Grand Opening Saturday 

Jay FitzOur Town Arts

The Bottom has moved to a new space at 2340 E Magnolia Ave, just a few blocks from its original location in the historic Black neighborhood that inspired the center and its name. Grand Opening is 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, with activities for the whole family.

Khalisa Rae will be present and signing books. She is an award-winning poet, activist and journalist based in Durham, North Carolina. She is the Gen Z Culture Editor at Blavity News and the author of the debut collection, “Ghost in a Black Girl’s Throat” from Red Hen Press 2021. Her articles appear in Vogue and others.

Ashby Combahee is a southern afro-futurist black feminist memory worker who currently works as a librarian and archivist at the Highlander Research and Education Center in New Market, Tennessee. As an oral historian, Ashby’s work focuses on the preservation of black feminist radical traditions. He loves intergenerational community building through song and storytelling.

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