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.

CPCC Geek Festival

CPCC will hold its 6th annual Geek Festival to dicuss innovations and career oppotunities in technology. It will hosts several Key Note Speakers as well as activities, contests and door prizes.

NAACP to hold key meeting

The meeting will mark the start of a membership drive and a “Faith Leaders for Justice” prayer vigil.

Step Afrika! steps out

Step Afrika!, the world’s first professional step dance group, will perform at the Wachovia Playhouse as a part of the Children’s Theater of Charlotte.

Ethnic BBQ Tour

The Levine Museum of the New South will host a bus tour of Charlotte’s best ethnic-style BBQ retsurants.

Sherri Shepherd is looking for love

The single mother says her new man has to have good credit and a sense of humor.

Naomi Campbell sued by fragrance company

The queen of the catwalk heads back to court.

Thursday night poetry slam

Respect Da Mic, a nationally ranked poetry slam team based in Charlotte, will perform Thursday, Oct. 29 at Story Slam!

Study skills workshop

Macie Caldwell Consulting Services is offering a study skills workshop for middle and high school students.

The show we missed

By Lashawnda K. Becoats

Movie Review: If the new Michael Jackson film offers a clue, fans may have missed his most thrilling concert performance ever.

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Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.



Statewide “Green Book” exhibit will highlight Charlotte people and places

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