Posted January 31, 2017 by Editorial Staff in Art+Culture
 
 

Bay Area Black History Month 2017

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BERKELEY
2/1-28 Photography “The Picture Man”: Photos From Bay Area African-American History @North
2/8 Talk Understanding the Plight of African American Men in the 21st Century
2/12 Shopping The Black Women’s Bazaar
2/12 Music Black History Month Celebration: Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir w/ Henrietta Davis
2/15 Photography Civil Rights Movement Photography and Its Legacies, with Leigh Raiford
2/26 Film Berkeley Black History Month Celebration – film screening of film “13TH”
2/28 Music, Party Mardi Gras Party honoring Queen Ida! with Tri Tip Trio & Aux Cajunals
EAST PALO ALTO (see San Mateo County)
HAYWARD
2/4 Talk Black History Month Talk: “The Crisis in Black Education”
Through 3/5 Visual Arts Celebrating Community: Black Families of Fairview and Kelly Hill
MARTINEZ
2/18 Hike BHM Mt. Wanda Hike, Film and Q&A
OAKLAND
Through 2/26 Visual Arts All Power to the People: Black Panthers at 50
2/1 Sports African American Heritage Night
2/1-2/27 Various Black History Month at Merritt College
2/1-28 Various Black History Month at Mills College
2/2 Panel Hidden Figures Mixer + Power Panel
2/3 Various Friday Nights @ OMCA
2/4 Party Black History Month Fundraiser 70s Party
2/4 Music The Magic of Motown: Black History Celebration
2/5-26 Faith Black History Month 2017
2/6-10 Literature African-American Literature Read-In
2/8 Film Maya Angelou: A Night of Poetry, Film and Music
2/8 Talk From Labor to Reward: A History of Black Churches in the Bay Area
2/9 Visual/Performing Arts Loyal to the Soil: A Celebration of Black Joy
2/11 Literature, Talk Barbers, Books, Bridges Community Event
2/11 Talk, Media Celebration of the Black Panther Party!
2/11 Talk, Visual Arts Black History Month Tour with KALW Radio Journalist Chris Hambrick
2/11-12 Dance Black Choreographers Festival: Here & Now
2/11-28 Visual Arts Black Love Exhibit
2/12 Science Black Family History Day – February 2017
2/18 Conference 6th Annual Flo Stroud Black History Month Conference Series
2/22 Talk From Labor to Reward: Black Church Beginnings in the Bay Area
2/23 Celebration Oakland Youth First / Scotlan Center Black History Month Celebration
2/25 Talk The Barbara Lee & Elihu Harris Lecture Series: Bob Moses
2/25 Food + Wine Black Vines 2017
2/25 Talk, Film The Crisis in Black Education: Then, Now and the Speculative Conclusions
2/26 Networking BABJA’s Black History Month Mixer
2/26 Fundraiser Healthy Black Families, Inc. Fundraiser Dinner
2/26 Various Black Empowerment Market
PALO ALTO / STANFORD / SANTA CLARA
2/3 Panel Hidden Figures Mixer + Power Panel
2/23 Tech Yahoo Black History Month Celebration (tech divas)
PETALUMA / SANTA ROSA
2/3 Music The doRiaN Mode – Jazz Concert
2/4-26 Visual Arts Black Athletes, their challenges, triumphs and impact on American Culture
2/18 Performing Arts In Living Color-A Tribute to the 90′s Black History
2/24 Various Annual Black History Program
2/26 Music Gospel Hour
RICHMOND
1/10 – 3/4 Visual Arts The 21st Annual Art of Living Black (Reception 2/4)
2/11 Talk Special Talk with Richard Mayhew
SACRAMENTO
2/4 Visual Arts Opening Art Reception:African+American (A Forced Marriage) by Milton Bowens
2/11 Food + Wine 28th Annual Sweet Potato Festival
2/11 Music What’s Going On?” – a special tribute event to Marvin Gaye
2/9-19 Performing Arts We Come From Greatness
2/22 Luncheon, Talk SAANC’s 2nd Annual Black History Month Luncheon
2/26 Dinner, Performing Arts A Night at the Museum
SAN FRANCISCO and Surrounding
Through Feb 28 Visual Arts Celebrating the diverse and beautiful world of Ashley Bryan
Through March 2 Visual Arts Envisioning the Classics with Color
1/31 Reception Black History Month Kickoff Celebration
