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BLAC Events Calendar

Building Business Self-Esteem Symposium and Breakfast in Detroit

Apr 16, 2014

Your Business Self-Esteem Symposium and Breakfast is about building revenue through increased competence and confidence. 

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Spring Into Technology at Randolph Career and Technical Center

Apr 16, 2014 - Apr 16, 2014

Throughout the month of April 2014, the Detroit Public Schools Division of Technology and Information Services will host the 2nd Annual Spring into Technology: April is Technology Month initiative with a two-day Technology Fair April 15-16 showcasing the high-tech offerings across the district. Paws from the Detroit Tigers will attend the fair on April 15 from 11 a.m. – Noon for...

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Freedom Riders Film Screening at Detroit Historical Museum in Detroit

Apr 16, 2014

Freedom Riders is the inspirational stories of a group of Black and White volunteers who took a bus ride together to the south to challenge the Jim Crow Laws. 

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Created Equal Programming: Freedom Riders Scholar Series at Detroit Historical Museum

Apr 16, 2014

Attracting a diverse group of volunteers—Black and White, young and old—the Freedom Rides of 1961 took the Civil Rights struggle out of the courtroom and onto the streets of the Jim Crow South. Former Freedom Rider John W. Hardy will speak about his experiences at an event beginning at 6 p.m. on April 16, 2014.  To mark the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation...

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BMe Leadership Awards Nominations Open

Apr 16, 2014 - Apr 21, 2014

The BMe Leader Award is presented annually to a select number of everyday Black men whose authenticity, commitment, and caring inspires others. The benefits of being named a BMe Leader are: Premier status in the BMe Community, recognition in media, $10,000 to support your community-building work, and life-long access to the network and other BMe Leaders so long as you remain active and...

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Wish upon a Butterfly Exhibit at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit

Apr 16, 2014 - Jun 1, 2014

Walk among live butterflies in the Wish Upon a Butterfly exhibit as hundreds of butterflies flutter. Some butterflies may even take a seat on a shoulder or rest in still laps. Best of all, these winged wonders will sit on guests’ fingers while being hand fed a special nectar solution. This experience teaches a butterfly’s life cycles from caterpillar to adult. Explore the...

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Detroit Restaurant Week begins in Detroit

Apr 16, 2014 - Apr 20, 2014

Detroit Restaurant Week kicks off at dinner time on Friday, April 11, 2014 and runs through Sunday, April 20, 2014. This year’s Detroit Restaurant Week (DRW) is sponsored by Shinola, the Detroit manufacturer of wristwatches, bicycles and journals, whose workspace is located on the 5th floor of the College of Creative Studies in Detroit's New Center district. DRW offers...

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Paul Stankard Exhibit of Glass Art at The Village Theater

Apr 16, 2014 - Apr 30, 2014

Paul Stankard creates glass sculptures that may be held in the hand - paper weights and small orbs, or that can be set on a pedestal. Well recognized and internationally known photographers Ron Farina of New Jersey, Dennis Krukowski of New York, Bernie Meyers of Utah and Dave Chiemelewski of California join this exciting and eclectic exhibition of glass and photographic art as part of...

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Point Of View: African American Masters Exhibit at the Wright Museum in Detroit

Apr 16, 2014 - Apr 20, 2014

In a collection of African-American and African-Diaspora art on display, see the work of artists such as Henry Ossawa Tanner and Eldzier Cortor.

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Samurai: Beyond the Sword exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Apr 16, 2014 - Jun 1, 2014

The Samurai: Beyond the Sword exhibit examines the cultural and spiritual importance of the Samurai, beyond the stereotype of the warrior. Through June 1.

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