• By Stephanie Harris September 15, 2015 Fresh off of his flight to Tucson the night before his first U.S. stage performance of One Man Breaking Bad, Los Angeles actor Miles Allen’s animated personality shines through every word. He doesn’t end all of his sentences with...

  • By Zach Claywell August 2, 2015 If you only know Steve Byrne as the titular bartender from the TBS show “Sullivan and Son,” then you don’t know jack! I talked to Byrne before he performed Friday night to a wild, sold-out crowd at The Comedy...

  • By Alison Tracy May 4, 2015 Iliza Shlesinger is a comedian who can be described as that cute girl you went to high school with, but also that girl everyone was a little afraid of. She is quick-witted, sharp tongued, and will catch you off...

  • By Alison Tracy Photos by Kimber Price April 12, 2015 Before Maria Bamford and before Amy Schumer, there was Margaret Cho. A brutally honest, unapologetic oversharer who isn’t afraid to make fat jokes about herself, tell you about the time a diet made her shit her...

  • By Phil Pucci March 24, 2015 John Mulaney is in good spirits. And why shouldn’t he be? Because his first network television series Mulaney was pulled from FOX after a paltry 13 episodes? He’s not buying that. In a phone interview I recently conducted with...

  • By Lindsay Kosma Photos by Kurt Shackelford March 6, 2015 The cool, melodic tone of the tenor sax commanded the room in The McColl Center on Wednesday, an unseasonably warm March evening in Charlotte. The sound, produced by Brent Bagwell, began the set and was...

  • By Bree Stallings February 27, 2014 Walking briskly past the intersection of Camden Road and South Tryon, one wouldn’t know anything about Charlotte on a Tuesday night other than that the city was uncharacteristically preparing for a snow storm. Stores like Blush Boutique, Black Sheep...

  • By Karyn Dobbie January 20, 2015 Wilner “Wil B” Baptiste and Kevin “Kev Marcus” Sylvester make up Black Violin. Think Bach concerto with looped hip-hop style beats. The classically-trained duo challenges traditional classical music by fusing the distinct sound of the violin with hip hop...

  • By Jeff Simpson January 18, 2014 On Saturday night, Chicago native Hannibal Buress came through McGlohon Theater on a stop on his Comedy Camisado Tour. Buress last performed in Charlotte last January at the The Comedy Zone. This time around Buress brought DJ Tony Trim,...

  • By Jessica Thomas The idea of musicians and dancers working together is hardly new, if we’re talking world history here. But a collaboration between local indie musicians and a contemporary dance company? That’s a rarity. Sure, Thom Yorke can pull it off, but would it...