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What’s Happening, Charlotte: 12 things you can do this weekend

Looking for something fun to do in Charlotte this weekend? Check out our weekly list of Qcity happenings.

Day Runner teams with BLKTECHCLT to offer small-business training

The effort will begin with 100 of Day Runner’s local drivers but may expand to include others in the Charlotte area.

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 13 fun things you can do this weekend

The annual BOOM Festival returns to Plaza Midwood. That means three days of music, art, dance, theater and spoken word, organized by local artists and performers.

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 13 things you can do this weekend

From a black film festival to a beer pub crawl, the Qcity is teeming with weekend events.

Local production explores the sometimes-comedic life of a ‘Single Black Female’

Charlotte theater artist Kenya N. Phifer-Jones will bring the play to Duke Energy Theater for three performances on Friday and Saturday.

On the town with Toni

Looking for something fun to do in Charlotte this weekend? Check out Toni Baker-Tyson’s weekly entertainment picks. It’s fun for grown folks.

New exhibition at Bechtler explores avant-garde artists’ connections to religion

Seemingly secular artists use religious iconography to inspire, provoke and challenge social injustice; Bechtler curator Jennifer Sudul Edwards hopes the exhibition sparks dialogue

Johnson and Wales student wins $10,000 in cooking competition

Sarah Rountree started out as a math education major but transferred to Johnson and Wales after working in her uncle’s restaurant.

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 18 things you can do this weekend

There’s plenty to do in the Qcity this weekend. From food events to live music, our list has something for everyone.

The optics of critiquing Ava Duvernay

In these polarized times, can men offer an honest critique of Duvernay’s directing skills without coming across as sexist?

Actress Karyn Parsons brings her children’s films to Gantt Center

The actress who played the role of Hillary Banks on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” is now a mother with two young children, and she wants to spotlight black history for a new generation of African Americans.

On the town with Toni

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out Toni Baker-Tyson’s weekly entertainment picks. It’s fun for grown folks.

Food for Thought: 6 Charlotte events you should consider this week

From professional networking to design thinking, this week’s list of self-development events has something for everyone.

ASAT Awards: honoring unsung black women who toil in the trenches

Self-described ‘broker for change,’ Brandi Williams, launches celebration of unheralded women in the areas of fashion, business, creative arts, and social justice, to name a few.

On the town with Toni

Among Toni’s weekend pick: “The Mountain Top,” a controversial stage play that re-imagines the events that unfolded inside the Lorraine Motel the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was killed.

News & Buzz

Is Charlotte on the verge of losing the CIAA tournament?

While calling Charlotte a “great host,” a CIAA official said the time has come to consider new locations for the...

Entertainment

Athletes with Carolina roots grace Sports Illustrated’s Fashionable 50 list

Stereotypically, basketball is my favorite sport. Aside from watching the game, I enjoy the pageantry of the pregame and postgame...

Voices

I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?

Health

Everyone’s a winner at the Sorority Greek Health Olympics

Last week I sprinted to the finish line of a wellness project I had been working on since January –...

Faith

Churches must do more to promote health and healing, says World Council of Churches official

Dr. Mwai Makoka, in Charlotte to study Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program, said the church must “embrace a new paradigm”...

People

Women must be agents for change, says international humanitarian Tererai Trent

It all starts, she said, when women discover what fuels their individual passions for change.

QcityEVENTS

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Movies @ The Museum- Zootopia
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The Soul Psychedelique at Alive After Five!
7.27
17th Annual 24 Hours of Booty
7.27
Noir She Didn’t
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Canaan Smith Live at Rooftop 210