Black History Live Exhibit “We Own the Night”

    February 21, 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    The Screening Room
    127 E Congress St
    Tucson, AZ 85701
    $10 general, $15 couples
    The Juneteenth Festival


    “The Tucson Juneteeth Festival is proud to present our 1st Annual Black History Month live art exhibit. We will be gathering a group of amazing poets, musicians and artist to display our love for the arts and passion for black culture. This being a Black History month event we want to provoke thought and expression through our art.
    We will have poets and artist grace the stage and to finish the evening we will have a movie screening.
    All inclusive in your ticket purchase.

    Proceeds will go to the Tucson Juneteenth Festival Committee to help fund the Festival this summer at the Donna Liggans Center in June.
    This is an intimate showcase and seats are limited. There will be food and Wine for purchase as well.”

    Sunday Feb 21st 3:30-8:30PM The Screening Room (or 3 to 8 p.m. as the flyer states?)

    Couples- $15 (So bring a friend)
    RSVP by texting 520-314-1382

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    Carolyn Classen
    Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, (since Jan. 2013).


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