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Whitney M. Young Award gala

The Urban League of the Central Carolinas will host its annual award ceremony to recognize outstanding work in the community.

 

Parent-Teen Open Dialogue

The Parents University and the Urban League will show a documentory revealing the lives of four real tenagers living in Charlotte. The documentory will follow the teens and their difficult lives and will allow parents and their teenagers to discuss the film.

Urban League annual meeting

The Urban League of the Central Carolinas will hold its annual meeting to discuss programs and to honor donors and partners.

New play explores race/ethnicity

At Story Slam, a reading of Imani Harrington’s new play "Cut In The Blood/Ashes to Dust."

In the Blood theater production

In the Blood is a theater version of the classic American novel, The Scarlet Letter. The play centers around a woman named Hester La Negita, who lives under a bridge in the ghetto of Anywhere, USA.

Enjoy opera music with Opera Ventura

Opera Carolina will host Opera Ventura, an event that will bring together opera lovers to enjoy live opera music, appetizers, cheese and wine.

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.

News & Buzz

Sandwich shop owner killed outside NoDa business he ran with twin brother

Police said Scott Brooks was starting his work day when he was confronted by an assailant outside of Brooks' Sandwich...

Entertainment

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What’s Happening, CLT: Dec. 6-8 weekend guide

Check out some events happening in Charlotte this weekend.

Voices

Qcitymetro launches news initiative for Historic West End

Powered by a grant from the Knight Foundation, we will work with westside residents and stakeholders to expand media coverage...

Health

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“Black don’t crack,” but it can

Melanin plays a role in how our skin ages, but more women in their 30s are seeking out anti-aging cosmetic...

Faith

Another accolade for Village HeartBEAT

The Mecklenburg County program that works with local churches to address health disparities in Black and Latino communities won a...

People

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Jack and Jill chapter opens reading room at Charlotte school

The organization of African American moms donated more than 600 books to Brisbane Academy.

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