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Muhammad Ali Center Announces Black History Month Programming and Offerings - Muhammad Ali Center | Be Great :: Do Great Things
Includes Film Screenings, Artist Talks, Discounts, and More The Muhammad Ali Center is proud to announce its Black History Month programming and offerings. Details for each event can be seen below. Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes Film Screening, Dick Cavett Appearance, and Q&A Session :: February 8 at 2:00 p.m. Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes, directed by Robert Bader, is a documentary that follows the life and times of Muhammad Ali shown through the lens of his many appearances on the Emmy-winning The Dick Cavett Show. Ali was a guest on the show multiple times between 1968 and 1979 and used these appearances as opportunities to have candid conversations with the host about racial, religious, and political injustice. The film features interviews with Dick Cavett, Rev. Al Sharpton, HBO World Championship Boxing commentator Larry Merchant, Ali biographer Thomas Hauser, columnist Juan Williams, author Ilyasah Shabazz, and more, as well as archival material from The Dick Cavett Show. In attendance will be legendary television talk show host Dick Cavett and director of the film, Robert Bader. Both will participate in a Q&A session after the screening. Suggested donations to attend this event are available online at alicenter.org and will also be accepted at the door: $15 per person for film screening; or $30 per person for the screening and a film poster autographed by Mr. Cavett. Seating will be on a first come, first served basis. Light refreshments and photo opportunities will be available. Full press release for Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes film screening, and a trailer of the film, is available HERE. Inheritance :: An Exhibition by Imar Hutchins :: Open through April 19, 2020 Fusing together his prolific printmaking practice with his signature work as a collagist, Imar Hutchins has equipped himself to pass along learned wisdom to future generations. Through his art, Imar imprints stories recorded in his family archives on the surfaces of his mixed media portraitures. Each portrait depicts a person of supreme significance. Curated by Zoma Wallace. Imar Hutchins and the Inheritance Exhibition are grateful for the support of the Puffin Foundation and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Inheritance is included in regular admission price. Artist Talk with Imar Hutchins & Bradford Young :: Friday, February 7 at 6:30 p.m. The Artist Talk will feature Imar Hutchins and Louisville native Bradford Young, a cinematographer, best known for his work on Selma. The event is FREE and open to the public. Registration is required. Registration is available HERE. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for a complimentary viewing of Inheritance before the program. History Then and Now: The Desegregation of the University of Kentucky :: Friday, February 28 at 6:30 p.m. Discussion with Inheritance artist Imar Hutchins, grandson of Lyman T. Johnson; and the University of Kentucky President, Dr. Eli Capilouto, about the 70th anniversary of the desegregation of the University by Mr. Johnson. This event is FREE and open to the public. Registration is required. Registration is available HERE. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for a complimentary viewing of Inheritance before the program. Fifty Percent-Off February :: February 1 through February 29 The Ali …