News briefs from across the Carolinas and around the world for 10.19.18.
Lesbian author Paula Martinac will speak about her novel, “The Ada Decades,” on June 18, the Charlotte LGBT Chamber of Commerce will hold its Pride in Business Expo on June 26, Carolina Voices’ 18-member ensemble Impromptu will present its “Creative A Cappella” season finale concert on June 23 and the Charlotte Pride Band has a new artistic director, Dr. John Ross, and an assistant director, Cameron Elliott.
Carolina Voices MainStage Choir will present “The Big Sing: Animated!,” SafeAlliance observes awareness month, Time Out Youth Center’s MasQueerade Prom is seeking contributions, AIDS WALK Charlotte has a new location, the Charlotte Pride Band will conclude its current season with a concert, meals are being requested for Time Out Youth Center Cabarrus County’s meetings and Boy George is hitting the Tar Heel State.
Wedgewood Church received community outpouring after vandalism, St. John’s Baptist Church will honor George Williamson, Hildreth has put in a bid for County Commission, Charlotte Pride Band is having a concert, Condom Courture hits the runway, MCC Charlotte has a new pastor and William Ivey Long is being honored with a musical tribute.
Rev. Dr. Nancy Ledins, 84, died during the week of July 16 and was a member of Wedgewood Church, the Charlotte Pride Band will perform at the Charlotte Pride Festival and Parade on Aug. 26-27 and has extended an invitation to musicians to join them and The iconic Tony Award-winning and Pulitzer Prize recipient “Rent” will be making its Queen City run from Sept. 26-Oct. 1 at the Blumenthal Arts Belk Theatre.