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"empowering, enlightening & educating through the arts"

www.auntiekaren.org

AUNTIE KAREN CELEBRATES AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY !

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THE COLUMBIA MUSEUM OF ART & BDPA

MAIN AND HAMPTON STREET, COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA

January 25, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Exhibits The Auntie Karen Foundation The Auntie Karen Foundation will display information and the work of select artists directly affiliated with the organization.

Auntie Karen's Young Entrepreneurs, Community Visual Artists & Vendors Visual Artists Shaneka Jackson-Kinsey Sylvia Williams Tianne Watson Irmo High School Baccalaureate Visual Art Students

Enjoy the Shoppes at Auntie Karen Place 1:40 1:45 2:05 2:20 2:30

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Vision Studio Dancers Megan Sullivan, Spoken Word Artist Dance South Kiera McFarlan, Singer Julian Owens, Singer & Songwriter

OTHER EVENTS Legends of... Master Classes - February 20, 2014 Music Icons Jonathan Butler and Kirk Whalum will share their talent and lessons learned in individual master classes. The classes are designed for Elementary to College Age Students. For additional information contact: Hope Jeffcoat at 803-315-6680 or hmarae@gmail.com.

Black Family Technology Awareness Corner

The Greater Columbia Area Chapter, Black Data Processing Associates is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing and increasing Information Technology skills and knowledge in the community through seminars, workshops, and training programs.

Columbia SC 63: Our Story Matters Images, artifacts, and testimony on display

Auntie Karen Young Entrepreneurs Showcase

12:00 PM CA Johnson Stage Band 12:20 PM Irmo High School Dancers What you want, The Original 12:30 PM Chyna Young - Singer 12:40 PM Irmo High School Dancers - A Grain of Sand 12:50 BDPA - HSCTP Student Brandon Elkins presents Cool New Technology

The Auntie Karen Foundation is a global, 501 c 3 charitable corporation certified by the state of South Carolina on October 31, 2001. The foundation’s mission is to create and implement a series of reproducible community outreach programs designed to empower, enlighten and educate through the arts. For more information visit: www.auntiekaren.org or call 803-748-7124.

11th Annual Legends Of...Concert Series & Silent Auction February 22, 2013, 8:00 PM, Koger Center, Columbia, SC www.capitoltickets.com or 803-251-2222

Proceeds to benefit The Auntie Karen Foundation

For more information contact:

Toshia Addison - (803) 479-6570 - toshiaaddison@gmail.com This event is free, however there is a fee to tour the museum for non City of Columbia and Richland County Residents.

Auntie Karen 4204 North Main Street Columbia, SC 29203 Tel: 803-748-7124 Fax: 803-256-6971 Email: akfoundation@aol.com

Today is dedicated to the memories of Auntie Karen Board Members, Deborah Woodard & Dr. Linda Rochelle Lane


"empowering, enlightening & educating through the arts"

www.auntiekaren.org

AUNTIE KAREN CELEBRATES AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY with THE COLUMBIA MUSEUM OF ART & BDPA MAIN AND HAMPTON STREET, COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA

PLEASE SUPPORT TODAY'S VENDORS Organizations The Auntie Karen Foundation BDPA (Black Data Processing Associates) 103.1 KISS FM (11:00 AM to 1:00 PM) SC63 Our Story Matters Visual Artists Shaneka Jackson-Kinsey Sylvia Williams Tianne Watson

SC 63 Our Story Matters In January 2012, the mayors of seven southern cities agreed to a joint initiative marking the 50th anniversary of 1963 – the height of the American Civil Rights Movement. By gathering images, artifacts, and testimony, the mission of the Columbia SC 63 project is to ensure that a more accurate and expansive history becomes familiar to all. For more info visit: http://columbiasc63.com.

Irmo High School Baccalaureate Visual Art Students

Young Entrepreneurs Courtland Thomas (2013 YE of the Year) Lee Livingston, Cannine Find (2012 YE of the Year) Josh Eaddy, Cakes by Josh (2011 YE of the Year) Asya Organic Farm DJJ After School Academic Career Launch Program Entrepreneurs Audio Visual provided by:

Marlboro County Media Literacy, Dr. Gwen Dixon Coe

Alberta Graham, Phat Mat Photos by Jaz Outen Platinum Pomegranate Auntie Karen Gordon's Garden P's Buns on the Run Damien's Devine Desserts Sarah Lewis, Mary Kay TS Creations No One Alike

The Best Variety of R&B from the 80’s, 90’s, and Today!

"Pathway To Power" by Sheneka Jackson - Kinsey 1963 Desegregation of Charleston High - Mary Alexander, (Grandmother of Auntie Karen) with her sons Clarence & Eddie

SPECIAL THANKS

Auntie Karen Foundation Board Toshia Addison Mildred Allen, BDPA The Columbia Museum of Art Best Buy Harbison Courtland Thomas Diann Selph Kim Hicks Sarah Watson, Auntie Karen Foundation Karen Alexander, Auntie Karen Foundation


Auntie Karen Celebrate Black History Event 2014 Flyer