Happenings

Charlotte’s a scene, daddy-o. Learn about the concerts, galas, festivals, speaker series, celebrations and tons of other events happening throughout our city. Or if you couldn’t make it, get legitimize your FOMO by checking out the sights and sounds from events-gone-by, courtesy of The Biscuit’s photographers, videographers, podcasters, and Charlotte’s mightiest Instagrammers, the #CLTAvengers.



#GameTimeGraphic – Panthers vs. Bucs (London Edition)

CLT Creatives, Game Time Graphic, Happenings | October 13, 2019

Shiver me timbers! We’re on a roll, Panthers! We’re revved up to 22MPH like Christian McCaffery and surfing the waves of excitement all the way to Merry Old England for a revenge match against the barmy Buccaneers of Tampa Bay. So, roll out the canno… read more »




Biscuit Podcast – Brian Mister, Around the Crown 10K & Shan Wallace

CLT Creatives, Happenings, Podcasts | October 10, 2019

It seems like it was just a month ago that we talked to Brian and Chelsea Mister about the first ever Around the Crown 10K that closed down 277 for a first-of-its-kind road race in Charlotte. Well, that’s because it *was* just a month ago. Last week,… read more »




5 Ridiculous Questions with Taiwo Jaiyeoba

CLT Creatives, Happenings | October 9, 2019

Taiwo Jaiyeoba Assistant City Manager/Director of Planning, Design & Development | City of Charlotte When Taiwo Jaiyeoba says he’s shaping the future of Charlotte, you can take him at his word. (And, it’s not just because he has 7 daughters.) As… read more »




Find Your Chief Furry Officer – Meet Callie

CLT Nonprofits, Exploring Charlotte, Happenings | October 8, 2019

Are you currently hiring for the position of CFO (Cute, Furry Officer)? October is “Adopt a Shelter Dog Month” and we have partnered with Carolina P.A.W.S. to help some of our furry friends find a forever home with amazing benefits! Each week in Octo… read more »




#GameTimeGraphic – Panthers vs. Jaguars

CLT Creatives, Game Time Graphic, Happenings | October 5, 2019

KAPOW! There’s gonna be a catfight! This Sunday, it’s the Battle of the 1995 Expansion Teams as the Carolina Panthers pounce on the Jacksonville Jaguars for the 7th time in franchise history. The Panthers and Jags are currently tied 3-3 in the series… read more »




Find Your Chief Furry Officer – Meet Ricky

CLT Nonprofits, Exploring Charlotte, Happenings | October 2, 2019

Are you looking for a CFO (Cute, Furry Officer) for your family? October is “Adopt a Shelter Dog Month” and we have partnered with Carolina P.A.W.S. to help some of our furry friends find a new job (and a forever home)! Each week in October we will f… read more »




The Good Stuff – F*ck Up Night

CLT Avengers, CLT Creatives, Happenings | September 30, 2019

Charlotte is a city of amazing events 7 days a week. And, unless you’ve found Michael Keaton’s cloning machine from “Multiplicity,” there’s no way you can do it all. That’s when the #CLTAvengers, Charlotte’s Mightiest Instagrammers, spring into actio… read more »




#GameTimeGraphic – Panthers vs. Texans

CLT Creatives, Game Time Graphic, Happenings | September 29, 2019

While we can’t prove the incredible #GameTimeGraphic from @Nick.V.Black pushed the Panthers to victory over the Cardinals last week, we certainly can’t prove it didn’t.  This week, Charlotte artist John Burgin, Jr. — the creator of Frogboy — has rust… read more »




5 Ridiculous Questions with Lindsey Crisp

CLT Creatives, Creative News, Happenings | September 27, 2019

At Not Just Coffee Jay Street last Friday night, native Charlottean (That’s right! They exist!) Lindsey Crisp reigned supreme. She won the inaugural night of bouts from Southern Ladies Arm-Wrestling League (S.L.A.W.) Watch the moment of her victory h… read more »




Harvey Cummings II Gets a Gig … With Oprah!

