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“While The City Sleeps”

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
“While The City Sleeps”

Charlotte artist, Paul Keysar shows us Queen City nightlife. Keysar’s “While The City Sleeps” features night paintings of urban and country Charlotte. “The things that don’t seem interesting during the day when you get a different light on them at night, they become interesting,” says Keysar. Moonlight, artificial light and a combination of the two […]

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From Goo Goos to Grammy noms, they’re still learning

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
From Goo Goos to Grammy noms, they’re still learning

Engrained in its DNA, the heart of Rock music beats to the tunes of the Goo Goo Dolls. Since forming in 1986, the Goo Goo Dolls have become one of the most globally respected and influential forces in popular music. Twenty-eight years and 10 million album sales later they’re still pumping out hits. Along side Daughtry […]

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Win tickets for Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

| June 19, 2014 | 3 Comments
Win tickets for Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

West Coast swag with East Coast roots, hip-hop group, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is easily one of America’s most memorable rap groups. Their tongue-tying lyrics and relatable hooks gave the 90s a taste of that “Cleveland Sound.” The Grammy Award winning group is set to rip the stage Sunday, July 20 at The Fillmore Charlotte. Doors open […]

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If “They Don’t Know,” They Do Now

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
If “They Don’t Know,” They Do Now

You may not know him by name, but I guarantee you know his work. Hip Hop artist, Rico Love made sure Charlotte knew both Tuesday night, June 10 at Amos’ Southend. With records like Usher “Hey Daddy,” Kelly Rowland “Go Lover,” and Trey Songz “Heart Attack,” its fair to say, Love is no rookie to […]

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The Art of War

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Art of War

Wartime is always different on the home front. UNC Charlotte Illustration and Art Education major, Rob Bates offers a more humane and progressive look at war in “The Art of War” exhibit featured in the Student Union Gallery. “A lot of people think war art is depicting a lot of combat or glorified, romanticized type […]

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The Night I Became a Tamartian

| May 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Night I Became a Tamartian

Tamar Braxton has officially earned a fan. The starlet is known for her catch phrases and captivating persona. A personality that warrants imaginary BFFs. After experiencing her live at the Fillmore in Charlotte on Wednesday, May 21, she has proven that big sister Toni isn’t the only songstress in the family. Nothing speaks to the […]

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Breaking Bad’s RJ Mitte visits Charlotte

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Breaking Bad’s RJ Mitte visits Charlotte

RJ Mitte, of “Breaking Bad,” cruises through Charlotte this week, making pit stops at the Epicentre, Lake Norman High School and Charlotte Motor Speedway. The busy actor is currently preparing for upcoming projects including an independent film, “Who’s Driving Doug,” and his new role on “Switched at Birth.” The latter is an ABC Family television […]

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Kid Ink lets us in his lane

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Kid Ink lets us in his lane

Following the release of his second studio album, “My Own Lane,” California rapper Kid Ink gears up for the Live Nation’s One to Watch tour. The headliner has more than one reason to celebrate the event. Not only is he promoting the January release of his album, but the tour also starts on his birthday. […]

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Off-campus music guide: March 28 — April 7

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Off-campus music guide: March 28 — April 7

Needing some concert therapy to get you through the slump of post spring break? No worries, here’s the top picks of the next two weeks: Johnny Clegg Band, Wingate University, March 28 Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Johnny Clegg has become one of South Africa’s most prominent musicians. The anthropologist, activist and dancer has been awarded honorary […]

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Jason Bateman makes his directorial debut in new comedy ‘Bad Words’

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Jason Bateman makes his directorial debut in new comedy ‘Bad Words’

Jason Bateman’s directorial debut “Bad Words” allows the actor a taste of what it’s like on the other side of creating a film. Already proving his sustainability as an actor, Bateman says directing has always been a goal, so receiving creative control for his new film “Bad Words” was a dream scenario. Bateman is most known […]

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UNC Charlotte International Film Festival continues

| March 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte International Film Festival continues

Students looking to add a little worldliness and culture to their conversations still have the opportunity to check out some international films this month. The International Film Festival, hosted by the Department of Languages and Culture Studies, continues until April 2, with eight films left to check out. All films will be shown (with subtitles) […]

