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BLAC Events Calendar

Black History Month at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn

Feb 27, 2015 - Mar 1, 2015

The Henry Ford Museum celebrates Black History Month with interactive displays, music and dramatic performances.  Times vary through Feb. 4-8, 11-15, 18-22, 25-28 and March 1. 

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Ford-employees African Ancestry Network 34TH Annual Black History Month Celebration at the Dearborn Inn in Dearborn

Feb 27, 2015

The Ford-employees African Ancestry Network (FAAN) presents the 34th Annual Black History Month Program. This year's keynote speaker is Michelle Ebanks, President of Essence Communications and People en Español. The event will be hosted by Shirley Strawberry of the Steve Harvey Morning Radio Show. The program starts at 6:00pm and includes a strolling supper, entertainment...

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Sex, Secrets & Murder the Chronicles of Red Velvet: Book Release Event at Bert's Warehouse in Detroit

Feb 27, 2015

The long awaited release of Sex, Secrets & Murder The Chronicles of Red Velvet has arrived! Sex, Secrets & Murder the Chronicles of Red Velvet dives into the life of Sidney Foster, a lonely stay at home wife who is stuck in an unfulfilling marriage. Her husband Jackson Foster, the co-founder of Detroit’s J.Ro Records, travels excessively leaving her home alone. Their next...

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Harriet Tubman: The Band at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Feb 27, 2015

Harriet Tubman: The Band is a fusion of soul, rock, jazz and blues music for a liberating listening experience inspired by freedom. 

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I'mma Do Me at the Charles H. Wright Museum in Detroit

Feb 27, 2015

Celebrate Black History Month with this 15-character, one-woman, multimedia play. I'mma Do Me explores the humor and heartache of poverty in America. With roots stemming from slavery and segregation, poverty within the African American community is on the rise. Colorful characters and lively dialog come to life to examine just who's responsible for addressing this social crisis.

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Things Your Man Won’t Do at the Detroit Opera House

Feb 27, 2015 - Feb 28, 2015

Actresses Tichina Arnold, Wendy Raquel Robinson and more star in Things Your Man Won’t Do.  Includes 3 p.m. show on Feb. 28

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The Dada Land Compound music show at the Masonic Temple in Detroit

Feb 27, 2015

Swedish duo Dada Life presents: The Dada Land Compound music show.

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Best of Enemies at the Matrix Theatre in Detroit

Feb 27, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Friday and Saturday.

Best of Enemies tells the true story of the efforts of an Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan and an African-American civil rights activist as Durham, North Carolina underwent public school desegration in 1971. Best of Enemies takes place in the early 1970s, when Ann Atwater, an African-American civil rights activist, and CP Ellis, an Exalted Cyclops of the Durham Ku Klux Klan,...

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Noir Film Series at the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor

Feb 27, 2015 - Apr 27, 2015

Guns! Dames! Cigarettes! The Michigan Theater and State Theatre in partnership with Nicola's Books are pleased to present The Noir Film Series beginning Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 continuing weekly through the end of April.  The series includes the following films: Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. - The Maltese Falcon (1941), adapted from the novel by...

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Artist Jamian Juliano-Villani at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

Feb 27, 2015 - Mar 29, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Artist Jamian Juliano-Villani takes you on a trippy ride with images borrowed from pop culture in a cartoon-inspired style to create surreal and hallucinogenic scenes. Times and dates vary. 

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