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Print Edition 2019-08-09 – QNotes

Government 101

How the City of Charlotte Runs and Who Runs It

Charlotte is one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The Charlotte metropolitan area is home to about 2.4 million people. In other words, running the city means making policy decisions that impact a lot of people.

Charlotte’s Ballot Box

Upcoming Special Elections and Primaries

On Sept. 10, a primary election for the offices of mayor and city council will take place in Charlotte, N.C. plus a special election in the 9th Congressional District. A primary runoff is scheduled for Oct. 8 should the need arise. The city’s general election for mayor, and city council will take place on Nov. 5.

Queen City LGBTQ Events

Fundraisers, Film Screenings, Entertainment and More!

The Queen City’s LGBTQ community has lots of events to satisfy one’s palette.

Charlotte Pride highlights queer talent in 2019

Entertainers at This Year’s Festival Dish on Their Art and Community

The Charlotte Pride Festival and Parade is just around the corner — and with it comes an awesome line-up of entertainment on both the Wells Fargo main stage and Truliant Federal Credit Union community stage.

10 Questions with Vic: Featuring Felix Maritaud

French Film Star

Audiences were still talking about Felix Maritaud’s performance in the 2017 hit French film, “120 Beats Per Minute,” about the HIV/AIDS epidemic in 1990s France, when another critically acclaimed film, “Sauvage” premiered at the Cannes Film Festival.