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SLCL Black History Celebration 2017

Highlighted Events

Kaitlyn Greenidge, "We Love You, Charlie Freeman" Monday, February 6, 7:00 p.m. - Headquarters (Auditorium)
Described by the New York Times as a "terrifically auspicious debut, "Kaitlyn Greenidge's novel is a provocative and compelling exploration of America's failure to find a language to talk about race.
Pinx Dance Performance Saturday, February 11, 3:00 p.m. Natural Bridge Branch
Lead by Nicole "Pinky" Thomas, Pinx Academy of Dance will present a Katherine Dunham style youth performance steeped in the rich history of St. Louis performers and their artistic endeavors. All ages.
Set the Night to Music Friday, February 17, 7:00 p.m. Lewis & Clark Branch
Saxophonist and songwriter, Rod Tate will perform a mixture of smooth, contemporary, worship jazz and R&B. The evening will also feature Love Jones the Band performing a variety of music including soul, funk, pop, R&B and jazz. Refreshments will be served. All ages.
Gentlemen of Vision Saturday, February 18, 1:00 p.m. Jamestown Bluffs Branch
Enjoy a performance from the nationally acclaimed dance troupe Gentlemen of Vision as they take us on a journey with stepping. All ages.
The Black Experience: Specializing in the Art of the Impossible Thursday, February 23, 6:30 p.m. Headquarters Join educators Dr. Stefan Bradley and De Nichols for a night of conversation and art about unlikely victories and impossible odds that face African Americans. Adults.
Gift of Gospel Celebration Saturday, February 25, 6:00 p.m. Lewis & Clark Branch This joyful program features national recording artist Eneazer Blissett Layne and Pastor David Catron, a musician and singer renowned throughout the St. Louis area. The New Mount Zion choir will also perform, along with other special guests. Light refreshments will follow the program. All ages.