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Bill Cosby @ the Blumenthal

The legendary comedian will perform two shows on April 25 — on at 4 p.m. and another at 7 p.m.

CIAA Journal: Wednesday

Sights and sounds from the 2010 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association basketball Tournament.

See the Pulitzer Prize winning play “Top Dog/Underdog”

UNCC presents the Pulitzer Prize winning play "Top Dog/Underdog".

Charlotte Black Chamber meeting

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Black Chamber of Commerce will hold its next general meeting on Thursday, Feb.18.

“Blood Done Sign My Name”

For one performance only, a theatrical adaptation of this award-winning memoir will be brought to life on a Charlotte stage.

Explore African culture

The Museum of York County will host "Africa Alive!"a day of hands-on activities, storytelling, crafts, African clothing, food, shopping and more.

“One in the Spirit”

A two-act play that explores life-changing events — marital issues, betrayal, tragedy and renewal of faith.

Gospel concert for Haitan relief

Performing at the Feb. 12 event will be Kenny Cury and Nu Spirit, Russell Harrington, Patrick Love, One Worship and Rob and Liz Lewis.

Dance-a-Thon to benefit Haiti

This six-hour marathon will benefit the American Red Cross and its Haiti disaster relief efforts.

Haitian benefit dinner at Bistro 49

This event will be held at Bistro 49 in the UNC Charlotte student union. All proceeds will benefit UNICEF.

Gloria Steinem to speak at UNC Charlotte

This writer and activist helped define the 1960s feminist movement. Her lecture is free and open to the public.

Shop and swap for spring fashion

Fashionistas get ready to experience a one-of-a-kind shopping spree.

Gospel concert to benefit survivers in Haiti

Local artist will perform at a free gospel concert to benefit the victims of the Haiti earthquake. Organizer, Sunny Flow says it’s her way of giving back.

Artist Joyce Scott to McColl Visual Arts Center

Artist Joyce Scott’s solo art exhitbition RECALL is on display now until March 20

Youth learn culinary skills through tour

Tour teaches youth about culinary industry careers such as chef, food stylist, food writer, and more.

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“Legacy of Lynching” exhibit opens April 25, features Mecklenburg County cases

Museum historian says lynching exhibit is meant to spur difficult and uncomfortable conversations.


Sam Rockwell, Babou Ceesay and Taraji P. Henson star in "The Best of Enemies."

Actress Taraji P. Henson plays Durham civil rights activist on the big screen

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No privilege, but I still made it to college, thanks to mom

While a number of privileged parents were caught in the college admissions scandal, one writer tells a different story of...


Black health spotlight: Rwenshaun Miller, his mental health struggles now fuel his advocacy

Failed suicide attempts and diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Rwenshaun Miller says “Let’s Talk About It” to end the stigma around...



Up close with Jacotron Potts, entrepreneur giving back to the community that raised him

The Charlotte native talked with Qcitymetro about his mentoring program in partnership with McCrorey YMCA, life as an entrepreneur and...



Community advocate Tiffany Capers begins as executive director for Grier Heights revitalization nonprofit

Search committee struck by her passion to improve the quality of life in Grier Heights and a “very deep commitment...


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