Vincent Van Gogh’s Head Takes Flight in Ballantyne

Blumenthal Performing Arts has partnered with Lighthouse Immersive for the presentation of a 91-foot tall head of Vincent van Gogh hot air balloon, which launched Tuesday, December 7 in Charlotte to celebrate the success of the Immersive Vincent van Gogh Exhibit. The balloon crew arrived on scene at Ballantyne’s Backyard Park, located at 11611 North Community House…

NC Lt. Gov. in Hot Water Again: Mark Robinson Caught on Video berating Democratic State Senator Julie Mayfield for calling out his hateful words

Anti-LGBTQ North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson (R) allegedly wagged his finger in the face of a state lawmaker who made a speech about supporting LGBTQ people, yelling at her for “equating Black people with gay people.” “It was a rant. He berated her, and he yelled as loudly as he could,” said state Sen.…

One Third of NC’s Population Covered by NDOs- Many Gaps Still Left

A year ago, North Carolina saw a window of opportunity open. One prong of House Bill 142, the weakened successor to the infamous House Bill 2, expired once again, allowing local governments to pass ordinances to protect marginalized groups, including the LGBTQ community. With its sunset, cities, towns and counties could once again protect queer…

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