Category Archives: Exhibits

19th Annual Harlem Book Fair!

On Saturday, 7/15/17, there will be spoken word events, over 200 exhibit booths, music, panel discussions and children’s activities will be on hand at the Harlem Book Fair. It’s a great way to spend a Saturday in the city. “The … Continue reading

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At The Smithsonian: Views of African American Life * Opens 9/24/16

The National Museum of African American History and Culture will open on September 24, 2016. The museum’s 11 massive galleries display, in total, more than 30,000 priceless artifacts according to its website. Founding director Lonnie G. Bunch, III says, “This … Continue reading

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Bob Martin Art Show!

We’ve enjoyed Bob’s online presence for several years and now we get a chance to see his work up close and personal as part of a group show, “Know Yourself At Every Age”. Stop by and meet him on May 1, … Continue reading

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Fierce Hi Heels at the Brooklyn Museum!

I really thought I was raising whatever back in the day when I graduated from “kitten” or “Cuban” heels to a 2 incher. Of course, seeing women prancing around on sky high stilettos today has put me in my place. … Continue reading

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Harlem Book Fair 2013

Happening this coming weekend is a  fantastic yearly event involving over 200 exhibit booths, music, panel discussions and children’s activities. Great way to spend a Saturday in the city!  “The vision of the Harlem Book Fair is to partner with … Continue reading

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Honoring Elizabeth Catlett – Artist

The Schomburg celebrates Ms Catlett, painter, sculptor, printmaker, activist (1915 – 2012), with music and poetry on Saturday January 12, 2013 at 6PM.. “Inspired by the Civil Rights era, the late Elizabeth Catlett became one of the world’s most treasured … Continue reading

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Gordon Parks at the Schomburg

I love the Schomburg, it always has something going on. Currently, it celebrates one of our most famous photographers and film makers with Gordon Parks: 100 Moments This event “…celebrates a photographer who transformed the visual story of America with his … Continue reading

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The Los Angeles Black Book Expo (LABBX) * 8/20/11

Los Angeles will host its popular Black Book Expo again this year at the L.A. Convention Center. This one day event will offer “authors, storytellers, spoken word and poetry performances, musicians, exhibitors, children’s book authors, emerging writers, publishers, booksellers, panel … Continue reading

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Harlem Book Fair * Saturday July 23, 2011

Over 200 exhibit booths will be featured at the 2011 edition of this annual free event including music stages, panel discussions and children’s activities. “The vision of the Harlem Book Fair is to partner with local and national leadership organizations … Continue reading

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LA Black Book Expo * August 21, 2010

Reminder: Los Angeles will host its popular Black Book Expo again this year on Saturday 8/21 at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel. This one day event will offer “authors, storytellers, spoken word and poetry performances, musicians, exhibitors, children’s book authors, emerging … Continue reading

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