Entertainment

Charlotte’s Caribbean community heats up summer with Carnival

The Charlotte Caribbean Carnival Association brings a weeklong Afro-Caribbean Carnival to Charlotte on June 22-29.

Win tickets to “The Vintage Tour feat. Fred Hammond”

Grammy Award-winning gospel artist Fred Hammond is heading to the Queen City, and we’re giving away two pairs of tickets […]

Step Afrika! showcases stepping culture, nostalgic for Black Greek-Letter Organizations

Step Afrika!, the first professional dance company dedicated to the tradition of stepping, will perform in Charlotte on March 8 and 9.

2019 CIAA Basketball Tournament Journal: Nepherterra Estrada Best, JCSU alum

Follow this Johnson C. Smith University alum during the 2019 CIAA basketball tournament week.

Win tickets to see Step Afrika! when it steps into town March 8-9

Qcitymetro is giving away tickets to see Step Afrika! when it comes in town March 8 and 9 at the McColl […]

Ready for the 2019 CIAA basketball tournament? Here’s your event guide for the week

Charlotte welcomes the 2019 CIAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament, one of the last before the event relocates to Baltimore for the 2021-2023 seasons.

Win tickets to see Black Violin: Impossible Tour

Qcitymetro is giving away tickets to see the group Black Violin, courtesy of our friends at Blumenthal Performing Arts. This […]

Charlotte Symphony addresses industry’s lack of diversity through guest conductors

Highly regarded conductor Joseph Young will lead Charlotte Symphony’s ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ concert on Feb. 22-23 at the Knight Theater.

Six moments of Carolina pride during the 2019 NBA All-Star Game

The 2019 NBA All-Star Game has made its way back to Charlotte for the first time since 1991. In addition […]

2019 NBA All-Star Weekend: Day 3 recap

The 2019 NBA All-Star Game has made its way back to Charlotte for the first time since 1991. In addition […]

2019 NBA All-Star Weekend: Day 2 recap

The 2019 NBA All-Star Game has made its way back to Charlotte for the first time since 1991. In addition […]

2019 NBA All-Star Weekend: Day 1 recap

The 2019 NBA All-Star Game has made its way back to Charlotte for the first time since 1991. In addition […]

Two events in one day, no problem for CRVA Manager Diatra Fullwood

Bojangles’ Coliseum & Ovens Auditorium Asst. General Manager Diatra Fullwood shares a day in the life on event day while planning for the 2019 NBA All-Star activities.

31 events during NBA All-Star and 3 other things to expect

Things you need to know about for the 2019 NBA All-Star events and activities. From street closures to curated events, Qcitymetro has you covered.

Comedian Dave Chappelle to perform at Belk Theater on Valentine’s Day, prepare for tight security

Dave Chappelle performs in Charlotte ahead of the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend.

News & Buzz

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CMS suspends Superintendent Clayton Wilcox

The school district announced Monday that Superintendent Clayton Wilcox is suspended with pay. Chief Engagement Officer/Ombudsman Earnest Winston will serve...

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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Rook and King is the fashion accessory your lapel has been missing

Jeremiah Allen, a Johnson C. Smith University graduate, is the founder of Rook and King custom lapel pins.

QcityEVENTS

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Dialogue with Dads
7.17
Charlotte Black Pride CenterStage
7.17
Charlotte Chorale Auditions
7.18
Premiere Thursdays at the Jazz Room presents… Mac Arnold & Plate Full ‘o Blues plays Muddy Waters
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Jazz Room presents… Dawn Anthony sings Nancy Wilson