Musician Michael Mwenso leads celebration of Black Excellence with “Harlem 100”

Early connections with funk icon James Brown and jazz great Wynton Marsalis put Michael Mwenso on the path to revive the Harlem Renaissance.
By Ryan Fleming | October 10, 2019

Essence Magazine’s latest cover features Carolina beauty queens

The magazine features Miss America, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA for its "This is America" photo shoot.
By Kallan Louis | October 7, 2019

What’s Happening, CLT: Oct. 4-6 weekend guide

What’s Happening, Charlotte? After experiencing record high temperatures this week, a cold front is coming this weekend to offer relief. […]
By Qcitymetro Staff | October 4, 2019

NWSA alum cast as lead in theater production of ‘Peter Pan’

The Charlotte native won't let a lupus condition stop her from performing.
By Dante Miller | September 30, 2019

It’s HBCU Homecoming season, here are the schedules for NC schools

It's time for football, marching bands, reunions, greek events and all the things we love about HBCU homecomings.
By Qcitymetro Staff | September 25, 2019

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.
By Qcitymetro Staff | September 20, 2019

All-Black orchestra showcases tunes that speak to the culture

North Carolina-trained conductor leads orchestra that performs with a contemporary twist.
By Kallan Louis | September 17, 2019

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.
By Qcitymetro Staff | September 16, 2019

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.
By Ryan Fleming | September 13, 2019

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.
By Katrina Louis | September 4, 2019