Black History Month 2019 Events- At a Glance List (including events in Vancouver, Surrey, Richmond, Victoria and more)

Last updated: February 17, 2019   -each entry links to more information  * denotes multiple dates Multiple dates/series Art Exhibitions *Art Installation: Artist Kameelah Janan Rasheed An Alphabetical Accumulation of Approximate Observations Window spaces @ Contemporary Art Gallery 555 Nelson Street, How To Suffer Politely (And Other Etiquette) Off-site at Yaletown-Roundhouse Station September 28, 2018 … Continue reading Black History Month 2019 Events- At a Glance List (including events in Vancouver, Surrey, Richmond, Victoria and more)

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Film Screening: Jinn – BHM Film Screening hosted by Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies – SFU– February 27, 2019 @ 6:30pm @ Alice MacKay Room, Vancouver Public Library, 350 W. Georgia (Vancouver)

For more information: Facebook link Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Time: 6:30pm - 9:00pm Location: Alice MacKay Room, Vancouver Public Library, 350 W. Georgia (Vancouver) Cost: Free but register (Eventbrite link) Event Description: In celebration of Black History Month 2019, CCMS presents a screening of Jinn, a Muslim coming of age story by Nijla Mu'min … Continue reading Film Screening: Jinn – BHM Film Screening hosted by Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies – SFU– February 27, 2019 @ 6:30pm @ Alice MacKay Room, Vancouver Public Library, 350 W. Georgia (Vancouver)

Community Event: Celebrating African art, focusing on resistance hosted by SFU African Students’ Association- Feb 15, 2019 @ 5:00pm @ SFU Harbour Centre – Segal Centre,500 Granville Street (Vancouver)

For more information: Facebook link Date: Friday, February 15, 2019 Time: 5:00pm Location: SFU Harbour Centre - Segal Centre,500 Granville Street (Vancouver) Cost: Event Description: In this year’s Black history month, we’re are focusing on the role of art in strengthening and celebrating resistance to oppression. What role do African artists play when it comes to … Continue reading Community Event: Celebrating African art, focusing on resistance hosted by SFU African Students’ Association- Feb 15, 2019 @ 5:00pm @ SFU Harbour Centre – Segal Centre,500 Granville Street (Vancouver)

Community Event: African Heritage Month music and storytelling at Cafe Deux Soleils – February 15, 2019 @ 8:00pm @ 2096 Commercial Drive (Vancouver)

For more information: Facebook Link Date: Friday, February 15, 2019 Time: 8:00pm- 11:30am Location: Cafe Deux Soleils, 2096 Commercial Drive (Vancouver) Cost: Event Description: African Descent Festival & Cafe Deux Soleils present Music, storytelling, community Friday Feb 15th on Commercial Drive. line up and speakers tba sunday feb 10th 🙂

Community Event: Ole Mas Dance/Lime-February 16, 2019 @ 6:00pm @ Unifor Hall -707 12th Street (New Westminster)

For more information: Event Website Date:  Saturday, February 16, 2019 Time: 6:00pm -12:00am Location: Unifor Hall -707 12th Street (New Westminster) Cost: $25 at the door per person including food Event Description: Ole Mas Dance/Lime Come and Lime with old friends and meet new ones on Saturday February 16th, 2019 at the Unifor Hall (formerly … Continue reading Community Event: Ole Mas Dance/Lime-February 16, 2019 @ 6:00pm @ Unifor Hall -707 12th Street (New Westminster)

Film Screening: The Issue of Mr. O’Dell – Feb 26, 2019 @ 7:00pm @ SFU Woodward’s Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre (GCA 2555), 149 W. Hastings St (Vancouver)

For more information: Facebook link Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm Location: SFU Woodward's Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre (GCA 2555), 149 W. Hastings St (Vancouver) Cost: Free Event Description: Free. No registration required. All folks welcome!Join us for a free screening of "The Issue of Mr. O'Dell," followed by a conversation with director … Continue reading Film Screening: The Issue of Mr. O’Dell – Feb 26, 2019 @ 7:00pm @ SFU Woodward’s Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre (GCA 2555), 149 W. Hastings St (Vancouver)

