Things to Do

ASAT Awards: honoring unsung black women who toil in the trenches

Self-described ‘broker for change,’ Brandi Williams, launches celebration of unheralded women in the areas of fashion, business, creative arts, and social justice, to name a few.

On the town with Toni

Among Toni’s weekend pick: “The Mountain Top,” a controversial stage play that re-imagines the events that unfolded inside the Lorraine Motel the night before Martin Luther King Jr. was killed.

Food for Thought: 6 Charlotte events to stimulate your thinking

From discussions about gun violence to discussions on matters of faith, these are some events you should consider this month.

On the town with Toni

Looking for something fun to do in Charlotte this weekend? Check out Toni Baker-Tyson’s weekly entertainment picks. It’s fun for grown folks.

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 17 weekend events

We curated these weekend experiences exclusively for our Qcity family, so get out and have some fun!

On the town with Toni

Looking for something fun to do this week in Charlotte? Check out Toni Baker-Tyson’s weekly entertainment picks. It’s fun for grown folks.

5 events you should attend this week

‘The Guide for White Women Who Teach Black Boys.’ WFAE Community Conversation with Charlotte’s black leaders. A tribute to black fathers. Plus more.

Win tickets to Alvin Ailey Charlotte performance

Blumenthal Performing Arts is sending a lucky Qcitymetro fan (and a guest) to the Tuesday, Feb. 27, performance of Alvin […]

What’s Happening, Charlotte: 17 things you can do this weekend

The Gantt Center is hosting a kids-friendly event featuring author Carole Boston Weatherford, who tells the historic story of the Tuskegee Airmen.

On the town with Toni (Feb. 16-18)

Looking for something fun to do this weekend in Charlotte? Check out Toni Baker-Tyson’s weekly entertainment picks. It’s fun for grown folks.

During Black History Month, an event to honor black fathers

Black fathers in America don’t always get the love they deserve. So with that in mind, local author and fashion […]

Black Enterprise CEO will be keynote speaker at CIAA business event

Earl “Butch” Graves Jr., president and CEO of Black Enterprise, will be keynote speaker at this year’s CIAA business forum. […]

On the town with Toni (Feb. 9-11)

Looking for something fun to do in Charlotte this weekend? Toni has her weekly list. It’s fun for grown folks.

Free performance by Bell Biv DeVoe during CIAA Tournament Week

Tournament officials announced the performance along with other free events scheduled at the Charlotte Convention Center.

Kevin Hart adds Charlotte, Raleigh to his ‘Irresponsible’ tour

Kevin Hart has added Charlotte and Raleigh to the list of cities for his “The Kevin Hart Irresponsible Tour,” his promoter, […]

News & Buzz

The reason I (a black man) speak up for, and alongside, black women

Serena Williams' treatment proves that the black women I want my daughter to emulate unfairly have to be three times...

Entertainment

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.

Voices

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about...

Health

Charlotte is testing a plan that could eliminate food waste from our landfills

A pilot program to compost the food we throw out is being tested in eight historically black communities in northwest...

Faith

Pew report reveals trend about black millennial faith

Black millennials ‘stay prayed up,’ according to Pew report

When it comes to faith, black millennials are spiritually inclined and low maintenance but always questioning purpose.

People

A day in the life of a physician assistant during Hurricane Florence

Name: Shelda Amilcka Job: Physician Assistant Employer: Novant Health, Urgent Care I was scheduled for the 9 a.m. to 9...

QcityEVENTS

9.19
Office of Congresswoman Adams Suicide and Mental Health Awareness Resource Fair and Panel
9.20
Gantt After Dark
9.20
City of Charlotte HNS Job Fair
9.21
54th Annual Festival in the Park
9.21
Just Fine: The Mary J Blige Tribute Band – LIVE!