CLT Creatives, Happenings, Music | September 27, 2019

This week brought exciting news for stalwart of the Charlotte music scene, Harvey Cummings II. Harvey announced Tuesday that his ensemble would be playing in front of keynote speaker, Oprah Winfrey, at the 2019 UNCF Maya Angelou Women Who Lead Lunche… read more »




#GameTimeGraphic – Panthers vs. Cardinals

CLT Creatives, Game Time Graphic, Happenings | September 21, 2019

The Panthers have had a rough go of it lately. Perhaps the power of creativity can propel them to victory over the Arizona Parrots … ahem! … Cardinals. This week’s Panthers #GameTimeGraphic is the work of Charlottean Nick Black (@nick.v.black). Share… read more »




Grandma’s Recipe Wins the Day at the CCCP Chili Cook-Off

Exploring Charlotte, Happenings | September 17, 2019

What’s Matt Olin doing on a typical Wednesday in September? If you guessed, “Judging a chili cookoff alongside a Beard Award-winning baker and a city councilmember,” damn that was a good guess. After pushing through the meat sweats, the winner of Cha… read more »




Chefs for Change: Project 658 Shares the Versatility of Rice

Exploring Charlotte, Happenings | September 17, 2019

The Rice Meal Team from left to right: Efrain Barri, Hector Gonzalez, Kim Hollifield, Yury Carmona, John Timmons If ever a food spans the globe and connects people across many cultures, rice has culinary ubiquity. Rice is one of the most widely eaten… read more »




#GameTimeGraphic – Panthers vs. Buccaneers

CLT Creatives, Game Time Graphic, Happenings | September 12, 2019

Shiver me timbers and hoist the mainsails! Tonight, Captain Panth-ARRRRRR and his crew of Cardiac Cats take on the Buccaneers of Tampa Bay in the Uptown Ocean. We asked Brett Toukatly (@b_twokat) to help us hoist our own Jolly Roger and take to the s… read more »




#GameTimeGraphic – Panthers vs. Rams

CLT Creatives, Game Time Graphic, Happenings | September 8, 2019

“Hey, you got sports in my creativity!” “Wait, you got creativity in my sports!” Yep-sports and the arts can live together in harmony. Check out this awesome Carolina Panthers rally graphic by uber-talented Charlotte graphic designer, Nalee Thao (@na… read more »




VIEWFINDER: Dave Butler Captures the CLT DJ Battle Scene

CLT Creatives, Happenings, Music, Photography | July 23, 2019

Each month, The Biscuit will feature Viewfinder, a gallery of selected photographs from some of our favorite Charlotte photographers. Today we feature some choice shots from creative renaissance man, Dave Butler – in particular, his work capturing im… read more »




The #CLTAvengers Assemble Some Amazing August Events

CLT Avengers, Happenings | July 23, 2019

The Biscuit has assembled a team of the city’s mightiest Instagrammers to cover all of the diverse creative energy swirling around our city. Each month, we also ask them to share Queen City events that they’re really excited about. Here are August pi… read more »




The #CLTAvengers’s Fave Events for Early July

CLT Avengers, Happenings | July 2, 2019

When Charlotte SHOUT! took over the Queen City in mid-May, The Biscuit put out the call and assembled a team of the city’s mightiest Instagrammers to cover all the excitement and spark joy. (We hear you, Marie Kondo.) We called them “Creative Corresp… read more »




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 »




We Wanna’ Know Your CFO (Cute, Furry Officer)

CLT Creatives, Happenings | June 18, 2019

Does your company have a CFO … Cute, Furry Officer, that is? If so, we wanna’ know … and we want pictures and deets. Friday, June 21 is National Take Your Dog to Work Day because let’s face it, it’s just easier to get through the day with your do… read more »