Sunday, January 29, 2012

Black History Month-Tuskegee Exhibition Grand Opening & Art Exhibition

Made In America

Made in America: Revival! A Celebration of the Spirit & Soul Gallery ExhibitEvolve the Gallery
Feb 4-26
1st Sat Noon-6pm, 2nd Sat 6pm-9pm, Sundays 2pm-6pm
*Not open Sun, 2/19
This Black History Month exhibition features uplifting and vibrant fine art works created by local and national artists.

Art Mix: Heart and Soul-idarity
Thurs Til 9: Art Mix: Art & Soul-idarity Crocker Art Museum
Feb 9
Thurs 5pm-9pm
Art Mix blends art with Black History Month and Valentine's Day. Enjoy spoken word/poetry/music performances in the Jazz'n Love Lounge, hosted by Sol Collective, along with dancing and art demonstrations.

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23rd Annual Sweet Potato Festival Pannell Meadowview Community Center Feb 11
Sat 10am-4pm
The 23rd Annual Sweet Potato

Festival is fun for the entire family. There will
be vendors, sweet potato pies for sale, entertainment,
sweet potato ice cream for sale, sweet potato pie
 bake off, and much more.

Black History Month: Tracing Your Black Roots
Sacramento Public Library - Central Branch
Feb 12
Sun 2pm-3:30pm

Be the storyteller of your generation. Make strides

in the quest to find and document the lives of your
 ancestors. Learn to take advantage of the many
resources and tools available with professional
genealogist Lisa B. Lee.
Fenix Drum & Dance Company


Sacramento Black Art of Dance

Fenix Drum & Dance Company Performance
Franklin Community Library
Feb 16
 Thurs 4pm-6pmCelebrate Black History
month with the Fenix Drum and Dance Company.
Narrative drumming and dance will trace the
 history of African-Americans from Africa to
the New World.

Sacramento Black Art of Dance: 20th
Anniversary Concert Sacramento State -
Solano Hall 1010
Feb 16-26
Wed 6:30pm, Thurs-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
*Thurs, Feb 23 performance is at 6:30pm

Sacramento Black Art of Dance celebrates
its 20th Anniversary Concert: Past, Present
and Future showcasing Black concert dance 
forms such as West African, Brazilian and
modern jazz.
Theodore Kornweibel Jr

Book Signing & Author Appearance:
Theodore Kornweibel, Jr.
Underground Books
Feb 17
Fri 6pm-8pm
At this event, guests can talk

with Kornweibel informally, purchase his book
 and have it signed by the author. Head to the
California State Railroad Museum the following
day for a special presentation by the author
Black History Tour

Black History Tour
Sacramento Historic City Cemetery
Feb 18
Sat 10am

From runaway slaves to teachers, soldiers,

 and restaurant owners, to barbers who
practiced a little medicine on the side, come
 celebrate the stories of Sacramento's black
 pioneers at the Historic City Cemetery.

Railroads in the African American Experience

Exploring the Role of Railroads in African
American History
California Railroad Museum
Feb 18
Sat 11am & 3pm

A presentation and book signing

opportunity with Professor Theodore
 Kornweibel, Jr., author of Railroads
 in the African American Experience:
 A Photographic Journey. Museum
admission applies.

Black History Month 

Black History Month: African 
American Art at the Crocker Art Museum 
Sacramento Public Library - Central Branch
Feb 19
Sun 2pm-4pm
Stacey Shelnut-Hendrick,

Director of Education for the Crocker
Art Museum will discuss the rich collection
of paintings by African American artists
 included in the Museum's collection.
Black History Month
History Celebration

Pannell Meadowview Community Center
Feb 26Sun 3pm-6pm
There will be plenty
 of family
oriented live entertainment featuring African drum
 and dance, Tap, Grant High School drumline,
  history skits, and more along with a full buffet dinner.

Reflections From the Past

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