Here is a list of free Black History Month events throughout Miami:
Heritage Fest: Celebrating the African Diaspora Celebrate South Florida’s black communities of the African diaspora in a day filled with live musical performances by various groups, dance performances, poetry readings, face painting, headwrapping tutorials, black female empowerment shirts by All Queen’d Up, voter registration and FunClicks photo booths. Feb. 8 from 3-6 p.m., Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
Gospel Sundays at the Arsht Center Performance by the female gospel quartet Lisa Knowles Smith and the Brown Singers formed in Memphis, Tennessee in the late 1970s. They’ll perform music from their albums “Experience the Evolution – Live” and “The Evolution Continues.” Feb. 23 at 4:30 p.m., Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
Black Heritage Festival Event hosted by Miami-Dade Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan and Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert with a host of fun activities for kids as well as African fashions, musical entertainment, dancers and food vendors. Feb. 29 from noon to 4 p.m., Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 NW 199 St., Miami Gardens
NoMi Music Fest Hosted by Chubb Rock and featuring performances by CeeLo Green, Adina Howard, Sunshine Anderson and Teenear. Feb. 29 from 6-11 p.m., Cagni Park,13498 NE 8 Ave., North Miami. $10
VOTE! The dance production is centered around a Black History Month theme and will feature thought-provoking movement exploring African American culture from West Africa to Southern Baptist churches and hip hop to Afrofuturism. Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m., MDC Kendall Campus, 11011 SW 104 St., Alfred L. McCarthy Auditorium, Room 6120. $5.
Wynwood Film Series In honor of Black History Month, a screening of the 2016 Best Picture Oscar winner Moonlight, written by Miami native Tarell Alvin McCraney and loosely based on his life growing up in Liberty City’s Liberty Square. Feb. 23 at 7 p.m., Lightbox at Goldman Warehouse, 404 NW 26 St. Free.
More events will be added to this post as they are announced.
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