Keeping It Positive: Exploring the World in Charlotte


CHARLOTTE — From International House to an Italian festival to art museums, this week is a good time to discover the world right here in Charlotte.

Keeping It Positive: Hit stage show ‘Traces’ returns to Charlotte


A show that came together in Charlotte before its successful New York  run brings its urban acrobatics to the Knight Theater.

Keeping It Positive: Mixing Education and Entertainment



CHARLOTTE, NC: Lollipops and double dutch? You’ll find events with them right here in Charlotte this weekend. Mary C. Curtis previews the cultural happenings around town!

Keeping It Positive: YWCA Past, Present, and Future


CHARLOTTE, NC: The YWCA of Central Carolinas is hosting an exhibit called “We Are” through May 14. The exhibit showcases the YWCA’s presence in the Charlotte community since 1902. Mary Curtis stops by Rising to discuss the YWCA’s work and how they’re taking a stand against racism this week.

Keeping It Positive: Play Date Options Around Town

Kid friendly Earth Day celebrations in Charlotte, and a report on my acting debut, for a good cause. On Fox News Rising:

Keeping It Positive: Friends of the Library

Mary C. Curtis, Rising’s Positive contributor shares with us important details about this month’s “Book Sale” at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg County Library as well as the latest celebration going on in the Mint Museum.

Keeping It Positive: Technology and Art are Joining Forces in the Queen City

CHARLOTTE, NC – Events are taking technology, music, and dance, and combining them into one. Exciting details about the Ulysses Festival and the North Carolina Science Festival at Discovery Place.

Keeping It Positive: Southern Culture at the Harvey B. Gantt Center



CHARLOTTE, N.C. – An artist with Carolina roots shares his work with the Queen City. Our “Keeping it Positive” contributor, Mary Curtis, introduces us to Jonathan Green. His work is on display at the Harvey B. Gantt Center.

Keeping It Positive: Charlotte Arts with a Twist

Keeping It Positive contributor, Mary Curtis, shines the spotlight on the Charlotte arts scene. From the stage to the streets there are a variety of unique offerins in the Queen City right now.

Keeping it Positive: Dynamic Women Giving Back to Charlotte

It’s a great week to highlight the women in the community who are giving back in so many ways. From two Women of the Year, working to educate young people in the community to a prom project that gives young women a special evening. They inspire all of us to do our part, as well.