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‘Speak by love, die by hate’: Blumenthal Performing Arts Center welcomes Arizona Theatre Company’s production of “The Mountaintop”

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
‘Speak by love, die by hate’: Blumenthal Performing Arts Center welcomes Arizona Theatre Company’s production of “The Mountaintop”

  How do you tell a man on a path to achieve great things that his time is up? Before he’s completed his mission and seen the mountaintop in full form he’s been called home. He can only hope a leader of equal yoke will recover the baton he has left behind. Arizona Theatre Company’s […]

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Super Bowl 2014 commercial round-up

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Super Bowl 2014 commercial round-up

Most Memorable Superbowl XLVIII Commercials : 1.  Bud Light –“Ian Up For Whatever” What will America be doing in 2014? We don’t know, but it’ll be with a Bud Light in hand! Bud Light saturated airwaves during Super Bowl with an unsuspecting Ian as he journeys through a celeb filled night to remember.   2. […]

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Gulley delivers ode to Winston in new album ‘Salem’

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Gulley delivers ode to Winston in new album ‘Salem’

2 cups of hard work 4 ounces of frustration ¼ cup of pride 1 cup of drive Combined with creativity and slowly churned with skill gives you a band’s most tangible form of success: their first full length album. North Carolina based rock band, Gulley, mixes up the much-awaited “Salem.” “I’ve been wanting to be […]

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“Last Vegas” delivers a few chuckles for whippersnappers

| October 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
“Last Vegas” delivers a few chuckles for whippersnappers

The Flatbush Four reunites after 58 years to celebrate lover boy Billie’s bachelor party. The charming Casanova, Billy, played by Michael Douglas; Archie, the high roller (Morgan Freeman); Paddy, the grouch (Robert De Niro) and Sam (Kevin Kline) are the Bombay sipping seniors of Vegas for a weekend no one will forget. Determined to escape […]

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Brewz Fest brings bands, beer and art to Charlotte

| October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
Brewz Fest brings bands, beer and art to Charlotte

Twelve hours of band after band, rocking out, dancing your cares away. A perfect release for UNC Charlotte students’ post midterm stress. Charlotte welcomes brewery season with CLTure, RockHouse Events, NC Music Factory and the organizers of AWOL Charlotte’s first annual Brewz Music and Arts Festival. Offering something for music lovers of all genres, Brewz […]

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Breweries and bands come together for the Common Ground Festival

| September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Breweries and bands come together for the Common Ground Festival

  Free entertainment and a few good brews are sure to attract a crowd Saturday for the 2013 Common Ground Plaza-Midwood Music & Arts Festival. Local artists and businesses will line the streets showcasing their products and services. The festival features area acts such as The Loose Lugnuts, Not Yet, Overmountain Men, The Mike Strauss Band, […]

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Something Clever continues to rock the Queen City

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Something Clever continues to rock the Queen City

The members of Something Clever are direct about their bands young age but they are eager to make up for lost time. “Something Clever is first on our resume,” admits Kelly Flusk, lead guitarist. Formed only two years ago, the band has already cycled through a few members but are now on more steady footing. […]

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Indie pop duo Capital Cities look to crank up the Fillmore Charlotte on May 3

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
Indie pop duo Capital Cities look to crank up the Fillmore Charlotte on May 3

Taking the next step in their path to fame, Sebu Simonian and Ryan Merchant of Capital Cities prepare for their début album, tour and music video. The Los Angeles based electronica band anticipates a high energy environment that will lead to a memorable experience worth mentioning to friends for their Fillmore Charlotte performance on May […]

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Get to know: Gulley

| February 19, 2013 | 1 Comment
Get to know: Gulley

Gulley describes themselves as “the musical intersection of 1969 Woodstock and early 90s college rock.” The easy-going band from N.C. spoke with the Niner Times about their beginnings, their musical chemistry and what to expect from them in the very near future. Comprised of Chobey Badgio, 18, Nick Badgio, 23 and Charlie Witherspoon, 26, Gulley […]

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