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The Rundown: Things to do Thursday, January 26 – Monday, January 30

By: Shawn D. Allison, II 

What’s the word, Family? I hope everyone is doing well. We are nearing the end of the first month of 2017 and so far, things have been pretty cool. However, you all know that I keep the flavor flowing all year long with all sort of goodies—and this weekend is poppin’ with a whole lot of stuff! If you want to follow my path of mischief for this weekend, check out my “Hot List” just down yonder!

  • THURSDAY—Great Things Cultural Fashion Show & Food Extravaganza at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
  • THURSDAY—January Uptown Crawl
  • THURSDAY—Hypnotic Brass Ensemble at The McGlohon Theatre
  • FRIDAY—Open House + Open Reception at The McColl Center for Art + Innovation
  • FRIDAY—Charles McMurray live comedy mixtape recording at The Third Place
  • SATURDAY—Historic West End INDABA at JCSU
  • SATURDAY—Arts & Science Council’s “Connect With Culture Day”
  • SATURDAY—“Charlotte Does Aretha” at The Stage Door Theater
  • SATURDAY—Su Casa – The January Edition at Petra’s
  • SUNDAY—Erotic Poetry Slam at Apostrophe Lounge
  • MONDAY—Session: A Listening Party at Petra’s

——-THURSDAY 1/26——-

The Friendship Community Development Corporation presents the “Great Things Cultural Fashion Show & Food Extravaganza” this evening. Come and enjoy the arts, ethnic fashions and accessories, vendors and live entertainment. This evening will be hosted by radio jockey Ramona Holloway and PRIDE Magazine’s Editor In Chief Lashawnda Becoats. Admission is FREE to attend. Doors open and the reception begins at 6:15 p.m. and the fashion show starts at 7:15. Don’t miss this! The event will be held at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. 3400 Beatties Ford Rd.

All of you cuisine connoisseurs, dining dons and divas get ready to fulfill your appetites because the Queen’s Feast Charlotte Restaurant Week is still in effect! Come diversify your palates with a choice of over 130 participating restaurants in the Charlotte metro area. No tickets are required, however reservations are recommended. The full list of participating restaurants and additional info is found here: http://www.charlotterestaurantweek.com/. The event will end on Sunday (1/29). 

Everyone come and get all 360 degrees of your being filled with art at the January Uptown Crawl! All of Uptown Charlotte’s art treasures will be open for the general public this evening and you’ll get an opportunity to scour and scope art at The Gantt Center, Mint Museum Uptown, New Gallery of Modern Art, Sozo Gallery, The McColl, UNCC Center City, Goodyear Arts and The Levine Museum of the New South. You’ll be able to begin the tour at any of the featured institutions, then travel freely between the stops by foot, trolley, or bike. Each stop on the tour will feature a special look at the art held within. Admission is FREE! All venues and museums are in the Uptown area and will begin at 6 p.m.

Come out to the Mint Museum Uptown for another spicy fiesta of Latino music, art, culture and fellowship at “Latin Music Concert Series!” The Latin Music Concert Series seeks to showcase different rhythms from Latin America, highlighting the talents of local musicians from the Latin American community. From classical music to Latin jazz, these concerts will provide a taste of the variety of cultures from the all corners of Latino Diaspora. Admission is $15 for Mint members and $20 for non-members. Tickets can be purchased here: https://13800.blackbaudhosting.com/13800/Latin-Music-Concert-Series-19Jan2017. The event begins at 7 p.m. The Mint Museum is located at 500 S. Tryon St. in Uptown.

If you enjoy indulging in sociopolitical literature, I’ve got a special treat for you! Slide over to Park Road Books for an evening with author Devyn Spence Benson. In her latest work, “Antiracism In Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution”, Benson argues that ideas, stereotypes, and discriminatory practices relating to racial difference persisted despite major efforts by the Cuban state to generate social equality. In addition to her work as an author, Mrs. Benson is a tenured professor whom has instructed at various institutes of higher learning. Copies of her book will be on sale. The event will start at 7 p.m. Park Road Books is located at 4139 Park Rd. in the South Park Area.

Come a chill with your crew at East African Restaurant & Bar this evening with Grown Folks Thursdays! Hosted by LG Productions, it’s all good with good music, good food and good people. Be sure to ask the kitchen what meal specials they have available. Admission is FREE to attend and the event begins at 7 p.m. East African Restaurant & Bar is located at 3200 Monroe Rd.

