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How you can get involved during this year’s Black History Month in Montreal

How you can get involved during this year’s Black History Month in Montreal
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As the month of February kicks off, hundreds of thousands of Montrealers are gearing up to take part in Black History Month activities throughout the city. This year's theme, "Black Excellence: A Heritage to Celebrate; a Future to Build," is sure to inspire and empower attendees.

If you are looking for ways to get involved, here is a list of daily events that are happening across the city. Check out the calendar and events details below to make sure that you don't miss out! 

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February 1st:

  • Diggers
    What: Black Theatre Workshop is back with the world premiere of Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s Diggers. The play centres around 3 gravediggers, their dedication to their work, and how they are viewed, and sometimes excluded, by fellow citizens of their village.
    Where: Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 5170 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3W 1M7 
    When:
    7:30pm
    Click here for more info.

February 2nd: 

  • Diggers
    What: Black Theatre Workshop is back with the world premiere of Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s Diggers. The play centres around 3 gravediggers, their dedication to their work, and how they are viewed, and sometimes excluded, by fellow citizens of their village.
    Where: Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 5170 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3W 1M7
    When: 7:30pm
    Click here for more info.
  • Trey McLaughlin and The Sounds of Zamar
    What: This gospel and neo-soul group, which has been performing internationally since 2019, will take the stage in Montreal for the first time
    Where: Théâtre Maisonneuve, 260 Blvd. De Maisonneuve Ouest 2nd floor, Montréal, QC H2X 1Y9
    When: 7:30pm
    Click here for more info.
  • SIRA, a Film by Apolline Traoré
    What: This new film depicts the harsh reality of African women victimized by terrorism and the resilience they are capable of.
    Where: Cinéma Beaubien, 2396 Rue Beaubien E, Montréal, QC H2G 1N2
    When: 12:40pm or 6:30 pm.
    Click here for more info.
     


February 3rd: 

  • Jam Arts Centre Presents: When Big Man Talk
    What: A commemoration of Black History Month through painting, photography and immersive virtual reality by 4 Black male artists.
    Where: Atelier Lucie Michel, 5975 Bd Monk, Montréal, QC H4E 3H5
    When: 12-5pm
    Click here for more info.
  • Black History Month Luncheon
    What: Enjoy an authentic Caribbean meal with live steelpan music, traditional folk dance performance and more.
    Where: Pierrefonds Cultural Centre
    When: 1st come 1st served seating - lunch served at 11:30 AM, 13850 Boul Gouin O, Montréal, QC H8Z 1X7
    Click here for more info.
  • South Shore Black Community Association’s first annual Black History Month Gala
    What: An empowering celebration of culture, heritage, music and entertainment celebration Black Excellence.
    Where: Plaza Rive Sud, 500 Ave du Golf, La Prairie, Quebec J5R 0A5
    When: 5-11pm
  • Diggers
    What: Black Theatre Workshop is back with the world premiere of Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s Diggers. The play centres around 3 gravediggers, their dedication to their work, and how they are viewed, and sometimes excluded, by fellow citizens of their village.
    Where: Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 5170 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3W 1M7 
    When: 7:30pm
    Click here for more info.
  • SIRA, a Film by Apolline Traoré
    What: This new film depicts the harsh reality of African women victimized by terrorism and the resilience they are capable of.
    Where: Cinéma Beaubien, 2396 Rue Beaubien E, Montréal, QC H2G 1N2
    When: 1:15pm or 6:50 pm.
    Click here for more info.

February 4th:

  • Jam Arts Centre Presents: When Big Man Talk
    What: A commemoration of Black History Month through painting, photography and immersive virtual reality by 4 Black male artists.
    Where: Atelier Lucie Michel, 5975 Bd Monk, Montréal, QC H4E 3H5
    When: 12-5pm
    Click here for more info.
  • Diggers
    What: Black Theatre Workshop is back with the world premiere of Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s Diggers. The play centres around 3 gravediggers, their dedication to their work, and how they are viewed, and sometimes excluded, by fellow citizens of their village.
    Where: Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 5170 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3W 1M7 
    When: 7:30pm
    Click here for more info.
  • SIRA, a Film by Apolline Traoré
    What: This new film depicts the harsh reality of African women victimized by terrorism and the resilience they are capable of.
    Where: Cinéma Beaubien, 2396 Rue Beaubien E, Montréal, QC H2G 1N2
    When: 1:15pm or 6:50 pm.
    Click here for more info.

February 5th:

  • Jam Arts Centre Presents: When Big Man Talk
    What: A commemoration of Black History Month through painting, photography and immersive virtual reality by 4 Black male artists.
    Where: Atelier Lucie Michel, 5975 Bd Monk, Montréal, QC H4E 3H5
    When: 12-5pm
    Click here for more info.
  • Diggers
    What: Black Theatre Workshop is back with the world premiere of Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s Diggers. The play centres around 3 gravediggers, their dedication to their work, and how they are viewed, and sometimes excluded, by fellow citizens of their village.
    Where: Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 5170 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3W 1M7 
    When: 7:30pm
    Click here for more info.
  • SIRA, a Film by Apolline Traoré
    What: This new film depicts the harsh reality of African women victimized by terrorism and the resilience they are capable of.
    Where: Cinéma Beaubien, 2396 Rue Beaubien E, Montréal, QC H2G 1N2
    When: 1:15pm or 6:50 pm.
    Click here for more info.

