Editorials


Junk Mail Prompts An (Almost) Date with Death

I recently got a postcard inviting me to something called a “Peace of Mind Seminar.” Awesome, I thought. Peace of mind is in short supply these days. I’m nervous by nature, and President Trump’s twitc… read more »


SHOUT! Shots – Creative Correspondents Capture the Spirit of the Streets

Last weekend, the inaugural Charlotte SHOUT! took over Uptown, SouthEnd and Camp North End for three days of creative revelry that capped off three weeks of over 200 artistic events — festivals, conc… read more »



That time Anthony Hamilton dropped by CreativeMornings/Charlotte …

You never know just what’s going to happen at CreativeMornings/Charlotte … or who will stop by. On Friday, May 3, the group held their monthly meeting at the Charlotte Jazz Festival’s “Jazz Garden T… read more »



We don’t know what to say about gun violence. But, we’ll help you say it.

Charlotte is our home. Despite trying our best to escape it after high school, Charlotte drew us back in and has emerged to become a great love of both of our lives. Charlotte is a source of pride for… read more »


BOOM-Shaka-Laka: Two Artists Bringing an Explosion of Creativity to the BOOM Festival

Three… two… one… BOOM! The fourth annual BOOM festival is taking over Plaza Midwood this weekend — Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28. BOOM is a three day arts experience that aims to highlight the… read more »



The Business of Murals in a City of Business

It was the summer solstice of 2017. The temperature hovered just below 100 degrees. As the sun beat down on him, Jonay di Ragno painted a mural in NoDa. And, he was having the time of his life. “I was… read more »



Turbo Charged Creativity – CLT Father & Son Make Music Together

Graphic designer. Musician. Dad. While those words can’t capture the creative prowess of David Haire, senior designer at Wray Ward, they’re a good start. And, they help explain what drives him. Haire… read more »


Take This Job and Shove It – Break Out by Breaking Good

Oh no! The end of the Breaking Good series! This week we close it out by calling for an infusion of private sector talent into our local nonprofit organizations. It’s a concept that goes against conve… read more »



‘Commercial gentrification’ pushes 120 entrepreneurs out at North End biz center

Up to 120 small businesses — most of which were minority-owned — lost their offices this April in a coveted piece of North End being transformed into a mixed-use space for large offices and retail…. read more »



SHARE Charlotte: 9 Unique Ways for Teens to Give Their Time

At The Biscuit, we get excited about handing the reins over to tomorrow’s emerging leaders. Leadership is leadership. Inviting teens and young adults into creative public service is our jam. And, when… read more »