Showcase of Song Kicks Off Black History Month
In celebration of Black History Month, the Human Relations Commission will hold its sixth annual “Showcase of Song: An African-American Cultural Celebration,” Saturday, Feb. 3, at 12:30 p.m. in the James A. Gray Auditorium at the Old Salem Visitor’s Center, 900 Old Salem Road.
The event will include secular and non-secular musical performances (vocal and instrumental) that illustrate the link between the African culture and modern-day African-American culture. Slated to perform are the Kidane Mehret Ethiopian Orthodox Church of the Triad, Robert Archie, Tamra Bradshaw with Praise Team, Renee Dixon-Liturgical Dance/Mime, The Extraordinary Worshipers and F.O.C.U.S. The Showcase of Song is free and open to the public.
Also during Black History Month, on Feb. 18 the Police and Fire departments will honor select retirees, and Recreation and Parks will recognize the winners of its Black History Month coloring and essay contests, during the 5th annual Public Safety Black History Month Celebration. The celebration will be held at 3 p.m. at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 4129 Northampton Drive, Winston-Salem. The public is invited.
For more information call CityLink 311.