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February 2019

Mahalia by Tom Stolz

Sunday February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Judy Joliffe Theatre, 359 S Kalamazoo Mall
Kalamazoo, MI 49007 United States
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$8 – $20

Including music by various gospel composers as well as hymns and spirituals made famous by Mahalia Jackson, this is a joyous celebration of the life and music of the world's greatest gospel singer: a humble, deeply religious woman whose expressive, full throated voice carried her from a three room shanty in New Orleans to appearances before presidents and royalty. The joy and inspiration of her heartfelt songs provide a counterpoint to the urgent messages delivered by her friend, Martin Luther…

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Black History Brown Bag: Black Wall Street

Wednesday February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Black Arts & Cultural Center, 359 S Kalamazoo Mall Ste 202
Kalamazoo, MI 49007 United States
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Free

The Tulsa race riot was a large-scale, racially motivated pogrom on May 31 and June 1, 1921, in which a group of whites attacked the black community of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Greenwood District, the wealthiest black community in the United States (now commonly referred to as "the Black Wall Street"), was burned to the ground. Over the course of 16 hours, more than 800 people were admitted to local white hospitals with injuries, the two black hospitals were burned down,…

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March 2019

March Art Hop

Friday March 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Black Arts & Cultural Center, 359 S Kalamazoo Mall Ste 202
Kalamazoo, MI 49007 United States
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Free

Art for Change is a moving art exhibition produced by PRICEarts in collaboration with the Black Arts & Cultural Center geared towards the current generations Black Arts Movement. Past the point of picket signs and too expressive for hash tags, join us in creating an evening of truth historical to present.

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OBEY

Friday March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Black Arts & Cultural Center, 359 S Kalamazoo Mall Ste 202
Kalamazoo, MI 49007 United States
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Nineteen-year-old Leon grew up without much attention from his alcoholic mother. Now old enough to be on his own, he rails against the injustice of his life until he meets a beautiful girl named Twiggy. His love for her lifts the weight of his past, but eventually, the hedonistic Twiggy no longer wants him in her life, and Leon's pain from the rejection leads to terrible consequences.

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Mastermind Series: Business of Artistry

Saturday March 9 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Central City Tap House, 359 S Kalamazoo Mall
Kalamazoo, MI 49007 United States
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$10 – $30.00

The Business of Artistry series are quarterly mastermind events for professionals in the arts industry. In honor of International Women’s Day & Women’s History Month in March, successful female artists and business women will inspire and educate dozens of entrepreneurs who are on track to build a brand and business for their creative craft. Women of all artistic backgrounds are invited, including designers, curators, photographers, performers, artists, stylists, models, actresses, musicians and more. The experience includes – Building Your Brand…

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