Things to Do

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 […]

‘Black Panther’ back in theaters and 11 other things to do in Charlotte this February

While basketball will be the talk of the town in February, check out our list of other things to do in Charlotte during Black History Month.

Things to do in Charlotte this weekend, including Nina Simone, Culture Days, Comic Book Fandom and more

Looking for things to do in Charlotte? It’s the last weekend in January, and Qcitymetro has curated an events calendar with plenty of things to do.

The Purple Charlotte Steppers are moving social networks from online to the dance floor

Purple Charlotte Steppers Club is providing an alternative to Charlotte’s entertainment scene with line dancing and urban ballroom styles.

She was the first opera singer to perform at the Soul Train Awards, now she’s starring in Opera Carolina’s ‘Carmen’

Songbird Alyson Cambridge debuts in the Opera Carolina production as Carmen, a character also portrayed by Dorothy Dandridge and Beyonce.

Black Fathers Rock! ceremony honors local dads and disproves stereotypes

Six Charlotte dads will be crowned in categories such as Father of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year and Surrogate Father of the Year.

13 Charlotte events celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. this week

Parades, panels and musical performances are a few of the activities kicking off on the reverend’s birthday leading up to the day of national observance.

11 places to be in Charlotte on New Year’s Eve

Planning for New Year’s Eve have you feeling like you’ll be all dressed up with nowhere to go? Not on […]

The show must go on: OnQ Productions temporarily comes out of hiatus for ‘Soulful Noel’

Despite the theater company’s ongoing hiatus, OnQ is back with ‘Soulful Noel,’ bringing contemporary renditions to your favorite Christmas classics.

Female chefs shine at Soul Food Sessions year-end dinner

Soul Food Sessions’ Soul Sisters dinner celebrated Black grandmothers with six courses of upscale, muse-inspired soul food.

Here are the NBA All-Star Weekend event details you need to know

Tickets are on sale for a lineup of All-Star Weekend events in Charlotte.

News & Buzz

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership announces new senior leadership

The Housing Partnership named Simone McDowell its VP of communications and fund development.

Entertainment

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Charlotte’s Caribbean community heats up summer with Carnival

The Charlotte Caribbean Carnival Association brings a weeklong Afro-Caribbean Carnival to Charlotte on June 22-29.

Voices

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No privilege, but I still made it to college, thanks to mom

While a number of privileged parents were caught in the college admissions scandal, one writer tells a different story of...

Health

Black Health Spotlight: How fibroids helped discover my ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths because it typically goes undetected in the early stages.

Faith

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Up close with Jacotron Potts, entrepreneur giving back to the community that raised him

The Charlotte native talked with Qcitymetro about his mentoring program in partnership with McCrorey YMCA, life as an entrepreneur and...

People

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership announces new senior leadership

The Housing Partnership named Simone McDowell its VP of communications and fund development.

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