder and her independent record label will host a free, lunchtime music event featuring a live DJ, food trucks, and special performances by Charlotte artists.
By Jalon Hill | September 9, 2021
Charlotte woman shares battle with anxiety through performance
With the debut of her one-woman show, Mia Love Live seeks to shed light on mental health in Black communities.
By Jalon Hill | August 26, 2021
After 16 years in the NBA, JR Smith looks forward to being a student-athlete at NC A&T
The two-time NBA champion will play golf for the Greensboro HBCU while pursuing a degree in liberal studies.
By Jalon Hill | August 24, 2021
Charlotte SHOUT! delayed to 2022 amid a rise in Covid-19 cases
The annual festival is a two-week community celebration of art, music, food and ideas.
By Sarafina Wright | August 23, 2021
Charlotte Brunch Festival returns after two-year hiatus
Lorri Lofton, the event’s founder, said she wants to share her love for trying new foods.
By Jalon Hill | August 19, 2021
Jefferson Davis Street will be renamed Druid Hills Way
The street named after the Confederate president is one of nine Charlotte thoroughfares set for renaming. All have ties to white supremacy.
By Glenn Burkins | August 18, 2021
From McCrorey Heights to Ghana: she’s helping victims of trokosi chart a new path
Trokosi is a traditional system where virgin girls are sent into Troxovi shrines (shrines for gods) as slaves to make amends for wrongs committed by a member of the girl's family.
By Sarafina Wright | August 13, 2021
At the Gantt Center, a new exhibition showcases 25 Black artists — all from the Carolinas
The exhibition will open to the public on Saturday, Aug. 14, with a formal unveiling scheduled for Aug. 28.
By Jalon Hill | August 12, 2021
NCCU senior Tyler Fisher uses past struggles to inspire current writings
The Charlotte native has self-published three books -- all drawn from his early years growing up in poverty.
By Jalon Hill | August 11, 2021