Black Like Me, Marcus Center

CelebrATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH

February, 2020

Feb.  12

Black Like Me

Features choreographer and dance artist Jade Solomon Curtis. And is a multidisciplinary evening length work that explores the reverberation of a single word in a global community.

Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall,

Marcus Center

 

Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Cultural Performances

The Milwaukee Art Museum will be hosting Haitian cultural performances in the Kohl's Art Generation Haitian Lab. The dance, musical and storytelling performances will take place each Saturday at 1pm:

Feb. 1: Jam Ak Jam Experience African drumming and music.

Feb. 8: Jahmés Finlayson and Teju Listen to music that celebrates African roots and the spirit of Haiti.

Feb. 15: Ko-Thi Dance Company Enjoy music and dance rooted in African and Caribbean culture.

Feb. 22: Kantara Souffrant

Learn about Haiti through "embodied storytelling," a combination of movement, folk stories, and personal stories.

Feb. 29: Crossing Borders Music Hear a string quartet play uplifting compositions by Haitian composers.

Milwaukee Art Museum

 

 

Feb. 5-March 1

Disney’s The Lion King

Marcus Center

 

Feb.6, 20, 27 & March 4

African American

Film Series

Feb.  6: Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror

Feb. 13: Pier Kids: The Life

Feb. 20: The Remix: Hip Hop X Fashion

Feb. 27: Queen & Slim

March 4: Just Mercy

(films free to the public)

UWM Union Cinema

 

Feb. 9, 4-6pm

Meet & Greet: Time Doesn't Heal All Wounds

Includes a movie and discussion on trauma and how it affects children and adults. The movie will bring awareness to the long-lasting effects of trauma. This is a fundraiser for the Center for Leadership of Afrikan Women's Wellness. Refreshments will be served.

Nō Studios

 

 

Through Feb., 10am-noon

Meet the Watson Family

Stop by the replica Watson House in the Streets of Old Milwaukee to explore the Watsons' family history through an interactive display that illustrates this vibrant era in the city’s Black heritage.

Milwaukee Public Museum

Milwaukee Public Museum

Looking for African clothes to wear to one of these events? Go see Sarah at the African Center!!

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