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Print Edition 2014-09-12 – QNotes

Fall A&E Guide 2014

Music, theatre, museums and more!

We’re approaching the fall season in the Carolinas and we’ve assembled our annual Fall A&E Guide that’s a cornucopia of terrific, fun and enlightening tidbits to keep you busy!

Fall A&E Guide: Fayetteville State takes on ‘Laramie’

Students to present iconic play in October

Fayetteville State University (FSU) has made waves of progress for its LGBT students and faculty over the past several years. Tucked away in a conservative military town, the historically black state university was the third such school across the nation to open an LGBT student resource center.

Durham set to host Pride festival

NC Pride looks back on its 30 year history

NC Pride Fest and Parade will be held on Sept. 27 at Duke University’s East Campus, off W. Main St., from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. This marks the 30th time the event has been held.

Our People: Q&A with Veda Covington

Local Actress

Originally from Atlanta, Veda Covington, 27, came to Charlotte three years ago by way of Augusta, where she was studying mass communications with a minor in theatre. After graduation, Veda says she came to Charlotte and fell in love with the city, where you’ll occasionally spot her on stage, recently with Queen City Theatre Company’s production of “The Performers.”

Charlotte Royals at the 2014 Bingham Cup

Match-ups from across the Carolinas

The last weekend in August saw your local rugby team, The Charlotte Royals, compete in the largest international rugby tournament in the world when they traveled down to Australia to play in the Bingham Cup.