Things to Do

Win tickets to see Step Afrika! when it steps into town March 8-9

Qcitymetro is giving away tickets to see Step Afrika! when it comes in town March 8 and 9 at the McColl […]

Ready for the 2019 CIAA basketball tournament? Here’s your event guide for the week

Charlotte welcomes the 2019 CIAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament, one of the last before the event relocates to Baltimore for the 2021-2023 seasons.

Charlotte Symphony addresses industry’s lack of diversity through guest conductors

Highly regarded conductor Joseph Young will lead Charlotte Symphony’s ‘The Sleeping Beauty’ concert on Feb. 22-23 at the Knight Theater.

Six moments of Carolina pride during the 2019 NBA All-Star Game

The 2019 NBA All-Star Game has made its way back to Charlotte for the first time since 1991. In addition […]

2019 NBA All-Star Weekend: Day 3 recap

The 2019 NBA All-Star Game has made its way back to Charlotte for the first time since 1991. In addition […]

2019 NBA All-Star Weekend: Day 2 recap

The 2019 NBA All-Star Game has made its way back to Charlotte for the first time since 1991. In addition […]

2019 NBA All-Star Weekend: Day 1 recap

The 2019 NBA All-Star Game has made its way back to Charlotte for the first time since 1991. In addition […]

Self-Care for the Busy Professional: Massages are no longer just a luxury service

A Valentine’s Day gift sparked an idea for Brandi Fox that led to the creation of Pamper Us Mobile Massage. Beyond the pampering, mobile massages may be the answer to workplace stress.

31 events during NBA All-Star and 3 other things to expect

Things you need to know about for the 2019 NBA All-Star events and activities. From street closures to curated events, Qcitymetro has you covered.

Comedian Dave Chappelle to perform at Belk Theater on Valentine’s Day, prepare for tight security

Dave Chappelle performs in Charlotte ahead of the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend.

Things to do in Charlotte this weekend, including pre-Valentine’s Day goodies, Bob Marley tributes and more

Looking for things to do in Charlotte? Valentine’s Day is coming up, it’s unusually wam and, as always, Qcitymetro has curated your weekend events calendar.

Minority Business and Leadership Symposium returns for CIAA 2019 lineup

In its fourth year, the daylong conference — taking place on Feb. 28 — adds the Black Think Executive Roundtable as a new feature.

From Washington to Obama, the Soul Food Scholar tells stories of Blacks who fed First Families

Food writer, attorney and certified BBQ judge Adrian Miller — aka the Soul Food Scholar — to visit Charlotte for “Tales of a White House Kitchen” on Feb. 12.

“Every Little Thing” about Bob Marley’s musical debuting at Children’s Theatre of Charlotte

Bob Marley’s “Three Little Birds” musical opens at the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte for a three-week run during Black History Month, beginning Feb. 8.

Next month in concerts — Patti LaBelle, Anderson .Paak, Travis Greene and others

February might be short on days, but it’s not short on great concerts in Charlotte. From legendary singers and songwriters […]

News & Buzz

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CMS suspends Superintendent Clayton Wilcox

The school district announced Monday that Superintendent Clayton Wilcox is suspended with pay. Chief Engagement Officer/Ombudsman Earnest Winston will serve...

Entertainment

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“View the Right Thing” film series tackles racial and social themes through Black cinema

The film and discussion series commemorates the 30th anniversary of "Do the Right Thing" and other movies that sparked social...

Voices

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Charlotte’s Black filmmakers react to John Singleton’s death

Local filmmakers react to the death of Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton, who died on April 29 following complications from...

Health

Michael Floyd works out at the McCrorey YMCA in Charlotte, NC.

‘Real men’ do care for their health; witness these two

On average, men in the U.S. die about five years earlier than women of the same age. Worldwide, that disparity...

Faith

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.

People

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Rook and King is the fashion accessory your lapel has been missing

Jeremiah Allen, a Johnson C. Smith University graduate, is the founder of Rook and King custom lapel pins.

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Dialogue with Dads
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Charlotte Chorale Auditions
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Charlotte Black Pride CenterStage
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