Entertainment

Groups to host grassroots summit

The Oct. 23 meeting will discuss solutions to some of the issues that negatively affect the black community.

Let’s talk about marriage and family

Join other African American couples as they discuss ways to strengthen the black family through better relationships.

Jazz @ the Excelsior Club

A Sign of the Times non-profit organization sponors live jazz music every fourth Sunday of the month at the New Historic Excelsior Club.

A workshop for struggling homeowners

 

The Charlotte Regional Realtors Association will offer information on affordable-housing issues.

Historical Marker Dedication

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Vigil to remember victims/survivors of domestic abuse

Event: Each victim of a domestic violence-related homicide in North Carolina will be remembered with the lighting of a candle, and speakers will include survivors telling their stories.

Charlotte Zetas to host health fair

Attendees can visit information booths, talk with medical experts and see health demonstrations. There will also be free health screenings, raffles and giveaways.

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."

News & Buzz

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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

Mecklenburg tax collector will seize wages, bank accounts for overdue Medic bills

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Faith

United House of Prayer to host centennial celebration in Charlotte

The Charlotte celebration is expected to draw members and church leaders nationwide, including the church’s current leader, Bishop C. M....

People

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Former TV anchor Delano Little and team to open The Public House uptown

Delano Little spent nearly 30 years on TV. His latest venture dips into Charlotte’s food and music scene with an...

QcityEVENTS

10.16
Advance Screening: Black & Blue
10.16
Community Gathering & Lunch: Pineville
10.17
Butcher Brown: A Tribute to Fela
10.17
TreesCharlotte First Timers TreeStore
10.18
Stravinsky Firebird