Pop Culture

Michael Jackson Estate to Produce Animated, Musical Halloween Special

This sounds fun! Per RollingStone.com, "The executors of (Michael) Jackson's estate said they had "numerous projects in development, all of which respect, honor and celebrate Michael's life and legacy along with his extraordinary artistry that touched fans throughout the world ..." Recently, the estate announced that it partnered with CBS to produce an hour-long animated Halloween…

It's KidsFest At Carowinds This Weekend!

Carowinds is celebrating its littlest guests all day this weekend with 'KidsFest' - Saturday and Sunday, July 15-16! Carwinds PR Director Laresa Thompson says to expect "dance parties, science experiments, interactive games and activities and a meet and greet with local heroes." She says KidsFest is being held in Planet Snoopy, with activities around every…

Target's Dropping Mossimo and Merona Lines:

It's a massive makeover at Target in their style/clothing and home departments. As I sit here in my Mossimo top, I'm reading on Today.com that Target "will overhaul half its apparel and accessories and more than a third of its home offerings in the next two years..."

Batman Is Real...And Living In Japan

Plenty of people like to dress up as Batman, even on days that aren't Halloween. I just returned from New York City where some people make their living dressing as the "Dark Knight" and posing for photos with tourists in Times Square. But one man in Japan puts on the iconic black mask and cape…

The Hottest Nail Color Right Now:

Take a moment.  Leave the healthcare debate, the divisive political temperature and global warming aside for a minute. Let's be a little shallow, and talk about the hottest nail colors and trends for summer 2017.

A Sexy Abe Lincoln Statue?

Whaaa?  Really? Ole' Abe - sexy? Most of the pictures we've seen of our revered 16th President show him haggard and drawn, from dealing with a country divided and a less-than-peaceful personal life. Many of us have never seen pics of a younger Abe. Before law school, before the Presidency.  Now, the visitors at Chicago's Senn Park…

Join In The Plaza Midwood Art Ride Sunday

You can "get the full experience of a guided museum tour without leaving Plaza Midwood..."  that from CLTure.org! How fun!  It's a group bike ride with stops at "each of the 11 Inside Out Charlotte art installations" in Plaza Midwood on Sunday starting at 1pm at Midwood Park.