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Black History Month at SCC
Join us during the month of February for a special celebration at the SCC that will offer something for everyone with admissions free of charge up to $15 for live performances. Check back for more details and new events!
February 1 – 28, 2011
Curated by Arlene Bujese
Opening reception: Saturday, Feb. 5, 4-6 PM
Gallery Talk with Arlene Bujese on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2 PM
Gallery Hours: Monday through Saturday 12-4 PM or by appointment
The Southampton Cultural Center (SCC) will present a series of lectures for the Southampton Cultural Center Black History Month Celebration on the History of the American Civil Rights Movement. The lectures will show the history of the American Civil Rights Movement from pre-Civil War times to the present. Major contributors to the Movement considered will include Harriet Tubman, W. E. B. DuBois, Booker T. Washington, Malcolm X and Reverend Martin Luther King. In each phase, the lectures will discuss the issues of constitutionally guaranteed rights such as freedom of speech, freedom of assembly and equal protection before the law. The issues of abolition, voting
rights and desegregation of the education system are also included.
This program is supported in part by the New York Council for the Humanities.
Saturday, February 12: 4 – 5:30 PM
Friday, February 18: 5 – 6:30 PM
Saturday, February 19: 1 – 2:30 PM
Friday, February 25: 5 – 6:30 PM
About the Lecturer: Kimble Humiston, Professor, Center for World Cultural Studies
Kimble Humiston is a writer and lecturer on interdisciplinary themes in the Arts and Humanities traditions of world cultures. He is the author of a stage play on the life and literary contributions of the nineteenth century Russian novelist Fyodor M. Dostoevsky. He is also the author of a DVD presentation on Dante’s "The Divine Comedy" and its influence on the art, literature and music of Western Civilization. Kimble’s academic training includes a post-doctoral degree from Harvard University and a Ph.D. in Cultural History from the Florida State University Center for the Humanities.
Inside the Out'side of Jazz
Dr. Edward Green is an award-winning composer and Fulbright Specialist in American Music. This event, entitled “Ellington, Jazz, the Opposites - and You!” will examine the creative process and sociology of music as they relate to our everyday lives. Dr. Green will also be making use of recorded examples and his own demonstration at the piano.
"Inside the 'Out' side of Jazz" is presented in collaboration with the East End Arts Council and the Long Island Winterfest.
Saturday, February 26 at 1PM. Admission is free.
A musical journey through the history of Jazz with Touché lead by Pat Johnson - Bassist and Director and Charles Certain – Sax.
Friday, February 11, 2011 at 7 PM
$ 15 general admission, $ 10 students under 21