Living Here

Party with the Kappas

Join the Kappas for an afterwork cocktail experience, Nov. 19 at Morton’s bar in uptown Charlotte (227 W. Trade St.).

New video: Robin Thicke

LYRICALLY SPEAKING
By Lindsay Pollard

Tell the kids to leave the room and peep “Sex Therapy.”

Whitney M. Young Award gala

The Urban League of the Central Carolinas will host its annual award ceremony to recognize outstanding work in the community.

 

Parent-Teen Open Dialogue

The Parents University and the Urban League will show a documentory revealing the lives of four real tenagers living in Charlotte. The documentory will follow the teens and their difficult lives and will allow parents and their teenagers to discuss the film.

Urban League annual meeting

The Urban League of the Central Carolinas will hold its annual meeting to discuss programs and to honor donors and partners.

New play explores race/ethnicity

At Story Slam, a reading of Imani Harrington’s new play "Cut In The Blood/Ashes to Dust."

In the Blood theater production

In the Blood is a theater version of the classic American novel, The Scarlet Letter. The play centers around a woman named Hester La Negita, who lives under a bridge in the ghetto of Anywhere, USA.

Enjoy opera music with Opera Ventura

Opera Carolina will host Opera Ventura, an event that will bring together opera lovers to enjoy live opera music, appetizers, cheese and wine.

Soul Revived Jazzy Holiday Reception

The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African American Arts and Culture will celebrate its 35th anniversary with a seventies themed gala.

Gospel concert to benefit nonprofit group

The Nov. 20 concert will feature some of the Qcity’s top gospel artists and will benefit the group To Serve With Love Ministries.

A performance to uplift black youth

Marina Thomas, known as Marina the Poet, will be featuring an encore presentation of "Black Diamonds and Pearls: Rise Up and Shine!" at UNC Charlotte.

CPCC Geek Festival

CPCC will hold its 6th annual Geek Festival to dicuss innovations and career oppotunities in technology. It will hosts several Key Note Speakers as well as activities, contests and door prizes.

NAACP to hold key meeting

The meeting will mark the start of a membership drive and a “Faith Leaders for Justice” prayer vigil.

Step Afrika! steps out

Step Afrika!, the world’s first professional step dance group, will perform at the Wachovia Playhouse as a part of the Children’s Theater of Charlotte.

Ethnic BBQ Tour

The Levine Museum of the New South will host a bus tour of Charlotte’s best ethnic-style BBQ retsurants.

News & Buzz

The reason I (a black man) speak up for, and alongside, black women

Serena Williams' treatment proves that the black women I want my daughter to emulate unfairly have to be three times...

Entertainment

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.

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

Charlotte is testing a plan that could eliminate food waste from our landfills

A pilot program to compost the food we throw out is being tested in eight historically black communities in northwest...

Faith

Pew report reveals trend about black millennial faith

Black millennials ‘stay prayed up,’ according to Pew report

When it comes to faith, black millennials are spiritually inclined and low maintenance but always questioning purpose.

People

A day in the life of a physician assistant during Hurricane Florence

Name: Shelda Amilcka Job: Physician Assistant Employer: Novant Health, Urgent Care I was scheduled for the 9 a.m. to 9...

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City of Charlotte HNS Job Fair
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Gantt After Dark
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Silent Disco
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Paint & Play (Virgo/Libra Season)
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54th Annual Festival in the Park