Betye SaarIlluminating Joy through ArtNorth Town - Phoenix screeningBlack JesusNaughty by NatureValentine's Super Love JamSK8CATION-2016-FINALElks LodgeComedy Get Down PhoenixPhoenix Fashion 4 A CauseUrbanAZ R & B Music Fest Feb 13Smokey RobinsonUrban R & B Music Fest Feb 14The SummitHour of DecisionDANCEHALL POWERUP with TOYAFlint Lives MatterDeRay DavisWinter Rendezvous

Black History Month 2016 Celebrations, Events in the Phoenix Area

Betye Saar Exhibit on View at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art from January 30-May 1

West Valley Arts Council Black Heritage Exhibit in Surprise on February 5-11

North Town Film Screening at Burton Barr Central Library in Phoenix on February 6

Jazz at the Orpheum Theatre in Phoenix on February 9; March 8

Dapper Live, Laugh, Love with “Black Jesus” at Tempe Improv on February 10

Naughty by Nature Live at Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix on February 10

Valentine’s Super Love Jam featuring Zapp, Heatwave and More Old School Legends at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix on February 12

Stop Light Party at Casablanca Lounge in Scottsdale on February 12 – SK8CATION Weekend

LUV2016 – The Late Night Special by I Am Root Co at The Newton in Phoenix on February 12

5th Annual “SK8CATION” in the Valley on February 12-14 – Arizona’s Largest National Adult Roller Skating Event

Evening of Grown Folks Music & Steppin + R&B Ole School Disco in Phoenix on February 13

The Comedy Get Down with Cedric The Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, DL Hughley, George Lopez, Charlie Murphy in Phoenix on February 13

Diva’s Over 40 Fashion Show & The Love Sick II Fashion Show in Phoenix on February 13

UrbanAZ R&B Music Fest Starring Bobby V with J. Holiday, Lloyd & Pleasure P in Phoenix on February 13

Smokey Robinson Live at Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino in Chandler on February 13-14

UrbanAZ R&B Music Fest – Valentine’s Weekend Edition Starring Keith Sweat, Silk in Phoenix on February 14

The Summit – The Manhattan Transfer Meets Take 6 at Chandler Center for the Arts on February 14, 2016

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution Screening, Discussion in Phoenix on February 16

“Hour of Decision” at Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix on Feb. 16-18; 23-25

Sounds Academy, SRP African American Cultural Committee to Host Red Carpet Affair in Tempe on February 19

Dancehall Powerup with Toya in Phoenix on February 19

Flint Lives Matter: Benefit Concert in Mesa on February 21

DeRay Davis at Stand Up Live in Phoenix on February 19-21

Winter Rendezvous Travel Experience in Phoenix on February 19-21

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Black History Month 2016 Celebrations, Events in the Phoenix Area

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