‘Hometown’: Uptown billboards feature local scenes and work of local artist

Lauren Woods, 28, was among 32 Black photographers chosen by Apple to shoot scenes in the towns where they grew up.
By Glenn Burkins | March 19, 2021

Charlotte playwright spotlights social justice in latest works

Breana Venable's "Unarmed & Dangerous" leads new series from Theatre Charlotte.
By Katrina Louis | March 18, 2021

Charlotte art gallery owner showcases African culture and mission to improve lives of his countrymen

Zimbabwean native Calstain Ganda centers African artists in painting and sculpture collections throughout the University City art gallery.
By Katrina Louis | March 11, 2021

Pop-up skating rink coming to University City

Screamin' Wheels and Blades will host "Pop Up and Roll" on April 10 and April 24 outside of Armored Cow Brewery in University City.
By Katrina Louis | March 8, 2021

Local author and former ‘class clown’ writes about finding success without a four-year degree

Jamil Massey grew up poor on a farm not far from Charlotte. Late last year, he published a memoir espousing the benefits of trade jobs.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 5, 2021

What’s good on TV; a guide for Black viewers

This week, we review “Biggie: I Got a Story to Tell,” “Behind Her Eyes” and “All American,” along with a preview of "Coming 2 America."
By Jonathan Limehouse and Bethany Lane | March 4, 2021

Black swim programs battle cross-currents of history — and Covid-19

Mahogany Mermaids upend decades of stereotypes by teaching Black adults to swim, but Charlotte’s minority youth swim team is fighting to stay afloat
By Tim Whitmire | February 27, 2021

What’s good on TV; a guide for Black viewers – Feb 25

This week, we're talking "Buried by the Bernards," "Young Rock," "I May Destroy You" and "L.A.'s Finest."
By Jonathan Limehouse and Bethany Lane | February 24, 2021

Ledisi, Wale headline entertainment for CIAA Virtual Tournament Week

Virtual tournament festivities also include musical performances, Fan Fest, panel discussions and the CIAA Step Show.
By Jonathan Limehouse | February 24, 2021

‘Heritage of Biddleville’ wins Charlotte placemaking bid

Mural highlighting Historic West End will be installed as part of city's I-77 and West Trade Street underpass project.
By Katrina Louis | February 19, 2021