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“Placemaking is Profoundly Personal”

Editorials | January 16, 2020

Placemaking and equitable development are at the top of many Charlotte minds right now. How do we ensure that everyone has the space and opportunity to succeed, that they are heard and seen and that places of deep-rooted significance are addressed wi… read more »




HUGumentary: Irisol is Coloring the Queen City

CLT Creatives, HUG Micro-Grants, Videos | January 16, 2020

You know visual artist Irisol Gonzalez. At least, you know her work. You’ve enjoyed her murals across Charlotte, viewed her pieces at C3Lab or zooming by a ArtPop Street Gallery billboard featuring her work. But, you may not know the story of her 8-f… read more »




Interesting Events – Thorgy Thor, MLK Day, Women’s March & More

Exploring Charlotte, Happenings | January 16, 2020

If it’s events you want, it’s events you shall get! We’ve compiled a list of 12 of our favorite happenings in the Queen City over the next week… so get out there, get creative, and explore Charlotte! Now let’s dig in and see what we have coming up…. read more »




Four to Follow: Pandalorian’s Picks

Exploring Charlotte, For Newcomers | January 16, 2020

Charlotte’s blessed with some truly incredible Instagram accounts. But, you can only follow so many before your thumbs fall off. Where do you start? We ask a different Queen City creative each week to recommend four choice accounts. This week, we ask… read more »




The “Lights” Are Still Bright at the Whitewater Center

Creative News, Exploring Charlotte | January 15, 2020

The holiday lights have been packed up a put away for another year across the city, but there is still holiday magic alive in the air (and the woods) at the U.S. National Whitewater Center. “Lights,” an immersive light exhibit installed along a half-… read more »




HUGS & Bolts – January

Creative News | January 15, 2020

The design team at #thesavageway, created this giant Bolt of Inspiration for use at CreativeMornings/Charlotte as a gift from Charlotte Is Creative sponsor, OrthoCarolina. Bolt of Inspiration At each meeting of CreativeMornings/Charlotte, specials ar… read more »




You Don’t Say: Ok, Kannapolis Boomer

Creative News, Exploring Charlotte | January 15, 2020

The Kannapolis Intimidators minor league baseball team recently changed their name to the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers. With this new name comes a new mascot and according to WFAE’s Dashiell Coleman, the Cannon Ballers decided on mustached baseball name… read more »




My 3 Biggest Challenges: Becky Schultz of Three Bone Theatre

CLT Creatives, How To/Resources | January 15, 2020

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first of a new feature in The Biscuit, “My 3 Biggest Challenges.” Charlotte is teeming with creativity, but that doesn’t mean getting creative work here is easy. It takes passion, commitment and a supportive community. Each… read more »




5 Ridiculous Questions with William McNeely

CLT Creatives | January 15, 2020

William “Coach” McNeely is native of Charlotte, NC. He’s an entrepreneur, non-profit executive and a former Apple Market Development Executive and Educator. After a successful career, he left Corporate America to teach technology solutions to middle… read more »




John Searby Cares About Water

CLT Creatives, Editorials | January 9, 2020

In this new series, guest contributor Josh Jacobson will highlight staff leaders in Charlotte’s nonprofit sector who are shaking things up and making an impact. Josh is managing director of Next Stage, a Charlotte company that works with nonprofit or… read more »




HUGUMENTARY: Deborah Triplett Fills the Cracks of Cancer with Gold

CLT Creatives, HUG Micro-Grants, Videos | January 9, 2020

Charlotte photographer, Deborah Triplett, heard the words no one wants to hear: “You have stage 3 lung cancer.” Revelations like that affect people differently. The diagnosis informs them. But, it doesn’t have to come to define them. Deborah addresse… read more »




5 Ridiculous Questions with Jamie Decker

CLT Creatives | January 9, 2020

Jamie Decker Founder of Experience Anatomy Jamie Decker is a self-proclaimed, straight-up “anatomy nerd.” In 2007, she toured the traveling Body Worlds exhibition created by Dr. Gunther von Hagens (seen by more than 44 million people, the most visite… read more »




CM REWIND PODCAST: Adrienne & Emmanuel Threatt of Hope Vibes

Podcasts | January 9, 2020

At the first CreativeMornings/Charlotte of the new decade, Emmanuel and Adrienne Threatt of Hope Vibes delivered a stirring presentation in the hall of Myers Park Presbyterian Church. Hope Vibes is a non-profit organization here in Charlotte that pro… read more »




Interesting Events – Equitable Summit, Cine Casual, Magic Science & More

For Newcomers, Happenings | January 9, 2020

Another week, another fresh batch of interesting events to keep your calendars filled! Check out some of our favorite events that a sure to delight, inspire and entertain you as we approach the second half of January. A City For All Building A Charlo… read more »




HUG LIFE: Cine Casual’s New Film Series for a New Year

Happenings | January 7, 2020

Giovanna Torres is getting ready to introduce Charlotte to a new cultural experience. With the help of HUG (Helpful Unfettered Gift) funds, she’s used creative flyers, posters and a film trailer to capture attention and spread the word about the Cine… read more »




The Papalote Project & Manolo’s Bakery

Where Are We in CLT? | January 7, 2020

If you make your way to Charlotte’s Eastside, you will find Manolo’s Bakery at 4405 Central Ave. Manolo’s is the home to many delicious sweet and savory Latin American baked goods, and it is the home to this very important mural. Painted by Rosalia T… read more »




Middle C Jazz

Where Are We in CLT? | January 6, 2020

We’re getting jazzy in the heart of the city at Middle C Jazz! The Uptown music venue opened last year to provide Charlotte with a space where jazz lovers could come together to listen and perform. Charlottean Adam Farber founded Middle C with his fa… read more »




2020 Resolutions from CLT Creatives

CLT Creatives | January 2, 2020

We’re tired of the same ol’ same ol’ resolutions. And, frankly, we are experiencing some writer’s block when it comes to determining our own 2020 resolutions here at The Biscuit. So, we put out the call for ideas to some of our favorite Queen City cr… read more »




Interesting Events – Twelfth Night, Jazzy Birthdays, Baby Yoda & More

Exploring Charlotte, Happenings | January 2, 2020

Did you open your Google Calendar to see that January 2020 page in all it’s glory and found it … *GASP* … empty?!?! Never fear, we are here to help! We’ve made it our New Year’s Resolution to help Charlotteans keep their calendars full so they ca… read more »




Liner Notes: Middle C Jazz

Podcasts | January 1, 2020

In today’s batch of The Biscuit CLT Podcast, producer Andy Goh talks to Middle C co-owner Adam Farber. Adam founded Middle C with his father, Larry, after seeing the need for high-level live jazz. Considering the closure of local music venue staples… read more »