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Black History Month Programs

Join us to learn about the history, hear the music and listen to poetry celebrating Black History Month in February.

Book Discussion: Go Set a Watchman
Sunday, Feb. 7, 2-3:30 p.m. - Canceled

Lila Ammons: Voices of Influence
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2-3 p.m.
Pleasant Hill

Discover the inspiration Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Billy Holiday, Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughan and Ernestine Anderson brought to jazz singing through this exquisite performance by Lila Ammons.

Lakansyel Haitian Arts, History and Culture
Saturday, Feb. 27, 10:30-11:15 a.m.

Watch four master artists tell a story from Haitian history through song, percussion, dance and traditional theater and join in the interactive Lakansyèl (rainbow) Haitian performance. Presented by Afoutayi Dance Company.

Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir
Saturday, March 5
11 a.m.-noon

Hear a soulful interpretation of African-American gospel music through the Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir that shares a message of hope and joy.

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