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Black Poetry Theatre presents Confessions of a Lounge Singer

Who: St. Joseph’s Historic Foundation/Hayti Heritage Center presents What: Confessions of a Lounge Singer by Black Poetry Theatre When: Doors 6pm for opening reception | Show …


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PlayMakers Repertory Company 2018/2019 Season Event

Get a sneak peak of the PlayMakers Repertory Company's new season! At this FREE event, cast members will present scenes from Skeleton Crew. Play Description: One of the last auto stamping plants i…


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PlayMakers Repertory Company 2018/2019 Season Preview

Get a sneak peak of PlayMakers Repertory Company’s upcoming season! At this event, cast members will present scenes from Skeleton Crew, a play about a shaky auto plant in Detroit, where line …


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Racial Equity Workshop

This highly sought after series is a 3-hour introduction to racial equity. REI organizers will use stories and data to present a perspective that racism is fundamentally structural in nature. By …


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Artist's Talk: "Louisiana Trail Riders"

Since 2014, Jeremiah Ariaz has been photographing southwest Louisiana African American trail riding clubs; he will also sign copies of his new book based on the Louisiana trail riders project. …


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Art Exhibit: Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom

  • Power Plant Gallery
  • (919) 660-3622

Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom takes as its point of departure an extraordinary - and now lost - historical artifact: a "Book of Paintings" created by José Antonio …


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Photography Exhibit - "Louisiana Trail Riders"

Since 2014, Jeremiah Ariaz has been photographing various southwest Louisiana clubs' weekend trail rides-the Crescent City Cowboys, Desperados, Buffalo Soldiers, and The Stepping In Style Riding …


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Art Exhibit - “Identity and Economic Exploitation”

Works by NCCU alumnus Stephen Hayes. Hayes, whose sculpture, Cash Crop, was shown at the museum in 2011, used miscellaneous objects ordinarily considered worthless to develop his thought-provoking …


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