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Japanese Anime/Manga Are Number One At Ichibancon

Charlotte is quietly becoming a destination city for lovers of comics, animation, superheroes, and cartoons. The Queen City is hosting an expected 1000 attendees for an anime and manga related convention on January 7-9 with Ichibancon 2011.…
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Urban Beekeepers Buzz With Enthusiasm

What could be more pure and local than honey from your own back yard? Check out the buzz from this urban beekeeper whose bees may just have been in my yard not that long ago. Read my piece here in the Charlotte Observer.
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Interview With Billy Elliot Playwright Lee Hall

“The lesson in the story is so much more than just to follow your dream; it’s really to work to change the world around you.” I interview Billy Elliot writer Lee Hall and discusses Radio Theatre, the autobiographical elements of Billy…
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Spokes Group Delivers Joy On Two Wheels

Charlotte-based nonprofit Spokes Group will distribute more than 2,100 new bicycles and helmets this year to disadvantaged youths, with the majority of those bikes going to kids in Mecklenburg County. Read this heartwarming story of generosity…
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Rockettes Kick Up Magic In Quintessential NYC Holiday Extravaganza

Since its opening in 1933, the annual Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular has become the gold-standard in holiday entertainment and a quintessential New York City Christmastime experience. With over 200 performances during its eight-week…