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Events occurring on April 20, 2021

Online 6:30 PM EDT, 3:30 PM PDT

 April 12, 2021 To June 28, 2021

 6:30 pm To 7:30 pm

Per the organizer: “A Durham Tradition, Live from Hayti’s Chuck Davis Dance Emporium, is BACK! Prepare to travel the African Diaspora in this energetic and culturally rich dance exploration with a Virtual Twist,. Let the movements of the Motherland uplift your soul and jump-start your body. Read more…

Virtual event: 6:30 pm CT/7:30 pm ET. On-demand performance 4/15-4/25

 April 14, 2021 To April 25, 2021

 4:30 pm To 6:30 pm

Jazz at Lincoln Center is proud to announce the 2021 gala, Innovation + Soul hosted by Dee Dee Bridgewater and honoring Jon Batiste and Charles Philips. Read more…


 April 14, 2021 To May 15, 2021

 7:00 am To 5:00 pm

Well-Play Counseling & Wellbeing Center is proud to announce the launch of Well-Play University, a collection of “Social-Wellness” classes infused with mental health education. Read more…

Online-Zoom, 12:30pm EDT, 9:30am PST

 April 14, 2021 To June 22, 2021

 12:30 pm To 2:00 pm

Enjoy a 90-minute virtual walking tour of London, highlighting 6 sites where African American activists made an important impact on the British landscape. Read more…

Online event: 9:00 am CT/10:00 am ET

 April 15, 2021 To May 27, 2021

 7:00 am To 8:00 am

Black Arts Retreat is kicking off the year with an exploration of the book Think and Grow Rich: A Black Choice by Dennis Kimbro and Napoleon Hill. Read more…

Online Every Saturday- 1 PM EDT, 10 AM PDT

 April 17, 2021 To June 26, 2021

 1:00 pm To 2:30 pm

Think you have to be a professional dancer to move your body? You’re not the only one who struggles to confidently dance and take up space. Read more…

Application deadline April 23, 2021 (first phase)

 April 19, 2021 To April 23, 2021

 12:00 am To 12:00 am

In an effort to create opportunities and recognition for poets and spoken word artists, the Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC) announces a call for entries for the inaugural BHERC “Lift Every Voice” (LEV) program. Read more…

Virtual event: 6:00 pm CT/7:00 pm ET

 April 20, 2021 To April 20, 2021

 4:00 pm To 5:00 pm

The National Museum of African American History and Culture has brought together a group of artists who will discuss the impact of the twin pandemics of COVID 19 and Racial Unrest on their craft. Facilitated by Michel Martin, host of NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered, artists Raymond O. Read more…

Virtual 4:20 PT / 7:20 ET

 April 20, 2021 To April 20, 2021

 4:00 pm To 6:30 pm

2373 Ventures – Happii Trees presents Puff, Sip & Paint virtually from the comfort of your home on 4/20. We will be painting our signature limited edition design Happii Trees Matter . Limited seating available be sure to reserve your seat. Read more…

Online/Facebook Live-5 PM EDT, 2PM PDT

 April 20, 2021 To April 20, 2021

 5:00 pm To 6:30 pm

Per the organizer: “In our next installment of Real Conversations with AARP, our friend Donnie Simpson takes over the chat to meet with two of the greatest songwriters and record producers of all time–Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis. Read more…

Virtual event: #VERZUZ Instagram/Triller app 7:00 pm CT/8:00 pm ET

 April 20, 2021 To April 20, 2021

 5:00 pm To 7:00 pm

VERZUZ will host a “How High 4/20 Special,” featuring a blazing matchup between Wu Tang Clan members Redman and Method Man. Read more…

Zoom Room Virtual event: 6:00 pm CT/7:00 pm ET

 April 20, 2021 To April 20, 2021

 4:00 pm To 5:30 pm

BLATANT is a forum and live zine series authored and facilitated by Independent curator and cultural strategist Ashara Ekundayo that centers the lived experiences and radical imagination of Black womxn artists and cultural workers creating across discipline and geography. Read more…


 April 20, 2021 To May 27, 2021

 5:30 pm To 6:30 pm

The award-winning JazzAntiqua Dance & Music Ensemble presents Spring 2021 LEGACY Teen Dance Workshop: Jazz Dance Technique and History for intermediate level dancers between the ages of 13 and 18.  Presented via Zoom. Read more…

Virtual event: 2:00 pm CT/3:00 pm ET

 April 20, 2021 To April 20, 2021

 12:00 pm To 1:00 pm

The 2021 Festival of Books is pleased to present the host of CNN Tonight with Don Lemon  — America’s only Black prime-time anchor — brings an urgent, deeply personal, riveting plea, he shows us all how deep our problems lie, and what we can do to begin to fix them.… Read more…