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April 2018

Nerdy Thursday: Caribbean Cinema Night and BGX Studio Birthday

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Black Gotham Experience, 192 Front Street
New York, NY 10038 United States
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Free

  Culture. Cocktails. Conversations. Nerdy Thursdays is the BGX Weekly Mixer.  April 26th is Caribbean Cinema Night and our BGX Studio Birthday Celebration.  #BGXNerdyThursdays #InsideBlackGotham   Come and enjoy a thematic soundtrack by a featured DJ that moves your heart, feet and mind, and an engaging, thought-provoking crowd. New circles of nerds geek out on history, fashion, and art that elevate the vibe. The Flow: 6pm – 7:30pm | Mingle & BGX Bingo (prizes!) 7:30pm – 9pm | Interactive Presentation…

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BRIC OPEN Festival: “Borders We Carry” Walking Tour

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
BRIC Arts Media, 647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Join Kamau Ware, founder of the Black Gotham Experience, on a walking tour that explores the borders we carry within our minds and bodies. Ware will lead participants on a 90-minute journey through Downtown Brooklyn, traversing the neighborhood while reflecting together on the intangible boundaries that define our movements through private, public, and urban spaces. Space is limited and registration is required to attend the Borders We Carry walking tours. RSVP HERE. Please contact LDiaz@bricartsmedia.org if your plans change and you are unable to attend,…

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BRIC OPEN Festival – “Borders We Carry” Walking Tour

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
BRIC Arts Media, 647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Free

Join Kamau Ware, founder of the Black Gotham Experience, on a walking tour that explores the borders we carry within our minds and bodies. Ware will lead participants on a 90-minute journey through Downtown Brooklyn, traversing the neighborhood while reflecting together on the intangible boundaries that define our movements through private, public, and urban spaces. Space is limited and registration is required to attend the Borders We Carry walking tours. RSVP HERE. Please contact LDiaz@bricartsmedia.org if your plans change and…

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BRIC OPEN Festival: “Borders We Carry” Walking Tour

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
BRIC Arts Media, 647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217 United States
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Free

Join Kamau Ware, founder of the Black Gotham Experience, on a walking tour that explores the borders we carry within our minds and bodies. Ware will lead participants on a 90-minute journey through Downtown Brooklyn, traversing the neighborhood while reflecting together on the intangible boundaries that define our movements through private, public, and urban spaces. Space is limited and registration is required to attend the Borders We Carry walking tours. RSVP HERE. Please contact LDiaz@bricartsmedia.org if your plans change and…

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May 2018

Nerdy Thursday: Blackrooting Night

May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Black Gotham Experience, 192 Front Street
New York, NY 10038 United States
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Culture. Cocktails. Conversations. Nerdy Thursdays is the BGX Weekly Mixer. #BGXNerdyThursdays #InsideBlackGotham Come and enjoy a thematic soundtrack by a featured DJ that moves your heart, feet and mind, and an engaging, thought-provoking crowd. New circles of nerds geek out on history, fashion, and art that elevate the vibe. The Flow: 6pm – 7:30pm | Mingle & BGX Bingo (prizes!) 7:30pm – 9pm | Walking Tour 9pm – until | Turn Up + Music Complimentary, signature gin cocktails courtesy of…

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Nerdy Thursday: Design Night

May 17 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Black Gotham Experience, 192 Front Street
New York, NY 10038 United States
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Free

 Culture. Cocktails. Conversations. Nerdy Thursdays is the BGX Weekly Mixer. #BGXNerdyThursdays #InsideBlackGotham In honor of NYCxDESIGN, Nerdy Thursdays: Design Night will explore how various design disciplines (art, graphic design, architecture and more) are being used to celebrate the African Diaspora's historic impact on New York City. RSVP for May 17 Below The Flow:  5:30pm – 6:15pm | Mingle 6:15-7:30pm | Co-Curated with BlackSpace | Panel "Preserving Black Spaces" moderated by BGX Founder and Lead Creative Kamau Ware Featuring Kadiatou Tubman,…

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“Critical Walk-Through” Artist-Led Exhibition Experience

May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Self-Taught Genius Gallery, 47-29 32nd Place
Long Island City, NY, NY 11101 United States
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$5

Buy tickets here. These 40-minute guided tours of Holding Space: The Museum Collects are led by artists, writers, and scholars, who bring new insights to the exhibition’s artworks and themes. In this program, artist and historian Kamau Ware will discuss founding the Black Gotham Experience, a platform for storytelling and alternative histories that interweaves walking tours, community building, publications, and visual art. "The Other Side of Wall Street," "Caesar’s Rebellion," and "Citizen Hope" are three stories at the heart of the Black…

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