Entertainment

Communications workshop for teens

Event: On Saturday, Oct. 24, Macie Caldwell Consulting Services will hold a “Communicating with Confidence” workshop for 7th – 12th graders.

Charlotte Music Awards

The awards are held to recognize outstanding artists from the Carolinas, covering musical genres from hip-hop to country.

See Johnson C. Smith University’s weeklong schedule of homecoming events

Whether you like pep rallies, comedy shows or powder puff football games, this year’s homecoming has  something for everyone.

Step Afrika! coming to Queens University

The world’s first professional step company will perform at Queens University of Charlotte on Friday, October 23.

Kappas bar-hop for breast cancer cure

The Kappas annual event this year will stop at three popular watering holes in the SouthPark area. proceeds to benefit the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Gala to celebrate life of Valerie Woodard

Woodard, 56, was a Mecklenburg commissioner when she died Oct. 3, 2008, from a rare blood disorder.

CMS offers “Can We Talk?” workshops

The workshops are designed to give families tips for having successful parent-teacher conferences.

 

Cornel West to discuss his new book

The author and lecturer is coming to the uptown Knight Theater to discuss his latest work,  "Brother West: Living and Loving Outloud, a Memoir."

Black Chamber to host business breakfast

Qcity businessman Stoney Sellars will offer practical advice to entrepreneurs and those aspiring to become one.

Chocolate Drops string band to perform

This trio performs traditional African-American string-band music originating in the Carolina Piedmont.

Soul Train Awards return

After a two-hiatus the popular award show will return honoring many in the music industry.

Hampton U. to recruit in Qcity

Students who submit all required admissions materials will be interviewed and receive admissions decisions on the spot. Merit-based scholarship determinations will be made.

Exhibit to showcase artwork of child soldiers

Exhibit to show artwork of child soldiers in Uganda

Usher won’t sign the “Papers”

The R& B singer delays his divorce.

New music: Usher

According to “Papers,” the future ex-Mrs. Usher played a big role in the break-up.

News & Buzz

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Architect Philip Freelon remembered for changing the landscape of African American arts, culture and history

Gantt Center president and CEO reflects on the legacy of Philip Freelon. The renowned architect died July 9.

Voices

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Charlotte’s Black filmmakers react to John Singleton’s death

Local filmmakers react to the death of Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton, who died on April 29 following complications from...

Health

Michael Floyd works out at the McCrorey YMCA in Charlotte, NC.

‘Real men’ do care for their health; witness these two

On average, men in the U.S. die about five years earlier than women of the same age. Worldwide, that disparity...

Faith

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

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

People

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8 Charlotte couple-preneurs share how they make it work

These Charlotte-based couples show that it is possible to mix business and pleasure. Plus, they offer advice for other would-be...

QcityEVENTS

7.20
AfroPop! Charlotte, Vol.33: Three Year Anniversary Fete!
7.20
The Gray Classic 2019
7.20
The Gathering: Circle of Oneness in Purpose
7.20
Jazz Room presents… Dawn Anthony sings Nancy Wilson
7.20
The Gray Classic Women’s Empowerment Brunch 2019