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31 Mar

Streaming Live / 9:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

March 31, 2020 To April 1, 2020

6:00 am To 1:30 pm

Access live online experiences that promote physical, mental, emotional, and fiscal wellbeing in this unprecedented time with ESSENCE OF THE MATTER: COVID-19’s Impact On Black America. Our first installment, ESSENCE Wellness House: A Virtual Summit, will help you learn the facts about this virus. Read more…

31 Mar

Online via Zoom

March 31, 2020 To March 31, 2020

5:00 pm To 6:00 pm

Beginners Yoga class. At home! All bodies welcome in this community. #bodypositive This is a 1 hour remote R&B Yoga Session that will happen via Zoom video chat. A curated R&B Yoga playlist will be provided via Spotify for you to play along to. Read more…

01 Apr

Online all the time

April 1, 2020 To April 1, 2020

12:00 am To 12:00 am

We at Black Cultural Events invite you to enjoy our newest venture, Black Cultural Film! Our new website offers viewers an amazing array of films; from classics to comedies, action to indies and dramas, rom-coms, documentaries, and something for the kids. Read more…

02 Apr

Instagram and Facebook Live

April 2, 2020 To April 2, 2020

5:00 pm To 6:30 pm

See the Jacques Lesures Trio LIVE on Instagram and Facebook. Brought to you by Post and Beam Restaurant. Seasoned guitarist Jacques Lesures plays, teaches, and presents all over the United States and abroad. Read more…

05 Apr

Los Angeles, CA, USA

April 5, 2020 To April 5, 2020

2:00 pm To 3:00 pm

How has she had to pivot? How are her products saving people during this time? How does she ship out her products and maintain her safety? How does she manage spending time with family and tending to business matters? Join us to chat with Tay about how she manages life… Read more…

01 May

Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts, Granada Theatre,1214 State St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA

May 1, 2020 To May 1, 2020

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

With his “virtuoso chops and capacious personality” (The Boston Globe), Jon Batiste “whips up excitement” (The Wall Street Journal) as the leader of the rip-roaring jazz-roots collective Stay Human, igniting the music world – and your TV – as Late Night with Stephen Colbert’s house band. Read more…

01 May

BeachLife Music Festival, 137 N. Harbor Dr., Redondo Beach, CA 90277, USA

May 1, 2020 To May 1, 2020

Ziggy Marley and Stephen Marley’s #BobMarley75 Celebration, Counting Crows, and Steve Miller Band in their only Southern California appearance of 2020, headlining the three-day immersive music, art, and culinary oceanside event happening May 1-3, 2020. Also appearing are UB40 feat. Read more…

01 May

The Canyon - Agoura Hills, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills, CA 91301, USA

May 1, 2020 To May 1, 2020

9:00 pm To 11:00 pm

The Spinners were the greatest soul group of the early ’70s, creating a body of work that defined the lush, seductive sound of Philly soul. Ironically, the band’s roots lay in Detroit, where they formed as a doo wop group during the late ’50s. Read more…

02 May

Art Share L.A., 801 East 4th Place, Los Angeles, CA 90013

May 2, 2020 To May 2, 2020

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

Mahogany Browne‘s original choreopoem uplifts the historically silenced voices of justice-involved women, and interrogates America’s unjust systems—with a spotlight on the expanding carceral states of parole and probation. Read more…

02 May

Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802, USA

May 2, 2020 To May 2, 2020

8:00 am To 4:00 pm

Experience a full day of activities including a live radio broadcast with panel discussions, breakout sessions, Healthy food stage, exercise demo, free massages, health screenings, vendors, natural hair area, exhibits. Meet celebrities and radio personalities. Read more…

03 May

The Canyon at The Rose - Pasadena, 245 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101

May 3, 2020 To May 3, 2020

7:00 pm To 11:00 pm

Sophisticated up-tempo R&B with precision choreography defines a Spinners show. With over 60 million records sold in their illustrious career, the mighty Spinners have performed for Presidents, received 6 Grammy nominations, and have appeared on TV too many times to count. An unbelievable 18 Solid Gold Top 40 Hits. Read more…

09 May

The Orpheum Theatre, 842 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014, USA

May 9, 2020 To May 10, 2020

4:00 pm To 6:00 pm

SET IT OFF, the play, Live on stage! Starring Da Brat, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Lil Mo, Drew Sidora and heartthrob Leon! Writer, Director, Producer Je’Caryous Johnson who brought you the sold out hit play, “Married But Single” and the hilarious romantic comedy, “Two Can Play That Game” is back with… Read more…

10 May

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Promenade Terrace, 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210, USA

May 10, 2020 To July 12, 2020

12:00 pm To 2:00 pm

Emmy Award-winner Debbie Allen and instructors from Debbie Allen Dance Academy return with the 5th season of outdoor dance events for the whole family. Read more…

