Celebrate African American Heritage Month

Lone Star College-CyFair will celebrate African American Heritage Month with a variety of activities including art, readings and music.

Don’t miss the art exhibition that gives a contemporary voice to Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech on display through Feb. 21 in the Bosque Gallery. Call 832-482-1038 or go online to cyfair.lonestar.edu /bosquegallery for information.

For those interested in musical celebrations, there are three activities.

A children’s library program titled Rhythmweb African Drumming is set for Feb. 11. For information, call 281-290-3911 or go to cfclibrary.lonestar.edu and click on special activities.

A concert titled “The Sound of Love” is set for Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Main Stage Theatre. LSC-CyFair students Adrian “Trayne” Griffin and Trae Jackson perform familiar love songs as well as original compositions.

Then set at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Recital Hall is “Twin Connection Duo Smooth Jazz Concert.”  Enjoy a free evening concert and lecture featuring a band duo who performs contemporary jazz music with the use of traditional and synthetic instruments. 

For those interested in books and plays, there is a book discussion and two Reader’s Theatre performances.

The Women of the World Book Club will discuss the book “The Darkest Child” by Delores Phillips at 6 p.m. Feb. 19 in the library, room 131.
 
Also Feb. 18 at 2:30 p.m., Feb. 19 at 11:30 a.m., and repeated Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Recital Hall, Art 102, is the LSC-CyFair Readers Theatre performance of “Having Our Say: The Delaney Sisters’ First 100 Years.” This is a story not just African American history or women’s history, but through the eyes of two unforgettable women looking into the past and ahead to the 21st Century.

All activities are set at LSC-CyFair on the Barker Cypress campus.