The Charlotte Pride Parade and Festival, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, is expected to be bigger than ever. Plus, see our list of other local events.
What’s Happening, Charlotte: Your guide to weekend events (Aug. 17-19)
Pedal to Porch brings neighbors together through cycling and storytelling
Charlotte will be the first expansion city to host the successful community-building campaign on Oct. 6.
4 Things I Experienced at Dîner en Blanc
Curious spectators lined the perimeter of Romare Bearden Park in uptown Charlotte to catch a glimpse of the city’s first […]
Dance scholarship provides access to create diversity in ballet
Children with financial need can audition for free dance training on Aug. 16.
Mamizi conference is providing options, not empowerment, for women of color
In the age of #BlackGirlMagic, a new conference dedicated to women of color in technology, entrepreneurship, and digital media made […]
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.
‘The Color Purple’: Reviewed from a (not so angry) black man’s perspective
The Tony Award-winning musical currently on stage in Charlotte is no less damning in its depiction of black men, but it does offer a new and surprising element of redemption.
History told in honest detail at Old Slave Mart Museum in Charleston
This South Carolina port city, once the epicenter of America’s slave trade, is slowly beginning to grapple with its checkered history.
What Center City Partners is doing to boost Charlotte’s music brand
The uptown booster group recently launched a new website that its hopes will become a go-to place for people seeking live music.
‘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.