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BONK! To Feature Aricka Foreman, Jacqueline Nicole Harris, and Kristin LaTour on May 21

This March’s BONK! event will be held on Saturday, May 21, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Central time). The event will be held on Zoom webinar and streamed on Facebook Live at the BONK! Facebook page. Curated and hosted by Esteban Colon, BONK! will feature spoken word artists Aricka Foreman, Jacqueline Nicole Harris, and […]

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BONK! Seeks Presenters for National Poetry Month Virtual Poetry Festival on April 16

This month’s BONK! event will be held on Saturday, April 16, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Central time). The event will be held on Zoom webinar and streamed on Facebook Live at the BONK! Facebook page. Curated by Alex Reilly and hosted by Esteban Colon, the event will feature both local and national poets […]

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Mahogany Black Arts and Cultural Center Proposed for Racine County

RACINE – On Saturday, March 5, Scott Terry, along with fellow board members, announced the advent of the Mahogany Black Arts and Cultural Center, Inc. (MBACC) in Racine. The announcement was made from the temporary location of the museum and cultural center, Mahogany Gallery, 1422 Washington Ave. Scott Terry, CEO of Mahogany Gallery, speaks about […]

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7th Annual “Mary Finley and Marcie Eanes Memorial Black History Month Read-In” is Feb. 24

RACINE – The 7th Annual “Mary Finley and Marcie Eanes Memorial Black History Month Read-In” will be held Thursday, Feb. 24 at 6:30 p.m. This year’s read-in will be held virtually, thanks to the collaboration of BONK! Arts and Culture Series, Find the Light LLC and the Racine Public Library. The event will be live-streamed […]

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BONK! Features Dasha Kelly Hamilton and Charles Payne on Feb. 19

This February’s BONK! event will be held on Saturday, Feb. 19, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. (Central time). The event will be held on Zoom webinar and streamed on Facebook Live at the BONK! Facebook page. Curated and hosted by Dasha Kelly Hamilton, BONK! will feature spoken word artists Charles Payne and Dasha Kelly Hamilton […]

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BONK! Features Lennée Reid, Sandra Marchetti, and MG Bailey on Jan. 22

This January’s BONK! event will be held on Saturday, Jan. 22, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. (Central time). The event will be held on Zoom webinar and streamed on Facebook Live at the BONK! Facebook page. Curated and hosted by Esteban Colon, BONK! will feature spoken word artists Lennée Reid and Sandra Marchetti, and musician […]

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BONK! Features Ross Gay, Irène Mathieu, Michael Chang on Saturday Nov 27

RACINE – This November’s BONK! event will be held on Saturday, November 27 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Central time). The event will be held on Zoom webinar and streamed on Facebook Live at the BONK! Facebook page. Curated and hosted by Kelsey Marie Harris, BONK! will feature spoken word artists Ross Gay, Irène […]

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Racine Community Foundation and United Way of Racine County Launch Community Cares

United Way of Racine County and the Racine Community Foundation are excited to announce Community Cares, their new partnership to address the COVID-19 crisis. Community Cares consists of the Racine County Supply Drive and Racine County COVID-19 Relief Fund. The Racine County COVID-19 Relief Fund has been established to provide flexible financial resources to 501(c)(3) […]

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Racine Fire Department seeks approval to accept donation for rescue UTV

The Racine Fire Department has asked the Common Council to greenlight a donation to be used to purchase a rescue utility task vehicle. An off-road vehicle, it is capable of going over rough, slippery, and challenging terrain. “The fire department began researching Rescue UTVs in earnest last year following multiple drowning calls that occurred in […]