Things to Do

‘SuperFly’: a updated version of the ’72 classic

The movie follows the story of Atlanta drug dealer Youngblood Priest (Trevor Jackson) and his attempt to arrange one last big score before leaving the dope game.

5 things you can do this week in Charlotte

You can listen to live music, learn what’s in the city’s proposed budget or attend an open house to learn more about adult education.

5 events this week

A facilitated discussion based on “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.” State of Black North Carolina Conference. HousingFest with Buddy Guy and Mavis Staples. More

Mint Museum exhibition showcases fashion of Oscar de la Renta

Curated by Durham native Andre Leon Talley, former editor-at-large for Vogue magazine, the exhibit pays homage to the late, iconic designer’s inspirations and experiences.

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.

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

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.

News & Buzz

The reason I (a black man) speak up for, and alongside, black women

Serena Williams' treatment proves that the black women I want my daughter to emulate unfairly have to be three times...

Entertainment

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.

Voices

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about...

Health

Charlotte is testing a plan that could eliminate food waste from our landfills

A pilot program to compost the food we throw out is being tested in eight historically black communities in northwest...

Faith

Pew report reveals trend about black millennial faith

Black millennials ‘stay prayed up,’ according to Pew report

When it comes to faith, black millennials are spiritually inclined and low maintenance but always questioning purpose.

People

A day in the life of a physician assistant during Hurricane Florence

Name: Shelda Amilcka Job: Physician Assistant Employer: Novant Health, Urgent Care I was scheduled for the 9 a.m. to 9...

QcityEVENTS

9.20
Gantt After Dark
9.20
City of Charlotte HNS Job Fair
9.21
54th Annual Festival in the Park
9.21
Just Fine: The Mary J Blige Tribute Band – LIVE!
9.21
Black Food Truck Fridays