Partnership Underscores Identity, Lineage and History The Harvey B. Gantt Center will launch its inaugural Gantt Symposium on Thursday, June 27, 2013, with Harvard University
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Art in Uptown Charlotte, NC
Before urban renewal, Brooklyn and Cherry were two self sufficient African American neighborhoods in uptown Charlotte.
Learn more about the world of slam poetry with Charlotte’s Respect Da Mic team. Every second Saturday, they hold a writing workshop (12 PM - 1 PM), Teen Slam (1 PM - 2 PM), and Slam Team Performance (2 PM - 4 PM).
(1974) Claudine (Diahann Carroll) tries to provide for her six children in Harlem while on welfare. She has a romance with Roop (James Earl Jones), a cheerful garbageman she meets while working on the side as a maid.
We’re screening “Claudine” on Sunday, October 14! Spend your Sunday afternoon enjoying a film classic!
It’s almost time for the Jazzy Holiday Luncheon! The event is set for November 30th but don’t wait to get tickets. The Early Bird special ends on October 31. This year’s honorees are Quentin Talley, Jeanne Brayboy, and Belk Department Stores.
Greek Letter Organizations, this event is for you! It’s “Pan I AM” night at the Harvey B. Gantt Center. Come to mix and mingle with your fellow sorority sisters or fraternity brothers while enjoying the “America I AM” exhibit, food, and great music.
This is a discussion on the connection between African-American Literature and Experience. The first book is J. California Cooper’s “Go Tell It On the Mountain”. Tonight’s kickoff event will be at the Gantt Center. Following meetings will be at the Beatties Ford Road Public Library. Follow the link for more details and a schedule.
Get your tickets now for “The Evolution of Black Gospel Music”! You can catch it at the Booth Playhouse September 27 - 29. Bring your church group. We have group rates available for this show.
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FREE copies of The Rich and the Rest of Us during DNC
Thanks to SmileyBooks, during the 2012 Democratic National Convention, all Gantt Center visitors who purchase tickets to view America I AM: The African American Imprint exhibition will receive a free copy of The Rich and The Rest of Us: A Poverty Manifesto co-authored by Tavis Smiley and Cornel West. Don’t forget to pick up your copy of this insightful book today!