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‘For the Love of Harlem:’ Charlotte resident Jermaine Lee to revive his Broadway-style musical from Sept. 29-Oct. 1

From September 29 to October 1, Charlotte residents will have the opportunity to be transported to 1920’s Harlem at the peak of the Harlem Renaissance. Charlotte resident and artist Jermaine Lee is set to bring his musical ‘For the Love of Harlem’ back to the stage and will provide audience members a chance to look into the lives of some of the most iconic artists of the Harlem Renaissance.

“A lot of our heroes and our icons have been glorified, which they should be because they were amazing, but they also were human beings who had struggles and challenges and insecurities,” Lee explains. “Their artistic genius most audiences know about, but how they loved, who they loved, how they struggled to be recognized and appreciated and relevant, most people don’t know about that side of their lives, and so it’s just been a joy to watch audiences experience that.” […]

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LGBT Center of Raleigh announces new location

The LGBT Center of Raleigh announced it would be moving to a new physical location last week, but its new address may ring a bell for residents. The center is relocating to 128 E Cabarrus St., which is just down the road from where the center had its first physical location […]

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Blue Ridge Pride to take place September 30

Asheville will become a sea of rainbow on September 30 at Pack Square Park when the annual Blue Ridge Pride Festival returns for its 14th year. The festival will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. […]

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Visit Potters’ Pumpkin Patch Trail in Seagrove, NC this October

With fall and Halloween just around the corner, Seagrove will become a pumpkin-centric pottery hub for the month of October when the Potters’ Pumpkin Patch Trail kicks off. Potters’ Pumpkin Patch Trail is a self-guided tour of five pottery galleries, with every collection featuring special Fall themed items and experiences each Saturday of the month. […]

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Buster Murdaugh goes public amid rumors of involvement in Stephen Smith death

“I never had anything to do with his murder, and I never had anything to do with him on a physical level in any regard.” Buster Murdaugh said. […]

Qnotes Exclusive: Gun reform activist David Hogg criticizes legislative inaction, importance of LGBTQ+ activists

Parkland, Florida shooting survivor turned activist continues the fight against America’s extreme gun violence […]

Angry and in shock: students and community gather to demand gun reform after UNC shooting

Hundreds of students wielding signs gathered at Polk Place for the This is Our Reality Rally to honor Yan’s legacy and urge North Carolina and federal policymakers to pass more gun control legislation […]

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