Juneteenth Tag

Join us on June 18 at the Carnegie Center for our first-ever Juneteenth Slam presented by the Kentucky Black Writers Collaborative and Brown Owl. Open mic kicks off at 6 pm and the slam will immediately follow. You can win prizes! First place: $500 Second place: $250  Third place:...

Mega Affrilachian Poet reading hosted by the current Kentucky Poet Laureate, Crystal Wilkinson, and former Laureate, Frank X Walker, featuring newly inducted members of the Affrilachian Poets, Amy Alvarez, Ron Davis, Zakia Holland, NitaJade, and Lisa Kwong, and current members. Join us for this special Juneteenth...

The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center is proud to display "Images of Dignity," an exhibit by Asheville-based artist Joseph Pearson. This exhibit was inspired by the need to present a counter argument to the seemingly negative perceptions of black men in the United States....

Willie Brown is a nationally known ventriloquist who has appeared several times on BET Comic View, HBO DEF Comedy Jam, Loco Comedy Jam, Phaturdays, The Jenny Jones Show, and most recently in a recurring role on the Showtime Network series “Barbershop”. From topics such as...

Black Creek Risin' by LaDarrion Williams and directed by Marcus M. Martin. Set in the ripe and sweltering summer bayou heat of 1920, Black Creek Risin' centers on Mama Jakes, a majestic black woman, who, in order to survive, begins to bootleg her famous hooch with...