50 YEARS OF DIVERSITY THROUGH ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE

OUR MISSION

“The mission of BLAC, Inc. is to use the vehicle of fine arts and history to provide the total community of Oklahoma with an exposure to the African, African-American/Black culture with a special emphasis on educating Oklahoma’s youth.”

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2024 Annual Statewide Professional Development Conference for Artists and Educators

 

Arts Integration: “Engaging the Community and Meeting the Needs of Students”

 

This one-day conference will feature Kennedy Center Arts Integration Workshops in Math, Comprehension, Science, and Classroom Management. Don’t miss the power-packed plenary session that includes a special presentation by Ms. Jeanette McCune, Senior Director of School and Community Programs at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

 

Monday, February 19, 2024

From 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Metro-Tech Conference Center

1900 Springlake Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Info on George Wesley, Emmy award-winning producer and long-time Director of Black Liberated Arts Center, Inc. He produced many plays in Oklahoma City, including ‘One Last Look,’ and ‘Uncle Rufus,’ among others.

Interview with Executive Director, Anita Arnold, about BLAC, Inc.’s 2023 Charlie Christian International Music Festival

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Straight Ahead Quintet

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Grady Nichols Band

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Mark Whitfield and Band

Black Liberated Arts Center, Incorporated (BLAC, Incorporated) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit presenting institution in its 50th year of longevity in providing the total Oklahoma community with a season of music, dance, theater, and an international music festival, the “Charlie Christian International Music Festival,” in honor of Oklahoma icon, Charlie Christian.

Black Liberated Arts Center, Incorporated (BLAC, Incorporated) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit presenting institution in its 50th year of longevity in providing the total Oklahoma community with a season of music, dance, theater, and an international music festival, the “Charlie Christian International Music Festival,” in honor of Oklahoma icon, Charlie Christian.

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