UN Climate Summit

The United Nations bolsters a global community committed to climate change action by holding a special summit this September. @publiksorg follow us ISSUES • Climate Change, Environment PLACE • New York, NY, USA DATE • September 23, 2019 ORGANIZATION • United Nations ISSUES • Climate Change, Environment PLACE • New York, NY, USA...

Continue reading

World Bank Conference

The World Bank hosts its conference on development economics in Washington, focusing on multilateralism in the past and future. ISSUES • Economy, Development Economics PLACE • Washington, DC, USA DATE • June 17-19, 2019 ORGANIZATION • World Bank Group ISSUES • Economy, Development Economics PLACE • Washington, DC, USA DATE...

Continue reading

Mexican Open in Acapulco

The early hardcourt season continues in the Americas, with Acapulco enjoying the now regular presence of several well-known names in tennis.  Genre: Sports, Tennis. Venue: Acapulco, Mexico. Dates: February 25 - March 2, 2019. Sponsors: ATP World Tour, WTA Tour, TelCel, and HSBC. Description: The stellar names that make up the yearly...

Continue reading

Alvin Ailey 2019 Tour Begins

The renowned and celebrated dance company has made available its program for this year’s world tour across stages, cities, nations.Genre: Performance, Dance Venue: Worldwide tour starts in New York City, USA. For other locations and dates, see the schedule. Time: February 1 2019 till September 22 2019 Sponsors: Alvin Ailey American Dance...

Continue reading

Rankine, Spahr On Dubois

Two poets and critics discuss literature, race, politics, and the 1956 passport denial to WEB DuBois for a conference in France.  Genre: Talks, Conversations. Venue: Kaufman Concert Hall, The 92 Y, New York, NY, USA. Dates: December 13, 2018. Sponsors: Part of the Unterberg Poetry Center series at The 92...

Continue reading

Museum of the Diaspora Poets

MoAD’s Poets in Residence program culminates in evening readings by the year’s resident fellows and a specially invited guest poet. Genre: Readings, Poetry. Venue: Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA, USA. Dates: December 12, 2018. Sponsors: Museum of the African Diaspora. Readers/Performers: Raina León, American poet and...

Continue reading

Janelle Monae at Smithsonian

The Ingenuity Festival hosts a public conversation with Janelle Monae on influences of rhythm and blues in her music.  Genre: Talks, Conversations. Venue: Washington, DC, USA. Dates: December 6, 2018. Sponsors: National Museum of African-American History and Culture and the Smithsonian Institution. Description: The program, titled A Conversation with Janelle...

Continue reading

Tracy K Smith at Smithsonian

The Ingenuity Festival hosts a public dialogue on history and race with acclaimed US Poet Laureate, Tracy K Smith.  Genre: Talks, Conversations. Venue: Washington, DC, USA. Dates: December 5, 2018. Sponsors: National Museum of African-American History and Culture and the Smithsonian Institution. Description: The program, titled On Art and History:...

Continue reading

Funeral for US President Bush

World dignitaries, family, and friends gather at National Cathedral for the state funeral of former President George HW Bush. WASHINGTON, DC — Today, an important part of the state funeral ceremonies for former United States President George HW Bush is being held at the National Cathedral in Washinton DC....

Continue reading

Submissions at Callaloo

Callaloo, a journal on original, creative and critical work by and from the African diaspora, is now accepting submissions. Genre: Submissions, Journal, Writing, Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Art. Venue: College Station, Texas, USA. Dates: Rolling submission, continual. Publication/Editors: Callaloo and Charles Henry Rowell (Editor). Description: Founded in 1976 by its...

Continue reading

Log in with your credentials

or    

Forgot your details?

Create Account