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Black History Month Events at Salem

Salem has announced a series of events commemorating Black History Month: BLACK HISTORY MONTH WORSHIP SERVICE Thursday, February 5 at 4:15 p.m. Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center This interfaith worship service will celebrate black heritage through readings, prayers and music. Various forms of spirituality and faith in the...

Salem has announced a series of events commemorating Black History Month:

BLACK HISTORY MONTH WORSHIP SERVICE
Thursday, February 5 at 4:15 p.m.
Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center

This interfaith worship service will celebrate black heritage through readings, prayers and music. Various forms of spirituality and faith in the black tradition will be highlighted. Sponsored by the Chaplain's Office and BADU (Black Americans Demonstrating Unity). 

2ND ANNUAL "LEADERS OF TOMORROW"/STOMP THE YARD
Friday, February 6, 7:00 p.m.
Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center

Join us for dynamic performances by area stomp groups. Tickets are $10 (students $7) and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the ScottCares Foundation. Sponsored by the ScottCares Foundation and BADU (Black Americans Demonstrating Unity). Tickets available at the door or by calling 336-766-4111 or www.scottcaresnc.org.

A PROGRAM OF AMERICAN HYMNS, AFRICAN-AMERICAN ART SONGS AND SPIRITUALS
Saturday, February 7 at 3:00 p.m.
Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center

This afternoon of music will highlight arrangements of spirituals and gospels by African-American composers. Barbara Caprilli, assistant professor of voice at Salem, will be joined by Richard Heard, professor of voice at Wake Forest University, with Pamela Howland, adjunct professor at Wake Forest, on piano. Sponsored by the School of Music. 

NATHAN ROSS FREEMAN, A FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION OF MR. BONES
Thursday, February 12 at 7:00 p.m.
Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center

Mr. Bones marks the feature film debut of Nathan Ross Freeman, visiting writer at Salem, and was produced in partnership with the Winston-Salem Youth Arts Institute. The soundtrack explores contemporary and classic R&B, gospel, new age, hip hop and alternative music, and won the film “Best Score” at the Southern Appalachian International Film Festival, where it was also honored for “Best Editing” and “Best Drama.” Mr. Bones has recently been invited to be screened at the Santa Barbara African Film Series 10th Anniversary and at the 2009 Aluta Flim Festival in South Africa. Sponsored by the Center for Women Writers and the Winston-Salem Writers.