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14 Mar

Paramount Theatre, Broadway, 2025 Oakland, CA 94612

March 14, 2020

7:00 pm To 9:00 pm

DARK GIRLS 2 – An exclusive screening of the sequel to the 2011 documentary film Dark Girls, directed by D. Channsin Berry (co-director of the first film, with Bill Duke). Read more…

11 Mar

Paramount Theatre, Broadway,2025 Oakland, CA

March 11, 2020

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

CECILE MCLORIN SALVANT’S OGRESSE – Vocalist, composer and three-time Grammy Award-winner Salvant presents her new 90-minute song cycle in collaboration with arranger and conductor Darcy James Argue. Since her emergence a decade ago, Salvant has tapped into a line of classic jazz vocalists: Bessie Smith, Betty Carter, Abbey Lincoln. Read more…

21 Feb

Era Art Bar & Lounge, 19 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612

February 21, 2020 To February 22, 2020

10:00 pm To 2:00 am

For Black History month, the Afropolitan Group has partnered with Black Joy Parade to bring you “Melanin Drip.” It’s a celebration of brand style and substance. Afropolitan Group was birthed to build community and bridge the gap between Africa and the Diaspora. Read more…

28 Mar

The Theatre at Ace Hotel, 929 South Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015

March 28, 2020

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

Join bloggers Kid Fury and Crissle for their weekly podcast covering hip-hop and pop culture’s most trying stars. Throwing shade and spilling tea with a flippant and humorous attitude, no star is safe from Fury and Crissle unless their name is Beyoncé. Read more…