Living Here

Local black-owned business shines on ‘Good Morning America’

Along with national exposure, Qcity entrepreneur Kevin Gatlin got a $10,000 check to help fulfill one of his corporate missions.

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 12 things you can do this weekend

Looking for something fun to do in Charlotte this weekend? Check out our weekly list of Qcity happenings.

Day Runner teams with BLKTECHCLT to offer small-business training

The effort will begin with 100 of Day Runner’s local drivers but may expand to include others in the Charlotte area.

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 13 fun things you can do this weekend

The annual BOOM Festival returns to Plaza Midwood. That means three days of music, art, dance, theater and spoken word, organized by local artists and performers.

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 13 things you can do this weekend

From a black film festival to a beer pub crawl, the Qcity is teeming with weekend events.

Win Tickets to the Third Annual Charlotte Jazz Festival

Two lucky readers will each win two tickets to select Jazz Festival events, courtesy of Blumenthal Performing Arts.

Local production explores the sometimes-comedic life of a ‘Single Black Female’

Charlotte theater artist Kenya N. Phifer-Jones will bring the play to Duke Energy Theater for three performances on Friday and Saturday.

On the town with Toni

Looking for something fun to do in Charlotte this weekend? Check out Toni Baker-Tyson’s weekly entertainment picks. It’s fun for grown folks.

New exhibition at Bechtler explores avant-garde artists’ connections to religion

Seemingly secular artists use religious iconography to inspire, provoke and challenge social injustice; Bechtler curator Jennifer Sudul Edwards hopes the exhibition sparks dialogue

Johnson and Wales student wins $10,000 in cooking competition

Sarah Rountree started out as a math education major but transferred to Johnson and Wales after working in her uncle’s restaurant.

News & Buzz

Gantt Center gets $100,000 gift from Day Runner, a black-owned startup

Gantt Center officials said the money will be used to expand programming, especially programming that benefits children.

Entertainment

A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...

Voices

I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?

Health

Everyone’s a winner at the Sorority Greek Health Olympics

Last week I sprinted to the finish line of a wellness project I had been working on since January –...

Faith

Churches must do more to promote health and healing, says World Council of Churches official

Dr. Mwai Makoka, in Charlotte to study Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program, said the church must “embrace a new paradigm”...

People

Women must be agents for change, says international humanitarian Tererai Trent

It all starts, she said, when women discover what fuels their individual passions for change.

QcityEVENTS

5.22
Introduction to the Charlotte Startup Community
5.23
Change on a Whiteboard
5.23
Diversity – The 9-Letter Word
5.24
Minutes and Years and Parks Brothers at Alive After Five
5.24
Power of Women Luncheon: Negotiating Authority