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Tagged AC-BAW Center For The Arts, African American art, American Negro Theater, Ann Tanksley, Betty Blayton, Deborah Shedrick, Dindga McCannon, Gloria Aziza, Gloria Aziza Lawyer, Howardena Pindell, Sandra Sadakeisha Coiller, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, SKYLIGHT GALLERY, The Association of Community-Based Artists of Westchester (AC-BAW), THE BEDFORD STUYVESANT RESTORATION, THE DWYER CULTURE CENTER, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
2 Saturday 2 p.m.
St. Phillip’s Episcopal Church Bicentennial Exhibition Opening
Join the Schomburg Center for the opening of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church Bicentennial Exhibition presenting the 200 year history of St. Philip’s, from 1809 to 2009. Notable church members include Rev. Peter Williams Jr., James McCune Smith, Elizabeth Jennings, and Thurgood Marshall.
Through August 30, 2009 Main Exhibition Hall
They Won’t Budge: Africans In Europe Film Series
April 25, May 9, 16, 30
The Schomburg Center presents a film series as a companion to the exhibition They Won’t Budge: Africans In Europe . The series will cover the African Diaspora in Europe . Screenings will be held on Saturdays starting at 4 p.m. Films will be followed by Q&As with Dr. Maboula Soumahoro, professor of Black European Studies, Barnard and Columbia . Free Admission. First come, first served. Limited seats.
May 9, 4p.m. Black Dju & Otomo
May 16, 4p.m. Waalo Fendo & Names live Nowhere
May 30, 4p.m. The Glass Ceiling & Boma-Tervuren, The Voyage
Go to Schomburg Center.org for film details.
17 Sunday 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.