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Black History Month Read-In

Date/Time

February 29, 2020
01:00 PM until 04:00 PM

Description

Hear excerpts by authors, musicians, poets, scholars, orators, and more as we celebrate literature during Black History Month! A free read-in hosted by the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission will take place at the Pure Life Theatre in the Historic Royal Bakery Building, 3801 Hillsborough St., Raleigh on Saturday, Feb. 29 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Readings will be in support of the new children’s book, “My N.C. from A to Z,” celebrating African American heritage in North Carolina. Written by historian Michelle Lanier and illustrated by artist Dare Coulter, “My N.C. from A to Z” will be available for purchase at the read-in. This event is free, open to the public, and presented by the N.C. African American Heritage Commission in partnership with the N.C. State Capitol State Historic Site, the State Library of North Carolina, the N.C. Arts Council and the Richard B. Harrison Community Library. 

Cost

Free

Location

View map Pure Life Theatre
3801 Hillsborough St.
Suite 113
Raleigh, NC

Additional Information

Sponsor

North Carolina African American Heritage Commission

Phone

919-814-6516

Contact name

Kyma Lassiter

Contact email

ncaahc@ncdcr.gov

Ages:

All ages,All ages with a parent or caregiver

Town:

Raleigh

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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Black History Month Read-In

Date/Time

February 29, 2020
01:00 PM until 04:00 PM

Description

Hear excerpts by authors, musicians, poets, scholars, orators, and more as we celebrate literature during Black History Month! A free read-in hosted by the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission will take place at the Pure Life Theatre in the Historic Royal Bakery Building, 3801 Hillsborough St., Raleigh on Saturday, Feb. 29 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Readings will be in support of the new children’s book, “My N.C. from A to Z,” celebrating African American heritage in North Carolina. Written by historian Michelle Lanier and illustrated by artist Dare Coulter, “My N.C. from A to Z” will be available for purchase at the read-in. This event is free, open to the public, and presented by the N.C. African American Heritage Commission in partnership with the N.C. State Capitol State Historic Site, the State Library of North Carolina, the N.C. Arts Council and the Richard B. Harrison Community Library. 

Cost

Free

Location

View map Pure Life Theatre
3801 Hillsborough St.
Suite 113
Raleigh, NC

Additional Information

Sponsor

North Carolina African American Heritage Commission

Phone

919-814-6516

Contact name

Kyma Lassiter

Contact email

ncaahc@ncdcr.gov

Ages:

All ages,All ages with a parent or caregiver

Town:

Raleigh

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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