Face Off Theatre Company, the Black Arts & Cultural Center, and the Western Michigan University Department of Theatre invite you to an evening of stages readings, poetry, and music to answer the question Do Black Lives Matter? on Saturday, February 16th at 7:30pm. This evening of performances by local performers, actors, and musicians explores the Black experience and means to start a discussion surrounding social issues locally, nationally, and globally. The evening's discussion will be led by award-winning playwright and Black Lives Black Words curator, Reginald Edmund.

Here's what you need to know:

  • Where: York Arena in the Gilmore Theatre Complex on Western Michigan University's Campus
  • When: Saturday, February 16th
    • Doors open at 7:00pm
    • Performance at 7:30pm
  • Cost: FREE! No reservations are required for this event.

Bonus Video: Artistic Directors of the Future presents Black Lives, Black Words: Part Two - Manifesto by Courttia Newland