16 May

The Canyon at The Saban - Beverly Hills, 8440 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211

May 16, 2020 To May 16, 2020

9:00 pm To 11:30 pm

Considering his roots and upbringing, it is no wonder that Eric Bellinger has become an R&B sensation. An LA native and grandson of Jackson5 hit songwriter Bobby Day, Bellinger has been engulfed with music his entire life. He is an exceptional artist, songwriter and entertainer. Read more…

17 May

608 Mateo Street, Los Angeles, CA, USA

May 17, 2020 To May 17, 2020

11:00 am To 5:00 pm

Come Up Markets at AWA OASIA in the DTLA – ARTS DISTRICT    Come Up Markets is a diverse shopping experience for fashion enthusiast and influencers, vintage shoppers, gold grill rockers, sneakerheads, art collectors, vinyl aficionados, innovators and conscious consumers. Read more…

17 May

The Orpheum Theatre, 842 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014, USA

May 17, 2020 To May 17, 2020

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

After a 10-year hiatus, Djavan and band land in North America for the ‘Vesuvius US tour 2020! Djavan, Brazilian composer, singer, and with a musical career of more than 40 years, international success has taken him to the highest-ranking venues worldwide and his songs have been recorded by Al Jarreau,… Read more…

20 May

Lightning in a Bottle Festival, Buena Vista Lake. 13601 Ironbark Rd., Bakersfield, CA 9331

May 20, 2020 To May 20, 2020

12:00 pm To 1:00 pm

Kaytranada is the name of a Canadian-Haitian producer and DJ. Born as Louis Kevin Celestin in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in 1992, Celestin adopted the name Kaytradamus when he started his music career in 2010. He started off with a string of remixes combining hip-hop beats and techno house grooves. Read more…

01 Jun

Greek Theatre, 2700 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA

June 1, 2020 To June 3, 2020

8:00 pm To 11:00 pm

Born and raised in Los Angeles, R&B singer, songwriter Jhené Aiko, (pronunciation “Juh-nay Ahh-ee-ko”), whose ethnicity is that of Japanese, African American, Spanish, and Native American descent, first rose to prominence in the early years of the 2000s when she signed to Epic and contributed vocals to several tracks for… Read more…

01 Jun

Alta Vista Country Club, 777 Alta Vista St., Placentia, CA 92870, USA

June 1, 2020 To June 1, 2020

9:00 am To 6:00 pm

Since 1994, the Leon Owens Foundation has made a positive impact on the lives of high school and college students, as well as adults reentering school, through the provision of educational scholarships and/or educational program financial assistance. Read more…

06 Jun

Hollywood Bowl, North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

June 6, 2020 To June 7, 2020

3:00 pm To 11:00 pm

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association presents the 42nd annual Playboy Jazz Festival. The highly anticipated festival is a two-day event that celebrates jazz and features an exciting and diverse line-up of performers. Check out the Playboy Jazz Festival lineup for this year. Read more…

06 Jun

June 6, 2020 To June 6, 2020

9:00 am To 5:00 pm

Nick Gabaldón Day honors the legacy of LA’s early surfer of color! Nick Gabaldón (1927-1951) was a pioneering surfer of African American and Mexican American descent. He was the first documented surfer of color in the Santa Monica Bay. Read more…

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BlackCulturalFilm.com Curates African American Film Offering

BlackCulturalFilm.com Curates African American Film Offering

BCE Media Inc., parent company of online events calendar BlackCulturalEvents.com and led by CEO Pamela Ashe-Thomas, announced the expansion of its digital media portfolio through the launch of Black Cultural Film (http://blackculturalfilm.com/), an online eCommerce film website.  BCE Media Inc., now operates online properties Black Cultural Events (http://blackculturalevents.com/), the fashion outlet  African Fabric Co. [Read More...]
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Show Your Support for Black Cultural Events

Black Cultural Events is working to keep us connected to our communities. Here’s how you can help: Like us on Facebook, follow us on Instagram and Twitter – and share our posts! Buy and wear our gear to show others your support Become a volunteer or Write a testimonial contact@blackculturalevents(dot)com Buy from our affiliate partners  Make a Donation Ask friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, community [Read More...]
Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950) The Father of Black History Month

Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950) The Father of Black History Month

Historian Carter G. Woodson was born to poor, yet land-owning, former slaves in New Canton, Virginia on December 19, 1875.  During the 1890s, he hired himself out as a farm and manual laborer, drove a garbage truck, worked in coalmines, and attended high school and college in Berea College, Kentucky—from which he earned a B.L. degree in 1903.  In the early 1900s, he taught black youth in West Virginia.  From late 1903 until early 1907, [Read More...]