Mott, Motown & More to Rock the 70s & 80s

Tickets are going fast for the “Mott, Motown & More –Rocking the 70s & 80s” celebrity lip sync show, the Flint area’s longest-running lip sync review. This year there is an exciting lineup of acts, including Flint Mayor Karen Williams Weaver, among others. Performances will be Thursday and Friday, May 31 and June 1 at 7 p.m. in the Mott Memorial Building Auditorium on the Mott Community College campus in Flint. There will also be a raffle drawing for audience members to win a variety of items. Audience members are…

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MCC Welcomes Activist and Actress Jenifer Lewis, May 11 at The Whiting

Activist and Actress Jenifer Lewis is 2018 Ballenger Eminent Person at MCC (FLINT, Mich.) – One of Hollywood’s most familiar faces, activist, comedienne, singer and award-winning actress Jenifer Lewis will speak about her career, her activism and her new memoir “The Mother of Black Hollywood” as part of the Ballenger Eminent Persons Lecture Series of Mott Community College (MCC) on May 11. The presentation will be at 7 p.m. at The Whiting in Flint. The event is free, but reservations are required through www.rsvp.mcc.edu. Deadline to RSVP is May 9. Due…

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Black Violin Coming to The Whiting

FLINT, Mich. – Black Violin, the violin and viola-playing hip-hop duo from Florida consisting of classically trained musicians Kevin Sylvester (“Kev Marcus“) and Wilner Baptiste (“Wil B“) will perform at The Whiting on Saturday, May 5 at 8:00 p.m. The duo blends classical, hip-hop, rock, R&B, and bluegrass music to create a distinctive performance. Live, they are accompanied by their band, featuring ace turntable whiz DJTK (Dwayne Dayal) and a drummer. Together they have performed an average of 200 shows a year in 49 states and 36 countries. Visit www.theWhiting.com for ticket information.

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Grant Funding, Credit Repair to Highlight Fair Housing Conference

By Sheri L. Stuart, Staff Writer FLINT, Mich. – Organizers of the 2018 Fair Housing Conference said this year’s event will help promote the Genesee County theme “Love Where You Live”. The Fair Housing Conference will be held Tuesday, April 10 from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The conference is free to attend and will be held at Bethel United Methodist Church, 1309 N. Ballenger Highway in Flint. A free, hot breakfast is included. The Flint Area Community Housing Resource Board and the Housing Partners of Genesee County host the…

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Basic Needs Fair; Water, Food Giveaway

The Flint Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. in conjunction with the Flint Public Library will host their Ninth Annual Basic Needs Fair.  The event will be held on Saturday, March 24th, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Numerous agencies will be on hand to provide information and assistance for the community.  There will also immunizations available, fresh fruits, vegetables, and water while supplies last. Admission is free and open to the public. The Flint Public Library is located at 1026 E. Kearsley Street, Flint.   Please email any…

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Hit Stage Play, “Fo’ Sistaz” Returns to Where it All Began – Flint!

After two sellout shows in Detroit, the hit stage play about the real life relationship between four sisters from Flint, will premier for one night only – Friday, Jan. 19 – at The New McCree Theater. ‘Fo’ Sistaz’ chronicles the complex lives of four sisters and how they dealt with life from the ordinary to extraordinary circumstances. ‘Fo’ Sistaz’ is an emotional ride that reveals self-identification and family dependency through the feminine lens of various religious and cultural perspectives. The play takes the audience on a journey to discover the…

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