Special Black History Month 2016 Events


Something feels different this year about Black History Month – namely #oscarssowhite… If one can call it a movement, then maybe we are in the midst of real change.

Spike Lee wants us, black creators, “In the room where it happens” as the Hamilton Lyrics go.

Nevertheless, Blackboard has two events in February.  A community night at our home, nancy manocherian’s the cell in Manhattan’s Chelsea; and a guest feature in New Jersey at Art House!

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Our Art House Feature is none other than James A.Tyler, a playwright we have gotten to know over the past couple of years.

For those not in the city, you will get to hear more from James through his podcast interview.

Blackboard’s podcast “Playwright Conversations” will also premiere this month.  Stay tuned for episodes. We cannot wait for you to get to know the writers, directors and other black creators we have gotten to know over the past 8 years.

In the meantime, we’ll see you at one or both of our events this month.