Feb
15
5:30 PM17:30

Celebrating the Contributions of African-American Attorneys in Monroe County

  • One West Main Street, 5th Floor Rochester, NY 14614 (map)
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Presented in celebration of Black History Month
& in honor of the late Judge Roy Wheatley King.
Brief opening remarks by ling-time Rochester attorneys
Connie Walker and Paul Richardson
followed by an informal discussion and reception including
light refreshments.

Copies of Judge King's recently-published book,
And Then They Came - The Contributions of African American
Lawyers in Monroe County, NY 1864-2007
will be available for purchase

The event is free and open to the public, however pre-
registration is strongly recommended due to space limitations.
Please RSVP to bfish@vlsprochester.org.

SPONSORED BY THE
ROCHESTER BLACK BAR ASSOCIATION
FOUNDATION OF THE MONROE COUNTY BAR
HARRIS BEACH, PLLC
BARCLAY DAMON, LLP
GREATER ROCHESTER ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN ATTORNEYS
MONROE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
VOLUNTEER LEGAL SERVICES PROJECT OF MONROE COUNTY, INC.

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Aug
25
6:30 PM18:30

Who's In? Royale Spades Tournament

  • Lake Riley Lodge @ Cobbs Hill Park (map)
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Lake Riley Lodge at Cobbs Hill Park, Rochester, NY 14610

 

To register for the Royale Spades Tournament, please pay the registration fee of $40 through the button below, which will take you to PayPal.  While in PayPal, please enter your team members' names in the 'Message to Seller' section.  Thank you for your support. Game ON!

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Mar
30
5:30 PM17:30

A Night of Celebration of Diverse Professionals

Our goal is to have a collection of minority professionals from cross-disciplines to celebrate each other, break down walls, and start to engage one another in order to begin to eliminate the segregation that Rochester professionals suffer from.  We also want to create business opportunities for each other so that our dollars can circulate within our community longer than the 6 hour that it current does.

Joint event with MCBA

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Feb
20
to Feb 26

Third Annual Bronze Collective Theatre Fest


Third Annual Bronze Collective Theatre Fest
Set To Enlighten and Entertain
Feb. 20 to 26, 2017


The Bronze Collective Theatre Fest – popularly known as “A Week’s Infusion of African American Theatrical Arts” -- is counting down the days to the start of its third season.

The Bronze Collective, a collaborative organization promoting black theatre companies and producing artists, looks forward to sharing this Feb. 20 to 26 event with our audiences from Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse and surrounding communities.

At 7:30 p.m. nightly, except for a 2 p.m. Sunday gospel showcase, festivities feature a fresh line-up of dance, spoken word, poetry as well as full-length plays and stage readings at the Multi-Use Community Cultural Center, 142 Atlantic Ave., in Rochester.

The festival schedule, which coincides annually with Black History Month, is as follows.

*Mon., Feb. 20: "A Safe Distance from Love," a hospital drama, is a stage reading followed by an audience/artist talk back with the playwright, Laura A. Thomas. Price: $5.

*Tue., Feb. 21: "Anatomy of a Black Man," by More Than Rebel Noise, is a fusion of spoken word and a stage play that examines the past and present struggles of two young black males in search of being positive role models.

Price: $15; $20 at the door.

*Wed., Feb. 22: "The Promise," by Karen Culley, focuses on the relationship of three generations of black men and the issues of transparency and parenting.

Price: $15; $20 at the door.

*Thu., Feb. 23: "Blues for Mister Charlie," a stage reading of master playwright James Baldwin's classic and groundbreaking play as directed by Gary DeWitt Marshall.

Price: $15.

*Fri., Feb. 24: "Descendants of the Ones Who Made It," by Akwaaba: The Heritage Associates, Inc., is a historical drama about civil rights, freedom and the contributions of black women.

Price: $15; $20 at the door.

*Sat., Feb. 25: "Tru Roc Stories," by Lu Highsmith/Roc Bottom Slam Team & Tru Art Dance, through poetry and motion explores Rochester’s urban stories.

Price: $15; $20 at the door.

*Sun., Feb. 26: "Let's Have Church," a gospel showcase, featuring Grammy-nominated vocalist Michael Bruce along with Ballet Afrikana.

Price: $5.

Tickets, which range from $5 to $20, are now on sale through Ovations at muccc.org.

And though Saturday, Feb. 18, a $49.95 all-access pass, is available exclusively at Mood Makers Books, Village Gate Square, 274 N. Goodman St., in Rochester's Neighborhood of the Arts or by calling the bookstore at (585) 271-7010.

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