The Charlotte Pride Parade and Festival, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, is expected to be bigger than ever. Plus, see our list of other local events.
What’s Happening, Charlotte: Your guide to weekend events (Aug. 17-19)
Pedal to Porch brings neighbors together through cycling and storytelling
Charlotte will be the first expansion city to host the successful community-building campaign on Oct. 6.
4 Things I Experienced at Dîner en Blanc
Curious spectators lined the perimeter of Romare Bearden Park in uptown Charlotte to catch a glimpse of the city’s first […]
Dance scholarship provides access to create diversity in ballet
Children with financial need can audition for free dance training on Aug. 16.
University City has Charlotte’s best options for Jamaican food
Growing up in a Haitian household, the things I remember most were the language (Creole), the music (Kompa), and of […]
Meet Daisha Haynesworth, a Qcity Newcomer
A chance for better weather and a vibrant social scene was enough to lure Haynesworth from Cleveland to Charlotte.
Are you a Qcity Newcomer?
Sixty people move to Charlotte every day. Introduce yourself as part of our Qcity Newcomers series.
Can the StoryMining250 project make us less divided?
Levine Museum of the New South’s oral history initiative seeks to build bridges among differences.
Mamizi conference is providing options, not empowerment, for women of color
In the age of #BlackGirlMagic, a new conference dedicated to women of color in technology, entrepreneurship, and digital media made […]
It’s time that a black person reviewed “The Book of Mormon”
I finally admitted I was totally offended and there wasn’t a damn thing funny.
Denzel Washington continues doing bad things for good reasons in “The Equalizer 2”
The Academy Award-winning actor stars in his first sequel returning as blue-collar avenger Robert McCall.
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 […]
‘The Color Purple’: Reviewed from a (not so angry) black man’s perspective
The Tony Award-winning musical currently on stage in Charlotte is no less damning in its depiction of black men, but it does offer a new and surprising element of redemption.
History told in honest detail at Old Slave Mart Museum in Charleston
This South Carolina port city, once the epicenter of America’s slave trade, is slowly beginning to grapple with its checkered history.
What Center City Partners is doing to boost Charlotte’s music brand
The uptown booster group recently launched a new website that its hopes will become a go-to place for people seeking live music.