Charlotte artists’ “Off The Plantation” exhibit spotlights impact of American capitalism
The two-part exhibition opening this weekend is led and curated by six Charlotte-based artists known to challenge the art world norms.
By Janey Tate | October 6, 2020
Mary T. Harper, Gantt Center co-founder, dies at age 84
Harper and Bertha Maxwell-Roddey established the space that evolved into the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture.
By Janey Tate | October 2, 2020
SouthEnd ARTS debuts “JUSTICE” virtual art gallery and speaker series
The documentary-style virtual exhibit features artists showing what justice means to them through their creative process.
By Janey Tate | October 1, 2020
Patriarch of A.E. Grier & Sons and Grier Heights community remembered
The fourth generation of Griers push forward with the family business.
By Sarafina Wright | September 30, 2020
Artist Gil Horne Jr. debuts “Blackboy” exhibit
Horne explores the complex experience of growing up Black in his latest exhibition, "Blackboy," open Sept. 25-30.
By Janey Tate | September 24, 2020
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library launches initiative amplifying Black stories
The library system's first equity program initiative spotlights works by authors Nikole Hannah-Jones, Toni Morrison, Michael Eric Dyson and more.
By Sarafina Wright | September 17, 2020
Preservationists permanently protect Nina Simone’s childhood home
Childhood home of the North Carolina singer is protected indefinitely by preservation easement.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 9, 2020
List: Here’s how Charlotte museums are reopening
Check back for updates on our running list.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 3, 2020
How these entrepreneurs are changing the face of the wine industry
The women behind The Guilty Grape and Culture Wine Blogger share how they're moving to achieve better representation in the wine industry.
By William Dawson | September 1, 2020
Charlotte’s Black media publishers open up about longevity and managing through the pandemic
Part Two of the Black Power Moves series dives into the challenges and opportunities for Charlotte’s flagship Black media companies.
By Kallan Louis | August 17, 2020