The Human Rights Campaign will present two Her HRC events on Jan. 15, 2011 in Charlotte and Durham. The event will celebrate women and equality.

In Charlotte, Her HRC will be held from 1-8 p.m. in the Plaza Central Business District.

Restaurants, shops and bars will be open offering entertainment, music, discounts, specials and more.

Families are welcome and those 17 and under will be admitted free.

General admission is $10 in advance/$12 day of. Cost includes an annual HRC membership.

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In Durham, the event starts at 8 p.m. at Casbah, 1007 W. Main St. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Mama’s Black Sheep is a female duo comprised of a musical collaboration of singer-songwriters Ashland Miller (guitar/vocals) and Laura Cerulli (drums/vocals) cross over boundaries between the genres of pop, rock, country and blues.

A DJ and dancing will be available both pre- and post-show.

General admission is $10 for those with Casbah membership and is limited to those 21-year-old plus. An additional fee of $5 will be secured for those who need a Casbah membership. Space is limited and is expected to sell out. Cost includes an annual HRC membership.

Lainey Millen

Lainey Millen was formerly QNotes' associate editor, special assignments writer, N.C. and U.S./World News Notes columnist and production director from 2001-2019 when she retired.