Arts + Culture

Dolemite & Me

The Charlotte Film Society this week screened “Dolemite Is My Name,” a movie about the making of a technically horrendous 1975 blaxploitation film with which I have developed a perhaps unhealthy preoccupation.

Amid Tax Hike Debate, Hue House Announces Next Move

In September, we broke the news about Hue House, the new Charlotte arts agency offering creative, marketing, consultancy, and event services to help companies, cultural organizations, and governmental bodies “accurately and organically engage creatives and artists of color and diversity”…

Q&A: Rodney Stringfellow on the Making of 'Manhood'

FILM COMMUNITIES in Charlotte and beyond are taking notice of Rodney Stringfellow’s edgy new film, Manhood. Although the 57-year-old screenwriter’s credentials center on children’s television—including two Emmy nominations for his work on Nick Jr.’s The Backyardians—his 11-minute drama, which he…

Inside New Creative Agency Hue House

A GROUP OF CHARLOTTEANS have created a new creative agency to offer funding and resources to the city’s cultural community. Hue House, as announced in a new video below, is comprised of David J. Butler (a member of the 2018…

ASC Names New President

The Arts & Science Council has found a new president in R. Jeep Bryant, a Charlotte native with leadership experience The Broadway League in New York City, Bank of New York Mellon Foundation, and PNC. After a national search, the…