IACA Black History Month program at Moline Library


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Posted Online: Feb. 18, 2014, 3:12 pm
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Press release submitted by Integrity: Arts & Culture Association



Integrity: Arts & Culture Association is sponsoring a Black History Month Program/Reception in Moline Public Library's Silver/Gold rooms (3210 41st Street, Moline) on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. The program line-up will include a monologue by local actor/playwright, Curtis Lewis; performances by Imani! Dancers & Studio for Cultural Arts; music by Marcia Muesing; a civil rights presentation by Johnnie Woods, and more! It promises to be an enjoyable, inspirational & educational day. A deaf interpreter will be present. The deaf community is warmly welcomed to join in on the celebration.

To align with the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), the theme is "Civil Rights in America," chronicling the important milestones in the battle for civil rights and equal treatment under the law.

To attend, RSVP as soon as possible as refreshments will be served & a head count is needed. Email admin@integrityaca.org or call 309-716-9854 with the number of attendees. This event is FREE to the public.

For more information or to schedule an interview, call 309-716-9854 or email admin@integrityaca.org.

















 



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