Do It, Man! The Story of the Celebrity Club: A Documentary Film

The Celebrity Club

See the documentary film Do It, Man! The Story of the Celebrity Club and meet filmmakers Norm Grant and Tom Shaker.


Discover the story of Providence’s legendary Celebrity Club, the 1950s interracial nightclub in Randall Square.


Find out about the jazz and R&B musicians who played there, including Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, and Fats Domino, and hear tales from local musicians Randy Ashe, Duke Belaire, Ed Coates, and Clay Osborne who were there.


After the movie, learn about Norm and Tom’s experience of bringing this story to film.


This event is free and open to all. Drop in for a fun time.

Event Details

Program Time: 
07:00pm - 08:45pm
Room Reservation: 
02/18/2020 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
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Event Location: 
Name of Organization: 
Warwick Public Library
Contact Name: 
Wil Gregersen