In celebration of Black History Month, the New Rochelle school district will commemorate the life, work and legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou at its annual Spoken Word and Art Exhibition, which kicks off this weekend.
A K-12 student art exhibition opens from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Whitney Young Auditorium Rotunda in the high school. The exhibition will also be on display in the high school library corridor during school hours through March 6.
In addition to the art show, the opening event features African art and craft vendors, book-signings and refreshments.
From 6 to 8 p.m., song, dance and drama performances will be held in the Whitney Young Auditorium.
The art exhibition is free; tickets for performances are $3 for students and $5 for adults.
For more information, call 914-576-4539.