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.






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 »




The #CLTAvengers Pick Their Favorite June Jams

CLT Avengers, Exploring Charlotte, Happenings | June 11, 2019


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




The Sights! Rebecca Henderson at CreativeMornings/Charlotte

Happenings, Photography | June 11, 2019


The Charlotte community is brimming with creativity at every corner. But, it’s impossible to experience it all. When you can’t be there in person, the fun and excitement are often lost in the telling. Here at The Biscuit, we’re not into describing ev… read more »




Quacking Back with Charlotte Squawks

Creative News, For Newcomers, Happenings | May 30, 2019


Charlotte Squawks is a summer tradition in Charlotte. And, it’s quacking back again. The annual musical parody show that views the Queen City through a satirical lens celebrated its 15th opening night last night … and it’ll keep on ruffling feather… read more »




Awesomeness Alert! Rebecca Henderson Bringing Wonder to CreativeMornings

CLT Creatives, CreativeMornings/CLT, Happenings | May 28, 2019


There are only two types of people in the world. Period. Those who know Rebecca Henderson. And, those who need to know her. If you don’t know Rebecca Henderson, you need to change that as soon as is humanly possible. If you do know Rebecca Henderson,… read more »




“The RE: Series” Tackles the Power of Art and Design

CLT Creatives, Creative News, Happenings | May 16, 2019


Wouldn’t it be awesome to get into a time machine, go back, and examine Charlotte’s past? Or perhaps, sometimes, even change it? Obviously, we can’t do that. (Plus, Avengers: Endgame warned us about changing the past, anyway. Right?) We can only affe… read more »




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 »




The Biscuit Has You (Pretty Much) Covered at Charlotte SHOUT!

Happenings | May 8, 2019


Charlotte SHOUT! is upon us, and make no mistake, this festival is packed to the gills with creative-offerings-a-plenty spanning the realms of art, music, food and ideas. Of course, you’re only one person, right? Which means you can’t be in two, thre… 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 »