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Performance: Drumbeats, Heartbeats: Communities as One

A Celebration of Black History Month and Lunar New Year
Tuesday, 2/13/2024
5:00 - 7:00
Koret Auditorium
Koret Lobby
Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room A
Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room B
Main Library

100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

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Celebrate Black History Month and the Lunar New Year with music and spoken word performances, including special appearances by violinist Kippy Marks, acclaimed rapper SETI X, Duniya Dance and Drum Company, and LionDanceME dancers.

This is the second annual event and is produced in partnership with the San Francisco Human Rights Commission, the APA Heritage Foundation, Booker T Washington Community Service Center, Both Sides of the Conversation, the Chinese Historical Foundation of America (CHSA), Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, and Japan Town Community Benefit District

Doors Open at 5 p.m.

Program Starts at 5:30 p.m.

Please register for the event. 

Connect with your community through Library gatherings.

Connect to engaging discussions and performances related to the Chinese American community.

Connect to engaging discussions and performances related to the Black community.

More Than a Month recognizes important events in Black history, honors community and national leaders and fosters steps towards collective change. Programming features authors, poets and craft classes. 

This program is sponsored by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

Attending Programs

For questions about the program or help registering, contact sfplcpp@sfpl.orgAll programs are drop-in (no registration necessary) unless otherwise noted. All SFPL locations are wheelchair accessible. For accommodations (such as ASL or language interpretation), call (415) 557-4557 or contact accessibility@sfpl.org. Requesting at least 3 business days in advance will help ensure availability.

Notice: This event may be filmed or photographed. By participating in this event, you consent to have your likeness used for the Library’s archival purposes and promotional materials. If you do not want to be photographed, please inform a staff person or the photographer. A sticker will be provided to help identify you so that we can avoid capturing your image.

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