Things to Do

‘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.

7 young professional groups to consider joining on #GivingTuesday and beyond

There’s plenty of young professional groups in Charlotte where volunteers can “do good” while increasing their personal and professional development.

HBCU grad tapped as honorary grand marshal for Thanksgiving Day parade

Novant Health’s Tanya Blackmon will serve as the honorary grand marshal in the 71st annual Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade on Nov. 22.

What’s Happening, Charlotte: Weekend events + Editor’s Picks (Nov. 15-18)

The Qcity’s Going Out Guide. Get out this weekend and have some fun!

What’s Happening, Charlotte: Weekend events + Editor’s Picks (Nov. 8-11)

Tons to do in the Queen City this Veterans Day Weekend.

New HBCU battle of the bands event looks to fill a void in Charlotte

Frustrated with what event organizers called a lack of commitment from local major venues and tourism leadership, the Queen City […]

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.

QcityEVENTS

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Dialogue with Dads
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Charlotte Black Pride CenterStage
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Charlotte Chorale Auditions
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Premiere Thursdays at the Jazz Room presents… Mac Arnold & Plate Full ‘o Blues plays Muddy Waters
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Jazz Room presents… Dawn Anthony sings Nancy Wilson