Living Here

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.

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

STYLE ESSENTIALS
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.

News & Buzz

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Entertainment

Win 2 tickets to see Patti LaBelle in concert

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Voices

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

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Health

5 last-minute gift ideas for fitness lovers

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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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2019 MLK Gospel Showcase featuring Kelontae Gavin