Articles in the Special Events Category

Oberlin Celebrates It’s Annual Juneteenth Festival This Weekend!
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Posted in Education, Northeast Ohio, Special Events on 9 June 2017
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JuneteenthOberlin.com Posted June 9th 2017   “Heroes & Heroines of Oberlin:A Homecoming Celebration for the Tuskegee Airmen”June 10, 2017! The Juneteenth Oberlin Executive Board is proud to present this year’s annual Juneteenth Celebration Festival, “Heroes & Heroines of Oberlin: A Homecoming Celebration for the Tuskegee Airmen” on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 9am located downtown [...]

CSU’s ‘Arts And Humanities Alive’ Presents Award Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Isabel Wilkerson!
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Posted in Education, Northeast Ohio, Special Events on 7 June 2017
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Cleveland State University Posted June 7th 2017   ‘THE WARMTH OF OTHER SUNS’ ISABEL WILKERSON-DELANO GREAT MIGRATION FAMILY   The African American Experience Thursday, June 8th Drinko Hall, Music & Communication building (Euclid Ave & 21st St) 10:00 am — 11:00 am Author Isabel Wilkerson will discuss her award-winning book, The Warmth of Other Suns, [...]

The NAACP Cleveland Branch Freedom Fund Dinner With Keynote Speaker Hill Harper This Weekend!
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Posted in Education, Special Events on 2 June 2017
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ClevelandNAACP.org Posted June 2nd 2017 (PHOTO: HILL HARPER)   JIMMY HASLAM NAACP CLEVELAND BRANCH FREEDOM FUND DINNER 105th Anniversary Celebration June 3, 2017 • 6-8 p.m. Renaissance Cleveland Hotel, 24 Public Square Cleveland, OH 44113 Rebuild Today; Evolve Tomorrow Award-winning actor, best-selling author and philanthropist Hill Harper, who starred on the hit CBS drama CSI: [...]

Cleveland Play House’s 2017 Benefit GRAND ILLUSION – A MAGICAL ODYSSEY Takes Place This Weekend!
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Posted in MXO Entertainment News, Northeast Ohio, Special Events, The Arts Unplugged on 1 June 2017
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Cleveland Play House By Lisa Sands Posted June 1st 2017 (PHOTO: ELIJAH ROCK)   BOB AND SALLY GRIES Guests will be transported to a magical place of spectacle and imagination at Cleveland Play House’s 2017 Benefit Grand Illusion – A Magical Odyssey on Saturday, June 3 in the Allen Theatre Complex. Presenting Sponsor KeyBank, Honorary [...]

Cleveland Council On World Affairs Honors Condoleezza Rice At Global Impact Awards!
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Posted in Education, Special Events on 10 May 2017
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CCWA.org Posted May 10th 2017   The 2017 Global Impact Award honors 66th U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice for her distinguished career in international affairs. Dr. Condoleezza Rice will receive CCWA’s Global Impact Award and will deliver the Brooks Emeny Distinguished Lecture before taking part in a moderated conversation with Ronald B. Richard, CEO of [...]

15th Annual Minority Men’s Health Fair At Cleveland Clinic!
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Posted in Health & Fitness, Special Events on 27 April 2017
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Cleveland Clinic Posted April 27th 2017     What is the Minority Men’s Health Center? The Minority Men’s Health Center of Cleveland Clinic’s Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, one of the first in the country, addresses the challenges of healthcare disparities among minorities. Through a multidisciplinary approach of culturally sensitive clinical care and research, the [...]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: This Light Of Ours: Activist Photographers From The Civil Rights Era!
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Posted in Special Events, The Arts Unplugged on 23 January 2017
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Maltz Museum Posted January 23rd 2017   As relevant today as they were half a century ago, more than 150 black-and-white images chronicling the Southern Freedom Movement are featured in This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement. The 4,000-square-foot multimedia exhibition features works by nine activist photographers who documented the clash [...]

Free Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events Abound In Cleveland!
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Posted in Education, Special Events on 13 January 2017
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ClevelandHeights.Patch.com By Kaye Spector Posted January 13th 2017   JOHAN ADAMS SENIOR (2011) AT MARTIN LUTHER KING JR MEMORIAL WASHINGTON D.C. Monday, January 16th 2017 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. For some, the national holiday honoring the prominent civil rights activist is a time to give back and serve the community, be it through removing graffiti or [...]

Cleveland Public Library Honors The Movie ‘Hidden Figures!’
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Posted in Education, MXO Entertainment News, Northeast Ohio, Special Events on 12 January 2017
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Cleveland Public Library Posted January 12th 2017   More than half a century ago, three brilliant African American women crossed all gender and race barriers to launch John Glenn and the United States into space.  Their untold story is now being told in the feature film Hidden Figures, starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and [...]

“Practicing the Culture of Kwanzaa: Living The Seven Principles!”
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Posted in Education, Special Events on 23 December 2016
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TheOfficialKwanzaaWebsite.org By Dr Maulana Karenga Posted December 23rd 2016   DR MAULANA KARENGA FOUNDER OF KWANZAA The celebration and season of Kwanzaa is a deeply meaningful and special time of remembrance, reflection and re-commitment for us as a people throughout the world African community. It is a time of appreciative remembrance of our ancestors, great [...]