Tag: Black History Month

The Palace Theatre in Albany, Presents Black History Month Celebration a Free Virtual Event

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Join The Palace Theatre on Wednesday, February 24th, for a free virtual evening of art, music, dance and spoken word by some of the most talented Black artists in the Capital Region.

Presented by CAP COM Federal Credit Union & Whitney M Young Health Center.

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, February 24, 2021 / 7pm

LOCATION: Palace Theatre YouTube Page – (https://youtu.be/Zt2NaSBhcvk)

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Columbia County Women’s Alliance Presents a Conversation w/ Lacey Schwartz Delgado, Feb 16

In honor of Black History Month, Columbia County Women’s Alliance (CCWA) presents, A Conversation With Lacey Schwartz Delgado, Executive Producer of American Masters: How It Feels To Be Free, on February 16th.

American Masters: How It Feels To Be Free tells the inspiring story of how six iconic African American female entertainers – Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson and Pam Grier – challenged an entertainment industry deeply complicit in perpetuating racist stereotypes, and transformed themselves and their audiences in the process. The film, which is slated to premiere in early 2021 on PBS and on documentaryChannel in Canada, features interviews and archival performances with all six women, as well as original conversations with contemporary artists influenced by them, including Alicia Keys, an executive producer on the project, Halle Berry, Lena Waithe, Meagan Good, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Samuel L. Jackson and other luminaries, as well as family members, including Horne’s daughter Gail Lumet Buckley.

American Masters: How It Feels To Be Free can be viewed FREE online here until February 16.

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 / 5:30PM

LOCATION/REGISTRATION: Via Zoom
email CCWomensAlliance@gmail.com to register

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