Dr. Frank Thomas set to honor the 100th birthday of James Baldwin at IAAM

 Next author talk to focus on Baldwin’s legacy Charleston, S.C. – The International African American Museum (IAAM) invites guests to join Dr. Frank Thomas on February 29 for a conversation and salute to James Baldwin, an iconic American novelist, playwright, and essayist, who was a prominent and powerful voice in the civil rights movement. To

BPRW: Explore Alvin Ailey and the performing arts on Google Arts & Culture

(Black PR Wire) The Ailey organization, which has grown to comprise two repertory companies, a school and public classes, is committed to furthering the work of Alvin Ailey, the visionary choreographer, dancer and cultural leader. Following Alvin Ailey’s dictum that “dance came from the people and should always be delivered back to the people,” our performing

Award-winning, internationally renowned poet to offer music and prose at IAAM

International African American Museum hosts evening with jessica Care moore Charleston, S.C. – The International African American Museum (IAAM) will host a special evening of music and poetry with jessica Care moore, internationally acclaimed poet, performance artist, and producer, on February 16 at the museum. “From Dreams to Reality: An Evening of Poetry & Music”

Post and Courier: Scene Calendar: Charleston-area events Jan. 25-31

Thursday  Beginner Skateboarding (Younger)   What: Learn the basics of skateboarding in a safe and fun environment. This session is for ages 5-8. No experience necessary. Helmets are required and equipment is available for free during lessons.  When: 5-6 p.m. Jan. 25 Where: SK8 Charleston, 1549 Oceanic St., Charleston Price: $35 More Info: 843-795-4386, bit.ly/3vCUls9 Beginner Skateboarding (Older)

The Atlantic: What to Read, Watch, and Listen to Today

In an era when many of the civil-rights policies enacted in the 1960s face serious threats, I expect there will be a renewed urgency and vigor to the annual goings-on this Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Below are some suggestions for how to use your downtime today. Read More