Things to Do

Charlotte’s Diner en Blanc host team gives the skinny on the summer soiree

Leo Bennett and Tara Robertson talked with QCityMetro as they prepare for another year of the exclusive all-white event.

CLT DJ Battle puts DJ culture on display in the heart of uptown

From hip-hop to EDM, turntablist to finger drumming, four DJs will compete during in the CLT DJ Battle for prizes and bragging rights.

Win tickets to Charlotte Jazz Festival events

One lucky reader will get tickets to attend 5 of the hottest shows, courtesy of our partners at Blumenthal Performing Arts.

Issa Vibe Adventures is connecting people of color to nature, one hike at a time

Three millennials founded Issa Vibe Adventures to expose people of color to outdoor activities across North Carolina, most notably through semimonthly hikes.

Charlotte Black Film Festival highlights the art of storytelling in African American culture

Charlotte Black Film Festival is a local staple and welcomed outlet for showcasing the art and business of filmmaking. The African American Playwrights’ Group looks to serve as another resource.

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.

Win tickets to “The Vintage Tour feat. Fred Hammond”

Grammy Award-winning gospel artist Fred Hammond is heading to the Queen City, and we’re giving away two pairs of tickets […]

Community rallies behind West Charlotte basketball team despite controversies

A last-minute venue change, followed by a player suspension, increased attention to the regional semifinal basketball game between West Charlotte HS and Ardrey Kell HS.

Step Afrika! showcases stepping culture, nostalgic for Black Greek-Letter Organizations

Step Afrika!, the first professional dance company dedicated to the tradition of stepping, will perform in Charlotte on March 8 and 9.

2019 CIAA Basketball Tournament Journal: Nepherterra Estrada Best, JCSU alum

Follow this Johnson C. Smith University alum during the 2019 CIAA basketball tournament week.

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 […]

News & Buzz

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Ron Rivera out as Panthers head coach

Panthers owner David Tepper said removing Rivera was the best decision for the team's long-term success.

Entertainment

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What’s Happening, CLT: Dec. 6-8 weekend guide

Check out some events happening in Charlotte this weekend.

Voices

Qcitymetro launches news initiative for Historic West End

Powered by a grant from the Knight Foundation, we will work with westside residents and stakeholders to expand media coverage...

Health

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“Black don’t crack,” but it can

Melanin plays a role in how our skin ages, but more women in their 30s are seeking out anti-aging cosmetic...

Faith

Another accolade for Village HeartBEAT

The Mecklenburg County program that works with local churches to address health disparities in Black and Latino communities won a...

People

Q&A with J.C. Watts Jr., co-founder of Black News Channel

The former congressman and star athlete discusses the network's delayed launch and the intersection of sports and social consciousness.

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