CIAA: Dos and don'ts

CIAA: Dos and don'ts

With so many activities and so many people, the whole event can seem overwhelming. Just follow these easy tips, and you’ll minimize your chances of having an awful time.

 

CIAA: Top party picks

CIAA: Top party picks

It's the last big day of events for the 2012 edition of CIAA. Check out our picks for the best places to party.

CIAA: Friday's top party picks

CIAA: Friday's top party picks

When it comes to CIAA week, there's so much to do and so little time. Let Qcitymetro help make sense of the madness.

CIAA Hangover: Slamfest and Suite Dreams IV

CIAA Hangover: Slamfest and Suite Dreams IV

The CIAA party season got into full swing Thursday night, and Qcitymetro trekked down to uptown to check out two shindigs.

 

Getting fired up for Obama

Getting fired up for Obama

President Obama’s grassroots organization, Organizing for America North Carolina, kicked off its official CIAA weekend of action voter registration drive today.

CIAA: A 100-year story of basketball and survival

CIAA: A 100-year story of basketball and survival

As the CIAA celebrates its centennial this week, the conference's storied past offers a lesson in survival, outliving racism, horrible gyms, defections and near extinction.

Michelle Obama is coming to CIAA

Michelle Obama is coming to CIAA

The first lady will join N.C. Sen. Kay Hagan and a group of local school children for a "Let’s Move!" on-court event during the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tournament and 100th Anniversary celebration on Friday.

Charlotte Black Film Festival returns during CIAA week

For the second year the Charlotte Black Film Festival (CBFF) will screen three days of independent films that express the African American experience.

Restaurant owner arrested during CIAA for noise violation

Restaurant owner arrested during CIAA for noise violation

Jason Vicks, owner of Kalu Asian Kitchen, was led away from his uptown establishment in handcuffs Saturday night and charged with violating the city's noise ordinance. Police said he had received several warnings.

On the move with Michelle Obama

On the move with Michelle Obama

The First Lady of Fitness stopped by Friday  to promote her “Let’s Move!” initiative, a health and fitness effort that focuses on addressing the problem of childhood obesity.

CIAA crowds estimated at 200,000

Police reported no major incidents related to the weekend event, but 32 people were arrested in the center city between Thursday afternoon and Sunday morning.

Don't forget the basketball

Don't forget the basketball

In the first of two title games today, the women of Johnson C. Smith will seek to avenge last year's loss to Shaw University. On the men's side, it's Winston-Salem State vs Elizabeth City State.

CIAA fans swamp EpiCentre; police report quiet night

CIAA fans swamp EpiCentre; police report quiet night

Police and security guards had to turn people away from the EpiCentre Friday after the uptown hot spot reached its maximum capacity of 2,225 people. CMPD reported five arrests for the evening

CIAA Journal

CIAA Journal

We hit the streets of uptown Charlotte to find some of the stories and everyday folks who make CIAA so much fun.

CIAA Hangover: Jet Set II ‘The Day Party’ at Mez

CIAA Hangover: Jet Set II ‘The Day Party’ at Mez

Our intrepid reporter is out again, checking out parties across the city ... whether he likes it or not.

Diddy, Chris Brown not coming to CIAA

Diddy, Chris Brown not coming to CIAA

Two of the biggest entertainment acts scheduled to appear in Charlotte this weekend for the CIAA Tournament won't be coming.


Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/03/02/3062302/diddy-brown-not-coming-for-ciaa.html#storylink=cpy

Michelle Obama comes to the CIAA

Michelle Obama comes to the CIAA

The First Lady of Fitness will be at Time Warner Cable Arena today to promote her “Let’s Move” initiative to combat childhood obesity. Plus, check out our other top picks for today.

Blowing smoke in style

Blowing smoke in style

Joyce Larkins traveled to the Qcity from Atlanta for CIAA weekend — and she brought her 34-foot cigar hospitality suite along with her.

 
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