FLJ Entertainment invites you out to BluNotes for a night of sound and service as they present to you, “The Gift of Soul: A Benefit for Aisha Lide.” Come and enjoy the vibes of Blanche J. and her band along with a special guest DJ. This party with a purpose is using the gift of music to raise funds for a very special QC citizen, Aisha Lide. Ms. Lide is a dedicated constituent, JCSU alum and a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. who suffered a stroke that left her with a challenging recovery. Proceeds from this event will be donated to Aisha for her current and future medical expenses. Tickets can be purchased here: https://www.freshtix.com/events/soulgift. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show will begin at 8 p.m. BluNotes is located at 3425 David Cox Rd. in the Northlake Area.

Crown Town, get ready to experience some South Side Chi-Town flavor as the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble pounds the stage at The McGlohon Theater this evening! Spawned from Jazz legend Phil Cohran, this soulful septet of hornblowers, plus one funky drummer has crafted a truly “hypnotic” sound fusing elements of Hip Hop, Funk and Jazz into a riveting and rousing routine that everyone will enjoy! Tickets can be purchased at: http://www.carolinatix.org/events/detail/hypnotic-brass-ensemble. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. The McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square is located at 345 N. College St. in Uptown.

——-FRIDAY 1/27——-

Charlotte Nightlife Entertainment & BluNotes have teamed up to bring you quality, live Go-Go entertainment every month with another rousing jam session of “Go-Go 4th Fridays!” Get your feet busy as the sounds of Uptown Swagga and teen band phenomenon, Sound Syndicate sets the stage on fire with some hot grooves. Tickets are $10 each. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. BluNotes is located at 3425 David Cox Rd. in the Northlake Area.

The McColl Center for Arts + Innovation wants to put some creativity in your Friday evening as they host their Open House + Open Reception. This event celebrates the opening reception of our new exhibition, “The World is a Mirror of my Freedom,” featuring work by current artists-in-residence Marcus Kiser and Jason Woodberry and alumni artists Shaun Leonardo, Dread Scott, and Charles Williams. The McColl Center will also welcome their new artists-in-residence Rob Carter, Fallen Fruit, Dustin Farnsworth and Rebecca Kamen. Sounds by DJ Aking Allah. Admission is FREE and there will be a cash bar available. The party starts at 6 p.m. 721 N. Tryon St. in Uptown.

Blumenthal Arts invites you out to The McGlohon Theatre this evening for Open Mic Night. Spectators of all ages, come and see the talents of instrumentalists, singers, dancers, storytellers, poets, jugglers, magicians and many more creatives. Admission is FREE to attend and the event begins at 7:30 p.m. The McGlohon Theater is located at 345 N. College St. in Uptown.

For some true adult fun, head over to Pint Central this evening for “Potions & Pixels: Video Games, Board Games and Community.” There will be a wide variety of multiplayer games from all eras and for all skill levels. From Mario Kart, Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter, Super Smash Bros., Love Letter, Click Clack Lumberjack and more! Admission is only $5. Kids ages 12 and under are admitted FREE. Bring as many friends as you desire and have a good time! The games begin at 7 p.m. Petra’s is located at 1919 Commonwealth Ave. in the Plaza-Midwood District.   #PotionsAndPixels 

Get ready for an evening of laughs, love and revelations at The Third Place this evening as The Sound is proud to host local Gospel funnyman Charles McMurray as he performs and records his new comedy mixtape “Light Skin & Churchy” for a live audience! I guarantee that you’ve never heard clean comedy like this before—this brother is hilarious! Admission is FREE to attend and the show begins at 7 p.m. The Third Place is located at 1609 E. 5th St. in Uptown.

Here’s a riddle for you–What do you get when you add in 2 stages, 7 workshops, 15 shows and 30+ performers? 1 fantastic funny weekend at the Queen City Comedy Festival! Queen City Comedy and Acting Out Studio host the first EVER comedy festival in Charlotte. The weekend will be packed with improv, sketch, and stand-up shows from Charlotte’s leading improvisors, actors, and comedians. All your favorites will be here: Robot Johnson, Improv Charlotte, Will Jacobs, Now Are the Foxes, Hannibal, Coco Fresh, Charlotte Comedy Theater, Blayr Nias, 6 Cats In a Bed and many more! See the full schedule and purchase tickets here: http://www.queencitycomedy.com/.

