Charlotte Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. A Mother's Love Gently Guides R&B Singer Dexter Jordan to the Next LevelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    The 13-year-old had heard all of the mythic stories. Of Mahalia Jackson. Of Michael Jackson.

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  2. What's Up with Miami Dice?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    When singers Dexter Jordan and Deion Reverie open this week for Charlotte's Miami Dice and Boston's Smoota - the Harvard-educated trombonist and groove merchant who's been likened to Serge Gainsbourg, Barry White, Bryan Ferry, Peaches and Beck - you can expect a Love Boat -load of sexy and sensual R&B, self-consciously playful disco, and lots of sparkly, '70s-style duds. Smoota may be donning the white, Don Johnson leisure suits , but Miami Dice will be steering this yacht.

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  3. CMPD Launches Exchange Zones for Online SalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    CMPD officially implemented 14 "exchange zones" at local QuikTrip gas stations today, hoping to provide safe spots for people meeting up to carry out online transactions made on websites and apps like Letgo. Zachary Finch, 21, was murdered this summer in broad daylight while trying to sell a cellphone using the Letgo app, which connects sellers with buyers, leaving them to work out a meeting spot.

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  4. Area Music Shops Do More Than Just Sell InstrumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    Glen Alexander remembers the night Kyle Petty came out to play. It was three years ago, and Alexander, an award-winning fiddler, music teacher, and leader of the swing combo Little Big String Band, was hosting a gallery crawl at the Violin Shoppe, the cozy music store he co-owns and operates in Elizabeth.

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  5. Umbrellamindz Music Collective Has Big Plans at Camp North EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    The room is dimly lit. A laptop sits on a table, hooked into a smorgasbord of DIY audio wiring and speakers.

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  6. Hannah Barnhardt is Charlotte's Real ObserverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    By August of this year, even though I had been back in Charlotte for about nine months and reconnected with a lot of old friends, I still had not been able to get out and visit all of the new people and places that had sprung up since I'd left the city for three years in 2013. One of the places I wanted to check out was C3 Lab.

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  7. A Secret Show Turns Into a Nice Night Up NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    Have you ever paid for a ticket to show without knowing who the performer were going to be? I'm not referring to the last-minute tickets you purchased because your friends were going to see someone whose music you had never listened to - such as my recent situation with Bon Iver, if you recall from last week's column. No, I'm talking about buying tickets to a show and you literally don't even have a name to research, nor do you even know where the show is going to take place.

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  8. Upcoming Event Will Paint a Picture of What's to Come in 5 PointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    The intersection of West Trade Street, State Street, West Fifth Street, Rozelles Ferry Road and Beatties Ford Road - known as 5 Points - is already a bustling center of the Biddleville neighborhood in west Charlotte. Students from Johnson C. Smith University go in and out of the campus gate on their way to Mosaic Village or to grab a bite at Church's Chicken across the street.

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  9. The Blotter: Halloween NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    Mrs. Butterworth's A 36-year-old man living in the SouthPark area filed a police report after some Halloween vandals served his car breakfast in bed. The man said he parked his 2012 Audi A7 outside of his condo at around 7:30 on Halloween night, then came out on the morning of November 1 to find that someone had poured pancake syrup all over the car.

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  10. Life Gets 'Weird' for Charlotte Indies Late BloomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    When Scott Wishart decided to open a record shop in Plaza Midwood the day after Thanksgiving 12 years ago, he already had the name, the logo and the credibility. His older brother Steve had operated an indie label in Atlanta called Lunchbox Records, which put out LPs by several regional punk bands of the mid-'90s including a couple by Steve's own acclaimed early emo/math-rock outfit Car Vs.

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  11. Advocates Aim to Resume Push to Save Historic Siloam SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    Tucked away into a corner of University City in northeast Charlotte, off an unassuming side road that connects to the busy Mallard Creek Church Road, sits a building nearing its 100th birthday. Its rich history is unbeknownst to almost all of the thousands of people who drive near it every day.

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  12. The Blotter: Youth Are Getting RestlessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    Perturbed Police had to intervene during an incident at Alexander Graham Middle School in which a student completely lost his cool after getting into it with another student. According to the report, the kid began throwing laptops on the ground after a disturbance in the classroom.

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  13. Vi Lyles Is The Only Choice For MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    It's been said that Vi Lyles is just a "short Jennifer Roberts" - that the two women are virtually the same politician, and that as mayor, Lyles would be no different from Roberts. Though the two certainly agree on many of the most pressing issues facing Charlotte, mayoral candidate and Mayor Pro-Tem Lyles and current Mayor Roberts come from totally different backgrounds.

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  14. 'Down Yonder' Puts Video Spotlight on Local MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    For years Matthew Tyndall would hear rumors of Charlotte's crappy music scene. He wasn't aware of the city's crappy scene, but he knew of its good one.

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  15. Singer-Songwriter George Banda Finds Peace in CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    In the middle of another toxic workday at the Asarco copper mine in the tiny desert town of Hayden, Arizona, George Banda decided that he'd had enough. The powerful stench of reagents - the chemicals used when copper ore is crushed into a fine powder during a process called froth floatation - smelled like a combination of rotten eggs and dirty gym socks.

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  16. Christopher Lawing's Book of Charlotte's Iconic Signs Hits ShelvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    Christopher Lawing is a walking encyclopedia - damn, Wikipedia's already taken - when it comes to signs. He can tell you the history and location of almost every sign in Charlotte, from Mr. K's Soft Ice Cream on South Boulevard to Open Kitchen on West Morehead Street.

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  17. Halloween Guide 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    We've got a comprehensive list of the coolest shit happening for halloween weekend, and it ranges from family fun to not safe for work. If you're reading this, it's already too late ... to catch Abari Movie Night #1.

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  18. Best of Charlotte and the Bla/Alt fest Offers Idealistic View of What Could BeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    The weekend of October 20 was a big one, both for Creative Loafing and for some of our more avid readers, followers and subjects of stories. On Friday, our Best of Charlotte issue was on the stands and our annual BOC party was in full effect.

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  19. How Erykah Badu Inspired Ali Steele's Musical JourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    "My parents never introduced me to African history or African pride," Ali Steele says. "So as a young black male, I grew up really depressed and had low self-esteem."

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  20. Charlotte Uprising Protesters Prepare for Upcoming TrialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    On a sunny but chilly October morning in 2016, Glo Merriweather stood on E. 4th Street in Uptown Charlotte wearing a black hoodie over a black shirt that read "Stop Killing Black People" and camouflage pants. Merriweather's militant attire and afroed hairstyle was reminiscent of the Black Panthers, but speaking to Creative Loafing in the moments before leading a procession, the activist showed a vulnerable side.

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