Sunday, February 04, 2001

Black History Month events this week




        If your group would like to publicize an event, please submit the information to Elaine Trumpey at etrumpey@enquirer.com.

Branch libraries study music, crafts

               At branches of the Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County:

        The Avondale Branch, 3566 Reading Road, will host “Demonstrations of Opera & Jazz: Singing Styles of Darrell Jones” at 10 a.m. Monday.

        The North Central Branch, 11109 Hamilton Ave., will present “Black History Celebration: Stories, Crafts & More!” for ages 6 and older, at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

        • The Bond Hill Branch, 1703 Dale Road (369-4445), will host Black History Month with Steve Hayes, for all ages at 10 a.m. Thursday and at the Madisonville Branch, 4830 Whetsel Ave., (369-6029) at 2:30 p.m. for ages 5 and older. .

Downtown library traces art influence

               The Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, 800 Vine St. downtown, will offer the following free programs that examine the influence of African-Americans on the American arts:

        African Drums: A History of West African Drumming and Its Influence on American Black Music, presented by Robert Davis, Essence of Africa, at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Atrium.

        Art of Africa, presented by the Cincinnati Art Museum, 2 p.m. Feb. 11 in the Huenefeld Tower Room.

Miami-Hamilton offers "read-in'

               HAMILTON — The following events will take place at Miami University Hamilton, 1601 Peck Blvd.:

        The 12th Annual African American Read-In will be 3 p.m. Monday in Room 114, Rentschler Hall.Information: 785-3024.

        • Charles Davis, a baseball player from the Negro League, will describe his experiences at noon Tuesday in the Resource Center of the Office of Multicultural Services. Information: 785-3024.

        The Mystics will perform in Schwarm Commons at noon Wednesday and again during the Miami University Hamilton-Middletown basketball game at 7:30 p.m. Information: 785-3028.

MU-Middletown has free programs

               MIDDLETOWN — Free events at Miami University Middletown, 4200 E. University Blvd., include:
       Monday: African American Read-In, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Johnston Hall lobby.

        Tuesday: A performance by According to John and a talk by Pam Stenzel, 6-9 p.m., Dave Finkelman Auditorium.

        Information, (513) 727-3353.

       



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