Sounds, colors and cuisine all collide this evening as Zues Allover proudly presents “Okay Allover: Art-Culture-Music-Food.” This eclectic underground vibe will be full of multisensory elements designed to free your mind and enjoy the creativity of others. Vendors will be on hand with some fly trinkets and threads, face painting from various artists and delicious food from. Sounds will be provided by DJ Ferg, Kiara Wilson and Keychainzhefner. The jam starts at 8 p.m. and will be held at 1801 N. Tryon St.

Everyone head down to Spirit Square this evening as BreatheINK hosts their BreatheINK January Open Mic. Youth, come and read your poems, sing, dance, play an instrument, and anything else you feel is necessary for your creative expression. Fellowship with others and be free in this creative space. Admission is FREE to attend and the event will begin at 8 p.m. Spirit Square is located at 345 N. College St. in Uptown.   #BreatheINK

Let loose at Petra’s this evening and take a musical journey into yesteryear with “Mirror Moves: The Free Alternative Dance Party!” DJ’s Cody Hare and Jason Herring will be dropping the best of 80s & 90s Pop, New Wave, Techno, House, Synth Pop, EDM and more! Admission is FREE to attend. The party starts at 9 p.m. Petra’s is located at 1919 Commonwealth Ave. in the Plaza-Midwood District.

If you want some of that Black Friday funk, go down to The Tavern as the good people of Jazz N’ Soul Music proudly present the “funkalicious” rock and soul sounds of Suga Monkey! Part of Ella’s SpeakEasy, get ready for a night of colorful and soulful grooves with special guests, the ever-fine GiGi Mack on vocals, Will Lee on saxophone, Ron B. Smoov on guitar with the Suga Monkey band laying down the funky foundation in the background. Tickets can be purchased here: https://jazznsoulsuga.eventbrite.com/. Showtime is at 9 p.m. 300 E. Morehead St. in Uptown.   #JazzNSoul

——-SATURDAY 1/28——-

This morning, JCSU will host the Historic West End INDABA for community leaders on their main campus. The INDABA is a term from the Zulu people of South Africa which means a great meeting on important matters. JCSU has hosted numerous INDABAs in the past that proved to be effective in bringing important issues and concerns to the table for area leaders. This event is also open to the public. The meeting starts at 8:30 a.m. and will be held at Grimes Lounge in the Mary Taylor Crisp Student Union. 100 Beatties Ford Rd.

This morning, come experience all things health and fitness under one roof as PFO Enterprises is proud to present the 5th Annual Greater Charlotte Health & Fitness Expo! Enjoy a full day of vendors, workshops, health screenings, exercise classes and more for the entire family! Admission is only $5 and children 12 years old and under are admitted for FREE. The expo will begin at 9 a.m. and will be held at The Park Expo & Conference Center. 800 Briar Creek Rd.

The Gantt Center invites you and your entire family out for its Community Opening this morning. As part of ASC’s Connect With Culture Day, enjoy a day-long open house with the center’s four newest exhibitions: Allison Saar’s “The Nature of Us”, Jordan Casteel’s “Harlem Notes”, Zun Lee’s “Father Figure” and “The Future is Abstract”. The artists will be on hand to talk about their works as well as curate a few activities for the entire family. Admission is FREE to attend and the event will begin at 10 a.m. 551 S. Tryon St. in Uptown.

Ladies, head over to Hygge Co-Working Space this morning as inspiHER hosts “Coffee & Conversations.” Are you in need of a place to share intimate questions and desires and to dive into deep, thought-provoking conversations? If your answer is “yes”, then this event is for you! Coffee will be provided, you just bring the conversation.   Join some awesome women of faith and virtue and be encouraging to each other! Admission is FREE but please be sure to RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/coffee-and-conversations-womenonly-tickets-30712103729. The event begins at 10 a.m. Hygge Coworking is located at 809 Hill St., Suite “C” on the outskirts of Uptown.

