Entertainment

CharLit AF chat with comedian Michael Blackson

Ahead of the upcoming “Lit AF Tour,” the African King of Comedy discusses the show, his QC connection, the Panthers and more.

Mother-daughter ‘Hamilton’ review: ‘I finally get what all the fuss is about’

Like every other city, Charlotte played its part in the frenzy surrounding “Hamilton.” Winner of 11 Tony Awards and a […]

Win tickets to the ‘Lit AF Tour’ hosted by Martin Lawrence

Sign up for our “Morning Brew” newsletter and be automatically entered to win two tickets to the Oct. 27 comedy performance

N.C. Music Hall of Fame inductee Calvin Richardson shares highs, lows and inspirations

Ahead of his hall of fame induction on Oct. 18, “The Soul Prince” shares his musical Mt. Rushmore, songs he’s written for popular artists and more.

Karen Clark-Sheard headlines concert benefiting Komen Charlotte

The gospel concert will also feature Jekalyn Carr and LeJeune Thompson as part of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month event.

Provocative film “This One’s for the Ladies” among Charlotte Film Festival selections

The South by Southwest award-winning documentary brings a taboo topic to the big screen as one of 87 films screening at the festival.

6 local podcasts worth listening to today

These Queen City podcasts feature conversations ranging from politics to entertainment to business reviews.

Queen City Battle of the Bands left Charlotte; does anyone care?

The national band competition moves to Houston in 2019 after a five-year run in the Queen City.

From parenthood to eroticism: 5 spoken-word artists showcasing Charlotte’s poetry scene

Once an underground society for Charlotte’s creatives and those who love them, the city’s poetry community — and popularity — […]

First look at “Space Jam 2” collaborations gives me “Black Panther” feels all over again

LeBron James to star as lead role in “Space Jam 2.” Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan made the original role famous more than 20 years ago.

Can The Black Mecca become Charlotte’s go-to festival?

The art, tech, and music festival sets sights on becoming a staple Charlotte experience for black millennials and creatives.

London and Paris, the second time around, still delight

Planning to take advantage of falling prices to Europe? Here are some memorable moments and tips if you visit these vibrant, bustling historic cities.

3 fast facts about Nia Franklin, North Carolina native and Miss America 2019

Franklin became the ninth black woman crowned Miss America in the pageant’s 92-year history. The first black woman crowned since 2010.

Sickle cell disease doesn’t stop Charlotte’s ‘The Lion King’ star

The hometown Broadway actor, who plays Young Simba in “The Lion King,” credits his mother and tour wrangler for helping to monitor his illness.

I’m an “American Idol” contestant: CMS teacher takes another shot at fame

After an attempt in 2012, Timothy Moore auditioned again for the singing competition to inspire his students.

News & Buzz

Could this be the year Charlotte makes real progress to fix its affordable housing crisis?

Community Link CEO Floyd Davis, Jr. is hopeful after the recent investment into Charlotte's affordable housing crisis, but poses three...

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

5 last-minute gift ideas for fitness lovers

Although I love to exercise, retail therapy ranks pretty high on my fave list of things to do. Consequently, I’m...

Faith

After deadly attack on Pittsburgh synagogue, Charlotte’s faith leaders call for love, unity

Three days after a gunman killed 11 worshipers inside a Jewish center in Pittsburgh, members of Charlotte’s faith community came...

People

National Mentoring Month: Jarron Thomas, role model in corporate America and the community, thanks to mentors

Jarron Thomas has spent years in the tech and consulting industry providing solutions for Fortune 500 companies. His role as...

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African Drum Circle presented by Drums 4 Life
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