Wednesday, July 15, 2020
CLOSE
 
Ebony Repertory Theatre and The Kinsey Collection Partner for Black History Celebration
By Sentinel News Service
Published February 15, 2018

(L-R) Khalil Kinsey, Shirley Kinsey and Bernard Kinsey (Courtesy Photo)

Presented in partnership with the Ebony Repertory Theatre, An Evening with the Kinseys: Celebrating the Harlem Renaissance is scheduled for Saturday, February 17th, 2018.  The program will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the start of this extraordinary era in American history.  The Harlem Renaissance ushered in an explosion of African American cultural expression during the first half of the twentieth century.  During this period, African American intellectuals, writers, artists, and musicians were renowned for their contributions to world culture.

The event will share fascinating stories that recount how young and talented “New Negroes” like Zora Neal Hurston, Langston Hughes, Alain Locke, Aaron Douglas, Selma Burke, Bessie Smith and so many more collaborated to create art, plays, novels and music during the Harlem Renaissance.  In cities from Los Angeles to Washington D.C. African Americans created a collective distinctively “Black perspective and aesthetic” to champion excellence, advance achievement and seek equality and civil rights for African Americans nationally.

The evening will feature compelling performances, enlightening historical reflections, and engaging dialogue.  A discussion with Bernard and Shirley Kinsey about the importance of the Harlem Renaissance will be a special highlight of the evening.  During their conversation, the Kinseys will share exciting works of art and artifacts from the Harlem Renaissance that have been recently acquired by The Kinsey African American Art and History Collection.

To purchase tickets or for more information contact the Ebony Repertory Theatre or visit the website at ebonyrep.org

Categories: Entertainment | News (Entertainment)
Tags: | | | |

Get the Los Angeles Sentinel App!



Since 1933 The Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself.
87 Years of LA Sentinel.
Black News.
SEARCH:    
Videos


Black Fact of the Day


Photo of the Day

Events

LA Sentinel
in your pocket:





TOS-Cookbook-Web

LA Watts Times

 
© 2020 Los Angeles Sentinel All Rights Reserved • A Bakewell Media Publication

AboutArchivesContact UsCorrections & MisprintsMedia Kit

Terms of ServicePrivacy Policy

LA Watts TimesTaste of Soul

Close / I'm already on the list

Subscribe Today!

Don't be limited anymore! Subscribe Now »

** Existing subscribers, please Login / Register for Digital »

Subscribe to The Los Angeles Sentinel for only $5.99 $3.99 per month, with 1 month free!

Relax in comfort each week as you read the printed newspaper on your own time, delivered weekly to your home or office. This subscription also includes UNLIMITED DIGITAL ACCESS for all of your devices. Includes FREE shipping! One easy payment of $3.99/month gets you:

Subscribe Now »