The Black Archives Historic Lyric Theater in Miami is about to honor its 110-year journey at its famend location on 819 NW 2nd Ave, scheduled for November 18, 2023.
“The Crown of Overtown”: A tribute to a timeless legacy
Dubbed “The Crown of Overtown,” the commemorative occasion not solely marks a major time stamp but additionally pays homage to the theater’s multifaceted function in Miami’s African American group.
Since its inauguration in 1913, the Lyric Theater has advanced from a serious group hub to a vaudeville playhouse, transitioning right into a movie show and subsequently serving as a spot of worship.
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The longevity and significance of the Historic Lyric Theater is a testomony to the unwavering mission of the Black Archives.
Kamila Pritchett, the esteemed Govt Director of The Black Archives Historical past & Analysis Basis of South Florida, Inc., emphasizes the significance of those cherished landmarks.
She invitations the group to be part of this celebration, underscoring the essential function of safeguarding the group’s historic gems for future generations.