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  • By CLTure (Cover photo by @nrend) August 21, 2016 In 2001, a grassroots organization called Charlotte Pride hosted a yearly event at Marshall Park celebrating the LGBTQ community. After a tumultuous event in 2005 that brought a record number of anti-LGBT protesters, the new “Pride Charlotte”...

  • By Cameron Lee August 18, 2016 What can make Charlotte better? This question continued to resonate in my mind late on a Sunday evening as I scrolled through my Twitter feed. It all started with the familiar question I’ve asked myself several times over the...

  • By Branna Calloway  August 15, 2016 The inspiration for Yard Art Day came from a Facebook post about an art exhibit in New York’s Times Square. Photographer Deborah Triplett tells us how the movement got its start: “You could send in a picture of your...

  • By Bryan Archilla  July 21, 2016 “Charlotte has an extremely talented and creative music community, but lacks an authentic hub to meet other like-minded folks.” – Douglas Armstrong, owner of Midwood Guitar Studio. If you’re a musician, you need great quality gear, there’s no getting...

  • By Erin Maddrey July 18, 2016 April Fool’s Day is a significant day for Common Market South End. In 2008, a lease was signed for the 1515 S. Tryon Street space and, exactly one year later, the doors opened and owner/manager Chuck Barger began greeting...

  • By Kelli Raulerson  July 6, 2016 As a writer for CLTure, I’ve had the privilege of covering some pretty cool events over the last three years. However, today was especially unique because it marked my first presidential rally. And not just any rally – a...

  • By CLTure News  July 5, 2016 The Common Market in South End has been a staple in the Charlotte community since 2009. Whether its breakfast, lunch, brunch, or beers on the patio, the Common Market has been a truly unique and genuine hangout spot in...

  • By Eric Cutchin Celebrate your Nerdpendence this month with these slightly nerdy but extraordinary events. Summer Pops: Celebrate America Friday July 1 from 8:15-9:45 pm at Symphony Park – Tickets: $16 This very special patriotic Summer Pops series finale includes “Stars and Stripes Forever,” “Armed...

  • By CLTure News (Photo by Alex Cason) June 22, 2016 Blumenthal Performing Arts will begin hosting free outdoor movie nights in July at Spirit Square. The newly updated, Square, at the corner of College and 7th St. will be transformed into an outdoor movie event space...

  • By Eric Cutchin May 30, 2016 Much Ado About Nothing June 1-11, 2016 at The Frock Shop. Tickets: $30 PaperHouse Theatre presents an immersive experience of William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing where the actors will travel through the play, inside, outside, around corners, and stairs, even...