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Last-Minute Awesome: Mandolin Orange Plays HousingFest

CLT Nonprofits, Happenings | June 19, 2019

“Art is my bridge over troubled waters. People in crisis face situations that are exhausting, terrifying and all-consuming. The opportunity to create, engage and relax cannot be overlooked.” – Katie Church, Community Relations Specialist, Urban Minis… read more »




The Biscuit Podcast – The Knight Foundation’s Celebrate Charlotte Arts Grant

CLT Nonprofits, How To/Resources, Podcasts | May 16, 2019

In April, the Knight Foundation announced the creation of a new initiative, Celebrate Charlotte Arts, inspired by recent efforts like BOOM Charlotte and Goodyear Arts. A unique program designed to bolster and accelerate the growth of the arts and its… read more »




Empowering Hidden Leaders to Drive Community Change

CLT Nonprofits, Creative News | June 13, 2019

“By design it’s called an experience, because it is just that. You won’t be able to unsee or un-know what you learn…” – Alexandra Arrington, Director of Community Impact for Justice Initiative When the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Opportunity Task Force rel… read more »




(Chef) Peter’s Passion for The Perfect Pizza

CLT Creatives, Creative News | June 11, 2019

James Beard Award-winning chef Peter Reinhart may be known for bread. But, he has a passion for pizza. He’s quested coast to coast for his YouTube series and 2003 book, American Pie. And now, his journey has taken him to the Motor City to take a bite… read more »




Holiday Hangover Cure! A Biscuit a Day for Three Days.

Videos | May 28, 2019

Long weekends are awesome … until they’re over. It’s back to the grindstone, kids. So, grab a cup of coffee. (If it’s Irish Coffee, we won’t judge.) And, take a bit ol’ bite of today’s Biscuit. After you do, the weekend won’t seem so far away. STAY… read more »




Fourth Time’s a Charm for Dupp & Swat

Creative News, Exploring Charlotte | June 5, 2019

Unique people have unique ideas. Unique ideas need unconventional spaces. That’s how Dupp & Swat was born of two unique people in 2010 – siblings Dion (AKA Dupp) and Davita (AKA Swat) Galloway. “[Dupp & Swat] is whatever the community wants…. read more »




Jamie Decker’s Got Brains … and She’ll Let You to Hold Them in Your Hands

CLT Creatives, CreativeMornings/CLT, Podcasts | May 23, 2019

Charlottean Jamie Decker knows you … inside and out. And, it’s her mission that you know what she knows. Jamie is the founder of Charlotte-based, Experience Anatomy. Her company preserves human organs through the process of plastination created by… read more »




Tom Major

Videos | January 13, 2019



There Can Be Only One DJ to Reign Over the Queen City

CLT Creatives, Happenings, Music | May 8, 2019

Some may say that the glory days of epic DJ battles are over. Charlotte musician and producer, Dae Lee, says they’ve just started. When he heard about Charlotte SHOUT! and its focus on music, Lee decided the time had come to revive a time-honored tra… read more »




Schoooooool’s Out. For. Wednesday! – Active & Creative Ideas to Keep You from Going Insane Today

Exploring Charlotte, Happenings | May 1, 2019

It’s Wednesday, May 1. You weren’t planning on the kids being home today. But, they are. And, you’re 5 minutes away from meltdown. I know it because I’ve lived it and I want to help you. What to do? What to do? Luckily, Charlotte SHOUT! is getting wa… read more »




The Business of Murals in a City of Business

CLT Creatives, Editor's Pick, Editorials | April 23, 2019

It was the summer solstice of 2017. The temperature hovered just below 100 degrees. As the sun beat down on him, Jonay di Ragno painted a mural in NoDa. And, he was having the time of his life. “I was having fun. People bringing me slices of pizza an… read more »




Doodle in Class … and The Biscuit Will Bite You

Editorials | April 10, 2019

When you’re hard at work in the middle of a CreativeMornings/Charlotte, chances are you’ll get noticed. And, that’s a good thing. That’s exactly what happened to graphic artist Jacquelynn Glass on Friday, April 5. While the audience was focused on th… read more »




27 Years Later … We’re Still Stuck on Grandmama

CLT Creatives, Editorials, O.G. CLT | March 28, 2019

She bounded onto the Charlotte scene in all her 90s splendor — a blur of horn-rimmed glasses and gray — and slammed dunked our hearts. Her name was Grandmama. The Queen City adorned her. But, by 1996, she was gone. And, we’re still not over it. Luc… read more »




Our Favorite Stories from Around the Crown

Editorials | March 28, 2019

Our cooks at The Biscuit work hard to bring you tasty, nourishing content about the Queen City. But, we’re media carnivores, too. Media channels all over Charlotte are sharing incredible stories about creatives and CLT history. Here are just a few re… read more »




CLT Crushes The WFAE Podquest

Happenings | February 11, 2019

We Charlotteans have a lot to say. But, you probably already knew that. WFAE definitely found out in a big way when they received a whopping 370+ submissions for their inaugural Queen City Podquest competition, which offered Charlotte podcasters the… read more »




HUG LIFE: Greg Cox & Emily Sage

Creative News, Music | December 13, 2018

At each month’s meeting of CreativeMornings/Charlotte, local creatives are given HUG micro-grants of $250. HUG stands for “Helpful, Unfettered Gifts.” Creatives can apply for HUGs for for-profit or non-profit projects underway in the Queen City. HUGs… read more »