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Hot Events

Hot Events

The Musical Arts Society presents Cook, Dixon and Young in Concert
Feb. 22 at 4 p.m., Ogden Hall

Cook Dixon & Young

Cook Dixon & Young

Join Hampton University for an evening of musical performance as the university welcomes Cook, Dixon and Young, formerly the Three Mo’ Tenors. Critically acclaimed tenors Victor Trent Cook, Rodrick Dixon and Thomas Young take your spirit, body and mind on a fantastic, memorable and awe-inspiring musical journey through the worlds of opera, Broadway, jazz, blues, soul, spiritual,gospel and spoken word.

The event is sponsored by the HU Musical Arts Society and the Department of Music. Tickets go on sale soon! Please contact the HU Box Office at (757) 727-5236 or the Department of Music at (757) 728-6508.

Black History Month

Black History Month at HU
Hampton University is having several events on campus to commemorate Black History Month throughout February. The month’s theme is “Black Hollywood: Reclaiming Our Role In Society.” All events are free and open to the public. All activities are sponsored by the HU Office of Student Activities and the Student Leadership Training Program. For more information contact the HU Office of Student Activities office at (757) 727 -5691.

“Black Oscars”
Feb. 2 at 7 p.m.
Student Center Ballroom
This event serves as the opening celebration for Black History Month. Several student and faculty performers will portray African American characters from history. Those characters will be honored for their contributions. The event will be set up like an Oscars awards ceremony. There will also be performances by dancers, poets and singers.

“The Leading Man: Reclaiming Your Role as a Black Man”
Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.
Student Center Atrium
Discussion will include how African-American men can become better in our society.

Karaoke - The Motown Review
Feb. 5 from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Student Center Atrium

“Lady Sings the Blues Coffeehouse”
Feb. 9 at 7 p.m.
Student Center Ballroom
Singers from the campus and the community honor and portray famous African-American singers throughout history.

“The Leading Lady: Superwoman—What happens when your cape falls?”
Feb. 11 at 7 p.m.
Student Center Atrium
Discussion will include ways African-American woman can reclaim their role in society while maintaining strong character.

“Black Man Speaks, Black Woman Proclaims”
Feb. 16 at 7 p.m.
Student Center Ballroom
The program will consist of reenactments of famous speeches by leaders like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Sojourner Truth and Barack Obama.

“Superstar Status: What Does It Mean To Be Black and Elite?”
Feb.18 at 7 p.m.
Student Center Atrium
Discussion on issues that continue to plague black communities.

Black Heritage Extravaganza
Feb. 24 at 7 p.m.
Ogden Hall
A theatrical production that celebrates the history and culture of Africans and African Americans. The production includes songs, poetry, speeches, music and dances. The event includes student, faculty and community performers.

Black History Month Bazaar
Feb. 27 from Noon – 2 p.m.
Student Center Atrium
A closing celebration with performers and vendors.

Black History Month Holland Jam
Feb. 28 from 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Holland Hall
A fundraiser where part of the proceeds will be given to an African-American foundation.