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After a year of hell, the N.C. General Assembly finally repealed HB2. It only cost us NCAA tournaments, the NBA All-Star Game, a PayPal expansion, concerts, jobs and an estimated $3.7 billion. The repeal was far from perfect. It resets protections to pre-HB2 levels and places a three-year moratorium on cities from passing their own […]

Tonight Breaking Bread with Levine Museum: Women In Social Change: The Issues, the March, The Movement End Women’s History Month witha dinner dialogue about community issues. 6:30 p.m. tonight. Levine Museum of the New South $40 Friday Miles & Coltrane: Blue On Q’s popular production of Miles & Coltrane: Blue ends this weekend. The production […]

The effort to provide more affordable housing is an ongoing discussion in Charlotte with no easy solution in sight. There’s the issue of NIMBY (Not In My Backyard), but the bigger issue is the lack of public owned land to build affordable housing. City officials can’t mandate that private developers provide units for affordable housing, […]

Accompanied by a slick video presentation and an even slicker report, members of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Opportunity Task Force revealed their findings after 18 months of researching. The findings weren’t groundbreaking,  but they did offer solid, and unfunded, suggestions on how to close the mobility gap. The Task Force, co-chaired by Dr. Ophelia Garmon-Brown, SVP Community […]

The performers at the UniverSoul Circus is awesome, but the Soul Train line is our favorite part. See who partied with Eddie O in the ring. Sign Up For Our Newsletter!    

It’s the UniverSoul Circus!!!! Acrobats, contortionists, roller skaters at the UniverSoul Circus!        

“Old School1053-Subscribers Have you heard the term #Staywoke? Historian Clint Smith implored audience members to stay waking during his keynote address at Habitat for Humanity’s Building Futures symposium on Tuesday. The symposium was a fundraiser for the local organization. Using a mix of poetry and historical perspective, Smith examined the burdens of redlining and America’s […]

Two Charlotte museum exhibits explore the effects of police involved shootings. The Levine Museum of the New South, explores this tragedy through it’s exhibit K(No)w Justice, K(No)w Peace. The McColl Center for Art + Innovation unveiled The World is a Mirror of My Freedom curated by artistic director Nicole J. Caruth.   Caruth, who recently […]

  Adele Givens (Celebrity Show) Mar 11, 2017 at 9:30 PM The Comedy Zone Charlotte Charlotte, NC Doors open 9:15 PM The Green River Revival Features yoga, a race and live music at the US National Whitewater Center “Old School1053-Subscribers Rich & Bennett’s 17th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl Rich & Bennett’s bar crawl […]

The Mecklenburg County Health Department is already in hot water after failing to notify more than 200 women about abnormal pap smears, but they’re facing even more scrutiny after Charlotte Observer found that at least 20 women had abnormalities that were risk factor for cervical cancer. The County told the Observer that none of the women affected […]

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police killed a man armed with a hunting rifle, making him the 11th victim of a police-rated since 2015, according to a Charlotte Observer article. The incident occurred in North Charlotte. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! According to an Observer analysis, law enforcement officers in North Carolina killed 65 people and officers in South Carolina shot killed 38. […]