Inner City Cultural Center II

Inner City Cultural Center II Presents an Intimate Evening with Margaret "Shug" Avery

Date & Time

Tue, Oct 22 2024 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

(UTC timezone)


Willie Agee Playhouse inside Edward Vincent Jr., Park, 600-698 North Park Avenue, Inglewood, United States
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Event Details

Meet Icons of Hollywood in a Candid Conversation with Host Phylliss Bailey Brooks

You are cordially invited to join us for an exclusive and intimate evening with the Actress and Legend Margaret Avery. This incredible night promises to be captivating with her soulful story and remarkable journey. Join us for a once in a lifetime opportunity to question the life and career of Ms. Margaret Avery up close in an intimate evening filled with memorable storytelling laughter and pure entertainment.

Ms. Avery may have become legendary for her role in The Color Purple but her career spans all the way back to Cool Breeze with Pam Greer Judy Pace and Lincoln Kilpatrick. You can spot her in the Dick Van Dyke show Harry O The Jacksons: An American Dream Being Mary Jane Block Party and the up-coming series Genius MLK/X...just to name a few.

Join us for a Q & A after you hear the journey of this iconic legend Margaret Avery at our Monthly Documentary Series. Learn about your favorite artists television shows and films. Talk about from breaking into Hollywood to writing scripts and surviving the entertainment industry directly with your best-loved iconic figures and alumni of Inner City Cultural Center.

Inner City Cultural Center II Inc. pays tribute to legends past and present on Tuesday nights while documenting the history of Inner City Cultural Center. ICCC is the first Multicultural Performing Arts Institute in the county and the Greatest Multicultural Performing Arts Institute of our Time.

A few alumni include: Siedah Garrett | Denzel Washington | Phylliss Bailey Brooks | Peggy Blow | Lorenz Tate | Phynjuar | Janet Jackson | Garret Davis | Mickey Stevenson | Lynne & Tuesday Conner | Malcolm Jamal-Warner | Carmen Zapata | Robert Hooks | Ted Lange | Hawthorne James | Glynn Turman | Ernie Hudson | Brock Peters | Beah Richards | Nipsey Russell | S. Pearl Sharp | Michelle Thomas | George Wolf | Lincoln Kilpatrick and about twelve members of the original cast of television show Star Trek including Officer Uhura/Nichelle Nichols | Helmsman/George Takei and Ursula Bryant as Starship Captain Scott.

Between the 60's and the early 80's most of the Actors of Color you saw on television passed through the doors of Inner City Cultural Center. There was also a beautiful wave of talented Behind-the-Scenes crew that keeps this cities Arts and Cultural running strong to this just don't know their names; but I'm going to tell you in this monthly series as we document OUR HISTORY!

Every Alumni of Inner City Cultural Center is welcome to schedule an Intimate Evening with... for the documentation of YOU from Inner City Cultural Center to Now for the archives of the future C. Bernard Jackson Memorial Library.

I hope you can come meet "Shug" chat with her ask her anything and please share this wonderful event with others especially those not on social media.

Tickets: $20-$50 which includes a Pre-Show Meet & Greet.

Showtime: 7:30pm / No Late Seating

Parking: The Parking Lot closest to the Playhouse is where three streets merge...Warren Lane and Stepney STREET and North Park Avenue all end at the Parking Lot Entrance. The Playhouse is behind the playground. The park has several parking lots depending on the direction you arrive from.



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Inner City Cultural Center II


We're Documenting Inner City Cultural Center. We need you to tell your favorite Inner City stories, share your memories, photos, programs and flyers. A second book "Out of the Ashes" has been published... your stories need to be included so do tell!