I had the pleasure of interviewing Mary Luehrsen and Bernie Williams during the Democratic National Convention this past Tuesday evening, September 4.
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Mary Luehrsen, director of Public Affairs and Government Relations and executive director of the National Association of Music Merchants and Bernie Williams, an All-Star Yankee turned Latin Grammy [...]
Uptown Charlotte served as a generous host for the National Poetry Slam 2012. Many people boasted about the prime location and contemporary setting of this year’s festival. Poetry, workshops, parties and networking rooted in the art of language filled the streets of Charlotte for five days.
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The NPS 2012 [...]
Tickets are now on sale for the 2012 Taste of the World, an event that takes guests on a tasting expedition of the locally owned ethnic restaurants throughout the International District of east Charlotte. This 10th Taste of the World was created and is hosted by E.A.S.T., a volunteer organization with representation from businesses, [...]
Very soon Charlotte will receive a burst of talent and creativity as the host city of the 23rd Annual National Poetry Slam. Charlotte is no stranger to this exciting experience as it has been the host city for the Individual Poetry Slam multiple times. This is the first year hosting the NPS.
The wonderful city of Charlotte is once again ready to celebrate another holiday in style. Independence Day is known for bringing family, friends, and colleagues together to honor the independence of our nation from Great Britain. This year Charlotte has an extensive list of events that will have you anticipating next years Fourth of [...]
A Taste of Charlotte is right around the corner and its time to get your palates ready for the best eateries the Queen City has to offer. It may be time to plan an off day if you are on a diet.
Crowded street during Taste of Charlotte (Photo Credit: tasteofcharlotte.com)
A Taste [...]
If you are a foodie or in the mood to have a great Saturday Afternoon, the Beer, Bourbon, and Barbecue Festival will be May 12, 2012 at Symphony Park, South Park Mall. Enjoy an afternoon sampling beer and bourbon with your glass provided with admission purchase.
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Boasting over 50,000 guests [...]
Since 1985 Hospitality House of Charlotte, a private nonprofit, has provided affordable lodging for out-of-town families who come to Charlotte who are undergoing medical treatment. Within a two mile radius of the house there are eight hospitals and 2,000 hospital beds. In its 27 year history it has sheltered over 41,000 guests from 49 [...]
Since 2006, the Queen City has been the host of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, also known as the CIAA. The upcoming tournament will be the 100th Anniversary of the basketball conference and will be held February 27-March 3. The CIAA consists of Historically Black Colleges and Universities that expand from Pennsylvania to North [...]
An all-male 14-member a cappella group, from New York’s Yeshiva University, the Maccabeats have been practicing together since 2007, but admit that their overnight success has stunned them. We started the audio tracks for our music video “Candlelight,” in October 2010, “in an apartment where three of our guys live,” said musical director Julian [...]