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In our Fall Arts & Entertainment issue, David Aaron Moore talks with John Cameron Mitchell and Donny McCaslin about “Blackstar Symphony: the Music of David Bowie.” As part of the Charlotte International Arts Festival, the show takes the stage at Belk Theater in Charlotte, September 16-17.

Plus, we take a look inside the local Ballroom scene and a show in Raleigh examines the transgender photography work of Durham-based artist Titus Brooks Heagins.

‘Hedwig’ star John Cameron Mitchell performs in David Bowie tribute

As part of the Charlotte International Arts Festival, actor, singer, composer, DJ and artist John Cameron Mitchell will perform with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra in “Blackstar Symphony: the Music of David Bowie” on the Belk Theater stage at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, September 16-17. […]

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Donny McCaslin works with Charlotte Symphony on ‘Blackstar’

Saxophonist, composer and conductor Donny McCaslin collaborated with David Bowie on his final album, “Blackstar.” Now as artistic director and co-music director, he’s collaborating with the Charlotte Symphony on their production of “Blackstar Symphony,” […]

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Ballroom Culture in the Carolinas

By now many of us are familiar with the television series “Pose,” based on the New York Ballroom House community and the lives of numerous Trans women of color. For those who aren’t as well acquainted, know this: though the show has been cited for […]

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Photography and Transgender Representation

For the past year, photographer Titus Brooks Heagins has been working with Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) Raleigh on the development of a major new exhibition devoted to the artist’s long involvement photographing transgender communities in the United States and Cuba.  The exhibition will officially open […]

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FALL FESTIVALS

Fall festivals add color to the Carolinas

Head out for some fall fun

Well, summer is winding down, but you’d hardly think so with the blistery heat we’ve experienced this year. Never fear! To cool things down a bit, we’ve assembled a sampling of fall festivals that will usher in the season and provide for a fun-filled time across the Carolinas. […]

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Read the this week’s online issue.

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“From Gay to Z: A Queer Compendium”

Little things mean a lot. A tiny kiss, a love note written on a scrap of paper, you know how […]

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From Dale with Love

Beginning in 1995, with her first movie role in “The Incredibly True Adventure of Two Girls in Love,” actor and […]

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Our People: Danny Knaub

Danny Knaub was born and raised in Long Island, New York, but is quite pleased to call Charlotte home. While […]

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Letter to the Editor: Where the Rainbow Runs Out

Charlotte Pride ‘22 was going to be my son’s first Pride event and I was super excited to take him. […]

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How to deal with animosity and conflict in divorce

The end of a marriage brings challenges. How you navigate those challenges in the moment affects your long-term happiness and […]

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Charlotte Pride 2022: By the Numbers

by Matt Comer (he/him) Director of Operations and Communications, Charlotte Pride It’s been three years since Uptown Charlotte played host […]

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Fighting “Monkeypox”: Together is the Only Way

In a world of misinformation, the best place to start is with the facts. Here’s what we know: On June […]

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Addiction to Joy: Constant pleasure depresses us

The only part of our body that is sentient is our brain. Within the brain we can formulate all sorts […]

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NC trans woman’s lawsuit against state prison expected to proceed

Kanautica Zayre-Brown had been incarcerated in a North Carolina men’s facility for more than a year when the Department of […]

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