The Arts & Science Council is proud and pleased to present to you “Connect With Culture Day.” Everyone is invited to join in all the fun and to explore diverse and multisensory arts, science and history experiences all across Charlotte! Best thing about today is that all admissions, experiences and museums are FREE! Be sure to check out all time, location and info listings for events here: http://www.artsandscience.org/programs/for-community/connect-culture-day/.

Attention all comic book, superhero and action movie junkies! Put on your capes and fly down to the Grady Cole Center for “Charlotte MiniCon Forty!” The QC has been fortunate enough to sustain this comic convention for four decades and staying true to its roots. Today, come and see the works of over 25 local artists, mingle with other comic connoisseurs and have tons of fun! This event is hosted by Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find comic book store. All ages are welcome and costumes are highly encouraged. Tickets can be purchased here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/charlotte-minicon-2017-tickets-30271380514. The event begins at 11 a.m. The Grady Cole Center is located at 310 N. Kings Dr. in Uptown.   #CLTMiniCon

The Single Saved and Serious Movement (SSS) teams up with Designed Daughters of Destiny and The New Line of Judah this afternoon to bring you “The Christian Soiree!” Gather your friends and come mingle with other believers in an afternoon full of social ice breakers, fellowship, spoken word and a special performance from saxophonist Jonathan Rose. Admission is $5 and can be paid in cash or through PayPal and entering in: RAFeagins@DD4Destiny.org. The soiree starts at 1 p.m. and will be held at Conversation Peace in Concord. 846 Union St. South.

Wonder mother, yoga expert and all around Earth beauty Kelley Carboni-Woods invites you out to Eileen Fisher at Phillips Place this afternoon for a book signing of her most recent creation, “Manifest: 30 Days of Intentional Mantras.” Bring a friend out and be in the presence of a true infectiously happy spirit, grab a book with her signature and be ready to receive lots of hugs! The event will begin at 2 p.m. Eileen Fisher at Phillips Place is located at 6800 Phillips Place Ct. in the South Park Area.

Ladies, the winter weather does not have to wreak havoc on your hair. This afternoon, join Nikki Rushing, CEO of Hair 180°, as she hosts a workshop entitled, “Winterizing Your Hair with Hair 180°.” Mrs. Rushing will discuss how to combat the damaging effects of winter and maintaining a healthy hair care regimen is a necessity to keep hair from becoming dry and brittle during harsh and cold weather. Admission is $5 and can be purchased here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/winterizing-your-hair-with-hair-180-tickets-31114548452. The workshop begins at 2 p.m. and will be held at Tisun Beauty. 9011 S. Tryon St.

Theatre Charlotte, Donna Scott Productions and Charlotte Art League present Theatre Charlotte’s Grand Nights For Singing performance of “Black on Broadway.” This is a concert-style presentation celebrating the rich heritage of Broadway show tunes, from the 1920s through today, that featured African American performers. The special performance will include songs selected from such Broadway productions as “Showboat”, “Porgy & Bess”, “Shuffle Along”, “Ain’t Misbehavin’”, “Sister Act”, “The Color Purple” and more! Admission is FREE to attend and the show will begin at 2 p.m. at the Charlotte Art League. 1517 Camden Rd. in Historic South End.

One of Charlotte’s best bartenders, Bob Peters invites you out to Earl’s Grocery Mixology Lab this afternoon for an operatic libation tutorial session entitled, “Opera-Themed Cocktails with Mr. Peters.” Join this master of mixology as he shows you how to create cocktails that you may find in an opera house, classical concert or instrumental recital. Admission is FREE to attend and will begin at 2:30 p.m. Earl’s Grocery is located at 1609 Elizabeth Ave. in Uptown.

Parents, bring your youth and their creativity out to The Last Word this afternoon for a fun painting session entitled, “Art From the Heart: Paintopia.” Artist Christopher Clarke will provide his instruction and passion for providing your youth with a creative and educational outlet. Each child gets their own canvas to paint and keep, an easel, and a huge selection of materials that are sure to excite! Also, parents, you can participate too! Tickets can be purchased here: https://www.paypal.me/artfromtheheart. The class begins at 3:30 p.m. The Last Word is located at 5744 N. Tryon St.

BluNotes cordially invites you out to experience some smooth and jazzy grooves as they present A Night With Daniel Witherspoon. As part of his Langley Park Tour, the Grammy Award-winning producer stops in the QC performing an array of tunes including songs from his Billboard-charting debut contemporary jazz LP, “The Langley Park Project.” Tickets can be purchased at the door or here: http://www.blunotes.com/daniel-weatherspoon/langleyparktour. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. 3425 David Cox Rd. in the Northlake Area.

