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March 2018

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

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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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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