2/1-2/28 Various San Francisco Public Library Celebrates Black History Month | PDF Version | Featured Events
??? Photography African Americans in the Maritime Trades: A Photographic Exhibition
2/1-28 Various Black History Month at the San Francisco African American Historical & Cultural Society
2/2 Film Film Screening | I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO
2/2-3/11 Visual Arts Humanity Today
2/3 Special Event SFAAHCS Black History Month Kick-Off Celebration
2/3-24 Various City College of San Francisco African American History Month Events
2/4 Performing Arts MoAD and LHT present | RUN HOME by Jennifer Wilson
2/4 Academic GGU BLSA’s 3rd Annual Black History Knowledge Bowl (2017)
2/4 Music, Dance Toasted Life’s Vibe Lounge | Black History Month Edition
2/4, 18 Talk Come to Water Lecture Series
2/4-25 Various Black History Month Programming with the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
2/8 Talk Conversation with Rev. Jesse L. Jackson at the University of San Francisco
2/9 Film Film Screening | Medicine for Melancholy
2/9 Talk Black History Month Roundtable
2/11 Talk African Americans and the Tech Industry
2/11 Performing Arts, Food Daly City’s 25th Annual Black History Month Celebration
2/15 Performing Arts Live Performance & Reception: HOME | FREE
2/15 Talk Black History Month: A Conversation with Tekedra N. Mawakana
2/17 Various 3rd on Third: Mardi Gras // Black History
2/18 Fundraiser UNCF Masked Ball
2/18-19 Dance Black Choreographers Festival: Here & Now
2/19 Talk Kwame Alexander in the Koret
2/21 Talk Activism, Uprising, Protest in the San Francisco Bay Area
2/22 Food + Wine A One Market Pop-Up: Soul to Souls
2/22 Talk Macy’s Celebrates Black History Month
2/23 Various San Francisco Black History Month Cultural Experience
2/23 Talk CMCP Celebrates Black History Month Event: The Potential Impact of the New Political Environment: Perspectives from the Black Legal Community
2/23 Talk, Networking Celebrating Black Excellence & Achievement in the Bay
2/23 Music Celebrate Black History Month with Bassist Marcus Shelby
2/24 Luncheon 13th Annual CBAH Celebration, 2017
2/25 Music Family Matinee: Marcus Shelby Orchestra
2/25 Fundraiser, Breakfast Mentoring Men’s Movement Black History Month Breakfast Fundraiser
2/25-26 Dance Black Choreographers Festival: Here & Now
2/26 Talk Authors in Conversation | The Picture Man with Careth Reid and Ruth Beckford
2/28 Talk Martha C. Taylor: From Labor to Reward
SAN JOSE
??? Special Event Flag Raising Ceremony & Reception
2/2-22 Various Black History Month Events at the San Jose Public Library
2/10-19 Theater Gee’s Bend
2/12 Music, Faith Celebrate Black History Month - Food For the Soul. Food for the Body. Swing to Moving Choir
2/24 Networking Queenhype: Empowerment Black History Themed Business Mixer “We Are The Dream”
2/25 Entertainment, Shopping Harambee 2017: Strength in Unity
2/25 Awards Black Legend Awards (Silicon Valley)
2/26 Spoken Word Black History Month Spoken World Festival
2/28 Sports San Jose Sharks’ Black History Night
2/28 Film Special Black History Month Teen Movie & Pizza: Remember the Titans
SAN MATEO COUNTY (includes East Palo Alto)
2/3-23 Various Black History Month at College of San Mateo
2/3-25 Various Black History Month Experience Event Guide (12 events) | View Flyer
2/22 Talk A Discussion with Dr. Renee Navarro, Vice Chancellor at UCSF
STOCKTON
2/10-22 Various Black History Month at University of the Pacific
2/10 Talk Lecrae – Black History Month keynote speaker
2/18 Theater Thurgood Marshall One Man Show
2/18 Music University of The Pacific Gospelfest 2017: Donald Lawerence & Co.
2/21 Talk An Evening with Shaun King
2/22 Talk Behind the Scenes of the Tech Industry
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Xfinity Black Film & TV

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