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You may have seen this Charlottean in “The Hate U Give”

Editorials | December 13, 2018

Chances are, you’ve seen Brian Lafontaine on screen somewhere. Chances are, you probably didn’t know it. He was an anesthesiologist in an episode of “Homeland.” A doctor in an episode of “Stranger Things.” “Counter Guy” in two episodes of “Dawson’s C… read more »

Hamilton ain’t the only way to get hip hop

Editorials | December 13, 2018

As a city, Charlotte has a mainstream culture that loves to be on the forefront of trends. So, it’s no surprise people went crazy when Hamilton touched down here. It’s also no surprise that Charlotte likes to take certain elements of creative culture… read more »