What’s Happening, Charlotte: Weekend events in the Queen City

Things to do and see around Charlotte June 11-13, 2021.
By QCity Metro | June 10, 2021

Juneteenth 2021: 11 Charlotte-area events in honor of “Freedom Day”

A list of free, outdoor events to attend in recognition of Juneteenth.
By QCity Metro | June 9, 2021

Artist commissioned for upcoming Main Library branch project

Tiff Massey, a Detroit-based interdisciplinary artist, has been selected to create public artwork for the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s new Main […]
By QCity Metro | June 4, 2021

African American Heritage Festival offers hybrid schedule June 8-12

The annual festival is usually held during Black History Month but was rescheduled and extended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
By Lindsey Banks | June 3, 2021

R&B icon Stephanie Mills returns with a message of Black empowerment — and a music video filmed in uptown Charlotte

Mills, who has called the Charlotte area home for more than 30 years, said her upcoming single -- "Let's Do The Right Thing" -- was inspired by recent events, including the killing of George Floyd.
By Glenn Burkins | May 24, 2021

As city looks to revamp arts funding, independent artists demand ‘seat at the table’

A group calling itself ART Future is calling for greater transparency and public input as City Council considers the plan.
By Glenn Burkins | May 4, 2021

BayHaven Food & Wine Festival to celebrate chefs, food and culture

Chef Greg and Subrina Collier will launch the inaugural festival weekend Oct. 22-24, 2021 at Camp North End.
By Katrina Louis | April 29, 2021

West Charlotte student uses pandemic hurdles as fuel for college dreams

The National Student Clearinghouse reports that historically Black colleges and universities, or HBCUs, have seen a decline in enrollment since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | April 20, 2021

On the JCSU campus, new sights and sounds emanate from the iconic Biddle Hall tower

The school has raised money to repair the Biddle Hall clock and bell, and soon nighttime lighting will illuminate the historic clock tower.
By Sarafina Wright | April 13, 2021

Barringer Academic Center will be renamed in honor of Charles H. Parker, a community builder who was born into slavery

The school board voted 8-0 to rename the school in Parker’s honor.
By Jonathan Limehouse | April 13, 2021