A Tribute to Toni Morrison: Song of Solomon Marathon Reading

Multi-day Song of Solomon Marathon Reading featuring many authors including Brit Bennett, Edwidge Danticat, Jacqueline Woodson, Jason Reynolds, Tommy Orange and Margaret Atwood.

Registration Requiredhttps://litpartners2020.org/toni-morrison/

February 26, 2021
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm EST

February 27, 2021
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm EST

February 28, 2021
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm EST

Date: 
Saturday, February 27, 2021 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

A Tribute to Toni Morrison: Song of Solomon Marathon Reading

Multi-day Song of Solomon Marathon Reading featuring many authors including Brit Bennett, Edwidge Danticat, Jacqueline Woodson, Jason Reynolds, Tommy Orange and Margaret Atwood.

Registration Requiredhttps://litpartners2020.org/toni-morrison/

February 26, 2021
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm EST

February 27, 2021
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm EST

February 28, 2021
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm EST

Date: 
Friday, February 26, 2021 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Academic Music Program Series featuring Clarinet and Friends

From Prince George's Community College:  Clarinet and Friends is a clarinet trio based out of the D.C. area and is comprised of Albert Hunt (clarinet), Eunju Kwak (violin), and Jeongseon Choi (piano). They will perform a variety of pieces for clarinet, piano, and violin by Saint-Saëns, Milhaud, Khachaturian, and Poulenc.

This is a virtual event. You will be emailed a link to view streamed event prior to start time or no later than 1 hour before the scheduled start time. No printed ticket is required.

Date: 
Friday, March 5, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The Academic Music Program Series featuring Arco and Aire

From Prince George's Community College:  Arco and Aire are a tango duo based out of Washington D.C. Maxfield Wollam-Fisher on cello and Heyni Solera on bandoneon specialize in music written by composers still alive today. They will be performing a variety of duos together.

This is a virtual event. You will be emailed a link to streamed event prior to start time or no later than 1 hour before the scheduled start time. No printed ticket required.

Date: 
Friday, February 26, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The United States Vs. Billie Holiday Discussion

Virtual program from the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture. NMAAHC curator Dr. Dwandalyn Reece will moderate a discussion about Hulu's The United States vs. Billie Holiday.  The film was directed by Academy Award nominee Lee Daniels, with a screenplay written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks. It features  It offers glimpses into the corners of Billie Holiday's story which were overshadowed by the controversy surrounding Lady Day and her untimely death. Panelists will include Mr. Daniels and Ms.

Date: 
Monday, February 22, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Historically Speaking: The Economic Impact Of COVID-19 On The African American Community

The National Museum of African American History and Culture will host a discussion on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the economy and the African American community. Panelists Algernon Austin(link is external) and Jevay Grooms(link is external) will discuss this economic issue and how the community may prevail with critical interventions. Michael Fletcher(link is external) of ESPN’s Undefeated will moderate the discussion.

Date: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Dad Guild Book Group

March: The Cooking Gene by Michael W. Twitty

Explore topics such as racism as they are covered in this month's book and relate to parenting. This is an opportunity to create a safe space for discussion, keeping in mind that the facilitators are not experts and are looking to connect and support each other around important parenting issues. 

Please register for Zoom meeting information and to reserve a copy of this month's book. 

Date: 
Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 8:30pm - 10:00pm

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