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  • Posted on: Friday, February 02, 2018

    The Metropolitan Library System will celebrate Black History Month with programs available at Oklahoma County libraries throughout the month of February.

    Kicking off the month is popular musical group, Short Dogg. They will take you on musical journey through Oklahoma's jazz history, beginning with the deep deuce jazz era in Oklahoma City, through the Greenwood jazz scene in Tulsa, then through today's contemporary jazz era.

  • Posted on: Friday, February 02, 2018

    Black History Month headerCelebrate Black History Month at your library! Join us at the library for educational and fun events throughout the month. While you're here, discover our resources to learn more about African American history and culture.

  • Blues musicians
    Posted on: Tuesday, February 09, 2016

    Let the Metropolitan Library System help you celebrate Black History Month.  Rhythmically Speaking will be visiting several of our libraries throughout the month of February with their performance of “Yes Indeedy” Mrs. Hannah Atkins. 

    And if you are looking for something to do with the kiddos, the Oklahoma City Philharmonic’s February Discovery Series performance is going to celebrate Black History Month with orchestral arrangements of Blues, Gospel, Jazz, and Rap on Sunday, February 21 at 2pm.  Here are some books and digital songs to pique your interest before the performance or to learn more about a new favorite musician.

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