GAL APPROVED! Flowers For Dr. Bath! See The Classical Theatre of Harlem Celebrate 100 Years

By   |   March 15, 2024   |   Gal Approved
Dr. Bath

Flowers for Dr. Bath

Dr. Eraka Bath graciously accepted the award for her mother’s induction into the National Women’s Hall of Fame last week. Dr. Patricia Beth was the first Black woman doctor to receive a medical patent. The Howard University graduate was decorated with “firsts” as she was the first Black woman to be appointed to the faculty of UCLA’s School of Medicine Jules Stein Eye Institute, the first Black woman to chair an ophthalmology residency program in the US and the first Black woman doctor to receive a medical patent leading to her invention of the laserphaco probe that removes cataracts and is still used today in hospitals around the world. The induction ceremony was held in New York City. The late Dr. Bath has been inducted with tennis champion Serena Williams, pioneering scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw, educational innovator Peggy McIntosh and six other trailblazing women.

See Classical Theatre of Harlem for free!

If you enjoy the arts and theater as much as we do, get tickets to one of the Theatre of Harlem’s many upcoming performances. Next week, Renaissance Reborn will feature live performances from CTH’s upcoming production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, set in the heart of the Harlem Renaissance. The performance will be followed by a “powerhouse panel discussing the legacy and future of the Harlem Renaissance with historians, local artists, and culinary leaders.” Confirmed panelists include Carl Cofield, Melba’s Melba Wilson, Peter Francis James, David Levering Lewis and Mark Harding. Shondaland staff writer Mia Brabham Nolan will moderate the panel.

Tickets are free so make sure to reserve your spot. For more information about upcoming events and performances click here.

 

 

 

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