Special Events

JOIN TONGO!



(Hall of Culture, 3rd Floor)
Sun, Jan 18
Published by Penmanship Books, NY | This is a FREE event.

Celebrate the release of his new book of poetry Tongo Eison-Martin with music by Sake 1. Hosted by Mahogany Browne.

Guest performance by Joyce Lee and more. For more information contact tongo.blackfire@gmail.com

A DAY ON, NOT A DAY OFF! MLK NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE WITH AAACC



(AAACC Parking lot)
Mon, Jan 19
AAACC usually serves 7-10 community organizations with the support of 200 volunteers.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is a way to transform Dr. King's life and teaching into community service that helps empower and strengthen local communities. The African American Art & Culture Complex (AAACC) provides tools and resources for individuals to become engaged in service activities to honor Martin Luther King Jr., on the federal holiday, including neighborhood clean-up projects, gardening projects, letter writing to our men and women serving our country, visiting senior homes and other community-building activities.

Supervised fun and games:
• Capture the Flag
• 3-line Soccer
• Four Square
• Wall Ball
• Kick Ball

AFRO FASHION SHOW



(Hall of Culture, 3rd Floor)
Thu, Feb 12
Time: 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

The African American Art & Culture Complex celebrates Black History Month with an African inspired fashion show!

Curated by Moussa Diallo, Made to Measure Consultant. Mr. Diallo invites you to the Opale Noire (Black Stone) Runway show!

Opale Noire seeks to bring Artist and designers together, to share their expression of Africa in fashion and stylized art creations. The Opale Noire Runway presents an opportunity for local African and African inspired fashion designers to be able to communicate, exchange, network, and build community.

Participating designers include:
Mike Sylla
Moussa Diallo. Opale Noire.
Local Craft, An Alternative to the Ordinary
Tunde Martins