Creative News

Want to stay in-the-know with news about the immense creativity happening throughout Charlotte, and the people behind it all? You’re in the right place. Our team of writers, videographers, photographers, illustrators and podcasters are committed to clogging your arteries with Queen City creative news, rich profiles and a heaping helping of humor. Dig in!

Creative News – SEED20, Surprise Mural & On The Table

Photo Credit: SEED20 Time is Running Out to Plant Your SEED If you’re planning on applying to be a member of the SEED20 Class of 2020, you better get on it. Applications are due on 10/31 to be part of… read more »


Creative News – We’re Talking Walls, Signs, Bracelets & 980Fest

Park Terrace Sign Restored  We recently reported that the Park Terrace sign had been removed for restoration. We’re excited to say that it’s back up at the AMC theater in Park Road Shopping Center and… read more »



5 Ridiculous Questions with Lindsey Crisp

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 L… read more »



Charlotte Artist Picks Up Her Grandfather’s Paintbrush

Long before the renaissance of the mural movement hit the Queen City, a hand-painted mural of a Coca-Cola bottle has graced the corner of 6th and Graham. It’s been in need of a touch-up. Coca-Cola Bot… read more »


Talking Walls Releases List of 2019 Muralists

Charlotte is in crisis! We have too many blank walls! Good thing Talking Walls Charlotte is returning to cover our city’s boring walls with vibrant murals. Sixteen different muralists from across the… read more »



12 Creatives Win Celebrate Charlotte Arts Grants

#CharlotteIsCreative … and the Knight Foundation is helping to propel the Queen City Creative community further by funding a wide array of projects that will hit Charlotte next spring. On Sept. 19,… read more »



You DON’T Say … Dairy Queen is Closing

The news broke last week that the iconic Dairy Queen on Central Avenue will close its doors at the end of October. The location has been in business since the 1950s and operated by the same family sin… read more »


The CLT 2019 Unity Letter Stands Against Hate

As recently reported in The Charlotte Observer and many other news sources, several local black leaders in Charlotte received letters containing threatening, racist and violent language in mid-August…. read more »



Happy National Radio Day!

August 20 is National Radio Day, celebrating the incredible history of radio news and the art of telling stories through the air. The staff of The Biscuit is celebrating by wearing our “Public Radio N… read more »



beSOCIAL May Be a “Little Secret” … But It’s Making a Huge Impact

Tucked behind Social Status in Plaza-Midwood is a bright white room with community tables, people typing away in some corners, laughing and drinking coffee in others. This free and innovative co-worki… read more »