BLAC List: Black History Month Events 2013
Celebrate Black History Month in metro Detroit with special exhibits, plays, library programs and more.
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Commemorate Black History Month 2013 by visiting your favorite museums, venues and theaters. Throughout the month of February, there will be an abundance of establishments in metro Detroit offering historical, informational and artistic events highlighting black history. Check out B.L.A.C Detroit Magazine's list of Black History Month events.
Feb. 1-28, 2013 (select dates)
Address: 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn
Schedule: Event times vary; Feb. 1-3, 6-10, 13-17, 20-24 and 27-28
Cost: Free with admission: $17/ages 13-61, $12.50/ages 5-12
In the spirit of this year's Black History Month theme, Journey and Legacy, the Henry Ford will be celebrating the heritage of African Americans who changed the world through multiple special performances. Each performance will celebrate specific eras in black history: Pre-Emancipation (Feb. 2-3), Northern Migration (Feb. 9-10), Civil Rights Movement (Feb. 16-17) and Contemporary Times (Feb. 23-24).
Feb. 1-24, 2013
Address: 5200 Woodward Ave., Detroit
Schedule: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday (closed Monday-Tuesday)
Cost: Free to tri-county residents; otherwise, $8/adults, $4/kids
Whether you opt to drop in for a workshop, see a film, browse the galleries or catch a puppet performance, there is something to do all month long at this Detroit spot.