The 411 on Breakin’ Convention, this weekend in Charlotte

This celebration of hip-hop culture features dancers from around the globe performing at Knight Theatre.

On the town with Toni (Oct. 6-8)

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

Scene in the Qcity: Fall Kolors

Scene at Fall Kolors at the Harvey B. Gantt Center.

Janeta Jackson takes star turn as ‘uncanny nanny’ in CTC’s staging of ‘Mary Poppins’

Actress seeks to add her own “flavor” and a little sass to the iconic “practically perfect” character

On the town with Toni (Sept. 29-Oct.1)

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

What’s Happening Charlotte: 14 fun things to do this weekend (Sept. 29 – Oct. 1)

RenFest returns. Teams compete for cash prizes in the Ultimate Card Game. Charlotte B-Cycle’s Soul to Sole West Side Glow Ride lights up West Charlotte and more.

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 14 Things to Do this Weekend (Sept. 22-24)

Festival in the Park returns. West Charlotte High School transforms into Hillman College. Fun date night ideas and more.

Toni offers her weekend picks (Sept. 22-24)

Our social butterfly also writes about being inducted into the Queen City chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women.

Sculpture is a stunning tribute to native son Romare Bearden

New public artwork by Bearden peer, Richard Hunt, pays tribute to Charlotte-born artist’s life and works.

Soul Junction music festival returns to Historic West End

For the second year, the Soul Junction music festival will take over the Liston Hall lawn at Johnson C. Smith […]

Food and theatre are high on Toni’s events list this week

Last weekend I attended ASC’s Culture Feast, presented by Bank of America, in Uptown Charlotte. The previous year I missed […]

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 11 Fun Things to Do this Weekend (Sept. 15-17)

This weekend: The A&T Aggies are coming to town to take on the Charlotte 49ers. The Carolina Panthers play their first home game. Historic West End Music Festival Returns and more.

‘Crown Heights’ is the true story of bias in the US justice system

“Crown Heights” tells the harrowing story of a falsely imprisoned man’s 20-year fight to prove his innocence.

On the town with Toni

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

On next trip to Raleigh, spend a few hours — or the day — at the N.C. Museum of Art

It was a beautiful day to be outdoors, so naturally, my niece, Joy, and Aunt Flo, headed to the North […]

News & Buzz

Gantt Center gets $100,000 gift from Day Runner, a black-owned startup

Gantt Center officials said the money will be used to expand programming, especially programming that benefits children.


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?


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 –...


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”...


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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