Sun., Jan. 19, 12 & 6 p.m.
The Westin Hotel Charlotte - Uptown
Price: $30.00 The Single Mother EmpowHERment Symposium will be hosted by Yasmin Young, of Power 98, and Olympia D, of Old School 105.3. This inspirational event includes a celebrity keynote speaker, 5-Star Meal, dynamic panel of single mothers, empowHERment breakout sessions, resources for families and more. Following the program, T.I.M.E. has created an ongoing support system/network that will be announced the day-of the summit. This event will empower, inspire & educate single mothers through innovative resources & tools focusing on the theme Surviving, Striving & Soaring into Greatness.
Wet Willie's - Uptown
Price: $150 for a six week session Charlotte Comedy Theater offers six week classes to help with improv skills, public speaking, confidence, stage presence and more. For more information, visit www.charlottecomedytheater.com.
Second Saturday of every month, 12 p.m.
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture - Uptown
Price: Free workshop; $5 for slam Respect Da Mic Poetry's slam team presents a writing workshop at 12 p.m. Charlotte youth showcase their spoken word at 1 p.m. and are followed by the main poetry slam at 2 p.m. For detailed info, visit www.respectdamic.org.
Second Saturday of every month, 2 p.m.
Harvey B. Gantt Center - Uptown
Price: $7-10 Do you want to feel and hear the heat of inked poetry on a mic? Come witness, judge, or participate as poets throw their pens up during three rounds of competition; where randomly selected judges decide which poets get the cash prize. Adult Content. Competing poets should pre-register online. Bring a friend or two or more! This is a fundraiser to help support Respect Da Mic's ongoing community programs. Bring a friend or two or more! FREE writing workshop at NOON prior to slam for ALL ages and writing levels!