Black Matters Movement US invites you out to the Little Rock Cultural Center this afternoon for an informative legislative discussion at their Legal Night Meeting. BM is proud to announce an initiative focused on providing free legal education to empower our people and strengthen our community. They believe that having these legal workshops on a monthly basis will prove to be beneficial in a tangible way for our community. Admission is FREE to attend and it will begin at 5 p.m. 401 N. Myers St. in Uptown.

Local community organizer and civil rights activist Jibril Hough invites you out to Mugs Coffee for a special lecture entitled, “Books, Beats & Business.” Read and learn from the wise as The Minister of Information, Professor Griff of legendary Hip Hop group Public Enemy gives you the raw truth from his book, “Symbology: The Psychological Covert War on Hip Hop.” You don’t want to miss this! Admission is $10. The event will begin at 7 p.m. Mugs Coffee is located at 5126 Park Rd. in the South Park Area.

This evening, join the Guerilla Poets and several other cool cats for “ENCORE! Open Mic!” at The Last Word. Every 4th Saturday of the month, gather ‘round as various and diverse individuals engage an open mic with song, poetry and riveting visual artwork. This is a love-filled atmosphere and if you are the drawing/painting type, I strongly suggest this event for you! Admission is FREE and the love starts at 7 p.m. The Last Word is located at 5744 N. Tryon St. #GuerillaPoets

The Charlotte Music Heroes invite you out to The Stage Door Theater for a concert of epic soulful proportions! Gear your ears to the stage and get ready for “Charlotte Does Aretha!” This tribute concert will feature a collective of local and regional musicians who will bravely channel the awesome and extensive catalog of The Queen of Soul. You don’t want to miss this! Tickets can be purchased here: http://www.carolinatix.org/events/detail/charlotte-does-aretha. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. The Stage Door Theater is located at the corner of E. 5th St. and N. College St. in Uptown.

Gather up your comrades, co-workers and older cousins and head down to The Morehead Tavern for “Charlotte Adult Game Night!” Hosted by Timothy and Diamond Nurse, bring your skills to the floor and compete in a variety of games including Uno, Twister, Beer Pong, Taboo, Jenga, Corn Hole and of course—Spades! Also, this event is a fundraiser for The Premier Foundation—a local that impacts the community through educational seminars, health care initiatives, family sponsorships, scholarships and much more. Tickets can be purchased here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/charlotte-adult-game-night-nurse-monthly-mingle-tickets-30475115892. The games begin at 8 p.m. 300 E. Morehead St. in Uptown.

Back in effect for 2017, everyone gather at The NeighborHood Café this evening for “Word Of Mouth Open Mic: The Weekend Edition!” Join host and lyricist Sir Abstraxxx for an evening featuring three brilliant poets. Libations and eats will be provided by Chef Francois. Tickets can be purchased here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/word-of-mouth-open-mic-the-weekend-edition-tickets-31159225081. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show begins at 9 p.m. The NeighborHood Café is located at 1635 W. Trade St. near the JCSU Campus.

If you are still reeling and reminiscing from Su Casa New Years Eve, you are not alone. This Saturday night, get ready for the first “monthly oasis for the culturally starved” of 2017 at “Su Casa – The January Edition!” Join host Jasiatic along with resident turntablists DJ Justice and DJ Steel Wheel with Loot-Tenant Trax as they provide all the best of Afrobeat, Latin, Soca, Funk, Soul, Rare Grooves, Caribbean and more indigenous jams to dance to! Also be sure to get your face painted by Catherine, cop some fly threads and accessories from vendors and just have a good time! $10 admission. The party starts at 10 p.m. at Petra’s. 1919 Commonwealth Ave. in the Plaza-Midwood District. 

——-SUNDAY 1/29——-

SuperDope Nation wants to make your Sunday afternoon super dope as they host “Arts, Beats & Brunch.” Come and mingle with other young professionals, creatives and cool people as artists will be on hand cultivating works in their respected craft, a delicious brunch menu and a live performance from some local musicians. Additional music will be provided by DJ B Millz. Tickets can be purchased here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/superdope-nation-presents-art-beats-and-brunch-tickets-30981586760. The event begins at 1 p.m. at Apostrophe Lounge. 1440 S. Tryon St. in Uptown.

