Laugh Along with the Top Black Comedians

Laugh Along with the Top Black Comedians

Need a laugh? Want to hear jokes from some of the world’s most successful black comedians, as well as their thoughts on the evolution of black comedy?

comedians

On Thursday, February 5, 2015, the College will screen Why We Laugh: Great Black Comedians, a documentary based on comedian Darryl Littleton’s 2008 book, Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy. The film traces the development of black comedy in America and includes interviews with comedians Bill Cosby, Chris Rock, D.L. Hughley, Steve Harvey and more.

After the film, Littleton will perform and then answer questions about his book and the documentary, of which he was an executive producer.

The film will begin screening at 6 p.m. at the College’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture at 125 Bull Street in Charleston.

EXPLORE: Learn More about the Avery Research Center.

For more information on Why We Laugh, check out the film’s preview:

Shen Yun: 5,000 Years of Civilization, Live on Stage!

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Shen Yun

5000 Years of Chinese Civilization Live on Stage     

North Charleston PAC | 7:30PM

Doors open at 6:30PM 

REVIVING 5,000 YEARS OF CIVILIZATION

Through the universal language of music and dance, Shen Yun weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly realms, ancient legends, and modern heroic tales, taking you on a journey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture. Its stunning beauty and tremendous energy leave audiences uplifted and inspired.

A Shen Yun performance features the world’s foremost classically trained dancers, a unique orchestra blending East and West, and dazzling animated backdrops—together creating one spectacular performance.

Shen Yun: 5,000 Years of Civilization, Live on Stage!

ShenYun

 

Shen Yun

5000 Years of Chinese Civilization Live on Stage     

North Charleston PAC | 7:30PM

Doors open at 6:30PM 

REVIVING 5,000 YEARS OF CIVILIZATION

Through the universal language of music and dance, Shen Yun weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly realms, ancient legends, and modern heroic tales, taking you on a journey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture. Its stunning beauty and tremendous energy leave audiences uplifted and inspired.

A Shen Yun performance features the world’s foremost classically trained dancers, a unique orchestra blending East and West, and dazzling animated backdrops—together creating one spectacular performance.

Laugh Along with the Top Black Comedians

Laugh Along with the Top Black Comedians

Need a laugh? Want to hear jokes from some of the world’s most successful black comedians, as well as their thoughts on the evolution of black comedy?

comedians

On Thursday, February 5, 2015, the College will screen Why We Laugh: Great Black Comedians, a documentary based on comedian Darryl Littleton’s 2008 book, Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy. The film traces the development of black comedy in America and includes interviews with comedians Bill Cosby, Chris Rock, D.L. Hughley, Steve Harvey and more.

After the film, Littleton will perform and then answer questions about his book and the documentary, of which he was an executive producer.

The film will begin screening at 6 p.m. at the College’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture at 125 Bull Street in Charleston.

EXPLORE: Learn More about the Avery Research Center.

For more information on Why We Laugh, check out the film’s preview: