Black History Month Events of DALNET Institutions

Minds on Freedom: Interactive musical and dramatic performance at The Henry Ford (20900 Oakwood, Dearborn), various times, Now through February 29 

Rosa Parks Exhibit at the Walter P. Reuther Library at Wayne State University (5401 Cass, Detroit), 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday-Friday, Now through May 30

Shaping Identity: Workshop for educators at the Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward, Detroit), 5:30 to 7:30 PM, Friday, February 8.  Registration required ($10 preservice teachers, $15 members, $20 nonmembers)

“Honeydripper” directed by John Sayles at the Detroit Film Theatre (5200 Woodward, Detroit), 7 PM on February 8-9, 4 and 7 PM on February 10 ($7.50, $6.50 students, seniors and members)

Tour of African American Art Galleries at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 2 PM on February 9

Tanya (Touchdown) Dallas: Storytelling at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 2 PM on February 10

“The Tuskegee Airmen – They Fought Two Wars” at the Macomb Community College South Campus (14500 E. Twelve Mile, Warren), continuous screening of the documentary from 11 AM to 7 PM on February 11 (Free)

The Spirit of African-American Artists presented by Jane Strand of the DIA at the Macomb Community College South Campus, 12:30 to 1:30 PM on February 12

Annual E. Azalia Hackley Collection Concert at the Detroit Main Public Library (5201 Woodward, Detroit), 7 PM on February 12 ($30 reserved seats)

Randy Weston: Musical Performance at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 7 and 8:30 PM on February 15

LaKela Brown: Artist Demonstration at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1 to 5 PM on February 16

African Dance-Marygrove College Dance Company at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, Noon to 1 PM on February 20

“Retrospective: Masterworks of Ousmane Sembene”: Screening of “Xala” at the Detroit Film Theatre, 7:30 PM on February 21 ($7.50, $6.50 students, seniors and members)

An Evening with Aku Kadogc and Jessica Care Moore at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 6:30 and 8 PM on February 22 (Free with admission)

“Retrospective: Masterworks of Ousmane Sembene”: Screening of “Black Girl & Borom Sarret” at the Detroit Film Theatre, 7 PM on February 22 ($7.50, $6.50 students, seniors and members)

Pyeng Threadgill: Musical Performances at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 7 and 8:30 PM on February 22

“Retrospective: Masterworks of Ousmane Sembene”: Screening of “Ceddo” at the Detroit Film Theatre, 7 PM on February 23 ($7.50, $6.50 students, seniors and members)

Brunch with Bach: Harlem Quartet at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 11:30 AM on February 24 ($30 includes brunch, $10 concert only)

Let My People Go: A Spiritual Journey Along the Underground Railroad at Marygrove College, 7:30 PM on February 29 and 2 PM on March 1 (General Admission $25)

For a full list of events, also go to freep.com/blackhistoryevents.

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