Get your Ghoul Friends together and get ready for the Official 105.3 R&B Halloween Costume Party! Hosted by Chirl Girl and the Brown Sugar Girls, along with DJ Fuzz on the turntables at Club Mirage! Located at 2815 Crisman Street, on Thursday, October 31st with the doors opening at 8pm. Come dressed in your best 70’s, […]

Join 105.3 R&B as we kick off the new season with Opera Carolina! Opera Carolina’s starts it’s 71st season opens with Verdi’s Macbeth, adapted from Shakespeare’s story of ambition run amok. Macbeth gets a reading from three witches who tell him that he will become the King of Scotland. When his power-hungry wife hears this, she […]

What To Do If You Think You’re Being Scammed Over The Phone Here’s what should you do if you receive a phone call that raises red flags. 1-Hang up immediately. 2-Call and put your name on the Do Not Call Registry.  If you receive a phone call from a caller ID number you don’t recognize, hang […]

Cheerleaders at a North Carolina high school are now off of probation after posing with a Trump 2020 banner at a football game last month — a decision that has sparked criticism and debates about student rights to free speech. The school board said the probation was not meant to be a punishment but instead […]

Michael Jordan has agreed to sell a large piece of the Charlotte Hornets to two New York-based investors, a sale expected to close in the next few weeks that was first reported by the Observer. A source familiar with the deal said it does not involve the former NBA Most Valuable Player giving up majority […]

As they say, “Ain’t Nothing Going On But The Rent!” Unfortunately, men with no money for rent are opting out of getting married! A study published in the Journal of Family says the low marriage rate is due to lack of ‘economically attractive’ men It goes on to say that there’s a devastating shortage of […]

It’s October and that means Breast Cancer Awareness Month is here! Here’s some information to get you motivated to get your annual mammogram: The leading risk factor for breast cancer is simply being a woman. Though breast cancer does occur in men, the disease is 100 times more common in women A woman has about […]

Have you scheduled your mammogram, yet? Please do it today, because a new report from the American Cancer Society says that Black women continue to be at higher risk of breast cancer death compared with their white counterparts, even though the overall mortality rate for the disease has continued to decline. The breast cancer death […]

Join 105.3’s Eddie Owens at the Spectrum Community Day, Saturday, October 12th, from 11am-2pm, at the Movement School at 2701 Freedom Drive! Come check out the nonprofit booths, Spectrum recruiters, food trucks, live music and performances, DJ’s spinning music, giveaways and special guests. The first 250 families will receive a free Safe & Healthy Home […]

Shout out to Mecklenburg Sheriff Garry McFadden for taking voter education into the Charlotte Mecklenburg County lockup! The Sheriff is working with the nonprofit group, You Can Vote to teach inmates about their right to cast ballots in the upcoming elections. McFadden says that voting is a “critical piece” of them re-entering society and that […]

The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources announced the names of individuals that will be inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame. The list includes: Elizabeth Cotten – Grammy Award winning blues and folk musician born in Carrboro, North Carolina. 9th Wonder – Hip-Hop producer, record executive, rapper, and lecturer born in Winston-Salem, North […]

Have you heard Mary J Blige’s lastest song, “Know?” It make my heart swell every time that it plays!  The lyrics are so right on point with the lives of women.  And we all have watched MJB take some punches from life and every single time, she gets back up and wins!  Her song will […]