We are proud to bring you a month and a half long art exhibition to the center at 135 South Pearl Street. Plus, we're having an opening reception on Friday, November 1, 2013. Please join us. >> Learn more about this event.
Albany native CJay Philip and the DANCE & BMORE ensemble has put together a Body Rockin' on 'N' Poppin' Live concert Jam! This diverse and talented group of dancers, musicians and poets have created a mix of concert, dance and a live concert jam , All The Way Live Will engulf you in a rich and colorful experience of sight and sound!
The Spectrum Theatre will have a "SPECIAL" showing of "Ballin' in the Graveyard" on Wednesday, May 29th, 6:30 pm and is donating 20% of the proceeds to the Cultural Center. Please support us through this very generous effort. Invite friends and family to see this great documentary about life and pickup basketball at one American Park, Albany's Washington Park!
Capital Repertory Theatre will present Friend of a Friend - The story of the Capital Region's involvement in the Underground Railroad Movement
The Albany Convention & Vistors Bureau Foundation is underwriting the event and all proceeds will be shared with the African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region, Inc. and The Underground Railroad History Project to help their progress and raise community awareness. All tickets are $50.00 ~ Please make checks payable to: Community Foundation for the Capital Region - Mail to: 6 Tower Place, Albany, NY 12203. You can also purchase tickets online through Eventbrite at www.albany.org/friend ~ The Fundraiser begins at 5:30 pm and includes a reception, remarks, a performance of Friend of a Friend and a dessert reception. Deadline to purchase tickets is Monday, May 6th. No tickets will be sold at the door. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!
Saturday, February 23rd, 2:00 pm at the Arbor Hill/West Hill Library, 148 Henry Johnson Blvd ~ Albany, NY
Black is....Black Ain't (1994)
The flim tells the story that the African experience comes in as many varieties and voices as the imagination allows, and that African Americans, instead of reacing for the narrowness of a single identity, should celebrate their diversity. It intermixes poetry and dance with analysis by leading voices in culture, race, education and media. Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Alice Green, Executive Director, Center for Law & Justice
Saturday, March 2nd, 2:00 pm at the Pine Hills Library, 517 western Avenue, Albany, NY 12209
Dark Passages (1995)
Employs a mixture of interviews, slave narratives, and dramatization. Tells the story of the impact of the Atlantic slave trave. Takes the viewer from the House of Slaves on Goree Islandoff the coast of Dakar, Senegal, to the village of Juffere on the Gambia River.
Sunday, March 10th, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm ~ Book Signing Event ~ An Evening with L. Lloyd Stewart, at Capital Repertory Theater, 111 No Pearl St, Albany, NY.
- Press Conference & Ribbon Cutting ~ Wednesday, December 5, 2012, 11:00, am 135 South Pearl Street.
- Jazz reception to announce the Charter Membership Campaign
Wednesday, December 5th, 6 pm to 8:30 pm
Palace Theatre ~ 19 Clinton Ave, Albany
MUST RSVP by DECEMBER 1st
Guest will enjoy live jazz and other entertainment, cocktails (cash bar), learn more about the
African American Cultural Center of the Capital Region, and meet the charter members