African American Art Exhibit Opens At Hunter Museum

Opening Reception Is Thursday

Monday, February 10, 2014
Charles Searles (1937-2004), Celebration, 1975, acrylic on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the General Services Administration, Art-in-Architecture Program 1977.47.31
Charles Searles (1937-2004), Celebration, 1975, acrylic on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the General Services Administration, Art-in-Architecture Program 1977.47.31

A Members Opening and Reception event will be held Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Hunter  Museum for the African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era, and Beyond exhibition organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum.   

This exhibition features works by 43 black artists who explore the African American experience throughout the 20th century and celebrate the nature of American society.

The Thursday event will include food, a cash bar and live music by Rick Rushing and the Blue Strangers.  It is free for members and general admission for non-members.  There will be free drinks for Chairman's Circle members. 

The exhibit opens to the public on Friday.


Special Event Street Closures For June 30 - July 3

Here are upcoming special event street closures: Friday, June 30 Nightfall Concert Series :  Closures  include Market from 10th to 8th, MLK Blvd. from Broad St. to Georgia Ave. from  5:30 p.m. to 11:59 p.m . The Nightfall Concert Series is free to the public and held each  Friday  till  Aug. 25  outdoors ... (click for more)

New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses

Here are the new marriage licenses from the County Clerk's office: TY JOSEPH GIDDINGS                                JOAN ELIZABETH DE FREECE 6836 RICHLAND RD                                  6324 HIXSON PIKE APT ... (click for more)

Several People Shot At Citgo On Glenwood Drive

Several people were shot at a convenience store in Glenwood on Monday afternoon. Two people were shot and there possibly was a third victim. One of the victims is believed to have life-threatening injuries. The victim was transported by Hamilton County EMS to the hospital. A second person who was shot went by personal vehicle. The incident happened around 2:40 ... (click for more)

Erlanger Pharmacies Sold To CVS For $10 Million; Units At East, North To Close

Retail pharmacies at Erlanger Health System are being sold to CVS for $10 million, officials said. The retail drug stores at Erlanger North in Red Bank and Erlanger East on Gunbarrel Road will close. Erlanger President Kevin Spiegel noted that CVS has its own pharmacies nearby those facilities. CVS will operate a pharmacy at the Medical Mall on the main Erlanger campus on ... (click for more)

Dennis Norwood: Through The Lens, My Early 4th Of July

Our wonderful nation’s birthday, the 4th of July, came early for me this year. Always one of my favorite holidays, perhaps it’s tied to that fact that my birthday is on Flag Day, this year’s early observance was extra special. The day was this past Sunday, June 25, and it came about as my wife and I attended a concert by our very favorite Christian artist, Sandi Patty, at Abba’s ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Deadly ‘Holy Trinity’

If you have grown tired and calloused to America’s horrifying opioid epidemic, please consider what the epidemic has become. A report last week found that, in the United States, emergency room cases including opioid abuse jumped a staggering 99 percent between 2009 and 2014. It is believed that last year over 60,000 Americans died from drug overdoses and – far worse – more than ... (click for more)