Entertainment

Oprah to call it quits in 2011

The queen of daytime talk will kill the "Oprah Winfrey Show" after 25 years to launch a new venture, published reports say.

Marian Wright Edelman is coming to the Qcity

The renowned children’s rights advocate will help Seigle Avenue Partners celebrate its 10th anniversary.

“The Blind Side”

Forget black and white; this move will leave you feeling good. (Movie Time, with Kary Bowser)

Deltas to host “Night of Elegance”

The event will honor leaders who have made a difference in the community.

Party with the Kappas

Join the Kappas for an afterwork cocktail experience, Nov. 19 at Morton’s bar in uptown Charlotte (227 W. Trade St.).

New video: Robin Thicke

LYRICALLY SPEAKING
By Lindsay Pollard

Tell the kids to leave the room and peep “Sex Therapy.”

Whitney M. Young Award gala

The Urban League of the Central Carolinas will host its annual award ceremony to recognize outstanding work in the community.

 

Parent-Teen Open Dialogue

The Parents University and the Urban League will show a documentory revealing the lives of four real tenagers living in Charlotte. The documentory will follow the teens and their difficult lives and will allow parents and their teenagers to discuss the film.

Urban League annual meeting

The Urban League of the Central Carolinas will hold its annual meeting to discuss programs and to honor donors and partners.

New play explores race/ethnicity

At Story Slam, a reading of Imani Harrington’s new play "Cut In The Blood/Ashes to Dust."

In the Blood theater production

In the Blood is a theater version of the classic American novel, The Scarlet Letter. The play centers around a woman named Hester La Negita, who lives under a bridge in the ghetto of Anywhere, USA.

Enjoy opera music with Opera Ventura

Opera Carolina will host Opera Ventura, an event that will bring together opera lovers to enjoy live opera music, appetizers, cheese and wine.

Soul Revived Jazzy Holiday Reception

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts and Culture will celebrate its 35th anniversary with a seventies themed gala.

Gospel concert to benefit nonprofit group

The Nov. 20 concert will feature some of the Qcity’s top gospel artists and will benefit the group To Serve With Love Ministries.

A performance to uplift black youth

Marina Thomas, known as Marina the Poet, will be featuring an encore presentation of "Black Diamonds and Pearls: Rise Up and Shine!" at UNC Charlotte.

News & Buzz

Ayesha Curry, Gabrielle Union-Wade and celebrity friends get real during NBA wives’ summit

Jada Pinkett Smith served as featured speaker during National Basketball Wives Association's Women's Empowerment Summit in Charlotte.

Voices

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about...

Health

Mecklenburg health program wins national competition with $500,000 prize

Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program aims to reduce the health factors related to heart disease and diabetes.

Faith

Mecklenburg health program wins national competition with $500,000 prize

Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program aims to reduce the health factors related to heart disease and diabetes.

People

Charlotte Symphony addresses industry’s lack of diversity through guest conductors

Highly regarded conductor Joseph Young will lead Charlotte Symphony's 'The Sleeping Beauty' concert on Feb. 22-23 at the Knight Theater.

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Neal Caine plays Charles Mingus
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Silent Disco
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Bob Marley’s Three Little Birds
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Charlotte Hornets vs. Washington Wizards
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Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty