My Town: Rock Hall Hosts Black History Open Mic

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CLEVELAND — The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is highlighting the history of soul and R&B music with a special Black History Month open mic night.

The program will take place Tuesday, February 26 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. A reception will be held at 6 p.m.

The open mic will feature special presentations by Rock Hall curator Meredith Rutledge, a conversation with Freddie Arrington and a participatory discussion spotlighting Leo’s Casino, Gleason’s, and other Fairfax area clubs with photographs from the Rock Hall’s Library and Archives collection.

Guests will be encouraged to share their experiences with R&B and soul music and ask questions.

The program will be held at the PNC Fairfax Connection at 8220 Carnegie Avenue.