Living Here

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.

Sherri Shepherd is looking for love

The single mother says her new man has to have good credit and a sense of humor.

Naomi Campbell sued by fragrance company

The queen of the catwalk heads back to court.

Thursday night poetry slam

Respect Da Mic, a nationally ranked poetry slam team based in Charlotte, will perform Thursday, Oct. 29 at Story Slam!

Study skills workshop

Macie Caldwell Consulting Services is offering a study skills workshop for middle and high school students.

The show we missed

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By Lashawnda K. Becoats

Movie Review: If the new Michael Jackson film offers a clue, fans may have missed his most thrilling concert performance ever.

Christian moms called to prayer

On November 14, three local churches and several women’s ministries will participate in “Arise! Cry Out,” a time of fasting and prayer for children and schools.

Loïs Mailou Jones, a retrospective

The works of this pioneering African American artist will be featured at the Mint Museum of Art, opening November 14.

An alternative to Halloween

First Baptist-West is hosting its annual Fall Festival & BBQ Sale as a fun and safe alternative to Halloween.

Brothas, know your health numbers

This event at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church will test and screen for prostate cancer, HIV/AIDS, blood pressure, high cholesterol, body fat, diabetes and glaucoma.

New video: Alicia Keys

Watch “Doesn’t Mean Anything” now.

Oprah is set to interview Sarah Palin

The former governor of Alaska will discuss her new book.

News & Buzz

N.C. Music Hall of Fame inductee Calvin Richardson shares highs, lows and inspirations

Ahead of his hall of fame induction on Oct. 18, "The Soul Prince" shares his musical Mt. Rushmore, songs he's...

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

Karen Clark-Sheard headlines concert benefiting Komen Charlotte

The gospel concert will also feature Jekalyn Carr and LeJeune Thompson as part of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month event.

People

N.C. Music Hall of Fame inductee Calvin Richardson shares highs, lows and inspirations

Ahead of his hall of fame induction on Oct. 18, "The Soul Prince" shares his musical Mt. Rushmore, songs he's...

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