Articles in the Special Events Category

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 [...]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: National Museum of African American History Opens Its Doors!
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Posted in Education, Special Events, The Arts Unplugged on 26 September 2016
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NPR.org By Merritt Kennedy Posted September 26th 2016   More than 100 years after it was originally proposed, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is opening its doors in Washington, D.C. In President Obama’s remarks at the dedication ceremony, he said this museum shines a light on stories that are often [...]

Ingenuity 2016 Has New Location!
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Posted in MXO Entertainment News, Special Events, The Arts Unplugged on 21 September 2016
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IngenuityCleveland.com Posted September 21st 2016   INGENUITY CODING BOOTCAMP Ingenuity is SO excited to say that we have a new location for the 2016 Festival. For the first time in our organization’s history, we’ll be moving outside the downtown core into the Saint Clair Superior neighborhood at the corner of E 53rd and Hamilton Avenue. [...]

An Evening With Bill Cobbs & Dr. Charles Modlin!
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Posted in MXO Entertainment News, Northeast Ohio, Special Events, The Arts Unplugged on 6 June 2016
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Neighborhood Connections Posted June 6th 2016 (PHOTO: ACTOR BILL COBBS)   DR CHARLES MODLIN, MINORITY MEN’S  HEALTH FAIR Join Neighbor Up at Karamu House when actor Bill Cobbs and surgeon Dr. Charles Modlin, both pioneers in their fields, discuss health disparities and Cleveland. This free event is from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 7 [...]

6th Annual Power Of Laughter Health Workshop & Comedy Luncheon Hosted By Vickie Winans!
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Posted in Health & Fitness, MXO Entertainment News, Special Events on 18 May 2016
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American Heart Association Posted May 18th 2016   Join us this year for the 6th Annual Power of Laughter Health Workshop & Comedy Luncheon.  We are serving up a great luncheon that includes:  a heart-healthy lunch, free health screenings, silent auction, vendors, exhibitors and an educational workshop, while using comedy to share the message of stroke prevention, stroke risk factors [...]

Kent State Observes 46th Annual May 4 Commemoration With Samaria Rice As Keynote Speaker!
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning, Special Events on 27 April 2016
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Kent State University Posted April 28th 2016   Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice, to serve as keynote speaker  Kent State University holds its 46th annual commemoration of May 4, 1970, with events taking place April 26 through May 4. The annual commemoration, hosted by the May 4 Task Force, provides an opportunity for the [...]

Harold Melvin’s Bluenotes Plays The B&M Entertainment Complex On Easter Sunday!
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Posted in MXO Entertainment News, Northeast Ohio, Special Events on 25 March 2016
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mxoentertainment.com Posted March 25th 2016   HAROLD MELVIN’S BLUENOTES ARE DONNIE GILLESPIE, RUFUS THORN, ANTHONY BROOKS AND JOHN MORRIS Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes were and still are a charismatic Philly band whose roots dates back to long before their leap into stardom during the 70 s. Behind lead singer Melvin, and the immensely [...]