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The Black On Black Project at Dorothea Dix Park for SEEK Raleigh
May
31
to Jun 1

The Black On Black Project at Dorothea Dix Park for SEEK Raleigh

SEEK Raleigh is a temporary public art program that engages artists to use unique, non-traditional interiors, structures, and outdoor spaces for site-specific, performative, and participatory installations and experiences. Raleigh Arts is working with community partners to launch the SEEK Raleigh program at Dorothea Dix Park May 31 to June 1. During this event the Black On Black Project will present “The Will of the Father,” a performance piece that looks at some of the history of the Dorothea Dix property.

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Curator Talk - "The Perspective of the 'Others'" at the Leland Cultural Arts Center
Apr
18
4:00 PM16:00

Curator Talk - "The Perspective of the 'Others'" at the Leland Cultural Arts Center

Black On Black Project founder and curator Michael Williams will discuss “The Perspective of the ‘Others’” exhibition that’s currently on view inside the Leland Cultural Arts Center in Leland, NC. The event will take place during the Art League of Leland meeting and is public.

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Asserting Self in Space: A workshop with Alexandria Clay
Apr
11
6:30 PM18:30

Asserting Self in Space: A workshop with Alexandria Clay

In this Asserting Self in Space workshop, artist Alexandria Clay will lead participants in collaging an image to represent what their ideal world would look like, as well as counteracting the experiences of being in uncomfortable spaces. This event is part of the programming for her exhibition, “Colored Me.” #ColoredMeExhibit

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Closing reception/Community Conversation - "Daddy's Home"
Jan
26
4:00 PM16:00

Closing reception/Community Conversation - "Daddy's Home"

Artist Lamar Whidbee is back with a new exhibition, this time focusing on fatherhood. Join us Saturday, Jan. 26 at 4 p.m. as we close out “Daddy’s Home,” which explores the decisions Whidbee’s father made while raising him and how those choices affected the artist’s approach in raising his own son. #WhidbeeDaddysHome

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2019 Triangle African American Theater Preview
Jan
20
7:00 PM19:00

2019 Triangle African American Theater Preview

  • Raleigh Little Theatre (Cantey V. Sutton Theatre) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Celebrate the rich and diverse season of African American theater in the Triangle on Jan. 20 at Raleigh Little Theatre! The Triangle Friends of African American Arts is bringing together several performing arts organizations to showcase the wonderful African American plays and musicals that will hit the stages in 2019. Buy tickets here.

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Opening reception - "Daddy's Home"
Jan
12
4:00 PM16:00

Opening reception - "Daddy's Home"

Artist Lamar Whidbee is back with a new exhibition, this time focusing on fatherhood. Join us Saturday, Jan. 12 at 4 p.m. for the opening reception for “Daddy’s Home,” which explores the decisions Whidbee’s father made while raising him and how those choices affected the artist’s approach in raising his own son. #WhidbeeDaddysHome

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Any Black Man: A Community Conversation about Identity and Empowerment
Dec
20
6:30 PM18:30

Any Black Man: A Community Conversation about Identity and Empowerment

Is the portrayal of black men in America fair and balanced? Do we perceive every black male as being the worst our society has to offer? Are black men a monolith? 

Artist Anthony Patterson will lead a community discussion at Artspace on Thursday, Dec. 13 to unpack these questions and more. #TheBlackOnBlackProject

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'Black On Black V2' at ATC in Durham
Aug
25
11:00 AM11:00

'Black On Black V2' at ATC in Durham

  • American Tobacco Campus (Reed Building Lobby, next to Cuban Revolution) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Black On Black Project is back at American Tobacco Campus in Durham with the group exhibition called "Black On Black V2." In association with the 2018 Beats n Bars Festival, the exhibition is available for viewing in the Reed Building Lobby through November 16. #BlackOnBlackV2ATC

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artfor(us): A Spoken Word response with Dasan Ahanu
May
10
7:00 PM19:00

artfor(us): A Spoken Word response with Dasan Ahanu

Join poet, writer and educator Dasan Ahanu and the Black On Black Project for a Spoken Word performance Thursday, May 10 at 7 p.m. inside Artspace in downtown Raleigh. The program will be a response to "artfor(us)," a thought-provoking art exhibition by artist Sherrill Roland. Follow the conversation using the hashtag #jumpsuitartforus.

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