BMH Events

BMH Events
February 09
05:30 2017

Feb. 10, 11, 12 and 17, 18, 19 

The Stained Glass Playhouse

The Stained Glass Playhouse, 4401 Indiana Avenue in Winston-Salem at Marvin United Methodist Church, presents “Talking Bones.”  All of the cast members are African-American actors.  This is being done in honor of Black History Month. Set in the Ancestor’s Books & Breakfast, a half-empty bookstore in a small town, the ancestors play a major role in daily activity. Performances are on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10 &11, and 17 & 18 at 8pm and on Sundays Feb. 5, 12, and 19 at 3pm.  Tickets are $16 for adults, $13 for senior citizens (60+)/teachers, and $11 for students.  To get tickets and make reservations, call 336-499-1010 or visit

Feb. 19

Winston Salem City Departments

The city’s Police, Fire, Human Relations and Recreation and Parks departments will hold events during Feb. to mark Black History Month.  On Sunday, Feb. 19, the Police and Fire departments will honor select retirees, and Recreation and Parks will recognize the winners of its Black History Month coloring and essay contests, during the 4th annual Public Safety Black History Month Celebration. The celebration will be held at 3 p.m. at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 4129 Northampton Drive, Winston-Salem. The public is invited.  For more information call CityLink 311.

Feb. 21 

2017 Anna Julia Cooper Center

Author and social justice scholar Monique Morris will deliver the 2017 Anna Julia Cooper lecture at Wake Forest University on Tuesday, Feb. 21  at  6 p.m.  at the  Porter Byrum Welcome Center.  Morris’ research intersects race, gender, education, and justice to explore the ways in which black communities, and other communities of color, are uniquely affected by social policies. Morris is the author of “Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools,” a discus-sion about the experiences of black girls across the country whose intricate lives are misunderstood, highly judged — by teachers, administrators, and the justice system — and degraded by the very institutions charged with helping them flourish.

Feb. 25 

Black History Month Showcase

Black History Month Showcase of Song will be held on Feb. 25, 2017 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 p.m. James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium (900 Old Salem Road).  It will feature African American music from various genres. Choirs and dance teams from area high schools, churches, universities and the community organizations will sing and dance.  Other genres of music which reveal the struggle and triumph of African Americans such as gospel and jazz will be performed by musical ensembles, and spoken word.  The program is sponsored by the City of Winston-Salem’s Human Relations Department and co-sponsored by the St. Philips Heritage Center.

FREE and open to the public. No reservations required.  This event is part of Old Salem Museums & Garden’s Black History Month event series.

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