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Wine, Swine & Dine: Lexington is Pure Americana

This delightful small town has much more than barbecue to enchant intrepid day-trippers and weekenders alike. If variety is the spice of life, Lexington, North Carolina offers visitors an entire kitchen cabinet’s worth. The tiny…
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Jackie & Me - A Long Fly Ball Into the Gap

I don’t recall experiencing live theater before my 13th birthday, though certainly I must have. Whatever I saw as a youngster growing up in Minneapolis wasn’t performed on as grand a stage as what Charlotte-area youth find at Children’s…
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Q CITY METRO - Jackie & Me - Courage, Strength & Perseverance

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte this month will present a dramatic play exploring powerful lessons learned by a 10-year-old baseball enthusiast who travels back in time to interview the legendary American icon Jackie Robinson. Robinson…
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CREATIVE LOAFING - Turandot Turns Up The Heat

Turandot is a 12th century Asian princess, a Middle Ages era cross between contemporary uber-bitches Cersei Lannister and Kim Kardashian. Her beauty is so captivating that countless men vie for her affection. Those who incorrectly respond…
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Q CITY METRO - Northern Light

Opera Carolina’s Turandot features a rarity, a black dramatic soprano, Canadian Othalie Graham. Othalie Graham loves to the tell the story of how as a teen growing up in Brampton, Ontario an unlikely meeting with legendary African…