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Embry Family Book Signing & Art Exhibit—21 Century Thinking & Reimagining

PRLog - Jan. 23, 2014 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- In recognition of African-American/Black History and Heart Awareness month, the Embry family of Bluegrass/Central Kentucky is hosting the Embry Family Book Signing & Art Exhibit—21 Century Thinking & Reimagining at the Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center.

This event includes a little something for everyone. There will be books sold and/or signed by the authors, a photo and painting exhibit, spoken word and musical performances, healthy and delicious food sampling & presentations by the extended Embry family of Central Kentucky (and Tennessee).

During this two-day event, we will honor and give special recognition to our dear 90 year-old family member, Mrs. Bessie Johnson of Madison County, and her award winning paintings depicting Black life. She will be present to provide insight into her colorful and historical paintings and her long creative life.

Brothers Irucka Ajani (TN) and Obiora Embry (KY) and their mother, Dr. Deborah Mapp-Embry (KY), will read from and sign their books. Maya Hinton (KY) will share stories and recipes from Recipes & Remembrances: The Embry Family Cookbook. Spoken word artists Tiffany Bellfield and Vibration Kunvorted will entertain with lyrical lessons. Father Jim (KY) and son Obiora Embry will share their photographs. Saxophonist Vaughn Gillispie (OH) will provide the musical background and visual art.

When: Friday February 21 5-8 PM (in conjunction with February Gallery Hop)


Saturday, February 22 11:30 AM-3:00 PM

Where: Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center Multi–Purpose Room
300 E. Third Street; Lexington, KY 40508

This event is free and open to the public.

Books available:

Expanding Horizons Through Creative Expressions: Reflections and Thoughts Related to the Struggle for Peace, Sustainability, Equality, and the Search for Humanity (ISBN 978-0-9897507-0-7)
Obiora Embry
https://www.embrybooks.org/ (Embry Books)

You Are Your Child’s Best Teacher: Intentionally Linking Home and School (ISBN 978-1-4675-4761-1)
Deborah Mapp-Embry, Ed.D.
http://www.schoolingsolutions.com/ (Inspired Schooling Solutions)

Balancing the Rift: ReCONNECTualizing the Pasenture (ISBN 978-0-9914994-0-3)
Irucka Ajani Embry
http://www.questionuniverse.com/ [Questioning the Universe Publishing (QUP)]

Embry Family Cookbook: Recipes and Remembrances
The Embry Family of Central Kentucky
Organized by Maya Hinton

The Sustainable World Sourcebook (http://swcoalition.org/books/about-the-sourcebook/#_blank)
Sustainable World Coalition (http://www.swcoalition.org)
Jim Embry served as a writer and photographer for this publication

For more information on this event, visit http://www.embrybooks.org.

Obiora Embry

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Location:Lexington - Kentucky - United States
Industry:Books, Education
Tags:black, history, Music, Books, Art
Last Updated:Feb 08, 2014
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