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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, January 5
@ 6 p.m.
First Fridays
"Beyoncé Vs. Rihanna” Edition of First Fridays
We're excited to bring you a special "Beyoncé Vs. Rihanna” Edition of First Fridays, our popular monthly social gathering! Celebrating these two amazing superstars whose music embodies the best of R&B, soul, pop, and Caribbean sounds and whose legacies exemplify the best of Black Girl Magic. Guests are invited to mix and mingle in the Langston Hughes Lobby and enjoy our signature drinks while grooving to beats by DJ Backbr3aka, with our host of the evening Dhalimu from Dhali’s Closet. Wit…

There is an admission charge for this event.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Fri, January 12
@ 10 a.m.
Schomburg Center's 6th Annual Black Comic Book Festival
The Schomburg Center’s Annual Black Comic Book Festival celebrates the rich tradition of Black comix featuring panel discussions, film screenings, a cosplay show, and exhibit tables with premiere independent Black comic creators from across the United States. The annual extravaganza, which drew close to 12,000 attendees in 2017, connects diverse comic readers, creators, bloggers, nerds, independent publishers, and collectors of all ages. This year's highlights will include panels and discussion…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers