What's Booming: Black & Bold & Books & Beer. And Ghosts.

By Rachel Marsh | February 25th, 2021

Cultural, diverse, educational, and spooooooky

Black & Bold book fair

Raise a Glass to Support Dogtown Dance Theatre

Thursday, Feb. 25 from 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. at Legend Brewery

Support Dogtown Dance Theatre, support Legend Brewery, support your affinity for delicious and local craft beer. Need I say more?

The Black Book Expo

Saturday, Feb. 27 from 3-7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 28 from 3-6 p.m. at Elegba Folklore Society

Fill your brain with words from and about Black history, Black politics, Black Culture, and more. As usual, Elegba Folklore Society is that thing where they bring our community open minds, diversity, and culture. And now, books.

Black & Bold Awards

Sunday, Feb. 28 from 6-7 p.m. Presented by Diversity Richmond

Every year, Diversity Richmond honors some of the finest Black LGBTQ+ locals who have contributed to the community and, well, made RVA a better place! Tune into this year’s ceremony (virtual, of course) to see who made the honorable cut.

Facebook Live: Haunted Restaurants

Monday, March 1 at 8:30 p.m. online

Some of Richmond’s restaurants have been around for over a century … and some of their patrons have been around that long, too. This event features haunting stories of historic eateries – both near and far. Fun if you believe in ghosts, fun if you don’t.

Ruby Bridges

Tuesday, March 2 at 7 p.m. Presented by the Virginia Museum of History & Culture

If you’re one of the first African American students to attend an integrated school in the deep south – well, you’re probably going to have a movie made about you. Tune into this historically inspired film on your own (it’s available on so many places!), then join the Virginia Museum of History & Culture for a post-viewing discussion.

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