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Summer Pop Festival

Ice pops are perhaps the ultimate in summer desserts. Simple and refreshing, they can be light and fruity, rich and creamy, or anywhere in between. Paletas, the Latin-American creation born for slaying summer’s warmest and most humid days,…
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A Conversation with Wynton Marsalis

  Jazz legend Wynton Marsalis, coming to Charlotte as part of the Charlotte Jazz Festival, shares thoughts on jazz culture, diversity, and Romare Bearden. Charlotte welcomes a week of jazz as the Charlotte Jazz Festival launches…
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Charlotte Jewish Film Festival Launches 12th Season

Annual fest gains audience, recognition with high quality films, value added programming, and cross cultural appeal. Kicking off their 12th season, the Charlotte Jewish Film Festival launches into 2016 with a slate of a dozen films and…
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Ritual Connection

A century’s old Jewish tradition of ritual bathing is renewed at south Charlotte’s Ohr HaTorah’s new mikvah. South Charlotte’s Congregation Ohr HaTorah, the area’s Orthodox Jewish synagogue, recently opened a new mikvah, an…
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Butterfields: A Sweet Taste of Nostalgia

Candy maker blends tradition, big flavor into sweet treats. For Dena Manning, President of Butterfields Candy Company, the decision to breathe life back into the years’ shuttered confectionary was a result of both diligent market research…