Festival of black arts & ideas: Juneteenth
Sunday, June 5, 2022
“The Fire Next Time” - A Tribute to James Baldwin Opening Reception, Lecture by Jody Harris and Artist Talk
See exciting visual artwork from artists around the country inspired by James Baldwin’s work. With roots in the Civil Rights Movement and the Black Power Movement, James Baldwin created politically engaging work that explored the African-American cultural and historical experience.
Saturday, June 11, 2022
Come support the work of local Black authors and poets! Local Black authors and poets will come together to share excerpts of their writing and will have booths set up to sell their books and merchandise. Join in on the conversation between the writers and the audience.
Sunday, June 12, 2022
August Wilson’s “Joe Turner’s Come & Gone”, Followed by Lecture
Come see this moving play and stay to learn more about the play’s context from August Wilson Society Education Director, Pedro E. Alvarado. The lecture is open to the public and does not require that you attend the play.