COCO Brown Celebrates Black History Month With Lectures, Open Mic Shows

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A series of events marking Black History Month are planned at COCO Brown, 293 Washington St. (File photograph)

Kat Everett and the team at COCO Brown are celebrating February’s Black History Month with a series of lectures, open mic shows and other events at the Washington Street creative space.

Each Friday in February, an Open Mic Show event is planned from 7-9 p.m., with Sulay Daphne Sanchez participating in the inaugural show Feb. 8. Wednesday night lectures happen on Feb. 13 and 20, with a discussion on “People of Color in Haverhill’s History” capping off the month of programming on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m.

All events are free and advance registration is requested via Eventbrite.com. Walk-ins are welcome.

COCO Brown is located at 293 Washington St., and more information on all events is available by connecting with COCO Brown on Facebook.