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March 2018

Truth is A Creative Process: A “No Longer Empty” Walking Tour with Kamau Ware

March 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nathan Cummings Foundation, 475 Tenth Ave, 14 Floor NY United States + Google Map
Free

Join us for a collective storytelling tour that explores the relationship between the creative process and locating truth. Inspired by the work of the Black Gotham Experience, Kamau Ware will lead participants in a mobile conversation that brings to life the many creative strategies being employed by artists in the exhibition. Guided by a series of prompts and provocations, the group will walk from the boundaries of the gallery to the streets of the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood exploring and expanding…

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SXSW EDU: Black Gotham: Immersive Storytelling & Technology

March 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Austin Convention Center, 500 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Free

We're headed to Austin with our homies Rapport Studios for this SXSWedu® workshop.  Participants will experience a sample of BGX's walking tour, history, and culture. Come learn about how we're working with Rapport Studios to leverage immersive technology - including VR/AR - to place you in the story so that you experience untold narratives and history. Format: Workshop Event Type: Session Track: VR/AR Level: Basic Understanding Online: Slides   ABOUT SXSW EDU         The SXSW EDU® Conference…

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SXSW EDU: BGX Graphic Novel Book Signing

March 6 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Austin Convention Center, 500 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Black Gotham Experience Founder and Lead Creative, Kamau Ware, will be signing copies of the first chapter in the Black Gotham Experience graphic novel series: Other Side of Wall Street Ocean Dreams. Austin Convention Center | Room 10C

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SXSW: Activism in Public Spaces with Subway Book Review

March 11 @ 3:30 pm - 4:40 pm
JW Marriott, 110 E 2nd Street
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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Free

Connect with writers, photographers, filmmakers, content creators, and other artists who create work with a mission in public spaces. The relationship between art and activism has heated up since 2016. Having a public presence matters now more than ever. Share your ideas and experiences. Inspire more activism in public spaces. This session and meet up is hosted by Kamau Ware, founder and Lead Creative of the Black Gotham Experience and Uli Beutter Cohen (BGX Advisory Board '16), founder of Subway…

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SXSW: Black Gotham: Immersive Storytelling & Technology

March 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Austin Convention Center, 500 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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We’re headed to Austin with our homies Rapport Studios for this SXSW® session, lead by BGX Founder Kamau Ware and Rapport Studios founders Armando Somoza and Chenits Pettigrew. Participants will experience a sample of BGX’s walking tour, history, and culture. Come learn about how we’re working with Rapport Studios to leverage immersive technology – including VR/AR – to place you in the story so that you experience untold narratives and history. Austin Convention Center Room 5ABC Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum…

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BGX Nerdy Thursday – SXSW Edition

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Museum of Human Achievement, 3600 Lyons Road
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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Free

THINK / TALK / MIX / MINGLE Thursday, March 15 6-10 pm at The Museum of Human Achievement Black Gotham Experience NERDY THURSDAYS has built a cult following in NYC by combining cocktails, culture and conversation - and now we're bringing the experience to SXSW for a special night in Austin.  Come and enjoy: Curated artist talk on Exploring the Cultural Impact of Black Creativity featuring Kamau Ware, Founder and Lead Creative of Black Gotham Experience Performance by Rapper, Multimedia Artist &…

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April 2018

Nerdy Thursday: Trivia and Relationship Night

April 5 @ 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, and it's back April 5th. #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: 6- 7pm | Mingle & Trivia Preview 7-8pm | "He Said, She Said" Relationship Panel - Presented by Fearless Women and Go Girlz Inc.…

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Nerdy Thursday – Classic Beatz Listening Party and Film Screening

April 12 @ 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. #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 - 7pm | Mingle & BGX Bingo (prizes!) 7pm - 8pm | Classic Beatz "Spaces in Noir" Listening Party 8-8:30pm | Talk with Kamau Ware and Classic Beatz…

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Nerdy Thursday

April 19 @ 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. #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 | BlackSpace presentation & "What is a Black Space?" Exploration 9pm – until | Turn Up +…

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