Pick Up a Pen and Write!
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).
Black Movie Classics "Claudine"
(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!
Jazz Up Your Holiday!
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.
Let's Talk About It - African-American Experience: Looking Forward, Looking Back
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.
Hours during the Democratic National Convention
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture will be open to the public on select days during the Democratic National Convention. While you’re in Charlotte, please stop by and see “America I AM: The African American Imprint”!