Umu Igbo Unite Charlotte (UIU) invites you to their general body meeting this afternoon. Everyone who has a desire to learn about Igbo culture and to network with professionals, this is the event for you! This meeting will highlight the vibrant Igbo ancestry & traditions, inform potential members about the UIU Charlotte mission/agenda and answer any questions you may have about joining. There will be food and refreshments provided. This event is FREE to attend and will begin at 3 p.m. The address of the event is 1609 E. 5th St. in Uptown.

It’s a new year today and a new time to start on the right path. This afternoon, join Revolution EGO co-owner Kelley Carboni-Woods as she hosts “The Weekend Wind Down.” Relax, release and replenish yourselves with some uplifting and soothing Yoga exercises for all. Admission is $5. Be sure to bring a yoga mat and an open heart. The session begins at 6:30 p.m. and will be held at The Grier Heights Community Center. 3100 Leroy St.

The culinary creativity of Terra Flora – Fine Plant Foods and Advent Coworking have teamed up to present to the public, “Harvest Up!: A Seasonal Dinner Series!” Come out for a seasonal artisan collaborative filled incredible color schemes, Fall flavors, seasonal sangrias, excellent music and fellowship welcoming the crisp vibes for . For ticket purchases and menu options, please visit this link: http://www.eventbee.com/v/callingchefcat/event?eid=138945255. The feast and fellowship begins at 7 p.m. Advent Coworking is located at 933 Louise Ave. in the Plaza-Midwood District.

Get ready for a steamy, sensual and sexual evening of erotic verbiage as Grannae’s Boyz presents the “Erotic Poetry Slam!” Come and experience this tantalizing tryst of titillating wordplay from a host of verbally endowed lyricists as they compete for a cash prize. This night of naughty and sometimes nice wordplay is only for adults 21 and up. If you choose to participate, the fee is $10. Admission for the audience is $5 before 9 p.m. and $10 after. The event will begin at 8 p.m. at Apostrophe Lounge. 1440 S. Tryon St. in Uptown.

——-MONDAY 1/30——-

The City of Charlotte, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee and Community Building Initiative will host the Community Action Plan Public Forum this evening. This is a community meeting and initiative adopted by Charlotte City Council in response to the unfortunate events of September 2016. Admission is FREE to attend and open to the public, but please RSVP here: https://charlottenc.seamlessdocs.com/f/TownHall. The discussion will begin at 6 p.m. at The Palmer Building. 2601 E. 7th St.


This evening, head out to Petra’s for a special treat! Join the lovely soul rocker LeAnna Eden as she hosts, “Session: A Listening Party.” For tonight’s get down, come and celebrate the release of Black Linen aka 7th Soana’s new studio album entitled, “Black Linen II: The Eagle & The Wolf.” Also, be sure to stick around and peep the fly vocal stylings of the beautiful Darian La Sparrow and fill-in grooves from DJ SPK. If you like an alternative Hip Hop feel with lots of organic energy, this is the joint for you! Admission is $5 and the funk starts flowing at 7 p.m. 1919 Commonwealth Ave.

Get ready for raised vibrations at Spirit Square this evening from Tajmah Allison as she hosts “Reggae Yoga Flow!” This is a vinyasa style yoga class; which means asanas (poses) are synced to the breath creating a dance-like flow. The flowing asanas sequence is meant to build heat, strength, flexibility and the class ends with a calming meditation. All yoga levels are welcome and please bring your mat. Admission is $5 and can be purchased here: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=729967&sessionChecked=true. The class starts at 8 p.m. Spirit Square is located at 345 N. College St. in Uptown.



Saturday, 2/11—“#REPURPOSED: An Upcycled Fashion Show + Auction”

Saturday, 2/11—Saxophonist Jeannette Harris & The Terrence Young Experience

Friday, 3/5—Jermaine Nakia Lee’s, “A Walk In My Shoes”


“Censorship is to art as lynching is to justice.” -Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.


Everyone have a colorful and love-filled weekend! Increase the peace!

Live. Laugh. Love. Learn.   Listen. Give.

#TheBlackFerrisBueller   #WeekendWarrior