Dallas Voice (Dallas, Tex.), Vol. 28, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, February 17, 2012 Page: 13 of 56
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12 ways to celebrate Black History Month
• Third Annual Marlon Riggs Film Festival:
Friday, Feb. 17 marks the first day of Fahari Arts
Institute's Third Annual Marlon Riggs Film Fes-
tival, presented in cooperation with The South
Dallas Cultural Center, Black Cinematheque Dal-
las, Q-Roc.TV and BlaqOut Dallas. The festival
honors the legacy of the late gay Fort Worth-
based filmmaker Marlon Riggs. Screenings begin
at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday night at the
South Dallas Cultural Center, 3400 S. Fitzhugh
Ave. The cost is $5 per night. There will be a talk
back after each evening of films.
• Queerly Speaking: Queerly Speaking is a
monthly spoken word open mic event for queer,
people of color hosted by the Fahari Arts Institute
at the South Dallas Cultural Center. The fourth
season begins this month with February's theme
of "Love on Top." 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24. $5.
• Unity Black History Soul Food Potluck:
United Black Ellument is an organization dedi-
cated to building Dallas' young black gay and bi-
sexual men's community. They will be celebrating
Black History Month with delicious soul food on
Sunday, Feb. 19. The food and fun starts at 6 p.m.
and people are encouraged to come with or with-
out a dish. The event is free. UBE is in Deep Ellum
at 3116 Commerce St., Suite C. UBEDallas.org.
• jBaile! The Dance: Allgo is Texas' statewide
queer people of color and allies organization that
focuses on improving the queer people of color
community's health and advancing LGBT black
and Latino artists and community organizing.
Baile takes place from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Friday
Feb. 17 at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican Amer-
ican Cultural Center at 600 River St., Austin. Tick-
ets are $25 online/$35 at the door. If you'd like to
supportbut can't travel to attend, consider an on-
line donation, which can be made at
Allgo.org/ Allgo / Support.
• 'Free Man of Color': The African American
Art Repertory Theater presents Free Man of Color,
the true story of John Newton Templeton, a freed
slave, who graduated from Ohio University 35
years before the Emancipation Proclamation. Des-
oto Corner Theater at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road,
• Mahalia Jackson 'Queen of Gospel Music'
Exhibition: The African American Museum cele-
brates the life of Mahalia Jackson with 51 pieces
of artwork and rare footage of her life and per-
formances through June 30. The museum is at
3536 Grand Ave., Dallas, in Fair Park. Admission
is. free. AAMDallas.org.
• 'My House Cultural Discovery — African
American Folk Tales and Legends': You and
your children or favorite little ones can celebrate
Black History Month at The Museum of Nature
& Science with storyteller Toni Simmons at 11:30
a.m. on Feb. 24, followed by craft time until 1 p.m.
Free for members and included with the cost of
general admission for non-members. 3535 Grand
Ave.,, Dallas. NatureAndScience.org.
• 13th Annual Red, Hot & Snazzy Benefit:
The United Negro College Fund, or UNCF, pres-
ents its 13th Annual Dallas/Fort Worth Black His-
tory Month signature event Saturday, Feb. 18 at
the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Dallas. Proceeds
provide scholarships for low-income college stu-
dents and operating resources for UNCF's Texas-
based historically black colleges. For more
information on time and cost, visit: UNCF.org.
• Black History Month Celebration: South
Side on Lamar celebrates Black History Month at
8 p.m. Feb. 26. The local Ebony Emeralds Classic
Theater presents a special performance, Three Tales,
.of Black History. It is directed by Akin Babatunde
and will feature music by Jelly Roll Morton, Duke
Ellington, Charles Mingus, Thelonius Monk and
Billy Strayhorn. The show takes place in South
Side's Blue Room, 1409 S. Lamar St.
• Cultural Awareness Series: The Dallas Black
Dance Theater presents its annual Cultural
Awareness Series Feb. 23-26. Price levels vary
from $10-$65. DDBDT.com.
• 'Fred erick Douglass Now': The Black Acad-
emy of Arts and Letters (TBAAL) presents Fred-
erick Douglftss New, a show by Dress Performance
Theatre Series starring Roger Guenveur Smith at
8:15 p.m Feb. 24-25. The show takes place in the
Clarence Muse Cafe Theater in the Dallas Con-
vention Center, 650 S. Griffin St., Dallas. $15.
• Saturdays of Service: Black history month is
moving from being more event-based to service"
based. Groups such as Black Men Emerging at
SMU are pushing for change and not just enter-
tainment. They lead Saturdayaof service through-
out the Dallas area from 9 a.m.-l p.m. Remaining
service dates are Feb. 18 and 25. ■
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