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 races looking to meet, eat and greet.

‘SuperFly’: a updated version of the ’72 classic

The movie follows the story of Atlanta drug dealer Youngblood Priest (Trevor Jackson) and his attempt to arrange one last big score before leaving the dope game.

Amid changes large and small, Levine Museum of the New South names new historian

Willie Griffin, a Charlotte native and scholar in African American history, will join the Levine Museum of the New South on June 4.

Mint Museum exhibition showcases fashion of Oscar de la Renta

Curated by Durham native Andre Leon Talley, former editor-at-large for Vogue magazine, the exhibit pays homage to the late, iconic designer’s inspirations and experiences.

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

Rules for going back to the real world after Black Panther weekend

My husband and I were late for all our morning appointments because we are the world’s geekiest comic book lover […]

Hometown dancer soars with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

On Feb. 27 and 28, Jacquelin Harris and the esteemed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater perform in the city where Harris got her start.

Win tickets to Alvin Ailey Charlotte performance

Blumenthal Performing Arts is sending a lucky Qcitymetro fan (and a guest) to the Tuesday, Feb. 27, performance of Alvin […]

CIAA announces celebrity lineup, charity basketball game

Celebrity performances are scheduled for quarterfinal, semifinal and championship games at Spectrum Center.

On the town with Toni (Dec. 1-3)

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

News & Buzz

Is Charlotte on the verge of losing the CIAA tournament?

While calling Charlotte a “great host,” a CIAA official said the time has come to consider new locations for the...

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.

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