February 6th:

  • Jam Arts Centre Presents: When Big Man Talk
    What: A commemoration of Black History Month through painting, photography and immersive virtual reality by 4 Black male artists.
    Where: Atelier Lucie Michel, 5975 Bd Monk, Montréal, QC H4E 3H5
    When: 12-5pm
    Click here for more info.
  • Diggers
    What: Black Theatre Workshop is back with the world premiere of Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s Diggers. The play centres around 3 gravediggers, their dedication to their work, and how they are viewed, and sometimes excluded, by fellow citizens of their village.
    Where: Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 5170 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3W 1M7 
    When: 7:30pm
    Click here for more info.
  • SIRA, a Film by Apolline Traoré
    What: This new film depicts the harsh reality of African women victimized by terrorism and the resilience they are capable of.
    Where: Cinéma Beaubien, 2396 Rue Beaubien E, Montréal, QC H2G 1N2
    When: 1:15pm or 6:50 pm.
    Click here for more info.


February 7th:

  • Jam Arts Centre Presents: When Big Man Talk
    What: A commemoration of Black History Month through painting, photography and immersive virtual reality by 4 Black male artists.
    Where: Atelier Lucie Michel, 5975 Bd Monk, Montréal, QC H4E 3H5
    When: 12-5pm
    Click here for more info.
  • Diggers
    What: Black Theatre Workshop is back with the world premiere of Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s Diggers. The play centres around 3 gravediggers, their dedication to their work, and how they are viewed, and sometimes excluded, by fellow citizens of their village.
    Where: Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 5170 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3W 1M7 
    When: 7:30pm
    Click here for more info.
  • SIRA, a Film by Apolline Traoré
    What: This new film depicts the harsh reality of African women victimized by terrorism and the resilience they are capable of.
    Where: Cinéma Beaubien, 2396 Rue Beaubien E, Montréal, QC H2G 1N2
    When: 12pm or 3:45pm.
    Click here for more info.

February 8th:

  • Jam Arts Centre Presents: When Big Man Talk
    What: A commemoration of Black History Month through painting, photography and immersive virtual reality by 4 Black male artists.
    Where: Atelier Lucie Michel, 5975 Bd Monk, Montréal, QC H4E 3H5
    When: 12-5pm
    Click here for more info.
  • Diggers
    What: Black Theatre Workshop is back with the world premiere of Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s Diggers. The play centres around 3 gravediggers, their dedication to their work, and how they are viewed, and sometimes excluded, by fellow citizens of their village.
    Where: Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 5170 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3W 1M7 
    When: 7:30pm
    Click here for more info.
  • SIRA, a Film by Apolline Traoré
    What: This new film depicts the harsh reality of African women victimized by terrorism and the resilience they are capable of.
    Where: Cinéma Beaubien, 2396 Rue Beaubien E, Montréal, QC H2G 1N2
    When: 1:15pm or 6:50 pm.
    Click here for more info.

 

February 9th:

  • Jam Arts Centre Presents: When Big Man Talk
    What: A commemoration of Black History Month through painting, photography and immersive virtual reality by 4 Black male artists.
    Where: Atelier Lucie Michel, 5975 Bd Monk, Montréal, QC H4E 3H5
    When: 12-5pm
    Click here for more info.
  • Festival Afropolitain Nomade Concert
    What: A multicultural event with unique musical performances. Space is limited, make sure to reserve ASAP.
    Where: McCord Stewart Museum, 690 Rue Sherbrooke O, Montréal, QC H3A 1E9
    When: 6:30 PM 
    Click here for more info.
  • Diggers
    What: Black Theatre Workshop is back with the world premiere of Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s Diggers. The play centres around 3 gravediggers, their dedication to their work, and how they are viewed, and sometimes excluded, by fellow citizens of their village.
    Where: Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 5170 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3W 1M7 
    When: 7:30pm
    Click here for more info.

 

February 10th:

  • Jam Arts Centre Presents: When Big Man Talk
    What: A commemoration of Black History Month through painting, photography and immersive virtual reality by 4 Black male artists.
    Where: Atelier Lucie Michel, 5975 Bd Monk, Montréal, QC H4E 3H5
    When: 12-5pm
    Click here for more info.
  • Festival Afropolitain Nomade Concert
    What: A multicultural event with unique musical performances. Space is limited, make sure to reserve ASAP.
    Where: McCord Stewart Museum, 690 Rue Sherbrooke O, Montréal, QC H3A 1E9
    When: 6:30 PM 
    Click here for more info.
  • Diggers
    What: Black Theatre Workshop is back with the world premiere of Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s Diggers. The play centres around 3 gravediggers, their dedication to their work, and how they are viewed, and sometimes excluded, by fellow citizens of their village.
    Where: Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 5170 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3W 1M7 
    When: 7:30pm
    Click here for more info.

