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Fresno’s award-winning actress and singer Audra McDonald is returning to the Central Valley to perform before an anticipated sold out crowd on February 28 at the L.J. Williams Theater.
Several African-American families are noted as moving to the Central Valley around the turn of the 19th century.
Cesar Chavez Celebration
Celebrate the work and life of Cesar Chavez at the Saroyan Theater on March 28. To learn more visit www.fresnoconventioncenter.com
Reggae to Restore Warnor’s
Enjoy a night of Reggae and Ska to benefit Frank’s Place on March 29 starting at 7pm.
Admission is $5. To learn more visit www.warnors.org
Stitches from the Soul
The African American Historical and Cultural Museum features Wanda J. Carter, Jimi Ridgers, and Sharon Carter in a quilt exhibit: Stitches from the Soul. The exhibit runs until April. To learn more call 559-268-7102.
Business Diversity Expo
Connect with other businesses and learn of minority business owners in the community at the third annual Central Valley Business Diversity Expo on April 16 at the University Square Hotel. For more information visit www.fmbcc.com
Student Film Fest
Middle and high school students from seven counties of Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced and Tulare can participate in the Central Valley’s premier student film festival on May 17 at the Fox Theatre in Visalia. The Tulare County Office of Education is giving kids this opportunity to use their creative skills. The submission deadline is March 31. For more information visit
www.slickrockfestival.org or call (559) 651-0155.
Bruno Mars is bringing his Moonshine Jungle World Tour to Fresno. Don’t miss a chance to hear his hit songs at the Save Mart Center . The Grammy award winner will perform his hip-hop, pop, reggae, R&B infused hits before a packed crowd on May 27. Ticket prices start at $46.
Comedy and Music
Gospel Nominated award winner Vickie Winans will perform at the Fresno Memorial Auditorium on May 23rd at 6pm. Radio personality and comedian Andre Covington will MC this highly anticipated event. To learn more visit http://catwalkforchrist.com/ or email email@example.com. Proceeds to benefit Police Activities League and other organizations.
Evening with Keith Sweat
Renown R&B artist Keith Sweat has rescheduled to perform at the Selland Arena on July 19. Ticket prices range from $40 to $60. To more information visit www.fresnoconventioncenter.com