MAKING BLACK AMERICA: Celebrate Black Joy in Music, Dance & Community

25feb4:00 pm7:00 pmMAKING BLACK AMERICA: Celebrate Black Joy in Music, Dance & CommunityEXPO Arts Center

Event Details

Join the African American Cultural Center of Long Beach, PBS SoCal | KCET and KJAZZ for this exciting Black History Month celebration!

Performances by:

Ryan Porter

LA Swing Dance Posse

Black Art Distrikt with Tashara Gavin-Moorehead

Conversation with: Rhonda Hamilton, Chester Whitmore, Ryan Porter, and Black Art Distrikt

Screening: Making Black America: Through the Grapevine

Food by: Women in Action Reaching Out

Mix, mingle, and take in the festivities of this unique Black History Month event!

Featuring an homage to rent parties, dance lessons, food inspired by the annual family reunion, and a children’s corner. Guests are encouraged to come in their favorite 1920s to 1970s attire.

Guests will also have the opportunity to visit AACCLB’s gallery. This month’s exhibit: “The Roots of Slavery.”

This event is inspired by the stories and themes presented in the four-part PBS television series MAKING BLACK AMERICA, which chronicles the vast social networks and organizations created by and for Black people.

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Time

(Saturday) 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm(GMT-08:00)

Location

EXPO Arts Center

4321 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807

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