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November 2014

rountable writer's breakfast
"Race in America -The Donald Sterling Effect"

Special Guest
Mahmoud Abdul-Fauf
(Chris Jackson)
Saturday, 1 @ 10am
Room T-203 |$15-includes Dialogue and Breakfast

Native Mississippian and Louisiana State graduate with Shaquille O’Neal, former nine year NBA star, MAHMOUD ABDUL-RAUF (CHRIS JACKSON), heads the roundtable breakfast to discuss LA Clippers’ owner, Donald Sterling’s racial comments denigrating African Americans and embarrassing the NBA league. Considered one of the greatest free-throw shooters in NBA’s history, Rauf’s fiery perspective will be as hot as the breakfast!


dress performance theatre series

Starring Felicia P. Fields
Friday, 7 & Saturday, 8 @ 8:15pm
Clarence Muse Café Theatre | $16.50

Ms. Sophia form Broadway's The Color Purple, FELICIA P. FIELDS provides a 'master class' for the ladies and gents too! The Tony award nominee and Chicago native rocks two nights in a Cabaret style solo performance on life's lessons and taking control of relationships with aggressive men and jealous women. She’ll perform music from the likes of Bessie Smith, Etta James, Della Reese to Aretha Franklin and India Arie.


jazz at the muse
satin dolls

Featuring Niya Cotton, Drea Randle and Andrea Wallace
Friday, 14 & Saturday, 15 @ 9pm
Clarence Muse Café Theatre |$15

It’s a tour de force night when three of Dallas’ popular jazz singers, DREA RANDLE, ANDREA WALLACE and NIYA COTTON, mix standards and bop, scatting and gliding up and down the jazz scale bringing audiences to their feet! Hosted by Board Member Albertus Lewis, Jr.


24-hour filmfest
a day at the movies with ruby dee

Saturday, 15 @ 12-noon
$5 Screening and Talk

Her work influenced generations and her life touched millions world wide in theatre, television and film! Make a day at the movies with the late legendary actress, RUBY DEE. This TBAAL Supporter, National Advisory Board Member, Oscar nominee, Emmy, Grammy, Screen Actors Guild, NAACP Image, National Medal of Arts, Civil Rights Museum Lifetime Achievement, and Kennedy Center Honors awards winner had an illustrious seventy year stellar career. Following the last screening, Ms. Dee’s Grandson, Muta Ali comments on Ms. Dee’s achievements.


comedy night at the muse
Featuring J.J.

Friday, 21 & Saturday, 22 @ 9pm
Clarence Muse Café Theatre |$15

Having performed on Showtime at the Apollo and Comic View, comedian J.J. lights up the Muse with a night of comedy! He's known for his impromptu audience response ripping joke after joke!


playwright's spotlight
mama's boy

Featuring the work of Tommy Bryant
Sunday, 23 @ 5 pm
Clarence Muse Café Theatre
$ Pay what you can

Grace Barnes has two sons - one she adores, and one she despises. Now, late in her life and very ill, Willie, the despised son, is forced to care for her. Despite everything, Willie does his very best, until things reach a tipping point and he cannot withstand her abuse any longer. This riveting drama keeps the audience on the edge of their seats wondering what's next! Professional Stage Reading coordinated by actor/director AKIN BABATUNDE.


Get Your Copy of "MEDICINE" for the Soul! Featuring Ruben Studdard, Ann Nesby and Jasmine Guy.

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