Living Here

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."

Black Chamber to host business breakfast

Qcity businessman Stoney Sellars will offer practical advice to entrepreneurs and those aspiring to become one.

Chocolate Drops string band to perform

This trio performs traditional African-American string-band music originating in the Carolina Piedmont.

Soul Train Awards return

After a two-hiatus the popular award show will return honoring many in the music industry.

Hampton U. to recruit in Qcity

Students who submit all required admissions materials will be interviewed and receive admissions decisions on the spot. Merit-based scholarship determinations will be made.

Exhibit to showcase artwork of child soldiers

Exhibit to show artwork of child soldiers in Uganda

Usher won’t sign the “Papers”

The R& B singer delays his divorce.

New music: Usher

According to “Papers,” the future ex-Mrs. Usher played a big role in the break-up.

Singer Tyrese creates new comic book character

The actor/singer has created the first ever digital comic book.

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith to host Nobel Peace Prize Concert

The Smiths say they are humbled and honored to be a part of this world-wide event.

N.C. artist on display at Gantt Center

David Wilson, an African American artist from Apex, created the colorful glass panels now hanging along the Stonewall Street side of the Harvey B. Gantt Center.

Kanye West: If He Did It

If West’s and Taylor Swift’s moment was all a ruse, they’ve pulled the biggest scam this year.

Harding High’s marching band to perform in inaugural parade

The band was selected from 1,382 organizations that applied to participate. The school now must raise raise about $30,000 to cover transportation, lodging and meals.

Fantasia’s Charlotte home may be sold at foreclosure

The $1.3 million home on Bevington Place will be auctioned off at noon on Jan. 12 if the American Idol doesn’t fork over late payments, county records show

News & Buzz

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‘I’m not a businessman; I’m a business, man’: How we’re feeling about Jay-Z’s NFL partnership and backlash

Reactions mixed about the mogul's deal to to produce the Super Bowl halftime show and other NFL event entertainment.

Entertainment

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NABFEME returns to promote mentoring and collaborating for women in music and entertainment

The organization, which focuses on Black women in music and entertainment, restarts its Charlotte chapter led by media maven Jameka...

Voices

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Charlotte’s Black filmmakers react to John Singleton’s death

Local filmmakers react to the death of Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton, who died on April 29 following complications from...

Health

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For National HIV Testing Day, Mecklenburg health department and providers offer free screenings

Mecklenburg County Public Health, Atrium Health and Novant Health are teaming up to provide access to free HIV screenings, resources...

Faith

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.

People

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Celebrating Charlotte’s oldest citizen

Hester McCardell Ford was born in 1904. On Thursday, the 115-year-old was recognized as Charlotte's oldest person.

QcityEVENTS

8.19
WFAE Amplifier’s Lunch-time Concert Series
8.20
Gary Clark Jr., in concert
8.20
Rosa Parks Farmers Market Community Mid-Season Celebration
8.20
Sip & Paint at Pilot Brewing
8.20
AUDITIONS: Carolina Voices