 

February 11th:

  • Jam Arts Centre Presents: When Big Man Talk
    What: A commemoration of Black History Month through painting, photography and immersive virtual reality by 4 Black male artists.
    Where: Universal Negro Improvement Association, 2741 Notre Dame O, Montréal, QC H3J 1N9
    When: 12-6pm
    Click here for more info.
  • Diggers
    What: Black Theatre Workshop is back with the world premiere of Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s Diggers. The play centres around 3 gravediggers, their dedication to their work, and how they are viewed, and sometimes excluded, by fellow citizens of their village.
    Where: Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 5170 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3W 1M7 
    When: 7:30pm
    Click here for more info.

 

February 12th:

  • Jam Arts Centre Presents: When Big Man Talk
    What: A commemoration of Black History Month through painting, photography and immersive virtual reality by 4 Black male artists.
    Where: Universal Negro Improvement Association, 2741 Notre Dame O, Montréal, QC H3J 1N9
    When: 12-6pm
    Click here for more info.
  • Diggers
    What: Black Theatre Workshop is back with the world premiere of Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s Diggers. The play centres around 3 gravediggers, their dedication to their work, and how they are viewed, and sometimes excluded, by fellow citizens of their village.
    Where: Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 5170 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3W 1M7 
    When: 7:30pm
    Click here for more info.

 

February 13th:

  • Jam Arts Centre Presents: When Big Man Talk
    What: A commemoration of Black History Month through painting, photography and immersive virtual reality by 4 Black male artists.
    Where: Universal Negro Improvement Association, 2741 Notre Dame O, Montréal, QC H3J 1N9
    When: 12-6pm
    Click here for more info.
  • Diggers
    What: Black Theatre Workshop is back with the world premiere of Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s Diggers. The play centres around 3 gravediggers, their dedication to their work, and how they are viewed, and sometimes excluded, by fellow citizens of their village.
    Where: Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 5170 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3W 1M7 
    When: 7:30pm
    Click here for more info.

 

February 14th:

  • Jam Arts Centre Presents: When Big Man Talk
    What is it: A commemoration of Black History Month through painting, photography and immersive virtual reality by 4 Black male artists.
    Where: Universal Negro Improvement Association, 2741 Notre Dame O, Montréal, QC H3J 1N9
    When: 12-6pm
    Click here for more info.
  • Screening and Discussion - Documentary Afrodiaspora Global
    What: Come and watch the documentary Afrodiaspora Global. The screening will be followed by a conversation with filmmaker and anthropologist Sheila S Walker and Khadiatou Sarr. The event is free but reservation is required as space will be limited.
    Where: McCord Stewart Museum, 690 Rue Sherbrooke O, Montréal, QC H3A 1E9
    When: 6pm
    Click here for more info.
  • Diggers
    What: Black Theatre Workshop is back with the world premiere of Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s Diggers. The play centres around 3 gravediggers, their dedication to their work, and how they are viewed, and sometimes excluded, by fellow citizens of their village.
    Where: Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 5170 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3W 1M7 
    When: 7:30pm
    Click here for more info.

 

February 15th:

  • Diggers
    What: Black Theatre Workshop is back with the world premiere of Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s Diggers. The play centres around 3 gravediggers, their dedication to their work, and how they are viewed, and sometimes excluded, by fellow citizens of their village.
    Where: Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 5170 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3W 1M7 
    When: 7:30pm
    Click here for more info.

 

February 16th: 

  • Diggers
    What: Black Theatre Workshop is back with the world premiere of Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s Diggers. The play centres around 3 gravediggers, their dedication to their work, and how they are viewed, and sometimes excluded, by fellow citizens of their village.
    Where: Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 5170 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3W 1M7 
    When: 7:30pm
    Click here for more info.

February 17th:

  • Diggers
    What: Black Theatre Workshop is back with the world premiere of Donna-Michelle St. Bernard’s Diggers. The play centres around 3 gravediggers, their dedication to their work, and how they are viewed, and sometimes excluded, by fellow citizens of their village.
    Where: Segal Centre for Performing Arts, 5170 Chem. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H3W 1M7 
    When: 7:30pm
    Click here for more info.

February 18th: TBD
February 19th: TBD
February 20th: TBD
February 21st: TBD
February 22nd: TBD
February 23rd: TBD
February 24th: 

  • Hip-Hop Blood Donation in association with Héma Québec.
    What: 10 hip-hop artists will be aiming to raise awareness and normalize blood donation within the Black community.
    Where: Complex C.E.U.M, 8555 8e Avenue, Montréal, QC H1Z 2X2
    When: 12-5 pm

February 25th: 

  • Crowns - A Tribute To Black Artistry
    What: Discover the masterpieces of talented Black artists during this art showcase.
    Where: Atelier Lucie Michel, 5975 Boulevard Monk, Montréal, QC H4E 3H5
    When: 3pm until 9pm

February 26th: TBD
February 27th: TBD
February 28th: TBD
February 29th: TBD

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