What’s Happening, CLT: Events this weekend in Charlotte (Sept. 20-22)

Cooler temperatures have finally arrived in Charlotte, so get out this weekend and have some fun.

All-Black orchestra showcases tunes that speak to the culture

North Carolina-trained conductor leads orchestra that performs with a contemporary twist.

These N.C. schools make list of top HBCU bands

Five Carolina HBCU marching bands make the third annual ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU Band Rankings.

The Midnight Hour is giving a jazzy nod to soul and hip-hop in upcoming Charlotte performance

Collaboration between producer/composer Adrian Younge and A Tribe Called Quest’s Ali Shaheed Muhammad stops in Charlotte on Sept. 18.

Oprah Winfrey is bringing her arena tour to Charlotte

That’s good news for those who won’t be in the room for her sold-out appearance at next month’s UNCF luncheon.

Award-winning songwriter Lashawn Daniels has died, music industry reacts

LaShawn Daniels’ project credits is a Who’s Who of top artists from Michael Jackson to Beyonce. He recently hosted a music conference in Charlotte.

HBCU TV show to feature Charlotte hip-hop artist

HBCU Gameday will feature Charlotte native Jabari “Mayor Talib” Bodrick in theme song for its “No Huddle” TV show.

15 things to do in Charlotte this September

Celebrate the end of summer with concerts, festivals, film screenings and other Charlotte happenings in September.

Win tickets to “Disney On Ice Presents Mickey’s Search Party”

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Mickey Mouse and his friends at “Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s […]

What’s Happening, CLT: Our curated list of weekend events

There’s plenty to do in Charlotte, so get out this weekend and have some fun.

NABFEME returns to promote mentoring and collaborating for women in music and entertainment

The organization, which focuses on Black women in music and entertainment, restarts its Charlotte chapter led by media maven Jameka Whitten.

LaShawn Daniels, Grammy-winning songwriter/producer, hosts Charlotte music conference

Daniels’ project credits is a Who’s Who of top artists from Michael Jackson to Beyonce. Now, he’s focusing on Charlotte’s independent artists.

Monica, Busta Rhymes and other concerts coming to Charlotte this month

Ten R&B and hip-hop concerts stopping in the QC this month.

Mary J. Blige and Nas’ Royalty Tour spotlights 25 years since pivotal albums

Twenty-five years is like an eternity in the music business. But, the Queen of Hip Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige, […]

N.C. A&T band members recall band culture as film set to premiere at Charlotte film festival

“Blue & Gold Marching Machine” documentary follows 2018 band season from camp through the “Greatest Homecoming on Earth.”

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20 families recognized as Habitat Charlotte celebrates milestone

Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte hosted its HomeJoy celebration to commemorate serving 2,000 families with affordable housing.



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...



Lauren Travis, The Barre Code franchise owner, talks about the ballet barre-inspired workout

Lauren Travis pursued entrepreneurship after encouraging words from her mother and nearly two years as an instructor for The Barre...


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....



Want to host an event? Good Life at Enderly Park should be on your radar

The owners say the 10,800-square-foot facility is filling a void of minority-owned event venues in Charlotte.


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