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QUILT SHOW: “Samplers and Symmetry V: Pieces by Area African American Quilters” runs through April 25, Delta Arts Center, 2611 New Walkertown Road. Call (336) 722-2625 or visit www.deltaartscenter.org for information.

FORSYTH AARP CHAPTER: noon Tuesday, Senior Services 2895 Shorefair Drive. Renee Andrews will present African American Read-In. Andrews has worked for the Forsyth County Public Library in Children’s Services for more than 35 years. She is also a professional storyteller and is a member of the N.C. Association of Black Storytellers and the National Association of Black Storytellers.

IN CONCERT: 7 p.m. Tuesday, violinist Amadi Azikiwe (formerly Armenta Hummings)and Kevin Sharpe, pianist, will appear in a chamber music performance at Piedmont Music Center, 212 N. Broad St. The audience is invited to wear traditional African attire. Free, but reservations are required. To reserve seats, call (336) 724-9612.

POLITICAL ACTION SUMMIT PANEL DISCUSSION: 9 a.m. Thursday, Campus Hall of the Reaves Student Activities Center on the campus of Winston-Salem State University. Panelists will include Melissa Harris-Perry, a politics professor and the executive director of the Pro Humanitate Institute at Wake Forest University; Corey D.B. Walker, the dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education at WSSU; Ayana D. Hernandez, the associate vice chancellor for university relations at N.C. Central University; and Douglas A. Wilson, former political director for the N.C. Democratic Party. The presentation will focus on funding for HBCUs and include such topics as state and federal appropriations, recruitment and enrollment of students, and program support. Admission is free.

Read more, see full list: The Winston-Salem Journal