Category Archives: Human Interest

Musician performing to help vets with PTSD

The Charlotte Observer City News Moon says music helped him cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder He spent almost a year fighting in Iraq Jason Moon will perform at St John Neumann Catholic Church, 8451 Idlewild Road, at 7 p.m. … Continue reading

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Students learn obstacles facing foreign-speaking community

The Charlotte Observer University City News Exercise showed frustration of not speaking English in Charlotte They could only speak Spanish with those representing businesses, authorities 60 UNCC students represented impoverished newcomers UNC Charlotte students recently learned what’s it is like … Continue reading

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Celebrations share Latino cultures

Charlotte Observer South Charlotte Latino group hosts Bolivia’s Independence Day celebration at Mama’s Coffee House Aug. 29 Previously hosted celebrations for Colombia, Argentina, Venezuela, Peru A group of seven Latinos from diverse professional backgrounds and nationalities have been hosting cultural … Continue reading

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Charlotte photographer stumps for students’ ‘Inked’ exhibition

The Charlotte Observer South Charlotte News Mark Pendergrass hopes to bring light to students’ depictions of tattoo art BY CRYSTAL O’GORMAN Correspondent The hundreds of photographs stored on hard drives waiting to be reviewed mean a great deal to Mark … Continue reading

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One Voice chorus celebrates 25 years

South Charlotte Weekly Posted by Crystal O’Gorman on June 22, 2015 in News One Voice, a non-profit LGBT community choral group, continues to build on its mission to bring acceptance and understanding for the LGBT community through music. “Music transcends … Continue reading

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