Learn more about the numerous exciting entertainment events taking place here at Black Spectrum. From theatre and dance to music, we present a wide range of performing arts opportunities.
Premiere Film Screening
History Soup is a 60-minute cautionary tale aimed at soon-to-be graduates of middle and high school. Seff is a frustrated and disengaged student who is conflicted about whether to finish school or choose a life in the streets making fast money. Enter Brother Djembe: a jazz-flavored African griot who is about to change Seff's life forever.
Dr. Synthia Saint James hosts a wisdom-filled afternoon of good conversation and savory wine. A world-renowned visual artist, author, designer and illustrator most noted for designing the first Kwanzaa stamp for the U.S. Postal Service and the cover of Terry McMillan's Book Waiting to Exhale, Dr. Saint James will be discussing how she balances her multiple careers while leading the audience through their own artistry.
Five Black female playwrights dig deeper into the national conversation around Black womanhood and social perceptions of Black femininity, providing Black women a creative platform to personalize these issues.
Dates Friday, March 15th - Saturday, March 16th @ 8 p.m. Sunday, March 17th @ 4 p.m.
The Friendship Express is a delightful musical that takes children on a fantasy train ride exploring the various types of friendships. There’s a train stop for best friends, acquaintances, and fair weather friends. As the story unfolds, our main character discovers the greatest gift of all is a friend who’s got your back. Geared for daycare students through the 5th grade, this 58-minute musical features colorful characters, wonderful costumes, great music, and audience participation.
Dates Tuesday, April 2nd - Friday, April 5th @ 11:00 a.m.