Entertainment

6 hip-hop and R&B concert tours coming to Charlotte

Mark your calendars for these Charlotte tour stops in September and October.

It’s time that a black person reviewed “The Book of Mormon”

I finally admitted I was totally offended and there wasn’t a damn thing funny.

Denzel Washington continues doing bad things for good reasons in “The Equalizer 2”

The Academy Award-winning actor stars in his first sequel returning as blue-collar avenger Robert McCall.

Athletes with Carolina roots grace Sports Illustrated’s Fashionable 50 list

Stereotypically, basketball is my favorite sport. Aside from watching the game, I enjoy the pageantry of the pregame and postgame […]

‘The Color Purple’: Reviewed from a (not so angry) black man’s perspective

The Tony Award-winning musical currently on stage in Charlotte is no less damning in its depiction of black men, but it does offer a new and surprising element of redemption.

History told in honest detail at Old Slave Mart Museum in Charleston

This South Carolina port city, once the epicenter of America’s slave trade, is slowly beginning to grapple with its checkered history.

What Center City Partners is doing to boost Charlotte’s music brand

The uptown booster group recently launched a new website that its hopes will become a go-to place for people seeking live music.

‘SuperFly’: a updated version of the ’72 classic

The movie follows the story of Atlanta drug dealer Youngblood Priest (Trevor Jackson) and his attempt to arrange one last big score before leaving the dope game.

Amid changes large and small, Levine Museum of the New South names new historian

Willie Griffin, a Charlotte native and scholar in African American history, will join the Levine Museum of the New South on June 4.

Mint Museum exhibition showcases fashion of Oscar de la Renta

Curated by Durham native Andre Leon Talley, former editor-at-large for Vogue magazine, the exhibit pays homage to the late, iconic designer’s inspirations and experiences.

New exhibition at Bechtler explores avant-garde artists’ connections to religion

Seemingly secular artists use religious iconography to inspire, provoke and challenge social injustice; Bechtler curator Jennifer Sudul Edwards hopes the exhibition sparks dialogue

Rules for going back to the real world after Black Panther weekend

My husband and I were late for all our morning appointments because we are the world’s geekiest comic book lover […]

Hometown dancer soars with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

On Feb. 27 and 28, Jacquelin Harris and the esteemed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater perform in the city where Harris got her start.

Win tickets to Alvin Ailey Charlotte performance

Blumenthal Performing Arts is sending a lucky Qcitymetro fan (and a guest) to the Tuesday, Feb. 27, performance of Alvin […]

CIAA announces celebrity lineup, charity basketball game

Celebrity performances are scheduled for quarterfinal, semifinal and championship games at Spectrum Center.

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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MLK Call to Service
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Charlotte Hornets vs. Phoenix Suns
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​2019 Atrium Health Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Parade
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Don ‘D.C.’ Curry @ The Comedy Zone
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African Drum Circle presented by Drums 4 Life