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Join the Delaware History Museum’s Celebration of Black History Month thru February 28th, 2013.

Wilmington in the 1930s: Focus on the East Side

Szymanski Photo Exhibit from the Collections of the Delaware Historical Society. On view at: City/County Building, 800 French Street – Wilmington, Delaware.  Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. FREE and open to the public. Learn more about the exhibit before you go.

Lunch & Learn!

Bring your lunch and join the Delaware Historical Society for a program on the history of the Henry Szymanski, Jr.’s photo collection and a rare Depression-era glimpse into the daily lives of people living in the city’s East Side community of Wilmington. Thursday, February 28, 2013 – NOON Louis L. Redding Gallery – 1st Floor FREE TO ALL!!!

View highlights of the Delaware History Museum’s Celebration of Black History Month on Channel 6 Action News.

Black History Month Gospel Celebration!

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Harlem Gospel Choir Saturday, February 23, 2013 | The Delaware Historical Society & World Cafe Live at the Queen in partnership with the Christina Cultural Arts Center and Interdenominational Ministers Action Council (IMAC) present the Harlem Gospel Choir Saturday, February 23, 2013 Doors open 11:00 a.m. – Show begins at 12 Noon – $20 per person; $15 per student & seniors. Group Rates available.  Note: This ticket price does not include a meal; a la carte only – no brunch buffet Soul Food menu will be available.

This program is the first in a series to complement the Delaware Historical Society’s newest exhibition, Forging Faith, Building Freedom, scheduled to open in July 2013.

About the Harlem Gospel Choir

The Harlem Gospel Choir is the premier American Gospel Choir. They have traveled the world for 26 years, sharing its joy of faith and raising funds for children’s charities. Allen Bailey founded the Choir in 1986 and today the Choir presents the finest singers and musicians from the black churches in Harlem and the New York City area. The theme of every performance is “bringing people and nations together and giving something back”. The Choir has performed for royalty, President Obama, Nelson Mandela, Elton John, two Popes & at the memorial for the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. They have performed alongside superstars including Andre Rieu, Diana Ross, Bono, The Chieftains, Simple Minds, Live, Sinead O’Connor, Kim Wilde, Lyle Lovett, Josh Groban, Lisa Marie Presley & the Gorillaz.

To purchase tickets or for more information call (302) 994-1400 or to purchase tickets directly at the World Cafe Live, 500 N. Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware  click here.

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