Celebrate Black History Month with Mix 92.3


Celebrate Black History Month with Mix 92.3

Find Black History Month events around the metro below!

January 27- Feb 23 at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Celebrate Black History Month at the Detroit Institute of Arts with FREE programs for families of all ages, including story telling, puppet performances, art and art-making and more. See the complete event calendar at dia.org/blackhistorymonth

February 3- 23 - Monica Blaire at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Visit the Detroit Institute of Arts on Friday, February 21st, for a FREE Black History Month musical celebration with Detroit artist Monica Blaire, performing her eclectic blend of hip hop, rock, soul and jazz. Join us all month long for spoken word, artist talks and demonstrations, plus films, art-making, family programs and more. Admission is always free for residents of Macomb, Oakland and Macomb counties. See the complete event calendar at dia.org/blackhistorymonth

February 3- 28- Yaa Gyasi

·Visit the Detroit Institute of Arts on Friday, February 28th, for a FREE Black History Month conversation with Yaa Gyasi (yah gee-ya’see), Ghanaian-American author of the highly acclaimed novel, Homegoing and its follow up, Transcendent Kingdom. The event is free but registration is required at d-i-a.org/blackhistorymonth where you’ll find more free events including spoken word, artist talks and demonstrations, plus films, art-making and family programs. Admission is always free for residents of Macomb, Oakland and Wayne counties.

Friday, February 7     7 - 9 pm    Southfield Pavilion (26000 Evergreen Road)  Free Admission

Featuring the 2016 documentary 13th, directed by Ava DuVernay. The film is an in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality. Water and popcorn will be served. This film is TV-MA (for disturbing violent images, profanity and brief nudity.)

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Pistons Faith and Family Night, February 8th

Join us on Saturday, February 8th for our annual Pistons Faith & Family Night! All packages include a Pistons vs. Knicks game ticket featuring a special halftime performance by the Detroit Youth Choir and access to an exclusive Pistons postgame fellowship session with Luke Kennard, Langston Galloway, & former Detroit Lions Kicker Jason Hanson. Groups of 10+ will receive a special halftime welcome message on the centerhung scoreboard. All 100-Level tickets also include a Pistons gift item.

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Conversations & Cocktails   Saturday, February 15  7 - 10 pm  Southfield Pavilion (26000 Evergreen Road) $10/person

An evening of music and spoken word featuring Alex Goss & Detroit Soul Rhythm Band performing R&B and Soul music from the 70’s 80’s & 90’s as well as spoken word with notable poets and drummers from metro Detroit, hosted by Ber-Henda Williams. There will also be a cash bar and food available for purchase. General Admission tickets are $10 per person and are available for purchase at the Parks & Recreation Information Desk located inside the Parks & Recreation Building at 26000 Evergreen Road. We would like to thank OHM Advisors for their support of this event.

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The Spirit of Harriet Tubman   Monday, February 17  6:30 pm  Room 115, Southfield Parks & Recreation Building (26000 Evergreen Road)  Free Admission

There are many plays about Harriet Tubman, but none share her entire life story like a visit with The Spirit of Harriet Tubman. Leslie McCurdy invokes the ‘spirit’ of Harriet Tubman as she portrays the life of the famous Underground Railroad conductor, recreating stories familiar and some rarely told. We would like to thank W3R Consulting, Sanders Law Firm, P.C., the Lathrup Village Community Foundation and the City of Lathrup Village for their support in presenting this performance.

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Between the Lines Coloring Cafe with Naturally ILLustrated   Saturday, February 22   1 - 4 pm  Beech Woods Recreation Center (22200 Beech Road)  Free Admission

Come color with us and Naturally ILLustrated’s Sherrie Savage at the Between the Lines Coloring Café! There is no charge to participate and coloring is open to all ages.

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The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers    Friday, February 28  Pre-Glow 6 - 6:45 pm  Performances 7 - 9 pm   Southfield Pavilion (26000 Evergreen Road)  $10/person

The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers will be presenting the show Reparation hosted by Satori Shakoor and featuring performances by RicanStruction, Kerry Leon Jackson, Judge Wade McCree, Darrell Siggers, Kim Trent and Charles Martin. Be sure to browse the Storytellers Marketplace before the show or during intermission. There will also be a cash bar and food available for purchase. General Admission tickets are $10 per person and are available for purchase at the Parks & Recreation Information Desk located inside the Parks & Recreation Building at 26000 Evergreen Road.

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