Community Event: MoTrain MOTOWN meets SOUL TRAIN meets VOGUE BALL!!!! ~ A Black History Month Event ~-February 17, 2019 @ 9:00pm @ Warehouse at Eastside Studios, 550 Malkin Avenue (Vancouver)

For more information: Facebook Link Date:  Sunday, February 17, 2019 Time: 9:00pm -2:00am Location: Warehouse at Eastside Studios, 550 Malkin Avenue (Vancouver) Cost: $10-$20 (Suggested Donation) Event Description: Long weekend Sunday February 17 ✶ ♫ MoTrain ♫ ✶ MOTOWN meets SOUL TRAIN meets VOGUE BALL!!!! ~ A Black History Month Event ~ Bringing awareness and … Continue reading Community Event: MoTrain MOTOWN meets SOUL TRAIN meets VOGUE BALL!!!! ~ A Black History Month Event ~-February 17, 2019 @ 9:00pm @ Warehouse at Eastside Studios, 550 Malkin Avenue (Vancouver)

Club Night: LEVEL UP- Queer Rap + R&B Party -February 15, 2019 @ 9:30pm @ The Clubhouse, 238 East 1st Ave (Vancouver)

For more information: Facebook Link Date:  Friday, February 15, 2019 Time: 9:30pm -2:00am Location: The Clubhouse, 238 East 1st Ave (Vancouver) Cost: $12 Event Description: BLACK HISTORY MONTH EDITION. ♡ LEVEL UP ♡ QUEER DANCE PARTY RAP/ R&B/ HIP HOP ✮☆ celebrate + support Black artists ✮☆ !! featuring DJs Softieshan DJ O Show SUGARBROWNE … Continue reading Club Night: LEVEL UP- Queer Rap + R&B Party -February 15, 2019 @ 9:30pm @ The Clubhouse, 238 East 1st Ave (Vancouver)

Performance: Small Stage 40 presents AfroScience with Tonye Aganaba -2 shows -February 15 & 16, 2019 @ 8:00pm @ Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street (Vancouver)

For more information: Eventbrite Link Date: Two Shows (Show #1) Friday, February 15, 2019 and (Show #2) Saturday February 16, 2019 Time: 8:00pm Location: Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street (Vancouver) Cost: $25 (link to purchase tickets) Event Description: small stage 40 presents AfroScience with Tonye Aganaba more details soon: http://www.tonyemusic.com

Community Event: Black Bodies Matter (Outside) -February 17, 2019 @ 9:00am @ Dog Mountain (North Vancouver)

For more information: Eventbrite Link Date: Sunday, February 17, 2019 Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm Location: Dog Mountain (North Vancouver) Cost: $15 (link to purchase tickets) Event Description: Let's take up space, outside! Please join us for a wonderful time outdoors. We will be hiking up Dog Mountain at Seymour Mountain, with Judith Milay. Like most Vancouverites, … Continue reading Community Event: Black Bodies Matter (Outside) -February 17, 2019 @ 9:00am @ Dog Mountain (North Vancouver)

Restaurant: A Family Affair Brunch -February 24, 2019 @ 10:30am @ Calabash Bistro, 428 Carrall Street (Vancouver)

For more information: Eventbrite Link Date: Sunday, February 24, 2019 Time: 10:30am - 1:30pm Location: Calabash Bistro, 428 Carrall Street (Vancouver) Cost: $30 Eventbrite Link Event Description: We are excited to bring you a unique event to celebrate Black History Month and highlight the diversity and complexity of our flavours. This brunch will feature vegan appetizers … Continue reading Restaurant: A Family Affair Brunch -February 24, 2019 @ 10:30am @ Calabash Bistro, 428 Carrall Street (Vancouver)