Things to Do

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.

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.

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.

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.

Free performance by Bell Biv DeVoe during CIAA Tournament Week

Tournament officials announced the performance along with other free events scheduled at the Charlotte Convention Center.

Kevin Hart adds Charlotte, Raleigh to his ‘Irresponsible’ tour

Kevin Hart has added Charlotte and Raleigh to the list of cities for his “The Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour,” his promoter, […]

5 events to mark on your calendar this week

We’ve got something for every day of your workweek.

On the town with Toni (Jan. 26-28)

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

CIAA announces celebrity lineup, charity basketball game

Celebrity performances are scheduled for quarterfinal, semifinal and championship games at Spectrum Center.

5 events that will make you a smarter Qcity resident (Jan. 22-26)

A meet-up for young professionals. A summit for tree lovers. A college financial-planning session. We’ve got something for every day of your workweek.

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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