ArtRage and Community Events


    February 24, 2010 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Physicians for a National Health Program – Syracuse Chapter presents a free public screening of the PBS documentary Sick Around the World moderated by Mickey Lebowitz, MD. Four in five Americans say the healthcare system needs fundamental change. Can the U.S. learn anything from the…

  2. MAKING HISTORY: Presentation & Booksigning

    February 21, 2010 - 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Join us when Eric Etheridge and local Freedom Rider, Rev. LeRoy Wright make history come alive at this very special event at ArtRage. In the spring and summer of 1961, several hundred Americans—blacks and whites, men and women—converged on Jackson, Mississippi, to challenge state segregation…

  3. SaturdaySCREENINGS: The Well (1951)

    February 20, 2010 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Directed by Leo Popkin When a little black girl falls down a well in the segregated south, rescue efforts bind whites and blacks together.  Nominated for three Academy Awards, this rarely seen film gem still resonates today.  “Impressive…vividly etched..brilliantly shot” —Time Out “Taut and absorbing.”…


    February 18, 2010 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Th3 event: Civil Rights Connection presentation with Sen. Nancy Lorraine Hoffmann Sen. Hoffmann and select students will present at ArtRage in conjunction with Breach of Peace, an exhibit of portraits of the 1961 Mississippi Freedom Riders by Eric Etheridge. AFTER THE FREEDOM RIDERS – a special…


    February 13, 2010 - 6:00 PM to 6:00 PM

    Celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early…put yourself in the mood…with these charming films about love and the human animal. Come for one or all three! 6pm-  TWO WEEKS WITH LOVE (1950) Jane Powell. Ricardo Montalban. Debbie Reynolds.Two young sisters find romance during a tuneful holiday…


    February 11, 2010 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Poetry & Rebellion performance poetry directed by Mark Wright Cultural Eclectic to Perform 100 plus years of Poetry and writings of African Americans. “Cultural Eclectic” is a performance troupe directed by Mark Wright and features Cheryl Wilkins Mitchell, Carol Charles, Vanessa Johnson, and Tony Brown….


    February 9, 2010 - 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    From the Back of the Bus, Walt Shepperd & the Media Unit The Media Unit presents From the Back of the Bus, a national award winning original musical theater performance on racism and racial healing at ArtRage in observance of Black History Month and celebration of…

  8. SaturdaySCREENINGS: The Long Walk Home (1989)

    February 6, 2010 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Directed by Richard Pearce With Sissy Spacek & Whoopi Goldberg. Montgomery, Alabama, 1955: A white socialite and her black maid must decide how each will respond to the famous bus boycott led by Martin Luther King, birth of the Civil Rights movement. Image Award: Best…

  9. SaturdaySCREENINGS: Let Freedom Sing – How music inspired the civil rights movement (2009)

    January 30, 2010 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Narrated by Louis Gossett, Jr. Features Gladys Knight, Ruby Dee, Pete Seeger Recreates the Civil rights Moverment through the singers and songwriters who fought for change through their music. Features interviews with musicians and former Freedom Riders interspersed with vintage footage of protests that recreate…

  10. SaturdaySCREENINGS: Four Little Girls (1997)

    January 23, 2010 - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

    Directed by Spike Lee Oscar-nominated documentary about the bombing of a Birmingham church in 1963 that killed four young girls; a tragic, pivotal event in the Civil Rights movement. “Compelling” –Variety “Immensely gripping” – $5 Suggested Donation. ArtRage is handicapped accessible.