Living Here

Groups to host grassroots summit

The Oct. 23 meeting will discuss solutions to some of the issues that negatively affect the black community.

Let’s talk about marriage and family

Join other African American couples as they discuss ways to strengthen the black family through better relationships.

Jazz @ the Excelsior Club

A Sign of the Times non-profit organization sponors live jazz music every fourth Sunday of the month at the New Historic Excelsior Club.

A workshop for struggling homeowners

 

The Charlotte Regional Realtors Association will offer information on affordable-housing issues.

Historical Marker Dedication

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Vigil to remember victims/survivors of domestic abuse

Event: Each victim of a domestic violence-related homicide in North Carolina will be remembered with the lighting of a candle, and speakers will include survivors telling their stories.

Charlotte Zetas to host health fair

Attendees can visit information booths, talk with medical experts and see health demonstrations. There will also be free health screenings, raffles and giveaways.

Communications workshop for teens

Event: On Saturday, Oct. 24, Macie Caldwell Consulting Services will hold a “Communicating with Confidence” workshop for 7th – 12th graders.

Charlotte Music Awards

The awards are held to recognize outstanding artists from the Carolinas, covering musical genres from hip-hop to country.

See Johnson C. Smith University’s weeklong schedule of homecoming events

Whether you like pep rallies, comedy shows or powder puff football games, this year’s homecoming has  something for everyone.

Step Afrika! coming to Queens University

The world’s first professional step company will perform at Queens University of Charlotte on Friday, October 23.

Kappas bar-hop for breast cancer cure

The Kappas annual event this year will stop at three popular watering holes in the SouthPark area. proceeds to benefit the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Gala to celebrate life of Valerie Woodard

Woodard, 56, was a Mecklenburg commissioner when she died Oct. 3, 2008, from a rare blood disorder.

CMS offers “Can We Talk?” workshops

The workshops are designed to give families tips for having successful parent-teacher conferences.

 

Cornel West to discuss his new book

The author and lecturer is coming to the uptown Knight Theater to discuss his latest work,  "Brother West: Living and Loving Outloud, a Memoir."

News & Buzz

Is Charlotte on the verge of losing the CIAA tournament?

While calling Charlotte a “great host,” a CIAA official said the time has come to consider new locations for the...

Entertainment

A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...

Voices

I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?

Health

Everyone’s a winner at the Sorority Greek Health Olympics

Last week I sprinted to the finish line of a wellness project I had been working on since January –...

Faith

Churches must do more to promote health and healing, says World Council of Churches official

Dr. Mwai Makoka, in Charlotte to study Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program, said the church must “embrace a new paradigm”...

People

Women must be agents for change, says international humanitarian Tererai Trent

It all starts, she said, when women discover what fuels their individual passions for change.

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