Next Charlotte speaker

Joan Higginbotham

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August 14, 8:15am • The August Zoom Room • part of a series on Stress

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Make plans to join us on Friday, March 3 when Amy Chiou is with us at Warehouse 242 to address the global theme of “Taboo.” Tickets are free and will be available at at 9 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 17. #CharlotteIsCreative

On February 3 at Warehouse 242, we’ll be exploring our global theme of “Moments” – and our speaker will be Charlotte-based photojournalist, Logan Cyrus. Logan has built an award-winning career capturing powerful moments on film. Last year, during a pivotal moment in out city’s story, he captured an image that Time magazine would subsequently include in its list of Best Photos of 2016. Free tickets to this gathering are available at 9 a.m. sharp on Monday, January 30 right here at

Make plans to join us on Friday, Dec. 16 when we return to Warehouse 242 to celebrate our first year in Charlotte and to explore the topic of “Sound” with actress, Julianne Gold, who played Lydia in the original Broadway production of “Children of a Lesser God.” Tickets are free and will be available at 9 a.m. on Monday, December 12 at #CMSound #CharlotteIsCreative

Ready for a fantasy morning? On Friday, Nov. 11,  director, performer, writer and Charlotte native Kim Parati will join us to speak on the theme of Fantasy. And we’re mixing things up this time by taking a little “field trip.” That’s right, we’ll be meeting inside the secretive warehouse of Boxman Studios! Snag your FREE ticket at 9 a.m. sharp on Monday, Nov. 7 right here at

You might be familiar with the quote above – usually attributed to Otto von Bismarck, although likely originated by John Godfrey Saxe. Well, in the spirit of our October global theme of “Transparency,” we’ve decided to break precedent and invite TWO speakers to our October 7th event: a lawmaker (NC State Senator Jeff Jackson) and a sausage-maker (esteemed restaurateur Cassie Parsons). Both will be discussing the value of Transparency in their respective professions and processes. And with the big election right around the corner, we might just decide to do it “debate style.” Tickets will be made available at 9 a.m. sharp on Monday, October 3rd at Don’t miss this one!

We’ve pulled and AWESOME SPEAKER out of our hats for Friday, Sept. 2 – Suzie Ford, owner of NoDa Brewing Company – will join us to speak about “Magic” and to share Morning Muse Coffee IPA, a brew inspired by our own little chapter of CreativeMornings. Tickets are available at 9 a.m. on Monday, August 29 right here at

Hey, Creative CLTeans! 200 free tickets for our August 5th meeting, featuring a talk on the theme of “Weird” by Hasaan Kirkland, will be released into the wild at 9 a.m. on August 1st at Don’t be a weirdo – just set your alarm and register already! #CMweird #CharlotteIsCreative

It’s never too early to plan ahead! Tickets for our July 8 meeting, featuring a talk on “Love” by Herrison Chicas, go on sale at 9 a.m. on July 4 (yes, you read that correctly) at  Set your alarm and be quick! You don’t want to miss the Friday morning fireworks. (Ummm … you know those are figurative fireworks, right?) #CMlove #CharlotteIsCreative

Set your alarms for 9 a.m. on Monday, July 4th (that’s right, Independence Day morning!) to snag your free ticket to our July 8th event featuring celebrated slam poet Herrison Chicas, who will speak on our global topic of “Love.” #CMlove #CharlotteIsCreative

It’s not too early to set your alarm for 9 a.m. on Monday, May 30 – when tickets are available for our next meeting featuring Monty Montague of BOLTgroup, who will speak on the topic of “Broken.” #CMBroken #CharlotteIsCreative