Black History Month 2020 Events- At a Glance List (including events in Vancouver, Surrey, Richmond, Victoria and more)

Last updated: February 22, 2020   -each entry links to more information  * denotes multiple dates Month of February (multiple dates) Exhibition: Dressed in Black: The Journey an exhibition by the National Congress of Black Women Foundation February 2020 @ Vancouver Maritime Museum, 1905 Ogden Avenue in Vanier Park (Vancouver) Community Event: Black History Month … Continue reading Black History Month 2020 Events- At a Glance List (including events in Vancouver, Surrey, Richmond, Victoria and more)

Performance: We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. @ February 29, 2020 @ 8:00pm @ Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, 6265 Crescent Road (Vancouver)

For more information: Website link Facebook link Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020 Time: 8:00pm Location: Chan Shun Concert Hall, 6265 Crescent Road (Vancouver) Cost: From $38 Ticket link Event Description: “Damien Sneed is an ambassador for classical and gospel music who brings positivity, optimism and thoroughness across traditional divisions. In the realest sense, he uses … Continue reading Performance: We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. @ February 29, 2020 @ 8:00pm @ Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, 6265 Crescent Road (Vancouver)

Community Event: UBC Africa Awareness Initiative Conference Week: The African Mosaic – January 29-31, 2020 @ 6:00pm-9:00pm @ UBC, 2329 West Mall (Vancouver)

For more information: Facebook link Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2019  - Friday, January 31, 2019 Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm (See schedule) Location: UBC, 2329 West Mall, Vancouver, BC  V6T 1Z4 Cost: TBD Event Description: UBC Africa Awareness Initiative Presents: "Africa in the Diaspora" Our Annual Conference Week! AAI is hosting a three-day discussion with a focus on … Continue reading Community Event: UBC Africa Awareness Initiative Conference Week: The African Mosaic – January 29-31, 2020 @ 6:00pm-9:00pm @ UBC, 2329 West Mall (Vancouver)

Community Event: UBC Africa Business Forum 2020 – January 25, 2020 @ 9-5pm @ The Nest, UBC, 6133 University Boulevard (Vancouver)

For more information: Facebook page Showpass link Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020 Time: 9am- 5pm Location: The Nest, UBC, 6133 University Boulevard, Vancouver, British Columbia Cost: Ticket link click here Event Description: The Africa Business Club (ABC) at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is Western Canada's premier student-led platform that seeks to educate and promote … Continue reading Community Event: UBC Africa Business Forum 2020 – January 25, 2020 @ 9-5pm @ The Nest, UBC, 6133 University Boulevard (Vancouver)

Community Event: ISSAMBA – Your Ultimate Journey through the Depths of African Rhythms- February 15, 2020 @ 7:30pm-10:00pm-@ Dave Dunnet Community Theatre – 2121 Cadboro Bay Road (Victoria)

For more information: Eventbrite link Facebook link Date: Saturday, February 15, 2020 Time: 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM Location: THE DAVE DUNNET COMMUNITY THEATER, Oak Bay High School, 2121 Cadboro Bay Rd. Cost: $15-$25 (link to purchase tickets) Event Description: In celebration of the African Heritage/Black History Month, Join us for an unforgettable evening to the depths … Continue reading Community Event: ISSAMBA – Your Ultimate Journey through the Depths of African Rhythms- February 15, 2020 @ 7:30pm-10:00pm-@ Dave Dunnet Community Theatre – 2121 Cadboro Bay Road (Victoria)

Community Event: Regional Black Canadians Forum @ February 6-7, 2020 @ Victoria, BC (Victoria)

For more information: Eventbrite Link Facebook link Date: Thursday, February 6 and Friday, February 7, 2019 Time: MENTAL HEALTH TALK - Feb. 6, 6 to 8 pm Brunch Réseautage /Connection 9:30-12:30 Plenary - Conference. Feb. 7 - 1- 4 PM Location: Greater Victoria Public Library Central Branch - Community Room, 735 Broughton Street, Victoria, BC … Continue reading Community Event: Regional Black Canadians Forum @ February 6-7, 2020 @ Victoria, BC (Victoria)

Performance: Davido – A Good Time Tour @ March 1, 2020 @ 8:00pm @ Commodore Ballroom,868 Granville Street (Vancouver)

For more information: Ticketmaster link Date: Sunday, March 1, 2020 Time: 8:00pm Location: Commodore Ballroom,868 Granville Street (Vancouver) Cost: From $59.75 (No Minors  19+) Event Description: DAVIDO A Good Time Tour With guests Sunday, March 1 COMMODORE BALLROOM, Vancouver 19+ / General Admission Doors: 8:00pm / Show: 9:00pm Facebook Presale: Thu, Dec 19 at 10am – … Continue reading Performance: Davido – A Good Time Tour @ March 1, 2020 @ 8:00pm @ Commodore Ballroom,868 Granville Street (Vancouver)

Performance: Ezra Kwizera @ February 1, 2020 @ 10:00pm @ Guilt & Company, 1 Alexander Street, Downstairs (Vancouver)

For more information: Facebook link Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020 Time: 10:00pm Location: Guilt & Company, 1 Alexander Street, Downstairs (Vancouver) Cost: TBD Event Description: Ezra Kwizera’s music carries the spark of life of someone who has seen and survived hardship, war, poverty, and growing up as a Rwandan refugee in Uganda. Yet from seemingly … Continue reading Performance: Ezra Kwizera @ February 1, 2020 @ 10:00pm @ Guilt & Company, 1 Alexander Street, Downstairs (Vancouver)

Community Event: Black Future Lawyers: Panel and Reception January 29, 2020 @ 5:30pm-8:30pm @ Peter A. Allard School of Law Allard Hall, 1822 East Mall (Vancouver)

For more information: Eventbrite link Facebook link Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2019 Time: 5:30pm- 8:30pm Location: Peter A. Allard School of Law Allard Hall, 1822 East Mall (Vancouver) Cost: Free but RSVP (click here) Event Description: Are you black undergraduate student who is curious about the practice of law? About the application process? Are you interested … Continue reading Community Event: Black Future Lawyers: Panel and Reception January 29, 2020 @ 5:30pm-8:30pm @ Peter A. Allard School of Law Allard Hall, 1822 East Mall (Vancouver)

Performance: Underneath the Harlem Moon @ February 4, 2020 @ 9:30pm @ Guilt & Company, 1 Alexander Street, Downstairs (Vancouver)

For more information: Facebook link Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Time: 9:30pm Location: Guilt & Company, 1 Alexander Street, Downstairs (Vancouver) Cost: TBD Event Description: Join us for "UNDERNEATH THE HARLEM MOON," A Smokey Soul-era Harlem cabaret here in the heart of Gastown! Curated and produced by local soul songstress Ms. Krystle Dos Santos and … Continue reading Performance: Underneath the Harlem Moon @ February 4, 2020 @ 9:30pm @ Guilt & Company, 1 Alexander Street, Downstairs (Vancouver)