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Target First Saturdays
Feb 1, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm| Free
Shop the beautiful new collection of Lucy Dalton’s locally handmade jewelry.
Guadeloupe-based artist Tysmé plays hip-hop with a Creole twist (presented in partnership with CaribBEING); Honey Larochelle performs a mash-up of R&B, reggae, and more; and Chris Faust brings us Brooklyn-flavored hip-hop.
Pop-Up Gallery Talks
Enjoy lively, ten-minute conversations about works by African American artists. In English and en español.
Niles Ford Urban Dance Collective blends ballet, modern, jazz, hip-hop, clubbing, and pedestrian movement in a work honoring the group’s late founder, African American choreographer Niles Ford. Free tickets (310) at the Visitor Center at 5 p.m.
Instagram activist Ruddy Roye leads a hands-on camera phone workshop.
Envision the future by hand-coloring a historic photograph with paint. Free tickets (330) at the Visitor Center at 5:30 p.m.
More Than a Month (Shukree Hassan Tilghman, 2012, 54 min.) A young, African American documentary filmmaker uses a cross-country road trip to examine the legitimacy of Black History Month. Free tickets (310) at the Visitor Center at 7 p.m.
The Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory leads a movement workshop challenging common ideas about hip-hop. Fashion collective Global Village presents a fashion show paying tribute to African and African American visionaries of the past.
Transgender activist Janet Mock speaks about her new memoir Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love and So Much More with image activist Michaela Angela Davis.