Events

‘Breath of Freedom’ reveals untold black experience in WWII

‘Breath of Freedom’ reveals untold black experience in WWII

| February 10, 2014

Finding a “breath of freedom” in post-World War II Germany, African American soldiers experienced for the first time what it felt like to be treated as equals.

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Providence to celebrate with True Love

Providence to celebrate with True Love

| February 9, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Providence Missionary Baptist Church is invites the public to join them 5 p.m., Feb. 16 at True Love Missionary Baptist Church, 715 E. Wallace St., in a pre-anniversary celebration for Pastor Robert and Lady Maggie Bell of True Love MBC. The Rev. Richmond of Providence MBC is scheduled to deliver the message.

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Original production, ‘Bluecreek Washout’ at South Side Feb. 15

Original production, ‘Bluecreek Washout’ at South Side Feb. 15

| February 9, 2014

The public is invited to share in the life lessons in Bluecreek Washout, a play embellished with gospel music and comedy, Feb. 15 at South Side High School.

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Acoustic SpokenWord Café to open season at Wunderkammer

Acoustic SpokenWord Café to open season at Wunderkammer

| February 8, 2014

A trio of artists is scheduled to open the 2014 season of the Acoustic SpokenWord Café, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Feb. 15 at Wunderkammer Co., 3402 Fairfield Ave. Admission is $5.

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Union Baptist sponsors 21st Annual Black History Knowledge Competition

Union Baptist sponsors 21st Annual Black History Knowledge Competition

| February 6, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Union Baptist Church, 2200 Smith St., is scheduled to sponsor their 21st Annual Black History Knowledge Competition at 10 a.m. on Feb. 22.

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Acoustic SpokenWord Café seeks seven wordsmiths

Acoustic SpokenWord Café seeks seven wordsmiths

| February 5, 2014

The Acoustic SpokenWord Cafe is seeking seven poets to write interpretive pieces drawing from the Fort Wayne Museum of Art’s African American Masterworks.

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Theoplis Smith show to open at Wunderkammer Feb. 8

Theoplis Smith show to open at Wunderkammer Feb. 8

| February 5, 2014

The opening of “Can You Spare Change,” Theoplis Smith’s first solo exhibition with Wunderkammer Company, 3402 Fairfield Ave., is set for 6 to 10 pm, Feb. 8.

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Local trip to see ‘Motown the Musical’ set for June

| February 4, 2014

FORT WAYNE—A local group of entertainment and travel lovers is sponsoring a trip to see one of theatre’s most acclaimed shows. Pallas Fullmore and friends are scheduled to lead a charter bus tour to attend a matinee performance of Motown the Musical, at 2 p.m., June 28 at the Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St., […]

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IPFW announces African American Heritage Month schedule of events

IPFW announces African American Heritage Month schedule of events

| February 4, 2014

( Click the images below to view them larger. Scroll down for links to the PDF files. ) 2014 IPFW BHM Events Fathers: The FIRST CLASS SEAT Sister: An African American Life in search of JUSTICE Feb. 5,12,19,26 Wednesday Night Film Series Featuring “Hidden Colors” IPFW Housing Clubhouse 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday, February 11 “Are […]

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IPFW to host LGBTQ+ health conference

| February 3, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Resource Center of IPFW is scheduled to host the first Queer Health on Campus Conference, Feb. 7 and Feb. 8 in Walb Union on the IPFW campus. The two day conference is designed to explore the physical, mental and emotional needs and challenges of LGBTQ+ students on campuses. The Feb. 7 agenda includes: […]

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