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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.

Food for Thought: 6 Charlotte events to stimulate your thinking

From discussions about gun violence to discussions on matters of faith, these are some events you should consider this month.

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.

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 17 weekend events

We curated these weekend experiences exclusively for our Qcity family, so get out and have some fun!

On the town with Toni

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

Rules for going back to the real world after Black Panther weekend

My husband and I were late for all our morning appointments because we are the world’s geekiest comic book lover […]

5 events you should attend this week

‘The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys.’ WFAE Community Conversation with Charlotte’s black leaders. A tribute to black fathers. Plus more.

Hometown dancer soars with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

On Feb. 27 and 28, Jacquelin Harris and the esteemed Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater perform in the city where Harris got her start.

Win tickets to Alvin Ailey Charlotte performance

Blumenthal Performing Arts is sending a lucky Qcitymetro fan (and a guest) to the Tuesday, Feb. 27, performance of Alvin […]

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 17 things you can do this weekend

The Gantt Center is hosting a kids-friendly event featuring author Carole Boston Weatherford, who tells the historic story of the Tuskegee Airmen.

On the town with Toni (Feb. 16-18)

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

Dining with Chef Kardea Brown and her New Gullah Supper Club

Brown, a Charleston native, has been crisscrossing the country serving Gullah-Geechie-inspired meals since 2015. She recently stopped in Charlotte.

During Black History Month, an event to honor black fathers

Black fathers in America don’t always get the love they deserve. So with that in mind, local author and fashion […]

Black Enterprise CEO will be keynote speaker at CIAA business event

Earl “Butch” Graves Jr., president and CEO of Black Enterprise, will be keynote speaker at this year’s CIAA business forum. […]

On the town with Toni (Feb. 9-11)

Looking for something fun to do in Charlotte this weekend? Toni has her weekly list. It’s fun for grown folks.

News & Buzz

Gantt Center gets $100,000 gift from Day Runner, a black-owned startup

Gantt Center officials said the money will be used to expand programming, especially programming that benefits children.

Entertainment

A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...

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.

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