I finally admitted I was totally offended and there wasn’t a damn thing funny.
It’s time that a black person reviewed “The Book of Mormon”
‘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.
What’s Happening, Charlotte: 13 things you can do this weekend
From a black film festival to a beer pub crawl, the Qcity is teeming with weekend events.
Local production explores the sometimes-comedic life of a ‘Single Black Female’
Charlotte theater artist Kenya N. Phifer-Jones will bring the play to Duke Energy Theater for three performances on Friday and Saturday.
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.
New exhibition at Bechtler explores avant-garde artists’ connections to religion
Seemingly secular artists use religious iconography to inspire, provoke and challenge social injustice; Bechtler curator Jennifer Sudul Edwards hopes the exhibition sparks dialogue
What’s Happening, Charlotte: 18 things you can do this weekend
There’s plenty to do in the Qcity this weekend. From food events to live music, our list has something for everyone.