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Staff PickBay Area Black History Month Events 2015

February 1, 2015 - March 1, 2015

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BERKELEY
2/7 Black History Month Mixer
EAST PALO ALTO
2/21 Celebrate African American History Month with Midpen
FAIRFIELD
2/21 “THE MEETING”: A One-Act Play by Jeff Stetson; Directed by Terrence Tyrie Ivory
HEALDSBURG
2/28 Esterlina Black History Month Wine, Arts and Food Celebration 2015
MARIN / SAN RAFAEL
2/18 Black History Month Business Mixer
OAKLAND
1/23 – 3/28 Black Artists on Art: The Legacy Exhibit
2/1-28 Black History Month at Mills College
2/1 Steppin-Line Dancin-Salsa Black History Month Kick Off
2/1, 2/8, 2/15 South African Township Theater and Dance Workshop Series
2/6 Grand Opening: Black Artists on Art: The Legacy Exhibit
2/6 – 3/31 Black Hands and Black Labor
2/7 Black Arts Movement West
2/8 Ancient Egyptian Tools for Successful Daily Living
2/10 Celebration of Black History Month with Historian John William Templeton
2/11 African American Oakland: a historical overview
2/13 A Love Supreme: Through A Lens Darkly – film, poetry, jazz
2/15 Black History Month Special: Belle (film)
2/15, 2/20 Coffee & Canvas: A Fundraiser and Black History Month Celebration
2/15-20 Oakland is Hellzapoppin’ #4
2/20 Black History Month After-Work Happy Hour Celebration
2/20 Speeches of A Dream” A Night of Poetry, Art, and Music celebrating Black History Month
2/21 Black Power: Black Panther Legacy Tours
2/21 Black History Month Blood Drive
2/21 Black & White 2015 Scholarship Gala
2/21-22 Johnny’s Journey – South African Experience
2/21-22 The Art of Living Black—Open Studios Art Fair
2/22 Ancient Egyptian Tools for Successful Daily Living
2/25 sf|noir: Shrimp, Grits & Greens
2/25 Health Care Rights in America
2/27 Celebrate Black History Month
2/28 If These Walls Could Talk
3/1 sf|noir: The Oakland Jazz Brunch
PALO ALTO / STANFORD
2/21 Getting Played: The First Annual Symposium on Equity in the Entertainment Industry and Awards
PETALUMA
2/6 The doRiaN Mode – Jazz Concert
2/15 A Tribute to Dr. Maya Angelou
2/27 Annual Black History Program
RICHMOND
1/10 – 2/27 The Art of Living Black (Reception 2/7)
2/25 Black History Month Breakfast with the Honorable Willie L. Brown, Jr.
2/28 Celebrating Black Women of Excellence Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
SACRAMENTO
2/2 NAACP Legacy Hall of Fame: Art Exhibit & Symposium
2/7 A Quest for Freedom – Sojourner Truth African American Museum Black History Festival
2/7 Young, Gifted and Black
2/15 Black History Month Celebration and Free Family Festival
2/22 Sacramento Area Black Caucus (SABC) Annual Black History Month program

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SAN FRANCISCO
2/1-2/28 San Francisco Public Library Celebrates Black History Month
Thru 2/28 African Americans in the Maritime Trades: A Photographic Exhibition
Thru 4/5 The Art of Elizabeth Catlett
2/1 Racism and all that Jazz
2/1, 2/8, 2/15 The Great Migration in Alaska: African Americans, the Alaska Packers Association, and the Politics of Race at Sea, 1896-1929
2/1-28 Black History Scavenger Hunt
2/3 NoViolet Bulawayo: We Need New Names
2/4 – 4/12 Marie Johnson Calloway: Legacy of Color
2/6 2015 Black History Month Kickoff (12p, SF City Hall)
2/7 GOLDEN Kicks off Black History Month
2/7 Lorraine Hansberry Theatre presents a reading of The Final Version by Ishmael Reed
2/7 Chanteys: The African American and Caribbean Connection
2/8 Did Black Lives Ever Matter? with Reverend Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright
2/10 Sips with Soul
2/10 Black Women in the West
2/11 – 3/1 Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical
2/12 1968 Bayview Hunter’s Point Uprising Part 2
2/12 Black History Month Roundtable
2/12 Celebrating Diversity Through Black History
2/12 Opale Noire (Black Stone) Runway Show
2/13 Black History Month Reception for SF Black Elected Officials, Commissioners and City Department Heads
2/14 UNCF Masked Ball
2/14 African American Genealogy
2/14, 2/22 The Saga of Whaler Captain William Shorey
2/15 Marcus Shelby live at the Black Hawk
2/17 We Need New Names
2/18 Meet the Authors: Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin!
2/19 Celebrating Black Excellence & Leadership in the Bay
2/20 Issa Rae and Justin Simien
2/21 Capoeira Black History Celebration
2/21-22 Black Choreographers Festival: Here & Now
2/22 Black History and Hiking on San Francisco’s Coast
2/23 San Francisco Black History Month Cultural Experience
2/24 Celebrating Diversity Through Black History
2/25 Point of Pride: The People’s View of Bayview/Hunter’s Point
2/25 Macy’s Black History Month “The Soul Era”
2/26 sf|noir: In Defense of Food: A Spoken Word Affair
2/26 African Americans in Mathematics & Science
2/26 Film and Discussion with Bill Duke
2/27 sf|noir: In The Kitchen
2/28 Tell Me More: Scholarly Voices Across the African Diaspora with Dr. Justin Hansford
2/28 – 3/1 Black Choreographers Festival: Here & Now

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SAN JOSE
1/31 A Celebration of Black Pride and Talent
2/4 Political Prisoners in the U.S.: Film – MUMIA Long Distance Revolutionary
2/6 Flag Raising Ceremony & Reception
2/8 The Barbershop Diaries World Premiere Gala
2/9 – 3/21 The Art of Living Black (Reception: Feb 21, 6-9PM)
2/11 Race & Identity: Film – Hidden Colors 3: The Rules of Racism
2/18 Land & Freedom: Film – African Independence with Prof. Tukufu Zuberi
2/22 ‘Best-in-Class’ Black History Month Mixer
2/25 Police Brutality & Mass Incarceration: Film – Throwaways
2/26 I Shall Not Be Silent
2/27-3/1 Before It Hits Home
2/28 19th Annual Harambee
2/28 African and African American Cultural Unity Day
STOCKTON
2/1-28 Black History Month at University of the Pacific
2/17 Lecture: Dr. Angela Davis
2/27 Black History Month 2015 Gospelfest

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