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Vision and Sound Series Celebrates Black History
Starting in January, the city of Peoria is partnering with other West Valley cities to offer a music and arts series in honor of Martin Luther Ling, Jr. Day and Black History Month. There will be several live music, artist exhibitions and presentations throughout January and February celebrating the rich history, culture and art of African Americans. Those events include the following:
- Jan. 14 at 6 p.m. – Artist talk from Stephen Marc at the Peoria Main Library
- Jan. 21 at 9:30 a.m. – Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Walk and concert at Centennial Plaza
- Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. – An African American Experience concert at the Peoria Center for Performing Arts
- Feb. 11 at 2 p.m. – Artist talk from Patricia Bohannon at Sunrise Mountain Library
- Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. – Artist talk from Carla Keaton at Sunrise Mountain Library
For more information or to get tickets, visit www.peoriaaz.gov/events.