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7th Annual New Mexico Black History Festival

  • Presented By: NM Black History Organizing Committee
  • Dates: February 1, 2018 - March 1, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Varies
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Phone: (505) 407-6784
  • Time: Varies by event
  • Price: Varies by event
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Overview

Dedicated to providing New Mexico an affordable, family-friendly, and multicultural slate of events in the month of February

  • Feb 1 - 3 2018
    •   Roots Revival Spider Tales (10am & 7:30pm)
      • "The NMBHOC invites you to see Roots Revival – Spider Tales this February for the 7th Annual Black History Festival.  This riveting adventure takes audiences around the world to discover and witness the life of Anansi the Spider.  Anansi the Spider travels across the Atlantic from Africa to the Caribbean during the slave trade and gathers many stories from the passengers en route to the New World. This play allows viewers to experience the unsavory conditions of the voyage and highlights the strength and inspiration of the survivors through insightful stories that tell their side of things not normally covered in history books."
  • Feb 7
    • AAha COnference - NM Black Wellness Coalition (8:30am - 4:30pm)
      • Attend the day at the Embassy Suites for the New Mexico Black Wellness Coalition conference. This all-day event will showcase a number of healthcare professionals who are distinguished in their specific fields of study.  Please join us for a day of learning and networking.
    • 2018 Asante Awards (6-8pm)
      • Each year we turn our gaze to a pillar of our community whose work and ethic edifies our community. There’s an abundance of incredible work happening and an even greater need. The metrics of excellence matters. The Asante Awards exists to honor that work, to see it multiplied and expanded. The 4th Annual Asante Awards will be recognizing the achievements of black physicians in New Mexico.
  • Feb 15 - 18
    • Marvels Black Panther Private Preview Showing (15th, 7-9pm)
      • The Young Black Professionals of Albuquerque event mixer this year will be a preview screening of the anticipated Marvel’s Black Panther.  This event will most likely sell out so RSVP is required. This mixer is designed to introduce young entrepreneurs to the larger Albuquerque business community.  Come make new connections while discussing business ventures and new entrepreneurship opportunities.
    • Gerald Abright (25th, 7-9pm)
      • We are proud to welcome an Oasis Legend – Saxman Gerald Albright! With special guest Michael Herndon.
        Join us at the Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North as we celebrate The Oasis 6th Birthday!