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Community Resilience during Covid-19 | On Healing
“When white folks catch a cold, black folks get pneumonia.” — African-American proverb. While we endure this global pandemic, MoAD will highlight the work being done to keep our community resilient in the face of Covid-19.[...]
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
In The Artist’s Studio | Andrea Chung
MoAD’s physical building may be closed due to the mandatory shelter-in-place, but you can still get your fill of art and artists of the African Diaspora. Each Wednesday at 1:00 pm PST, join MoAD staff[...]
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Mic Night
Open Mic at MoAD is going virtual! All interested readers, please sign up to perform below. For those interested in being part of the audience, no need to rsvp. Sign up to perform below. Everyone[...]
A Zoom Premiere Presentation | THE RENDERING CYCLE by Genevieve Jessee @ Zoom Room
PlayGround Zoom Fest PlayGround in association with producing partners Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, Museum of the African Diaspora, African American Art & Culture Complex, and Potrero Hill Neighborhood House presents THE RENDERING CYCLE by Genevieve Jessee[...]
A Zoom Premiere Presentation | THE RENDERING CYCLE by Genevieve Jessee @ Zoom Room
PlayGround Zoom Fest PlayGround in association with producing partners Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, Museum of the African Diaspora, African American Art & Culture Complex, and Potrero Hill Neighborhood House presents THE RENDERING CYCLE by Genevieve Jessee (a[...]
Conversations Across the Diaspora | Writer & Model Jess Cole in conversation with Author Sarah Ladipo Manyika @ Zoom Room
Introducing a new monthly series with guests from all over the globe — some you may recognize and some you may not, but all will bring a new perspective to the African Diaspora. Conversations across[...]
Jun 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
African Diaspora Film Club | FRESH DRESSED @ Zoom Room
Introducing a new monthly series, The African Diaspora Film Club. Modeled after our African Book Club, we will meet once a month to discuss a film that we have all viewed in advance of the[...]
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Open Mic Night
Open Mic at MoAD is going virtual! All interested readers, please sign up to perform below. For those interested in being part of the audience, no need to rsvp. Sign up to perform below. Everyone[...]
African Book Club | THE LAZARUS EFFECT: A VEE JOHNSON MYSTERY by H.J. Golakai
THE AFRICAN BOOK CLUB @ MOAD An ongoing series in partnership with Faith Adiele.  June’s book selection is The Lazarus Effect: A Vee Johnson Mystery by H.J. Golakai How to participate: Get a copy of the[...]
African Book Club | THE ORCHARD OF LOST SOULS by Nadifa Mohamed
THE AFRICAN BOOK CLUB @ MOAD An ongoing series in partnership with Faith Adiele.  July’s book selection is The Orchard of Lost Souls by Nadifa Mohamed How to participate: Get a copy of the book, read[...]
John Santos: The Rhythmic Roots of Afro-Latin Music -1- Afro-Cuban Roots
A four-week lecture series entitled The Rhythmic Roots of Afro-Latin Music featuring selections of John Santos’s legendary collection of audio and video recordings. Each session will include the social and cultural history of the music and rhythms,[...]
John Santos: The Rhythmic Roots of Afro-Latin Music -2- Expresión Criollo
A four-week lecture series entitled The Rhythmic Roots of Afro-Latin Music featuring selections of John Santos’s legendary collection of audio and video recordings. Each session will include the social and cultural history of the music and rhythms,[...]
John Santos: The Rhythmic Roots of Afro-Latin Music -3- Afro-Puerto Rican Roots
A four-week lecture series entitled The Rhythmic Roots of Afro-Latin Music featuring selections of John Santos’s legendary collection of audio and video recordings. Each session will include the social and cultural history of the music and rhythms,[...]
John Santos: The Rhythmic Roots of Afro-Latin Music -4- Black Brazil Beyond Bossa
A four-week lecture series entitled The Rhythmic Roots of Afro-Latin Music featuring selections of John Santos’s legendary collection of audio and video recordings. Each session will include the social and cultural history of the music and rhythms,[...]