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01 Feb

On-demand streamimng event

February 1, 2021 To February 28, 2021

12:00 am To 12:00 am

Steppenwolf Theater presents “Duchess! Duchess! Duchess!”— a filmed play by Vivian J.O. Barnes, A Royal Wedding is looming. The Duchess and The Soon-to-be-Duchess are meeting face to face for the first time to go over everything you ever needed to know to become a duchess. There are rules. Read more…

11 Feb

Online & On-demand

February 11, 2021 To March 8, 2021

12:00 am To 12:00 am

The WeBop Family Jazz Party returns for Mardi Gras! Take the whole family on a virtual trip to the birthplace of jazz as the joyful sounds of the Crescent City fill your home. Read more…

12 Feb

Online & On-demand

February 12, 2021 To April 30, 2021

12:00 am To 12:00 am

The Emmy-nominated star and creator of the award-winning HBO series Insecure is here to show you how it’s done. Issa Rae uses her signature do-it-yourself ethos, humor, and voice to offer writers and creators of all types the motivation and tools they’ll need on their journey. Read more…

26 Feb

Zoom, PCC Facebook Live & Youtube: 7:00 pm CT/8:00 p ET

February 26, 2021 To February 26, 2021

5:00 pm To 6:00 pm

Pasadena City College (PCC) has announced the return of the Jackie Robinson Arts & Humanities Lecture Series (JRALS). The Educational Pipeline: From Community College to Four Year College/ University, the evening will feature a special presentation by William E.L. Read more…

27 Feb

BrandLive: must register 7:00 pm CST/8:00 pm EST

February 27, 2021 To February 27, 2021

5:00 pm To 7:00 pm

The Apollo celebrates 30 Years of House Party in an evening featuring performances, conversations and highlights from the musical and comedy cult classics House Party (1990) and House Party 2 (1991). These iconic films were among the first films to center the Black teenage experience for a mainstream audience. Read more…

27 Feb

Live streaming event: 12:00 pm CT/1:00 pm ET

February 27, 2021 To February 27, 2021

10:00 am To 3:30 pm

The Aquarium of the Pacific will host its nineteenth annual African-American Festival as a virtual online festival, streaming live from the Aquarium of the Pacific. This virtual event will feature African and African-American music, dance, storytelling, and historical displays. Read more…

28 Feb

Online event: see schedule for movie times

February 28, 2021 To March 14, 2021

12:00 am To 12:00 am

The Pan African Film & Arts Festival exists to evolve the emerging Black storyteller. It is a showcase for the broad spectrum of creative works and films by visionaries who highlight the diverse stories of Black America, Africa and the global Black Diaspora. Read more…

28 Feb

Online event: 2 pm EST

February 28, 2021 To February 28, 2021

11:00 am To 1:00 pm

SFJAZZ will host an online panel discussion that will examine the current state of the intersection of jazz and race and its historical context from the music’s inception to the present day, hosted by educator, author, and SFJAZZ Board Trustee Claude Steele. Read more…

28 Feb

Online event: 4:00 pm CT/5:00 pm ET

February 28, 2021 To February 28, 2021

2:00 pm To 3:30 pm

Othello is the only one of Shakespeare’s plays to have a Black central character at its focus. The main characters include Othello, a celebrated Moorish general in the Venetian army; Desdemona, his beautiful and loyal Venetian wife; and Iago, his trusted but treacherous ensign. Read more…

04 Mar

Online via Zoom

March 4, 2021 To March 25, 2021

6:00 pm To 7:30 pm

Do you want to hone your songwriting skills? The four part White Hall Arts Academy’s Songwriters Series is starting soon! Led by White Hall Arts Academy founder and music industry veteran Tanisha Hall, the class teaches basic songwriting concepts and techniques, as well as music theory and melody development and… Read more…

06 Mar

Online via Zoom

March 6, 2021 To April 24, 2021

11:00 am To 3:00 pm

Mark your calendars for the HeARTbeats Virtual Arts Program from White Hall Arts Academy! The 8-week Spring session consists of classes in piano, guitar, violin, drums, voice stage performance and dance for children ages 4-12. Classes are on Saturdays beginning March 6, ending with a SHOWCASE on April 24. Read more…

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