MIA Magazine 2018 American Black Film Festival - Page 10

10BB AN INDEPENDENT SUPPLEMENT BY MIA MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS GROUP WEDNESDAY , JUNE 13 , 2018

THINGS TO DO :

Black Archives Historic Lyric Theatre Cultural Complex 819 N . W . 2nd Avenue Miami , FL 33136 www . bahlt . org
A 400-seat theater and multifaceted facility featuring high-quality performances , the history Lyric Theatre is the lone survivor of the district once known as " Little Broadway ," which flourished in Overtown for almost 50 years . The theater served as a movie and Vaudeville venue . It showcased more than 150 performers including Aretha Franklin , Count Basie , B . B . King , Redd Foxx , and Ella Fitzgerald .
Historic Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum 480 N . W . 11th Street Miami , FL 33136 www . historicalblackprecinct . org The Black Police Precinct was built in 1950 to provide a separate and segregated headquarters for Black officers . The building is unique as there is no other known structure in the nation that was designed , devoted to , and operated as a separate station house and municipal court for Blacks . The museum is a full-service facility with displays of police memorabilia , artifacts , documents , videos , and word-of-mouth stories told by men and women who worked there .
The Purvis Young Mural Metrorail Bypass 11street N . W . 3rd Avenue Miami , FL 33136 www . purvisyoung . com
Purvis Young was a notable

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self-taught artist from Overtown . Often classified as a folk artist , you can find much of his artwork within Miami and at institutions including the Smithsonian American Art Museum , and the High Museum of Art .
Art Africa Miami 920 N . W . 2nd Avenue Miami , FL 33136 www . artafricamiamifair . com
Art Africa Miami is an art gallery in Overtown that creates a burgeoning art and creative scene .
Booker T . Washington Senior High School 1200 N . W . 6th Avenue Miami , FL 33136 www . btwtornadoes . org
Booker T . Washington Senior High School was the first public school in South Florida to provide 12th grade education to black students . It was named after Booker T . Washington who founded Tuskegee University in 1881 . Dedicated to educating black children , Washington was once revered as the most powerful black man of his era in the United States .
Space Called Tribe Co-Work and Innovation Lab 937 NW 3rd Avenue Miami , FL 33136 www . spacecalledtribe . com
If you have to send a quick email while touring Historic Overtown or to meet fellow entrepreneurs in the area , this is the place to go .
Miami Soul Sessions Poetry & Live Music Every Monday 1306 North Miami Avenue Miami , FL 33136 www . onthebside . com
This weekly live music event allows you start the week off right ! Enjoy the vibes with a featured DJ of the night spinning the best in R & B & Soul .
New Washington Heights Folklife Friday First Friday of the month 9th Street Pedestrian Mall N . W . 9th Street and 2nd Avenue Miami , FL 33136
This monthly event provides access to more than 30 vendors who offer custom
Lyric Theater
Art Africa Miami created products from delicious Caribbean bites , fresh squeezed juices , skin oil and soaps , jewelry , artwork and much more .
Lyric Live Monthly Amateur Night Showcase First Friday of the month Historic Lyric Theatre 819 N . W . 2nd Avenue Miami , FL 33136
In conjunction with New Washington Heights CDC ’ s monthly Folklife Friday event , the Black Archives presents a monthly interactive talent showcase . The event features a local comedian as host , a live band , DJ , and the Bahamian Junkanoo serving as the sandman to usher least-favored contestants off the stage with a unique Miami flair .
10BB AN INDEPENDENT SUPPLEMENT BY MIA MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS GROUP WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2018 THINGS TO DO: Miami Soul Sessions Poetry & Live Music Every Monday 1306 North Miami Avenue Miami, FL 33136 www.onthebside.com This weekly live music event allows you start the week off right! Enjoy the vibes with a featured DJ of the night spinning the best in R&B & Soul. PLACES TO GO: Black Archives Historic Lyric Theatre Cultural Complex 819 N.W. 2nd Avenue Miami, FL 33136 www.bahlt.org A 400-seat theater and multifaceted facility featuring high-quality performances, the history Lyric Theatre is the lone survivor of the district once known as "Little Broadway," which flourished in Overtown for almost 50 years. The theater served as a movie and Vaudeville venue. It showcased more than 150 performers including Aretha Frank- lin, Count Basie, B.B. King, Redd Foxx, and Ella Fitzgerald. Historic Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum 480 N.W. 11th Street Miami, FL 33136 www.historicalblackprecinct.org The Black Police Precinct was built in 1950 to provide a separate and segregated headquarters for Black officers. The building is unique as there is no other known structure in the nation that was designed, devoted [\]Y\B\\]H][ۈ\H[][X\[\܈XˈH]\][H\B[ \\XHX[]H]\^\وXBY[[ܘX[XK\YX[Y[[ܙ [ً[[]ܚY\HY[[Y[ܚY\KH\\[[]\[Y]ܘZ[\\ŒL\Y]ˈ ܙ][YBZX[ZK L͂˜\\[[˘B\\[[\HXB[]]Y\\Hݙ\ۋٝ[\YYY\H\\ [H[[]Xو\\ܚ][ZX[ZH[][]][ۜ[Y[HZ]ۚX[[Y\X[\]\][K[HY]\][Hو\ ]\[ۈZY‘YHY^B\Y^HوH[۝]Y]Y\X[X[ˈ]Y][ ][YBZX[ZK L͂\[۝H][ݚY\X\›[ܙH[ [ܜٙ\\B\YXHZX[ZBLˈ ][YBZX[ZK L͂˘\YX[ZX[ZYZ\B\YXHZX[ZH\[\[\H[ݙ\ۈ]ܙX]\H\[ۚ[\[ܙX]]H[K\ \[ۂ[[܈YL ˈ ][YBZX[ZK L͂˘ܛY\˛ܙ\ \[ۈ[[܈Y\H\XX[]ܚYHݚYH LܘYBYX][ۈXY[ˈ]\›[YYY\\ \[ۈ™[Y\YYH[]\]H[ N KYX]YYX][X[[\[ۈ\ۘH]\Y\H[\[XX[و\\H[B[]Y]\˂XH[YXHUܚ[[ݘ][ۈXL ܙ][YBZX[ZK L͂˜XX[YXKBY[H]H[H]ZX[XZ[[H\[\ܚXݙ\ۈ܈›YY][[\[]\[H\XK\š\HXH˂\XX]\\YXHZX[ZBܙX]YXH[X[\\XX[]\\]YY^YZX\[[[\][K\ܚ[]X[ܙK\X]H[۝B[X]]\Y\B\Y^HوH[۝\ܚX\XX]B NHˈ ][YBZX[ZK L͂[ۚ[[ۈ]]•\[ۈZY&\[۝BYHY^H][ HX\]\œ\[H[۝H[\X]H[[\KH][X]\\H[YYX[\ H]H[ [BZ[ZX[[[\[\H[X[\\X\ Y]ܙY۝\[ٙBYH]H[\]YHZX[ZHZ\